[1] One of three flavors of new Muesli Cups—two are gluten free—from Bob’s Red Mill (photo courtesy Bob’s Red Mill). [2] Cali’flour cauliflower pizza crusts, including new Jalapeno (photo courtesy Cali’Flour Foods). [3] Snikiddy’s baked cheese puffs, organic and gluten-free (photo courtesy Snikiddy). [4] Trader Joe’s Birthday Bar: white chocolate, cookie crumbs and sprinkles (photo […]

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[1] Our new Keurig Elite (photo courtesy Keurig). [2] Hugh Jackman’s Laughing Man Coffee (photo courtesy Green Mountain). [3] Green Mountain’s Kenya Highlands single origin coffee (photo courtesy Green Mountain). [4] and [5] Javamelts flavored sugar tablets, individually wrapped for easy portability, in 24-packs or this gift box (photos courtesy Javamelts).   It’s “coffee week” […]

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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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This is the first of a two-part presentation of products we’ve recently tried. They can be part of the kitchen pantry or given as gifts. And, they can be given as gifts for Valentine’s Day, instead of chocolate and cupcakes. In alphabetical order, they are: 1. BLACK DIRT CROWN MAPLE BOURBON Some people think that […]

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We taste a number of new products each week at THE NIBBLE. These are out choices for this week’s sharing, in alphabetical order.     1. ALPINE START INSTANT COFFEE Starbuck’s Via instant coffee packets have a new rival: Alpine Start, for people who need a decent cup of coffee on the go. Individual packets […]

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[1] Tasty snacks from a French company that has set down roots in the U.S. (photo courtesy Bakerly). [2] Perfectly flavored rice sides are now a cinch (photo courtesy Royal Basmati). [3] The Thin Mint cookie finds a new expression in yogurt from Yoplait.   We buy lots of products to try, and we are […]

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