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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There are sweet cheeses, accented with fruit. There are spicy cheeses, blended with chiles. And then there’s Dolce Habanero cheese, Mozzarella Company’s artisan cheese that combines both (photo #1). Dolce Habanero blends sweet dried apricots and firey habanero chiles into a semisoft cow’s milk cheese, perfect for snacking or cooking. For a cheese plate or […]

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[1] How about an Easter ice cream gift (all photos © eCreamery). [2] Four flavors specially labeled for Easter. [3] The four flavors scooped.   Is there special Easter ice cream? Well: The Happiest Easter Wishes / Are Served in Ice Cream Dishes / Easter Eggs Are Fine / But eCreamery Ice Cream is Sublime. […]

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We first learned about Ivy’s Reserve Vintage Cheddar‡‡‡ when Wyke Farms, the U.K.’s largest independent cheese producer and producer of renewable energy, wrote to tell us that its prize-winning Ivy’s Reserve Vintage Cheddar has been certified as the world’s first carbon-neutral Cheddar. The certification shows consumers that a company has measured and offset its entire […]

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[1] Lovely packaging for your valentine (both photos © Smith Teamaker). [2] A bouquet in a sachet.   Steven Smith Teamaker is one of our favorite brands of fine tea—superb tea in silky sachets (tea bags) instead of loose leaves. Steven Smith (1949-2015) was a co-founder of Stash Tea Company, then founded Tazo tea company. […]

Diets To Lose Weight