TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Jafflz Delicious Toasted Pockets

[1] Ham, Egg & Cheese Jafflz (all photos © Jafflz). [2] Enchilada Jafflz (it’s a chicken enchilada). [3] Mac ‘N’ Cheese and Sloppy Joe Jafflz. [4] Fresh out of the oven on the Jafflz production line.   Jafflz is something special: a light meal or a snack of wonderful texture and flavor. The popular Australian…
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RECIPE: Chocolate Pecan Turtles For National Pecan Day

[1] In just 90 minutes, you can turn out two dozen Turtles (recipe and photo © Baker By Nature). [2] John and Kira’s makes “Tortoises”: six maple pecan and six cinnamon cashew in a beautiful gift box. Get them here (photo © John and Kira’s). [3] Milk Chocolate Turtles were made by Edward Marc Chocolatier…
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Beer 101: What Are Hops, For National Beer Day

Hops are one of the four components of beer, along with malted barley, yeast and water. They are used primarily as bittering, flavoring, and stability agents. In addition to bitterness, they impart floral, fruity, or citrus flavors and aromas, based on the particular strain and the terroir*. Without hops, beer would be a sticky-sweet fermented…
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