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] Tanteo’s three expressions of tequila, each a different chile flavor (photo © Tanteo Tequila). [2] Our favorite way to drink Tanteo is sipping (photo © J.C. Fotografo | Dreamstime.   Tanteo makes a very fine premium* blanco tequila, made with 100% Blue Weber agave. But the stars of the show are their well-balanced, spicy, […]

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Our favorite cake is probably the Mille Crêpe Cake from Lady M Confections, a cake boutique with six locations in Manhattan and more around the country. We say probably, because if you put us in front of a cake buffet, the first thing we’d eat would be the Mille Crêpe Cake. The name translates to […]

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[1] Freshly caught and skinned wild salmon (all photos © Sitka Salmon Shares). [2] Line-caught salmon. [3] After they’re caught, the fish are quickly processed. [4] They’re blast-frozen, and shipped by FedEx to your doorstep. [5] The fish arrive ready to season and cook.   Several months ago we wrote about a wonderful service for […]

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Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur had us at “hello.” Over the years, the portfolio has expanded far beyond Original Irish Cream liqueur, to Chocolate Cherry, Espresso Crème, Salted Caramel, Vanilla Cinnamon and limited-edition liqueur flavors for the holidays (Pumpkin Spice, Baileys Strawberries & Cream). Each flavor is an indulgent drinking experience…a substitute for ice cream…a treat […]

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Grounds & Hounds is the perfect coffee brand for dog lovers. “Every pound saves a hound,” the company says: 20% of all profits generated by Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. are used to fund innovative and impactful rescue programs throughout the country. The mission is to eradicate unnecessary animal euthanasia and improve animal welfare, and […]

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Even if you like fruitcake, the fruitcakes from Robert Lambert will raise the bar beyond any other fruitcake you’ve had. It is fruitcake for those in the know. It has nothing to do with the mass-produced versions loaded with neon candied fruit. Robert Lambert, a cookbook author and pastry chef, is one of America’s great […]

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Order quickly if you want this wonderful “Advent calendar”: Only 150 sets were made (photo #1). Unlike the old-fashioned Advent calendar where little doors were opened to reveal the day’s treat (photo #3), Woodhouse Chocolate’s 2019 version puts each treat in a separate, reusable tin. Each tin contains a wonderful chocolate surprise: hand-decorated chocolate figures, […]

Diets To Lose Weight