How To: Build A Better Snack

September 08, 2014 in

Some snacks can quell cravings – chocolate, salt, caffeine – but after you’ve crunch, crunch, crunched or sucked down the “bite,” your body feels like its crashing or crumbling. Oh, no. How do you handle hankerings and buttress your physique? Build a better snack with “the building blocks of life.”...

Cowgirl Bark

September 05, 2014 in

Interest in dark chocolate gets darker and darker, and on the opposite end of the spectrum, white chocolate is piquing palates, particularly among non-traditional chocolate lovers. We don’t have an ample selection of white chocolate in our candy section presently... hmm... As we paused to ponder that potential, we took note that our New Orleans-inspired Cowboy Bark was wrangling in strong sales and popular opinions. Cowboys can get lonely on the range, so creating a Cowgirl companion seemed savvy and dovetailed with our desire to find an unconventional and spunky way to debut a new...

During summer, the Italian countryside is blanketed in gold by fields of girasole (GEE-rah-so-LAY), known in English as sunflowers. The eponymous ravioli is cut to resemble the daisy-like flower heads. One might say, then, that Girasoli is the pasta of summer.We thought a summer pasta sounded sensational and wanted our Girasloli to capture the radiance and warmth of its namesake. We turned to our revered Italian pasta makers for a recipe. Committed to preserving regional culinary traditions, they presented us with a fine Ricotta & Lemon Zest Pasta in the style of Sicily, using real Sicilian lemons. It starts with...