RECIPE: Melba Toast

[1] Melba toast and olive tapenade. Here’s the recipe from Sprinkles & Sprouts. [2] Chicken liver paté and Melba toast, with a dab of marmalade. Here’s the recipe from Drizzle And Drip. [3] Salmon tartare and melba toast. Here’s the recipe from Olive Magazine. Crackers or crisps like these are thin and crunchy, but were…
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FOOD FUN: Why Ask Why? Food Trivia

Top: Crackers have pin holes so the air escapes and they don’t rise. Photo courtesy PantryPacker.com. Bottom: A checmical in mint tricks the brain info feeling coolness. Photo by Jeffrey Collingwood | SXC.   Here are some fun food facts adapted from TodayIFoundOut.com Why Chiles Taste Hot The heat in chiles comes from a colorless,…
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PRODUCT: Honey Maid Go Bites

Honey Maid, the brand that supplies America with graham crackers, Gramfuls sandwich cookies and Teddy Grahams, has added a new graham-inspired snack to its repertoire: Honey Maid Go Bites. They’re very crunchy little pillows, about 5/8-inch square, with a choice of chocolate or vanilla filling. On the back of the box, soccer player Alex Morgan…
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TIP OF THE DAY: How To Re-Crisp Soggy Crackers

As crisp as they begin, crackers will attract moisture over time and get soggy. But you can easily re-crisp them. Photo courtesy Effie’s.   There’s no need to throw away soggy crackers. We were disappointed when a new canister proved not to be airtight, and our open package of WASA Crispbread had lost its crunch.…
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GOURMET GIVEAWAY: Hickory Farms’ Home For The Holidays Gift Box

Winners will enjoy treats from Hickory Farms. Photo courtesy Hickory Farms. This prize may not arrive in time for the holidays, but you’ll be glad you have it for Super Bowl snacking. Two lucky winners will receive a Home For The Holidays Gift Box, which includes everything you’ll need for a meat-and-cheese hors d’oeuvres tray:…
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