In the News
We've been honored to appear in media publications from The New York Times to our local Lakeville Journal, as well as on Food Network, and Good Morning America. Here are a few samples of places Matthews 1812 House has been featured in the press.
The Epoch Times featured our Fruit & Nut Cake and our Extraordinary Cookie Assortment.
"Nothing says Christmas like an old-fashioned fruitcake. Matthews 1812 House... has excellent options... The cakes are more tart than sweet, with no citron or candied fruit—the main culprits behind fruitcake’s bad rap—in sight."
"Matthews 1812 House’s Extraordinary Cookie Assortment... taste[s] of nostalgia— simple, homemade goodness."
DuJour featured our best selling Apple Crumb Torte in their slideshow of "Where to try Apple Pie 5 Ways".
Parents.com featured our Caramel Marshmallows in their "Christmas Gifts for Parents Who Have Everything" holiday gift guide round up.
Eat Gift Love featured us as one of the Top 20 Cookie Gifts Online,
and taught us a new vocabulary word in the process!
The Litchfield County Times wrote about our family and company history,
as well as our new savory cookies and Port Red Wine Chocolate Cake.
Bust Magazine: Dec/Jan 2018
Bust Magazine included our Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Torte with Caramel Bourbon Sauce in their "Feminist Holiday Gift Guide".
Victorian Homes Magazine: April 2017
Victorian Homes Magazine featured our original 1812 farmhouse beside our Cranberry Lime Shortbread Cookies.
Orange County Register: December 2016
Orange County Register recommended our Brandied Apricot Cake and other treats with no candied fruits, dyes or artificial flavors in their Holiday Gift Guide.
Atlanta Social Season: Summer 2016
Atlanta Social Season highlighted our Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Torte as a great gift for men in their Summer Magazine.
CountryLiving.com: June 2016
Country Living Magazine included our Chocolate Bourbon Sauce in their online Father's Day Gift Guide.
CBS- National Pecan Day: April 2016
Cynthia showed Kim and Mike how to make Pecan Shortbread Cookies at home for National Pecan Day.
Colin Joliat of Boozist.com tasted our Chocolate Bourbon Sauce and Bourbon Blondie.
CBS- Better Connecticut: January 2015
Cynthia showed Scot and Kara how to make an easy Classic Pecan Blondie for National Blonde Brownie Day.
CBS- Crafted in Connecticut: December 2015
Cynthia showed Courtney and Mike at WFSB how to decorate cookies with our Chocolate Bourbon Sauce to make them extra festive for the holidays!
NBC- Connecticut: December 2015
Cynthia spoke with Kerri-Lee at NBC Connecticut about the holiday gift line.
The Desert Sun- Palm Springs, CA: November 2015
The Desert Sun featured our Chocolate Pecan Bourbon Torte in their 2015 Holiday Gift Guide.
Good Morning America: August 26, 1982
Joan Lunden interviews Deanna Matthews, and our future company president (the redhead in the pigtails) plays under the desk. Yes, really!