TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Fowler’s Toffee

[1] Milk Chocolate Almond Toffee (both photos courtesy Fowler’s). [2] White Chocolate Cashew Toffee.   We love toffee/buttercrunch (here’s the difference). So when we receive a gift of it, we tingle with anticipation. Sometimes that tingle pays off on the palate, sometimes not. When you’re a food writer who has tasted thousands of products a…
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VALENTINE GIFT: Tonja’s Toffee, With Or Without Nuts

Tonja’s Toffee. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE.   Not everyone wants a box of bonbons or chocolate hearts for Valentine’s Day. Some of us would love the buttery crunch of toffee. When we received samples of Tonja’s Toffee, we were happy, happy, happy. The style is very buttery, which is how we like…
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VALENTINE GIFT: Maggie Louise Chocolates

White chocolate Valentine delights. Photo courtesy Maggie Louise Confections.   We love this special white chocolate set for Valentine’s Day. Yes, it’s for the ladies (or girls), but chocolatier Maggie Louise has other items chocolate-loving men (and painted chocolate dinosaurs for chocolate-loving boys). The set in the photo, called the XO Make-Up Box, includes: 4…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Make Your Own Peppermint Bark

Peppermint bark is our favorite holiday confection, and our number one favorite bark is the Peppermint Cookie Bark from Enstrom’s, which also makes the best almond toffee we’ve ever had (and it’s also available sugar-free!). A one-pound box is $22.95 and worth every penny—and the line is certified kosher by Scroll K | Vaad Hakashrus…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: White Chocolate Peppermint Pretzels

How good are these White Chocolate* & Peppermint Pretzel Crisps? They’re so good, we had to hide them so the enthusiastic NIBBLE staff wouldn’t devour every one before we could photograph them. Thanks to the Snack Factory, makers of Pretzel Crisps, for such an enjoyable holiday snack. And thanks for not making them year-round: We’d…
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