Looking for Mother’s Day gifts? Want to get the jump on Father’s Day? Want to treat yourself? Here are two kitchen items that got our attention—and given how many products we see each year, that’s hard to do!     ASOBU COLDBREW INSULATED PORTABLE BREWER For lovers of cold brew coffee, this beauty from Asobu […]

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Looking for Mother’s Day gifts? Here are some tasty items that won’t break the bank.     1. CHUAO CHOCOLATE BARS Chuao (chew-WOW) chocolate is one of the leaders in America’s artisan chocolate bars. We’ve been fans for a long time. Give a gift set of these gourmet chocolate bars for to a chocolate aficionado, […]

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Yesterday we presented some non-traditional Valentine food gifts. Today, we take on the more expected categories of sweets, plus something with zero calories: artisan Valentine tea blends. In alphabetical order, we recommend: FEED YOUR SOUL: VEGAN BROWNIES This bakery’s lineup includes popular cookies and bars (chocolate chip, peanut butter, etc.), but our pick for your […]

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We haven’t begun holiday shopping yet. But we’re not worried. Our list isn’t huge; and since no one we know needs any material possession we can afford, we long ago settled on disposable gifts—i.e., food. This year we have three favorites (and might we add, we’re gifting all three to ourself, as well).     […]

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[1] Dry Soda’s holiday packaging looks great in a stocking or on the bar (photo Dry Sparkling). [2] Artisan hot sauce with great—not just hot—flavor (photo Horseshoe Brand). [3] We love this limited edition of Lindt’s Lindor Truffles (photo Lindt USA). Honey Gummies, made with honey instead of sugar or HFCS, are a step up […]

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[1] Greyston’s very fine brownies are nut-free. there’s also a vegan chocolate brownie version (all photos courtesy Greyston). [2] All of the brownies are individually wrapped for freshness, and grab-and-go. [3] Greyston’s are the brownies in Ben & Jerry’s Double Fudge Brownie ice cream.   As you contemplate gift-giving this holiday season, how about gifts […]

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