TIP OF THE DAY: Save Your Honey Bears

[1] Nugget, the honey bear gets a new job: as a drink holder, served in a rocks glass with a garnish of leaves (substitute something edible, like pineapple or cucumber spears). Concept from Sunday In Brooklyn, photo by Eric Medsker.   The honey bear bottle: so adorable that many people choose their honey just because…
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GIFT PICK: Bumbleberry Farms Creamed Honeys

Bumbleberry Farms’ founder transformed a love for bees into delicious creamed honeys (she calls them honey creams). Not plain creamed honey: flavored creamed honeys, in glorious, fun flavors. The business started making 18 jars of honey cream spread at a time, and selling them at farmers markets at the foothills of Pennsylvania’s Laurel Mountains. While…
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RECIPE: Maple Pound Cake

[1] Making this pound cake in a bundt pan provides eye appeal (photo courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] Always buy pure maple syrup. The “pancake syrup” sold in grocery stores is corn syrup with artificial maple flavoring. Here’s an explanation of the differences (photo Miguel Andrade | Wikipedia).   While maple-flavored foods can be served…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Check The Hidden Sugar (Added Sugar) In Your Food

With Halloween coming up, most of us will be nibbling more candy than usual. At least when you eat candy, you know that you’re eating sugar, and can monitor your intake. But added sugars have infiltrated our lives in a food intake way in a covert way, from sugar-laden products like barbecue sauce, to sugar…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Use Boiled Cider At Every Meal!

[1] The best-known use of boiled cider is apple cider donuts. Here’s the recipe. (all photos courtesy King Arthur Flour). [2] Used boiled cider to make these cranberry-raisin oatmeal cookies taste even better. Here’s the recipe. [3] These apple dumpling slices are a cross between dumplings and sticky buns, pie and cobbler. Here’s the recipe.…
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