LIBATIONS: Bom Bom Vegan Cream Liqueurs & Empower Reduced-Calorie Cosmopolitan

  1. BOM BOM BRANDS: CREAM LIQUEURS A courtship produced this line of delightful cream liqueurs based on premium Caribbean rum with added dessert flavors. Bom Bom Brands was founded by a husband and wife team, Kevin Mowers and Eva Maria Janerus. While dating, Mowers, a drink designer, constructed a cocktail based on her favorite…
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PRODUCTS: Iced Tea, IPA, Perrier Peach

This week’s featured products are a trio of beverages, from zero-calorie sparkling water to low-calorie iced teas to an exciting IPA (240 calories pee 12 ounces, and worth it). Here they are, in alphabetical order.     1. BEER: BALLAST POINT SCULPIN IPA IPA is the hottest category in craft beer, and it’s been our…
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PRODUCTS: This Week’s Favorites, Most Gluten Free

[1] One of three flavors of new Muesli Cups—two are gluten free—from Bob’s Red Mill (photo courtesy Bob’s Red Mill). [2] Cali’flour cauliflower pizza crusts, including new Jalapeno (photo courtesy Cali’Flour Foods). [3] Snikiddy’s baked cheese puffs, organic and gluten-free (photo courtesy Snikiddy). [4] Trader Joe’s Birthday Bar: white chocolate, cookie crumbs and sprinkles (photo…
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GIFTS: Tasty Gifts For Mother’s Day

Looking for Mother’s Day gifts? Here are some tasty items that won’t break the bank.     1. CHUAO CHOCOLATE BARS Chuao (chew-WOW) chocolate is one of the leaders in America’s artisan chocolate bars. We’ve been fans for a long time. Give a gift set of these gourmet chocolate bars for to a chocolate aficionado,…
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Wafels & Dinges Belgian Waffles

March 25th is International Waffle Day. Fortunately, we live in New York City, where it is easy to get authentic Brussels and Liège waffles*, thanks to Wafels & Dinges. The company operates food trucks and kiosks. If you’re hesitant to take on the carbs, give yourself a treat: They’re worth it. In fact, the plain…
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