GIFT: Premium Spirits For Father’s Day

For Father’s Day, here are some spirits that will light up Father’s Day for that special Dad who loves tequila or vodka. Casa Herradura has two superior expressions for the tequila lover: HERRADURA SELECCIÓN SUPREMA, EXTRA-AÑEJO Herradura Selección Suprema is the highest grade tequila from Casa Herradura. Aged for more than 49 months in American…
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RECIPE: Rocky Road Truffles

Today is National Rocky Road Day. The original Rocky Road was an ice cream flavor invented in 1929 by William Dryer. He chose the name to describe the bumpy appearance of ice cream packed with chocolate, marshmallows and walnuts. Since the Great Depression began in October of that year, it was also a tongue-and-cheek reference.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Homemade Layer Cake

You can make this at home, topped with Callebaut Crispearls. Photo courtesy Sweet Street Desserts.   Nothing says love like a homemade cake: for birthdays, Mother’s/Father’s Day, graduation or or other special occasion. Whether you use a cake mix or measure from scratch, it’s fun to bake a cake. And it’s very much appreciated by…
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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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