GIFT OF THE DAY: Baron Chocolates

[1] Baron Chocolate Bars are made in two sizes and 10 flavors. [2] Everyone’s favorite: chocolate truffles with plain or flavored chocolate centers. [3] Our favorite treat: chocolate-covered gummi bears and [4] worms (all photos courtesy Baron Chocolatier).   Baron Chocolatier was created by Tomasz Kotas, the third of three generations of chocolatiers from Poznan…
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GOURMET TRAVEL: Oregon Truffle Festival

Head to the Oregon Truffle Festival to get your share! Photo courtesy Taste Of Oregon. Check out this recipe for Roast Chicken With Truffles.   The truffle are coming! The truffles are coming! Registration is now open for the eighth annual Oregon Truffle Festival, with Early Bird pricing available through September 30th. The festival takes…
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TIP OF THE DAY: A New Way To Look At Cheese For Dessert

Many people enjoy a cheese plate with fruit and nuts. Typically, that means helping oneself from a platter of cheese, garnished with fresh or dried fruits, almonds and/or walnuts. And typically, people eat far more cheese than they should. The suggested serving size is one or two ounces; we probably can put away six ounces…
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GOURMET TRAVEL: Oregon Truffle Festival

Calling all truffle lovers: Registration is now open for the Oregon Truffle Festival, January 28-30, 2011—a fantasy for fans of the fabulous fungus. Activities include: Truffle and wine dinners Cooking classes and seminars Winery luncheons Truffle hunt Farm tours A fresh truffle marketplace to bring home a truffle “souvenir” or two   The sixth anniversary…
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PRODUCT: Truffled Popcorn

Popcorn is a whole grain and a healthy snack. Is that why at food trade shows, there are always crowds mobbing the Charlie’s Truffled Popcorn table (and these are professional buyers)? We compared Charlie’s Truffled Popcorn to 479° Black Truffle & White Cheddar Popcorn, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. If you’re a truffle…
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