TIP OF THE DAY: Make Chocolate-Covered Potato Chips & Pretzels

[1] Chocolate-covered potato chips with a sprinkle of red chile flakes (photo courtesy My Food Story). [2] Chocolate-covered pretzel rods with holiday sprinkles. Here’s the recipe from Taste Of Home).   If you like to give homemade gifts or party favors, how about chocolate-covered potato chips or pretzels? While you can find them at retailers,…
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FOOD HISTORY: The Lollipop

[1] Artisan lollipops from Quevanna. [2] European lollipop art (photo courtesy Williams-Sonoma). [3] Taking lollipops to the next level: art. From MolassesCandy.Blogspot.   July 20th is National Lollipop Day. According to the National Confectioners Association, eating sugar from a stick likely dates to prehistoric man, who licked honey off the stick he used to scrape…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Smashmallow Flavored Marshmallows

If most marshmallows are “take it or leave it” to you; if you like artisan marshmallows; or if any marshmallow is a friend of yours; then we’d like to introduce you to Smashmallow (photo #1): commercially-distributed marshmallows in the artisan style. These commercially-produced marshmallows have all the appeal of artisan marshmallows handmade by confectioners. Just…
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