With their venture quickly gaining a reputation as a new neighborhood gem, Honey and Rye Bakehouse co-owners Emily Ackerman and Anne Andrus have plenty to celebrate. They're throwing a little party tomorrow to do just that.
Alma Guzman Baker Anne Andrus's signature monkey bread Carrie Stephens
There seems to be some confusion over when National Gingerbread Day actually takes place -- today, November 21 or in the summer, on June 5. Some gingerbread-loving fools say the holiday is observed twice a year, on both days. Since we think of gingerbread as a late fall and winter treat, we've elected to celebrate National Gingerbread Day today.
Today's national holiday may be inspired by a childhood Christmastime favorite, but this treat goes well beyond the houses haphazardly stuck together by gobs of frosting and decked with rows of gumdrops.
Here are five ways to celebrate National Gingerbread Day -- only a couple of which involve tiny domiciles.More »
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|Sweet Science's owner Ashlee Olds|
|Courtesy St. Croix Chocolate Co.|
|Chocolate caramels with sea salt from St. Croix Chocolate|
|The rest of America may run on Dunkin', but we like our donuts local|
|Late night cookies for those late night...study breaks|
As the unrivaled number-one fan of Bit-O-Honey in the Twin Cities--and possibly the universe--I find it hard to characterize the complex set of emotions I was confronted with Wednesday upon learning that Pearson Candy Company has acquired Bit-O-Honey. The St. Paul based confectioner famous for its Salted Nut Roll will now be making the best damn candy on earth right in our backyard.
Wikimedia Commons An old-time favorite candy comes to Minnesota: Bit-O-Honey's biggest fan reacts
|An enormous cake trumps mystery chocolates. Cakewalk is coming February 28|