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How companies cook up food trends

How companies cook up food trends

By Susan Szuch

January 22, 2015


Filed under Life & Culture

Everything from kale and Greek yogurt to gluten-free cookies and microbrews are now finding homes on supermarket shelves. What were once only available in high-class restaurants, farmer’s markets or specialty stores are now almost commonplace; stores are allowing consumers to make more informed choices...

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

Sugar by Sarah aims to satisfy sweet tooths

By Alexander Vassiliadis

December 1, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Chocolate peppermint crunch, salted caramel, chocolate ganache and lemon ginger. These are only a handful of the flavors of French macarons that Sarah Heller, Champaign-Urbana native, makes and sells at her business — Sugar by Sarah. Sugar by Sarah operates primarily out of the year-round Urbana M...

Cinema, spice and everything nice

Cinema, spice and everything nice

December 10, 2013


Filed under Uncategorized

It’s that time of year again. It is finally socially acceptable to watch all of your favorite holiday movies on repeat. But what’s a movie without a delicious snack to go along with it? Below you will find suggestions of cookies to pair with popular holiday films. After all, Santa shouldn’t be t...