Six Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate

Dark chocolate has recently been discovered to have a number of healthy benefits. While eating dark chocolate can lead to the health benefits described below, remember that chocolate is also high in fat. Use FitDay to keep track of your calories and nutrition as you work towards your weight loss goals. 1) Dark Chocolate is…

Our Region's All-Star List

Women play a vital role in building and sustaining our local food community in Northeast Florida. From running kitchens to making policy, crafting baked goods to growing food, it’s with great pride that we celebrate our region’s movers and shakers. We have compiled the following list as a way of bringing recognition to the women…

Luxury and Elegance in a Limited-Edition Toffee

What’s almost as rare as the BMW 507 roadster once owned by Elvis Presley? A luxury, limited-edition artisan toffee created exclusively for the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. Both can be found this weekend at The Ritz-Carlton Amelia Island. But only the toffee will be for sale. For two days only – Friday, March 10 and…

Toffee Coffee Cake

Ingredients: 2 cups all purpose flour 1-cup (packed) brown sugar ½ cup sugar ½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature ½ teaspoon salt 6 oz. Amelia Toffee 1-cup chopped pecans 1-teaspoon baking soda 1-cup buttermilk 1 large egg 1-teaspoon vanilla extract   Preparation: Preheat oven to 350 deg F.  Butter 13x9x2-inch glass baking dish.  Using electric…

Amelia Toffee Lands Sweet Deal with Gate Stores

Amelia Toffee Company has expanded its product line to enter the convenience store market. The artisan toffee company is now selling three newly-developed products at 26 GATE retail stores: Southern Heat Peanut Toffee, Bold Brew Peanut Toffee and Salty Bean Coffee Toffee. Amelia Toffee continues to offer a separate line of innovative artisan toffees at…