Here’s a lovely tea gift from Williamson Tea: a metal tea canister beautifully designed with an elephant decked out in paisley. Inside: 40 premium Earl Grey teabags. The tea is grown exclusively on Williamson’s Kaimosi tea farm in Kenya. The farm sits beside the Kakamega Forest, a subtropical rainforest. This fresh, bright, and fragrant black […]

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[1] A coconut “Margarita” with a shredded coconut rim (both photos © Koloa Rum). [2] Bottles of Kōloa Coconut Rum. The brand also makes Kauaʻi White, Gold, Dark, Reserve Cask Strength Single-Barrel Aged Hawaiian Rum, Cacao, Coffee, and Spice rums. All are wonderful for home or gifting.   There are many ways to tweak a […]

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Just in time for Mother’s Day, Baskin-Robbins has introduced a brand-new Flavor of the Month, and a fun one at that: Breakfast in Bed. It combines buttermilk pancake- and maple syrup-flavored ice creams, fluffy pancake pieces, and a blueberry compote swirl (photo #1). It’s a good excuse to have ice cream for breakfast. Along with […]

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The 148th running of the Kentucky Derby will take place on May 7, 2022—always the first Saturday in May, always at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. The race is open to 20 horses, who qualified for the race by earning points on the 2022 Road to the Kentucky Derby. The official drink of the Kentucky […]

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This beautiful Persian Rose tea is the signature blend of Nini Ordoubadi, master blender, and proprietor of Tay Tea in Woodstock, New York. It was her first blend and remains her personal favorite of many wonderful blends she was created over the years. She blends fine black Ceylon bergamot-scented tea with rose petals, organic rose […]

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[1] Jicama pairs with savora and sweet ingredients. Here’s the recipe for this salad, which adds sweet mango (photo © All Recipes). [2] Jicama and other crudités with chipotle dressing. Here’s the recipe (photo © Kiwilimón). [3] Jicama can be eaten raw or cooked (photo © Isabel Eats). [4] The firm flesh can be sliced […]

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