We never had the original Gingerbread Oreos that debuted in 2012, nor had we tried them in any year since—until last week. The 2020 Limited Edition Gingerbread Oreos are a new formulation and packaging. We have only one word for them: Terrific! The originals were vanilla-flavored cookies with a creme filling flavored with gingerbread spices. […]

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It’s time to treat yourself to Starbucks® delicious holiday season coffees. Personally, we’re thrilled that two of our favorites are on the shelves. Here’s what to look for:     STARBUCKS HOLIDAY COFFEE Starbucks Holiday Blend. The box states it’s a medium roast, but it tastes more like a dark roast (our preferred roast) to […]

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[1] The electric blue color will surprise guests, but after a taste, they’ll be delighted (all photos © Amour Geneve). [2] The wine is at home at the beach or a special event. [3] Need a gift for a wine drinker? Here it is! [4] Prepare for July 4th celebrations with a flight of red, […]

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Here’s an idea from Éclat Chocolate, an artisan chocolatier in West Chester, Pennsylvania (shipping nationwide, of course). They topped a cup of hot chocolate (photo #1) with one of their “mendiants” or “mondiants,” plain or filled chocolate disks. The disks melt, of course, making an even more chocolatey cup of hot chocolate (photo #2). As […]

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Lovers of spicy chai tea have an alternative to black tea. This chai from Fave Tea is made with a base of rooibos (red tea), an herbal tea that’s naturally caffeine-free (photo #1). Now, chai fans who don’t want caffeine free can enjoy it day or night. While most herbal teas don’t mix well with […]

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Try this seasonal spin on salsa: Switch out the tomatoes and garlic for cranberries and apples. Low in calories and gluten free, you can keep it in the fridge for snacking or as a general condiment: mixed into yogurt for breakfast or lunch, as a creamy dip with the yogurt, as a salad dressing with […]

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