[1] Rustic Double Pumpkin Loaf is white whole wheat dough mixed with pumpkin purée and topped with pumpkin seeds. [2] Ready for snacking and dessert: cocoa-flavored whole wheat dough with chocolate chunks and dried cherries (photos courtesy Chabaso Bakery).   Is Mom a bread lover? How about sending her some specialty artisan breads for Mother’s […]

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[1] Add a spoon of coffee spices to your ground coffee to brew a flavored pot. [2] Four flavors complement light through dark roast coffees. Both photos courtesy Simply Organic.   Sometimes you feel like having plain coffee, sometimes you like a hit of flavor. Simply Organic has developed Pre-Brew Coffee Spices for you. Add […]

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[1] Savino automatically seals and unseals your wine, so every glass is fresh. [2] The patented technology eliminates the need for the pumps, gasses or corks. [3] It’s a wonderful gift for fine wine lovers! (All photos courtesy Savino).   “Best wine saver ever!” exclaim many wine enthusiasts, over the Savino Wine Carafe. We’ve tried […]

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For lovers of candy canes and chocolate, here’s an elegant upgrade to peppermint bark: The Candy Cane Bar from Éclat Chocolate. Inspired by the classic candy cane, and bark with chipped pieces, this bar lovely bar is almost too pretty to eat. There’s a top layer of white chocolate with a red stripe, a bottom […]

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Here’s something new in the category of non-nut butters, a category that includes coconut butter, cookie butter, soy nut butter and sunflower seed butter. Introducing Kween Granola Butter, a slightly-sweet spreadable made with granola’s rolled oats, maple syrup and cinnamon. It’s non-GMO and contains no refined sugars. And you can give it as stocking stuffers […]

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Santa-saur, a Santa-hatted dinosaur in dark or milk chocolate (photo courtesy Woodhouse Chocolate).   We have long been fans of Woodhouse Chocolate, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. You can count on Woodhouse for charming decorated reindeer, Santas, snowmen, trees, bears penguins and holiday bark, along with holiday boxes of delectable bonbons. New this […]

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[1] Wagyu strip steak. [2] Wagyu rump roast. [3] Wagyu sirloin steak [4] Wagyu rib-eye steak [5] Wagyu flank steak [6] Wagyu cattle (all photos courtesy KC Cattle Co.).   For a steak lover, there is nothing so fine as wagyu beef—the kind that substitutes for Kobe in the U.S. (authentic Kobe beef, imported from […]

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[1] Dean’s chocolate bar trio: White & Dark Chocolate Layers With Crushed Coffee Beans, Milk Chocolate With Potato Chips, Dark Chocolate With Brandied Candied Orange Peel. [2] At right: Little snow people in dark, milk and white chocolate (package of 10 assorted). Big snow people are also available (all photos courtesy Dean’s Sweets).   Everything […]

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[1] Limited-edition Sparkling Peppermint Hint. Get yours now; it will be gone in January. [2] America’s favorite peppermint water, original Peppermint Hint (still water; both photos courtesy Hint).   Hint, a pioneer in flavored, unsweetened water, has been a hit with us since we first discovered it—way back in 2006 (here’s the review). Following the […]

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