TIP OF THE DAY: Cupcake Toppers

Insert “character cookies” into the tops of cupcakes to create an innovative and memorable dessert or snack. Animal cookies, people cookies, flowers and fanciful shapes turn cupcakes into edible sculptures that delight children and adults alike. You also can use the cookies on top of cakes or around the sides of a cake to create…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet S’Mores

We made this incredibly delicious S’mores with Tiny Trapeze graham crackers and chocolate marshmallows, and a Chocolove 77% cacao Extra Strong Dark chocolate bar.   Walk on the wild side and make your s’mores with exotic chocolate bars—those flavored with chile, ginger, curry, coconut, even wasabi. Check out the flavored chocolate bars from Vosges Chocolate…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Mercer’s Wine Ice Cream

Our two favorite flavors of Mercer’s Wine Ice Cream, Ala Port and Red Raspberry Chardonnay, can be served at the most elegant dinner party. Photography by Saidi Granados.   Like ice cream? Like wine? Here’s something to make you glad you’re over 21: Mercer’s Wine Ice Cream. Made with 5% alcohol, you must be of…
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TOP PICK: Geoff & Drew’s Brownies

Often, people as, us to recommend brownies. We always ask about the recipient and the occasion. Some companies sell brownies in very nice packaging that are too sweet for the sophisticated palate. We’d send them to a kid, but not to a fine food enthusiast. Others, like the brownies made with Dagoba organic chocolate by…
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