FOOD HOLIDAY: Surf & Turf Eggs Benedict

Eggs Benedict is a popular Mother’s Day or Father’s Day brunch entree. The classic recipe combines a poached egg and ham or Canadian bacon atop a toasted English muffin slice, topped with hollandaise sauce. There are many variations to the original recipe, including portabella mushrooms for vegetarians (recipe) and corned beef hash (recipe). Since today…
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FATHER’S DAY: Maggie Louise Salted Caramel Heraldic Shields

If Dad is the king on Father’s Day, how about a box of these chocolate heraldic shields, filled with salted caramel? Any celebrant who appreciates fine chocolate will roar when he receives a box of such luscious chocolates, embossed with kingly lions. The heraldic shields are crafted in extra dark chocolate by El Rey and…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Whiskey-Infused Chocolate Truffles

If Dad loves chocolate and spirits, this may be the ideal Father’s Day gift! The Oregon Distiller’s Collection from Moonstruck Chocolate is nine-piece collection of truffles infused with spirits from five of Oregon’s finest craft distillers. The spirits are infused into chocolate ganache and hand-piped into hand-painted chocolate shells. The collection is a parade of…
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PRODUCT: Limited Edition Garrett’s Smoky Cheese Popcorn

In advance of Father’s Day, Chicago popcorn palace Garrett’s has introduced limited-edition Smoky CheeseCorn, for gifting or party fare. The popcorn is handmade daily from the highest quality ingredients and a signature blend of kernels. It is hot-air popped and stirred into freshly melted sharp cheddar cheese, infused with a wisp of hickory smoke. Purchase…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Beer Glasses ~ Stout Glasses

Stout has never tasted better. Photo courtesy Spielgau.   For decades, connoisseurs of fine wines and spirits have been able to enjoy them in glasses engineered by Riedel, to bring out every last nuance of flavor and aroma. If you’ve ever compared drinking a wine from the correct varietal-specific Riedel glass (Bordeaux, Brandy, Chardonnay, Tequila,…
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