"Bite into one of my chocolates, and life gets a little better," says chocolatier R. Lolita Richardson. After trying her white truffle honey, we agree. Though Confections by Lolita's ginger champagne or passion fruit chocolate truffles won't make your problems disappear, they sure make a rough day a little sweeter.
Here's a twist on cheese straws, a classic Southern party staple. Ginny Johnson's great grandmother created the recipe in the 1850s, and today Ginny bakes each bag of Ginny O's Cheese Rings to order herself. So good, your guests will form a fellowship of the ring.