TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Dear Coco Toffee Chocolate Bars

Quite a few artisan chocolatiers are also pastry chefs. Rachel Ferneau makes chocolates as Dear Coco, but was previously the proprietor of Eden Cake, a made-to-order kosher pareve bakery serving metro Washington, D.C. While we’ve missed the opportunity to try her desserts, she was kind enough to send us some chocolate. Everything from this artisan…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Special Caramels For Your Honey

Salted honey caramels. Photo courtesy Droga.   For the lover of gourmet caramels, something special for your Valentine: Put Your Money On Honey salted caramels from Droga Chocolates of Los Angeles. The luscious bites are the result of a bet that a caramel couldn’t be made without corn syrup. Seeking a solution to the challenge,…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Bare Fruit Apple Chips

An apple never tasted better. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Our favorite packaged sweet snack, Bare Fruit apple chips has expanded the line to two new “flavored” chips. The lineup now includes Chili Lime Apple Chips Cinnamon Apple Chips Fuji Red Apple Chips Granny Smith Apple Chips Sea Salt Caramel Apple Chips…
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PRODUCT: belVita Breakfast Biscuits, Soft Baked

belVita Soft Baked breakfast biscuit in Mixed Berry. Photo courtesy Nabisco.   In various surveys, fewer than half of Americans report eating breakfast every day—even though studies show that breakfast eaters can benefit from improved concentration during the morning, a positive impact on managing body weight and other advantages. That’s why Nabisco launched belVita Breakfast…
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PRODUCT: Nonni’s THINaddictives Biscotti

What we think of as delicious Italian biscotti began life thousands of years ago—not as a sweet treat but as a convenience food for travelers (here’s the history of biscotti). Biscotti means “twice cooked.” The unleavened, finger-shaped wafers were baked first to cook them, then baked a second time to completely dry them out. This…
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