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Five Reasons to Eat More Chocolate

Chocolate

Chocolate is one of the world’s favorite foods. From the buttery lightness of white chocolate to dark chocolate’s rich, sophisticated profile, there are endless ways to indulge. And while the delicious taste is cause enough to pick up a blissful bar of chocolate today, it’s far from alone. Let’s count down a few other reasons why you need more of ... Read More »

10 Amazing Apple Facts to Learn This International Apple Day

International Apple Day

Apples just might be the world’s most famous fruit. After all, what other extraordinary edible orb could tempt a man to forsake paradise just for a single bite? Apples are so remarkable, in fact, that they have an entire day dedicated to their honor and observed around the world. Celebrated annually on the third Saturday in September, International Eat an ... Read More »

Thought Leader Series: 6 Bizarre Ingredients Taking Dessert to Unexpected Places

Dessert

We know it by many names: Afters. Pudding. Postres. Whichever term one chooses, the word “dessert” encompasses a universe of foodstuffs with wide-ranging variations, from pastries and ice creams to gelatins, custards, and chilled, fruit-based soups. Despite these style variances, one unifying thread woven through all such dishes is that dessert courses are typically sweet affairs. While fruits, nuts, and ... Read More »

The Real Scoop on Americans and Ice Cream

Mail order ice cream

Americans love their ice cream. In fact, the average American eats upwards of 40 pounds of ice cream annually, according to a report from City A.M. This significantly outpaces per capita ice cream eating in other parts of the world, including second-place finisher Australia (22 pounds), as well as Norway (21 pounds), Sweden (20 pounds) and South Korea (18.5 pounds). ... Read More »

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Truffles

Truffles

Few words in the English language bring to mind the embodiment of decadence quite like the mere mention of one ridiculously indulgent morsel: “truffles.” With so much deliciousness packed into a single bite (or maybe two), it seems fitting that these small yet scrumptious sweets have earned their very own special occasion. As we approach May 2nd, aka “National Truffle ... Read More »

Order the Pie that Won Obama’s Heart!

Obama

“I can confirm that Red Truck Bakery makes some darn good pie” – President Obama, March 14, 2016 Follow the President’s lead and slice into the same velvety pie that made it all the way to the White House and into the Obamas’ hearts on National Pi Day! Loaded with roasted Virginia sweet potatoes, pecans and rich pecan pie filing, ... Read More »

Pi Day Super Sale!

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It’s always a good time for pie, but March 14th – aka Pi Day – is the perfect time to get AWESOME DEALS on some of America’s favorites. Get slicin’, servin’, and  sendin’! Blue Owl Bakery Deal: $10 OFF Levee High Caramel Pecan Apple Pie from 3/12 – 3/18 Butter & Scotch Deal: $5 OFF ALL Pies from 3/8 – 3/14 Little ... Read More »

Pi Day: Digging into This Scrumptious Celebration

Pi Day

What’s the one holiday that mathematicians look forward to more than the rest of us? Pi Day, of course! All over the world this March 14th, people will gather to celebrate this superstar mathematical ratio in a variety of different ways. Our pick? Pie-eating, of course! Let’s take a closer look at some particularly scrumptious ways to join in the ... Read More »

What’s Cooking for 2016: Mail Order Foods and Pie

Mail order foods

It’s that time of year again! From the National Restaurant Association to various food consultancies, everyone’s sharing their predictions for what’s cooking in 2016. One thing’s for certain: the future is certainly looking delicious. Wondering what trends, in particular, we can expect to see in the year ahead? We’ve rounded up three of our top picks. 1. Amazonian No, not ... Read More »

Getting Up Close and Personal With Croissants on National Croissant Day

Croissants

Anyone who’s ever sank their teeth into a buttery, flaky, oh-so-tasty croissant knows that this beautiful baked good is the very embodiment of the phrase, “tres magnifique.” Just how special are they? An entire day is devoted to their honor! But how did the French corner the market on pastry perfection, and is it possible to enjoy the croissant-eating experience ... Read More »