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Today (December 31) is National Champagne Day and what better way to celebrate than to toast the New Year with a glass of champagne? There are several stories about how expensive wine was invented. Many believe that champagne was invented by Dom Pérignon, a Benedictine monk, when he discovered the “Champagne method” at the Abbey …

Today (December 25, 2019) is National Pumpkin Pie Day as well as Christmas Day in the United States. The traditional American dessert has graced our tables in the fall and winter since the 17th century and it doesn’t look like it’s going to stop anytime soon. Who invented the pumpkin pie? Image Bank: There are …

Year after year Harry & David prove to be the undefeated champion in helping people win favor with hard-to-please recipients on their holiday gift lists. From baskets of cheese to buckets of popcorn, there’s gourmet cuisine – or a food collection – for just about anyone. This Christmas, the company teamed up with Universal Pictures …

The best thing about holiday gift baskets (and there are a lot of great things) is that the loot never seems to end. You can spend more time unpacking and looking at each item than it takes to eat them. Here are gourmet holiday gift baskets filled to the brim for lovers of chocolate, cookies, …

Spam, the special foodie gift in South Korea Spam containers are processed at a spam factory in Jincheon, South Korea on August 18 (AFP photo) JINCHEON, South Korea: From the frontlines of war to a staple of institutional catering, spam is rarely considered a gourmet ingredient, but canned pink meat holds a unique position in …

EXETER – Gourmet Gift Baskets on Tuesday unveiled the skeleton of the 106,000 square foot facility where it makes its home in Exeter, and Governor Maggie Hassan was on hand to wish owners Ryan and Jeff Abood good luck. Hassan praised New Hampshire’s high quality of life, high-quality workforce, and legislative flexibility – things that …

See the slideshow >> (Gallery by Associated Press Sales Staff) 12 Gallery: Chandler and Rudd CLEVELAND, Ohio – Three years ago, Ruta and Fred Marino sadly shut down Chandler & Rudd, a who have traveled the world delivering hard-to-find delicacies for their affluent Cleveland customers. Today, Fred Marino is reopening Chandler & Rudd as an …