Pain d’épices

A French classic, pain d’épices is sold in loaves, but sometimes sold in squares, cut from giant slabs. And because they’ve got a good dose of honey in them, honey merchants usually sell them. Kind of a cross between a cake and a bread clever French hosts (and hostesses…and probably everyone in between) will cut them in thin slices to serve under slabs of foie gras. But you don’t have to go to France to enjoy this amazing French Classic!

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French Ginberbread Story

Run, run, fast as you can,You can’t catch me, I’m the gingerbread man! ~ The Gingerbread Man, a fairy tale A Chinese invention, an energy snack for Mongolian warriors, a delicacy for European nobility, a source of income for the monks, a traditional fairground favorite… Gingerbread does have quite a …

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Thieves Homemade Hand Sanitizer

Now’s the perfect time to remember everything we learned in preschool: Wash your hands. Eat your vegetables. Be kind to people. Avoid doorknobs. All teasing aside (but seriously—avoid doorknobs at all costs!), your health is your hands. Whether you decide to wash your hands and use hand sanitizer, choose an apple …