| Mar 24, 2015
| 6:40 PM
On a recent rainy Saturday afternoon, a candy-making operation was fully underway.
Stacy Sterner of Kutztown was rolling chocolate-dipped, egg-shaped, cream cheese goodness into crushed peanuts. Her daughter, Kim Hoffner of Bethlehem, was helping melt...
| Mar 23, 2015
| 10:41 AM
Q. Can you suggest ways to get away from filling an Easter basket with candy without the child feeling deprived?
A. “Kids are all about quantity,” says pediatrician Dyan Hes, a Great Neck resident and medical director of Gramercy...
| Mar 14, 2015
When Christopher Bowen gets a beer, it's more than a drink.
"I see history in a glass," he says.
Bowen is a historian of Lehigh Valley beer. In the color, clarity, smell and taste of each beer, he senses its place in the centuries-long journey from...
| Mar 14, 2015
The region that had a big hand in building America is playing a growing role in feeding America.
Food products are a prominent piece of the Lehigh Valley's manufacturing sector, which has diversified since the days it was known worldwide for making...
| Mar 6, 2015
| 11:08 AM
Here's what went down on Thursday's Consumer Confidential segment on KTLA-TV:
Snuggies settlement. Allstar Marketing Group, the company behind Snuggies blankets, the Perfect Bacon Bowl and other "as seen on TV" products, will shell out $8 million to...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 7:13 AM
Have you been wondering what a Peep would taste like blended with a cold glass of milk?
Well take a plane ride out to the Midwest where you can pick up a quart of Peeps-flavored milk.
Prairie Farms, based in Carlinville, Ill. and one of the largest...
| Mar 5, 2015
| 10:17 AM
Making Peeps dioramas is hard work. In addition to coating your fingers with sugar, you may get thirsty. And for the die-hard Peeps fans, you can now quench your thirst with Peeps-flavored milk.
Prairie Farms, an Illinois-based dairy company, is making...
| Feb 27, 2015
| 4:51 PM
The Lehigh Valley has a plenty of places to buy delicious Easter candy — it is the home of Peeps, after all.
But some people just like to make their own Easter confections, and give it as gifts to family and friends. For some people, that bit of...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 6:50 AM
Oreo's latest twist on its best-selling cookie: a red velvet makeover in time for Valentine's Day.
The latest limited edition Oreos, with red cookies and cream cheese-flavored filling, are set to hit shelves in early February. The red velvet variety...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 9:00 AM
WATCH THIS: Keurig Green Mountain brews deal with Dr. Pepper in which consumers soon will be able to make their soda at home. Local steakhouse dispute has Promenade Shops seeking back rent, balance of money from its lease with Shula's at the Center Valley...
| Jan 7, 2015
| 3:50 PM
WASHINGTON — A spoonful of sugar is known to help the medicine go down, but can it also help smooth tensions in the U.S. Senate?
Some lawmakers seem to think so, and a 50-year tradition of ensuring that sweet treats are within easy reach of...