When you buy products and services from independent locally-owned and operated businesses, you support the community in many ways: [...]Read More
Let’s talk about caramel for a moment. When was the last time you tasted truly delicious, creamy, chewy caramel? If the only caramel that you know [...]Read More
September is National Honey Month. Golden, sticky, and sweet, every drop of delicious honey comes from the tiny but extraordinarily industrious honeybee. These bees are not only important because they make honey, beeswax, propolis, and more, but they also play a crucial role in the agricultural market as pollinators of some major crops like [...]Read More
Many people share Alain Ducasse’s love for that distinct flavor, but what you may not know is that the extra-virgin olive oil industry represents one of the biggest food frauds in the world. In fact, roughly 90% of the “EVOO” sold grocery shelves in the US is not really EVOO at all [...]Read More
Chocolate. Coffee. Olive oil. Balsamic vinegar. Cheese. And yes even salt all now have “designer” versions. It makes my mouth water just thinking about them! The packaged, bland varieties available to us for so long are now being challenged by prettier, tastier, and healthier options.
As an aficionado of the specialty food movement, my goal is to break down these options [...]Read More