It doesn’t take that much longer to turn everyday pancakes into snowman pancakes (photos #1 and #3) for Christmas and the rest of winter—if you plan it right. Thanks to Krusteaz, maker of premium pancake/waffle and baking mixes, for the idea. Krusteaz makes pancake mix in several flavors (Blueberry, Buttermilk, Chocolate Chip, etc.), including Pumpkin […]

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[1] Mac & Cheese Candy Canes (photos © Archie McPhee). [2] Pickle Bacon Candy Canes.   Don’t like peppermint candy canes? How about some Mac & Cheese-flavored candy canes? Macaroni and cheese has become a holiday tradition in many homes, so why put it on the tree? This set of six candy canes tastes like […]

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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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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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A gift for your favorite lover of luxe black truffles: truffle croissants! Baked exclusively for Williams Sonoma by San Francisco’s Le Marais Bakery, these handmade, small-batch croissants are indeed a treat. They arrive frozen, to be baked fresh at home for an experience that instantly transports you to Paris. Light and flaky, these savory croissants […]

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