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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PRODUCT: Scotch-Infused Chocolates For Burns Night

Chocolate for Burns Night. If you need something more simple, grab a quality dark chocolate bar (photos #1 and #2 courtesy Burdick Chocolate, photo #3 courtesy Laphroaig).   Luke Scotch? Like chocolate? Combine both on January 25th. On that day, the birthday of the great Scottish romantic poet Robert Burns (1759-1796) is celebrated. Family and…
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HOLIDAY: Egg Nog Recipes For National Egg Nog Day

National Egg Nog Day is December 24th. But you can enjoy the rich holiday beverage from Thanksgiving through New Year’s. While the origins of egg nog are debated, it may have originated from posset, a medieval European beverage made with hot milk and white wine. Americans adapted it but used the New World liquor rum,…
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ST. PATRICK’S DAY: An Oreos Pot Of Gold At The End Of The Rainbow

Here’s the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow filled with gold: the edible kind. The keepsake plastic pot is filled with 12 milk chocolate-covered OREO cookies. Wrapped in gold foil, some people will find them to be treasure, indeed. The chocolate is certified kosher (dairy) by Orthodox Union…for everyone who both celebrates…
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RECIPE: Inside-Out Homemade Peppermint Patties

Top: Hannah Kaminsky’s Inside-Out Peppermint Patties. Middle: Conventional Peppermint Patties recipe from SafeEggs.com. Bottom: Chop up some good chocolate bars for the mint centers (these are from DeBrand.com).   It’s National Chocolate Mint Day. You can make a cool chocolate peppermint pie, warm chocolate mint lava cakes, have some mint chocolate ice cream or chocolate…
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