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: Cinnamon Chocolate Popcorn

We just published a gift idea for Brownie Points’ Candy Cane Crunch Popcorn. If you’re in the mood to make your own candy cane popcorn, pop it, butter it and toss with crushed candy canes or other peppermint candy. Not a peppermint lover? Here’s a recipe for equally festive Cinnamon Chocolate Popcorn from the National…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Seasonal Milkshake Dessert

‘Tis the season to take advantage of limited-edition ice cream flavors: candy cane/peppermint, cinnamon, eggnog and pumpkin. For a crowd-pleasing dessert, serve a small piece of pumpkin/apple/other seasonal favorite pie or cake with a small “side” milkshake (4-6 ounces) in a holiday flavor. If you’d like something lighter, substitute biscotti or cookies. Think of it…
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PRODUCT: All About Cinnamon

[1] Real cinnamon, called Ceylon cinnamon, is the bark of a tree that grows in Sri Lanka. You can see how dense the stick is (photo © King Arthur Baking). [2] The bark of the cassia tree is curved, like a scroll Saigon or Vietnamese cinnamon (photo © American Heritage Chocolate).   A bit of…
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