TIP OF THE DAY: Biscuits Roses de Reims, Cookies For Champagne

Is there a cookie to serve with Champagne? Absolutely: Biscuits Roses de Reims (i.e., pink cookies from Rheims) were made to dip in a glass of Champagne (although you can nibble them without dipping, and can serve with any other sparkling wine). You can buy them online at Amazon and Walmart. Note that there are…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Spain’s Great Red Grape For National Tempranillo Day

November 8th is International Tempranillo Day—the best known grape and red wine varietal in Spain (the holiday is celebrated on the second Sunday in November). Its name is the diminutive form of the Spanish word temprano, which means early. It was so named because the Tempranillo (temp-rah-NEE-yo) grape ripens, and is harvested, several weeks earlier…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Wolferman’s English Muffins

[1] Pace yourself, and try the 15+ flavors of Wolferman’s English Muffins (all photos © Wolferman’s). [2] Yes, please: Chocolate Chip English Muffins. [3] Peanut butter and bananas for breakfast. [4] English muffin pizza! [5] It’s Pumpkin English Muffin season. There are also Cranberry Citrus muffins. [6] English crumpets. You can bake your own with…
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PRODUCT: American Cheese (What Is It?)

September 18th was National Cheeseburger Day. It inspired us to create this history of the cheese that tops more cheeseburgers than any other: American cheese. But is American cheese “real” cheese? Not in the sense that blue, cheddar, Swiss and other cheeses are. It is made from milk, but not with the traditional cheese-making process…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Ruby Chocolate & Bahlsen’s “Cookies For A Cause”

[1] Ruby chocolate joins the familiar dark, milk and white varieties (photos 1-3 © Barry Callebaut). [2] Make confections and desserts with ruby chocolate, from bonbons to mousse. [3] Ruby chocolate ice cream. [4] From Bahlsen: Choco Leibniz presents Ruby Cacao (photos 4-5 courtesy Foodschau | Facebook). [5] The top and bottom of Bahlsen’s ruby…
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