[1] Covered in top-quality chocolate, a couple of these mini pretzels are a guilt-free treat. [2] You can set them out for guests, but we kept the bag to ourselves (both photos courtesy Edward Marc Chocolatier).   You can find chocolate-covered pretzels in stores nationwide. So why are these from Edward Marc Chocolatier so special? […]

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We have our favorite cheddar cheeses: artisan wonders like Beehive Cheddar from Utah, Cabot Clothbound Cheddar from Vermont, and Fiscalini Farmstead Cheddar from California. Our favorite “supermarket cheddar”—the 7- or 8-ounce prepacked bars found in supermarket refrigerator cases—is Cabot Cheddar, available in some 30 varieties including flavors we love, like Hot Jalapeño, Habanero, Horseradish and […]

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There have been edible utensils before, and edible dishes too (think of the tortilla salad bowl or the rice noodle cups in Asian restaurants). But the category may be on the verge of a breakthrough: The Best In Show Winner at this year’s International Restaurant Show was Planeteer, for their edible utensils in different flavors. […]

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[1] Emmy’s Organics cookies are made with shredded coconut. They’re macaroon-style treats in different flavors (photo courtesy Emmy’s Organics). [2] Each chewy cookie is delicious on its own or with a beverage (photo courtesy The Balanced Beet). [3] How can you resist? Head to Walmart, use the store locator or order online.   THE NIBBLE […]

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[1] The bright colors of some mochi flavors add eye appeal (photo courtesy My/Mo Mochi). [2] Mochi are ready-made for “portion control.” Eat one or the whole plate (photo courtesy Taste Of Home). [3] Food fun: mochi on a stick (photo courtesy DeeDee Paris). [4] A favorite flavor, Chocolate Sundae, is tied with Vanilla Blueberry […]

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[1] Add a spoon of coffee spices to your ground coffee to brew a flavored pot. [2] Four flavors complement light through dark roast coffees. Both photos courtesy Simply Organic.   Sometimes you feel like having plain coffee, sometimes you like a hit of flavor. Simply Organic has developed Pre-Brew Coffee Spices for you. Add […]

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Bantam Bagels had a small shop in Greenwich Village, selling two-bite balls of bagel in different flavors, filled with a variety of cream cheese flavors. The novelty spread the word, and the plucky Bantams are now sold at 16,000 grocers nationwide. Along the way, the line expanded with Bantam Pancakes and Bantam Egg Bites. (The […]

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[1] Savino automatically seals and unseals your wine, so every glass is fresh. [2] The patented technology eliminates the need for the pumps, gasses or corks. [3] It’s a wonderful gift for fine wine lovers! (All photos courtesy Savino).   “Best wine saver ever!” exclaim many wine enthusiasts, over the Savino Wine Carafe. We’ve tried […]

Diets To Lose Weight