GIFTS: Stocking Stuffers, Part 1

For stocking stuffers, we look for special items around $10 (or less). Here’s the first bunch of gourmet foods we’d like to find in our stocking. ANNIE B’S CARAMELS In polka dot gift bags of 20 caramels, Annie B’s caramels are sure to please. The Signature Mix includes Butter Rum, Chocolate, Sea Salt and Original…
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PRODUCT: Gourmet Marshmallows From America’s Youngest Confectioner

Ethereal, melt-in-your-mouth marshmallows from The Marshmallows Company. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   What do you say to an eight-year-old CEO? How about, “Congratulations!” When Canaan Smith was just three years old, he was scrambling his own eggs for breakfast and watching the Food Network instead of morning cartoons. One day at age…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Gourmet Marshmallows Instead Of Peeps For Easter

Marshmallow Peeps are an Easter tradition in many homes. In our childhood we were delighted by them; some people find them iconic. But over the years they’ve tasted worse and worse to us—artificial flavor, and more texture than flavor at that! Perhaps it’s the carnauba wax. Sorry, Peeps, we’ve replaced you with all-natural, pillowy soft…
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PRODUCT: Gourmet Marshmallows

People in Vancouver are lucky; they can drive down to Butter Baked Goods and pick up their handmade marshmallows. While the store does not have online sales, we had the pleasure of tasting the marshmallows at a trade show earlier this year, and recently came across the marshmallows at Dean and DeLuca. Of course we…
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