[1] Chocolate Earl Grey tea is available year-round, and in this special Easter packaging [all photos © David’s Tea). [2] You can see why this tea is called Hot Chocolate. It’s pu’ehr tea with chocolate chips that melt into the brew. [3] An Easter sampler with six different chocolate flavors. During the holidays, there’s a […]

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March is National Sauce Month. The sauce most used in American homes is tomato sauce—for pasta, pizza, eggs, meatloaf, soup base, dipping and so much more. However, tomato sauce/pasta sauce is one of the biggest sources of hidden added sugar in prepared foods. Look at the labels of the foods you buy: both the grams […]

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[1] La Pivón red vermouth and the Valencia Reverse Old Fashioned. Here’s the recipe (all photos © La Pivón). [2] La Pivón red vermouth on the rocks. You can drink it in a rocks glass, but doesn’t it look great in a stemmed glass? [3] After work, have a glass with some nibbles. Here, cheese […]

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[1] A bowl of oatmeal with bananas and hazelnuts (all photos © Flahavan’s). [2] Irish steel cut oats deliver a dense texture and nutty flavor. [53] Irish rolled oats are ready in 3 minutes! [4] Oatmeal raspberry bars. Recipes are available on the Flavhavan’s website. [5] Overnight oats are another breakfast favorite. You can also […]

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[1] A bowl of oatmeal with bananas and hazelnuts (all photos © Flavahan’s). [2] Irish steel cut oats deliver a dense texture and nutty flavor. [53] Irish rolled oats are ready in 3 minutes! [4] Oatmeal raspberry bars. Recipes are available on the Flavahan’s website. [5] Overnight oats are another breakfast favorite. You can also […]

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March 13th is National Ginger Ale Day. We’ve been drinking ginger ale since early childhood—Mom gave it to us not as much as a soft drink, but as a palliative for stomach aches. It still works! In fact, ginger tea has been brewed for centuries, if not millennia, to aid with everything from indigestion to […]

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[1] Happy 100th Anniversary to The Laughing Cow. The red velvet cake is available from Daisy Cakes Bakery (all photos © The Laughing Cow Cheese). [2] The familiar round box; here, in the new Chickpea & Cheese with Herb blend. [3] A wedge of the new Red Bean & Cheese with Paprika. [4] The Laughing […]

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Spring is right around the corner—March 20th. But Starbucks limited edition spring coffees are on the shelf now, ready to put a spring in your coffee step…er…cup. We have come to love Starbucks’ limited edition coffees. It’s always fun to try something new, and the limited editions have been a consistent treat. We liked the […]

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