These candies get their name from their resemblance to the buckeyes that fall from trees, which people once carried in their pockets for luck. These chocolate-covered peanut butter balls don't fare well in pockets, but unlike their namesake, they can be eaten and enjoyed.
Some people call these candies “bonbons”: creamy chocolate-covered orbs of coconut, pecans, and chopped maraschino cherries.
Bacon-Wrapped Stuffed Dates
Savory and sweet, soft and crunchy, these hors d’oeuvres have it all. Plus bacon.
The Tall Tale of The Christmas Flounder
In Wilmington, when the oft-told story of a holiday meal becomes bogged down with facts, the newspaper happily prints the legend.
Mamie Eisenhower’s Fudge
In the 1950s and ’60s, this was the go-to recipe for fudge because it took advantage of packaged products from the grocery store.
The Truth About Gingerbread
An investigation into our favorite person-shaped cookie reveals that gingerbread’s history is closely linked to our own.
White Chocolate Chip Cranberry Cookies
Santa tested, Santa approved. Also, a welcome addition to any cookie plate or tin.
Orange Date Nut Bread
Keep a loaf on hand for afternoon coffee or tea breaks.
Chocolate Prune Cake
Moist, rich, and just the right amount of sweet, this cake stands out in a holiday dessert spread.