MOTHER’S DAY: Stuffed Baked French Toast Recipe

Baked stuffed French toast is a treat for any occasion. Photo courtesy Zabars.com. If your Mother’s Day celebration is a brunch and you’ve already made plans, save this recipe for the next special occasion. Everyone else: Take a close look at this Stuffed French Toast recipe from Andrea Watman, creative director of Zabar’s in New…
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MOTHER’S DAY: Rosé Versus Roses

Think pink and give Mom rosé Champagne or other rosé wine. Roses have become a bit clichéd as a floral gift. With no disrespect, there are other lovely flowers out there. And for Mother’s Day, the prices for roses are sky-high. Here’s a better idea: give Mom rosé instead of roses. “Rosé,” or blush wine,…
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FOOD UNIVERSITY: The Mother Of All Cacao

Kakawa Cocoa Beans from Cocoa Puro. Photo by Kent Lacin | Cocoa Puro. With Mother’s Day little more than a week away, our friend Tom Pederson of Cocoa Puro, creator of the wonderful Kakawa Cocoa Beans, reminds us that “the mother of all cacao” came from the area of what is today the largest city…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Artisan Chocolates For Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is May 9th, less than three weeks away. It’s the second-biggest chocolate-buying holiday, after Valentine’s Day. We make gift giving easy: Send Mom a box of chocolates from one of our Top Pick Of The Week artisan chocolatiers. What does it take to get chosen as a Top Pick Of The Week chocolate?…
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