PRODUCT: Reed’s Ginger Ale For National Ginger Ale Day

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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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Oregon Chai

The chai craze began sweeping across America some 15 years ago. It leaped to the mainstream from Indian restaurants and tea parlors, The formal name of the tea in Hindi is masala (spiced) chai (tea*, from the Mandarin cha). It originated on the Indian subcontinent. Americans shortened the term, and chai (CHY) it is. Its…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Flavored Tortilla Chips, Lactose-Free Coffee Creamer

We enjoy these two contenders at home, and also give them as small gifts. 1. AL CHIPINO FLAVORED TORTILLA CHIPS For a tortilla chip lover, AL Chipino’s creative flavors are fun food. AL Chipino is a tortilla chip brand seasoned with global flavors. THey’re fun for entertaining or gifting to a tortilla chip lover. AL…
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GIFT PICK: Little Snowie 2 Snow Cone Machine (Frozen Cocktails, Anyone?)

Some might think that snow cones are for kids, but they’d be wrong. Some think they’re only for cooling off on a hot day, but that’s wrong, too. For ice-cream-loving dieters, the lactose-intolerant, vegans, kosher eaters and lovers of wine and spirits, they’re an alternative to ice cream, 365 days a year. We’re not talking…
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HALLOWEEN RECIPE: Sugar Free Candy Apples & Caramel Apples

Every Halloween season we look forward to a crunchy-coated red candy apple and a chewy caramel apple. If you can’t have sugar, worry not: We have recipes for sugar-free/no sugar added candy and caramel apples. Sugar Free Candy Apples Recipe Sugar Free Caramel Apples Recipe   DECORATING THE APPLES We couldn’t find a sugar-free candy…
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