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Summer’s Most Creative Ice Cream Flavors

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Vanilla and chocolate are wonderful classics but these innovative flavors are shaking up summer desserts. And they’re all available for Nye’s Cream and Cookies Summer Collection  Spoon-ready versions of their famous ice cream sandwiches are exactly what your bowls have been missing. Flavors like Strawberry Shortcake, Key Lime Pie, Peach Crisp, and Blueberry Pie transform classic summer desserts into a ... Read More »

Eileen’s Special Cheesecake Celebrates 40 Years of Delicious

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Widely known as one of the nation’s top sources for New York-style cheesecake, this Food Network star bakes such creamy, rich, perfectly flavored cakes that they rightly claim the title “New York’s Favorite Cheesecake.” And today, the mother-daughter team celebrates 40 years of baking creamy, decadent New York cheesecake! Let’s take a look at Eileen Avezzano’s rise to the top of ... Read More »

Don’t Miss These Special Mother’s Day Desserts

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A special mom deserves a special day and what would a special day be without a fabulous desserts? These limited-time offerings are the perfect treats to celebrate Mother’s Day! Grand Traverse Pie Company’s Strawberry Champagne Pie Strawberry Champagne pie from Michigan’s top bakery. This strawberry crumb pie has a hint of Champagne flavor topped with a special heart and Chocolate ... Read More »

5 Perfect Springtime Desserts

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These fresh, spring-friendly desserts are best served al fresco among new blooms. Fresh Fruit Fondue Aint no party like a fondue party! But it’s not just novelty that makes this fresh fruit basket special–it comes brimming with eight pieces of fresh seasonal fruit and luscious dark chocolate sauce made by one of San Francisco’s most beloved chefs, Michael Recchiuti. Strawberry ... Read More »

Let Them Eat Like They Mean It!

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It’s that time of year again: New Year’s resolutions are upon us. And while the majority of people are resolving to lose weight, only a shocking eight percent manage to attain their annual goals. The reason, according to researchers? Over-ambition. So why not take a kinder, gentler approach this year and resolve to treat yourself better? Read on to learn ... Read More »

Introducing Cake Sweet Food Chicago!

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We’re thrilled to announce that Cake Sweet Food Chicago, the Windy City’s obsession-worthy bakery specializing in top-shelf cookies, truffles, and impossibly cute cakes in jars, has arrived on FoodyDirect! The Chicago boutique bakery, which boasts fans including Martha Stewart, Food & Wine and the New York Times, was founded in 2000 by native Chicagoan Mary Winslow. It uses only top-tier ... Read More »

Send the Sweetest Thanksgiving Host/Hostess Gift Ever

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What do you give the host who has everything? Only the prettiest, tastiest petit fours ever. These fabulous fall almond cake and apricot jam morsels hail from Manhattan’s Three Tarts bakery. Made by hand and lovingly decorated with the designs and colors, they come 16 pieces to a beautiful gift box for $34. (Incidentally, they’ve got an awesome Indoor S’mores ... Read More »

Fall is the Time for Pumpkins: May We Suggest …

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Pumpkin is the unofficial squash of the season. As the leaves turn and the air turns crisp, pumpkins don’t just add a festive touch to your front porch, but they are also a delicious ingredient in many of fall’s most tantalizing dishes. Here are some ways to enjoy this scrumptious squash — both in autumn and all through the year. ... Read More »

Foody Spotlight: Inside Grand Traverse Pie Company

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Grand Traverse Pie Company’s pies are more than dessert. They’re an experience. Made from premium ingredients primarily sourced from trusted local farmers and vendors, each pie is handmade and cooked slowly. Here’s a look into how one family turned their love of pie into a gourmet national treasure: In 1996 owners Denise and Mike Buxley left their corporate careers to ... Read More »

Ice Cream Road Trip

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Ice cream is a treat enjoyed all over the world, but not all ice cream is created equally. From coast to coast and country to country, today’s artisanal ice cream choices offer delightfully different taste sensations. But you don’t have to leave your own backyard to take a fun and flavorful ice cream “road trip;” mail order food companies offer a bounty ... Read More »