TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Cherry Pie Day

Do you love cherry pie…but know that you would love it even more if you could get a top-quality pie filling? Wish no more: Chukar Cherries, a purveyor of the finest cherries and cherry products made from Washington State cherries, makes the best cherry pie and cobbler fillings we’ve ever seen commercially (all natural and…
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TODAY IN FOOD: It’s National Creme-Filled Chocolates Day

Strawberry cream fills this chocolate bonbon from Fanny May.   Fittingly, February 14, Valentine’s Day, is also National Creme-Filled Chocolates Day. Cream-Filled chocolates were made possible by Jean Neuhaus, the Belgian chocolatier who invented the first hard chocolate shell in 1912. Using molds, it enabled fillings of any kind and consistency—creme, whipped cream, soft caramel,…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Boulder Canyon Potato Chips

Two of our favorite flavors of Boulder Canyon potato chips: Hickory Barbecue (front) and Parmesan & Garlic.   The second potato chip to be named a Top Pick Of The Week by THE NIBBLE specialty food magazine is the polar opposite of our first. North Fork Naturals, the first top chip, offers classic potato and…
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RECIPE: Easy Valentine’s Day Dessert

If you still don’t have a special Valentine’s Day dessert, you can pick up these ingredients and have something special in 5 minutes. Kozy Shack’s Chocolate Covered Strawberries all-natural pudding and pie filing is the first in a new line of Limited Edition products from the pudding company. This flavor, available through April 1st, drops…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Heart-y Valentine Sandwiches

If you don’t have heart-shaped cookie cutters, use stars for your “star” Valentine.   Each year, the Peanut Butter & Co. Sandwich Shop in the heart of New York’s Greenwich Village helps lovers celebrate Valentine’s Day with a special Sweetheart’s Snack. It includes heart-shaped PB sandwiches, milk, PB cookies, and other goodies. You can create…
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