Easy Light Fruit Cake Recipe & A Fruit Cake Baking Kit

[1] Make a fruit cake look dazzling with a Bundt pan and a topping of frosted grapes (all photos © King Arthur Baking). [2] This fruit cake is made with a kit and recipe. Get one for yourself or as a gift. [3] The Golden Fruitcake Kit has the essentials you need to bake the…
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Food Fun: Aldi’s Christmas-Flavored Goat Cheese Logs

[1] Aldi’s Eggnog Goat Cheese Log (photos #1 and #2 © Aldi). [2] The gingerbread log. All three log flavors are four ounces. [3] Serve with crackers that aren’t noticeably salted; plus honey, raisins and other dried fruits, and nuts (photo © Belle Chevre).   You never know what surprise items you’ll find at an…
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Gourmet Omnom Chocolate From Iceland For Christmas & All Winter Long

Omnom, the delightful Icelandic chocolate line that was our recent Top Pick Of The Week, has a special holiday collection of three bars—dark, milk and white chocolate—that are a treat for the chocolate lover. The Winter Collection draws inspiration from Icelandic festive traditions. Packaged in Omnom’s stunning artwork, as are all the bars, (we think…
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Santa Clausthaler Non Alcoholic Christmas Beer: Yummy!

We always plan ahead for non-alcoholic drinks that are also fun. Last year, we discovered Santa Clausthaler Nonalcoholic Beer, a seasonal brew from Germany’s Clausthaler, the world’s largest brewer of non-alcoholic beer. It’s purely coincidental that the brewery was able to insert “Santa” in front of its name to have a perfectly-named holiday beer. Pick…
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A Dutch Masterpiece Gouda Cheese

[1] A Gouda snack with beer or wine (photos #1 to #7 © A Dutch Masterpiece). [2] Rembrandt’s self-portrait and “Night’s Watch” grace the package of a delicious aged Gouda. [3] Vermeer, a reduced-fat Gouda, also has less salt. Vincent is a Gouda with some flavor notes of Parmesan [4] Frans Hals is an aged…
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