[1] For a larger group, create this Christmas tree antipasto. Arrange the ingredients in a triangle, like a tree (both photos © DeLallo). [2] Smaller, for just a few people. DeLallo has selected among its Colossal Calamata Olives, Garlic Herb Stuffed Pepperazzi, Garlic Stuffed Olives, Lemon Feta Antipasti, Red Pepperazzi Peppers, Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Stuffed Grape […]

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‘Tis the season for adding a little something special to the conventional. So here’s a twist on a chocolate shake: a Chocolate Fruitcake Shake. It was created by American Heritage Chocolate, which focuses on historical chocolate products and recipes.     RECIPE: CHOCOLATE FRUITCAKE SHAKE Prep time is 45 minutes, cook time is 10 minutes. […]

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[1] The most fun and flavorful gift for a tea lover (photox #1 and #2 © Vahdam Teas). [2] Holiday surprise: so many teas to discover. [3] The gift provides a different variety of tea for 25 days (photo © Julia Sakelli | Pexels).   What could a tea lover love more, than the chance […]

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[1] Yummy ice cream sandwiches in Egg Nog and Peppermint (all photos © Casper’s Ice Cream). [2] FatBoy’s version of a peppermint sundae—no spoon required! [3] Our new favorite chocolate ice cream: Frozen Hot Cocoa. [4] You can’t put FatBoy under the tree…but load up the freezer!   We were not familiar with Fat Boy […]

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[1] What’s in the black box? You’ll find out when your Coca-Cola Insiders Club box arrives (all photos © Coca-Cola). [2] Last year, you would have been the first to taste Peace Tea’s new Razzleberry flavor. [3] Or, you could have taken a virtual trip to the beach with Fanta’s Piña Colada.   If you […]

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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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[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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