Here’s something new in the category of non-nut butters, a category that includes coconut butter, cookie butter, soy nut butter and sunflower seed butter. Introducing Kween Granola Butter, a slightly-sweet spreadable made with granola’s rolled oats, maple syrup and cinnamon. It’s non-GMO and contains no refined sugars. And you can give it as stocking stuffers […]

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Santa-saur, a Santa-hatted dinosaur in dark or milk chocolate (photo courtesy Woodhouse Chocolate).   We have long been fans of Woodhouse Chocolate, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. You can count on Woodhouse for charming decorated reindeer, Santas, snowmen, trees, bears penguins and holiday bark, along with holiday boxes of delectable bonbons. New this […]

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For the person who has everything, how about a give-back gift with a social impact? These are gifts that support organizations like Feeding America, which provides meals to hungry people in our own country; and Heifer International, which provides livestock to third-world families so that they have food as well as eggs, milk, wool, etc. […]

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[1] Sacher Torte, a classic with the word “Sacher” inscribed on the top. Here’s a recipe from Chic, Chic, Chocolate. [2] The real deal from the Hotel Sacher, which garnishes its cake with a chocolate medallion specifying Sacher Hotel Wein (Vienna) (photo courtesy Hotel Sacher). [3] The glaze is poured over the cake. Here’s a […]

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December 5th is Repeal Day, commemorating the repeal of America’s disastrous era of Prohibition. The 18th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, prohibiting the manufacture, sale, importation or transportation of alcoholic beverages, went into effect on January 17, 1920. It ended 13 long years later, on December 5, 1933, when the 21st Amendment repealed the 18th […]

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[1] Wagyu strip steak. [2] Wagyu rump roast. [3] Wagyu sirloin steak [4] Wagyu rib-eye steak [5] Wagyu flank steak [6] Wagyu cattle (all photos courtesy KC Cattle Co.).   For a steak lover, there is nothing so fine as wagyu beef—the kind that substitutes for Kobe in the U.S. (authentic Kobe beef, imported from […]

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You may have finished your holiday decorations, decking the halls with gaiety. We’d like to add a few small things that we especially enjoy, whether for visitors or as a treat for ourselves.     1. BOWLS OF SPICES Holiday-scented candles are lovely, but require close watch to guarantee against fires. Instead, we buy cinnamon, […]

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[1] The classic: as American as apple pie (photo courtesy Mackenzie Ltd). [2] Dutch apple pie has a streusel topping. Here’s the recipe from Kraft. [3] Salted caramel apple pie with lattice crust. Here’s the recipe from Williams-Sonoma. [4] Tarte Tatin is an upside-down apple pie. Here’s the recipe from Martha Stewart. [5] Rosette apple […]

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