A Day in Life of a Krispy Kreme Donut

The day in the life of a Krispy Kreme doughnut starts with a semi tanker truck pulling up to the building and for 40 minutes the Krispy Kreme Quality Control people make sure that the flour meets their strict requirements. Actually, the life of the Krispy Kreme donut starts with the secret recipe, bought by Vernon Rudolph in 1937. He bought the secret recipe from a New ... Continue Reading . . .

Krispy Kreme Coffee and Doughnut Pairings

Last week we were invited to attend the 2012 Very Important Blogger (VIB) Summit held at Krispy Kreme located in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  Krispy Kreme is celebrating their 75th birthday this year, so watch out for some special things from them this year.  One of the many sessions scheduled for us was the “Worthy of Our Doughnuts: A Coffee and Doughnut Pairing ... Continue Reading . . .

Williams-Sonoma Free Monthly Cooking Class Schedule

Do you love to cook? Well, Williams-Sonoma has FREE cooking and technique classes each and every month. Here is our round-up of current classes. Check back each month to find out what new is being offered. In the Williams-Sonoma classes you will learn about cuisines from around the world and also close to home and get tips and hints from talented chefs and culinary ... Continue Reading . . .

NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Piccolo Drink Machine Review

We received a NESCAFÉ Dolce Gusto Piccolo beverage machine to test and review.  The Piccolo is the new and smallest version of the single serve machines made by Krups.  Because of its small footprint, the Piccolo is ideal for those with smaller kitchens or for those who want to minimize the amount of counter space loss to a beverage machine.  It is deal for small office use, ... Continue Reading . . .

How to Use Your Keurig Coffee Maker & Reusable Filter

The best thing we bought recently was the Keurig B31 Mini brewing machine. We don't have a lot of counter-top space so I didn't want one of those large units with the huge water tanks on the side, so we opted for the personal Keurig coffee maker. It requires that you put enough water in for each cup of coffee you want to make but is fine with us. When we set it up you would ... Continue Reading . . .