GIFT IDEA: Chocolate Advent Calendar With A Playlist

Here’s a way for chocolate lovers to sing their way through December: a chocolate advent calendar with a suggested playlist. There are 25 days to Christmas, 25 different bonbon* flavors, and 25 different popular holiday songs to sing as you nibble. This innovative idea is from Delysia Chocolatier. Pick up a piece of chocolate each…
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Pumpkin Hand Pies With Salted Caramel Glaze, A Snack Or Dessert Recipe

[1] It’s the season for pumpkin pie. How about hand pies? No need to slice (photos #1 and #3 © Colavita). [2] Be sure you’re using pumpkin purée, not pumpkin pie filling (photo © Good Eggs). [3] When you make a crust with olive oil, always use extra virgin (photo © The Fresh Market |…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Woodhouse Artisan Chocolate Advent Calendar

  It’s almost time to celebrate Advent with the Woodhouse Artisan Chocolate Advent Calendar. One of our favorite chocolatiers makes a deluxe Chocolate Advent Calendar each holiday season. Pre-sale begins today at 1 pm Pacific Time. Why pre-sale? Because these are made by hand, and there are only 150 available. This is the company’s second…
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Honey-Roasted Acorn Squash Recipe With Honey-Lemon Ricotta & Spicy Hazelnut Granola

  [1] The pièce de resistance of sides: honey roasted squash with honey ricotta and spiced granola (photo © National Honey Board | photo by Carlos Garcia | food styling by Peg Blackley & Bree Williams). [2] Acorn squash. You can toast the seeds for a snack or garnish—on salads, breakfast cereal, grains, etc.—see the…
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Mummy Jalapeño Poppers Recipe For Halloween

  After the feedback from yesterday’s scary recipe, Feetloaf, we have time to offer one more before the big night (a.k.a. Halloween): a mummy jalapeño poppers recipe (photos #1 and #4). This recipe is from Folios Cheese Wraps, a Nibble Top Pick Of The Week. They’re a great product that you can use instead of…
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