PRODUCT: Duchy Originals Shortbread Cookies

Stem Ginger is one of the delicious shortbread flavors. Photo courtesy Duchy Originals.   Waitrose is a chain of British supermarkets that is described by the media as “upmarket”—think Central Market, King’s and Wegman’s in the U.S. Their house brand products are known for their quality; and their delicious shortbread is available in the U.S.…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Genmaicha Tea

[1] Genmaicha, green tea mixed with toasted rice (photo courtesy Sugarbird Sweets). [2] Organic genmaicha tea is available from La Colombe.   Genmaicha, pronounced gen-my-cha with a hard “g,” is one of our favorite green teas. The flavor of the sencha green tea base is secondary to the nutty, toasty flavor of kernels of toasted…
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HALLOWEEN: Trick Or Treat With Pumpkin Brownies

It will be a ghoulishly delightful change this Halloween when you serve Fairytale Brownies’ new Halloween brownies in Pumpkin Spice, with a Halloween label that features jack-o-lanterns and bats. Perfect for party favors, the individually wrapped, 3” x 3” dark chocolate brownies are also sold in bulk by the dozen, if you want to present…
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PRODUCT: Pamela’s Figgies & Jammies Are Better Than Fig Newtons

It you like Fig Newtons—or wish you liked them more—there’s a better “Newton” in town. It’s called Figgies & Jammies and the cookies are from Pamela’s Products, maker of delicious gluten-free cookies, bars and mixes. The flavors include: Mission Fig Blueberry & Fig Raspberry & Fig Strawberry & Fig   Filled with real Mission figs…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Protein Bakery, Delicious Bites With Extra Protein

“Fitness is my business, baking is my passion,” says Stephen Charles Lincoln, a fitness instructor who enjoys a good brownie and cookie. Way back in 1999, he created the Protein Bakery to bake goodies amped up with whey protein, undetectable to the palate. We only heard about it recently, but we’re thrilled with the result:…
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