Recent Posts

So Why Do We Give Chocolate on Valentine’s Day, Anyway?

Valentine's Day

Chocolate and Valentine’s Day go together in the minds of many Americans like Cupid and arrows. But how did these two things become so inextricably intertwined, and why should you keep up the chocolate-giving tradition this February 14th? Let’s take a closer look. A Rich History Chocolate’s affiliation with love and romance dates back thousands of years. The Aztec Indians ... Read More »

National Cheese Lover’s Day!

assortment_la_dolce_vita_gift_2015 (1)

The “Cheese Mecca” of New York City is Shipping to You! The origins of cheese began several millennia ago: ancient lore claims that it was the serendipitous product of a traveling Arabian trader who kept his milk in a sheep’s stomach. True or not, there’s no denying that cheese has since been a beloved global agricultural product, with the United ... Read More »

Four Ways to Enjoy Leftover Mail Order Pies

Mail order pies

While there’s nothing like digging into a slice of leftover pie the morning after a holiday, there are also plenty of other ways to serve up your leftover sweets. Let’s count down a few of our favorite ways to enjoy post-holiday pie…if you’re lucky enough to have some, that is. 1. Have a Pie Party This one’s a no-brainer. All ... Read More »

  • An American Classic: Our Favorite Cherry Dishes
  • 5 Delicious Ways to Champion National Chocolate Day
  • All Hail Halloween, the Greatest Day of the Year for Sweets!
  • What Makes the Perfect Peach Pie?
  • A Sweet Ode to the Legendary Ice Cream Sandwich
  • Ice Cream vs. Gelato: The Ultimate Taste Off
  • Five Pies That Totally Taste Like Summer
  • 4 Cool Ways to Celebrate National Ice Cream Day
  • Expert Interview Series: Anne Heap of Pink Cake Box With Cake Design and Decoration Ideas To Knock Their Sugar-Loving Socks Off
  • Six Tips for Hosting Houseguests this Holiday Seasons
  • Expert Interview Series: Paul Bradford of About the Art of Cake Decoration – And How Anyone Can Become a Sugarcraft Sensation
  • Five Reasons to Eat More Chocolate
  • 10 Amazing Apple Facts to Learn This International Apple Day
  • Thought Leader Series: 6 Bizarre Ingredients Taking Dessert to Unexpected Places
  • The Real Scoop on Americans and Ice Cream
  • Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Truffles