[1] Zoku’s Iceberg ice cubes (both photos © Zoku). [2] The classic jumbo sphere ice cube.   If you’re planning to gift a bottle of spirits, how about snazzy jumbo ice cube molds from Zoku? They create cubes that melt so slowly, they won’t dilute the drink. Jumbo ice cubes have been around for a […]

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[1] Oh so delicious: Jeff’s Famous Maple Brown Sugar Jerky (all photos © Jeff’s Famous Jerky). [2] Prefer hot to sweet? Try Jeff’s Famous Sriracha Black Pepper Jerky. [3] Jeff’s Famous Beef Jerky. [4] For chile heads: Jeff’s Famous Carolina Reaper Jerky. [5] Jeff’s Famous Cranberry Jalapeño Jerky. [6] Jeff’s Famous Black Pepper. Jerky   […]

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In Mexico, “lucha libre” is freestyle wrestling (literally, “free fight”). It has developed into a stylish form of the professional wrestling, characterized by colorful masks, rapid sequences of holds and maneuvers, and “high-flying” maneuvers, some of which have been adopted into U.S. wrestling. Gearharts Chocolates has ported the colorful spirit of wresting into a scrumptious […]

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[1] Baked Brie with cranberries and olives. The recipe is below (photo © DeLallo). [2] Caramelized onion baked Brie (photo © Paul Binet | iStock). [3] The simplest topping: jam or preserves. Add chopped nuts or snipped herbs (photo © Murray’s Cheese). [4] Here, the honey and rosemary were added before the Brie was baked […]

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A tea-of-the-moment, which happens to be thousands of years old, is turmeric tea, a highly antioxidant, anti-inflammatory herbal tea. Revered as a ‘golden spice’ in Ayurvedic medicine for more than 5000 years, it has long been drunk as a tea. When brewing black tea, you can add ¼ teaspoon ground turmeric to the cup before […]

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[1] Pumpkin spice hummus (both photos © Hatherleigh Press). [2] Love hummus? Beyond a dip and spread, there are many recipes in this hummus cookbook. Get your copy here.   As a frequent purchaser or flavored hummus, we often look at the eight-ounce containers as one serving, possibly 1.5. In terms of the “serving size” […]

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Americans use millions of plastic straws each day. Plastic drinking straws are among the top 10 contributors to marine debris pollution [source]. These non-biodegradable straws litter our streets, lands, shorelines, and oceans. They do not biodegrade but break down into smaller microplastics that have made their way into our food chain and the deepest trenches […]

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