VALENTINE GIFT: No Calories With These Pink Beauties

Not everybody wants candy for Valentine’s Day. And some who want it shouldn’t have it. So how about sharing the love with Valentine’s drinkware from Zak! Designs? There are 18 different types of pink- and lilac-hued drink carriers, including: BPA-free plastic water bottles Insulated stainless steel tumblers Stainless steel water bottles   Check them out…
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GIFT: Burdick Artisan Chocolates With Winter Flavors

[1] A special box of artisan chocolates, filled with winter flavors (photos © Burdick Chocolate). [2] Close-up on the box of 58 bonbons and 8 winter flavors. [3] A glass of mulled wine goes with any of these chocolates. Here’s a recipe (photo © Edward Howell | Unsplash).   Great chocolate flavors are made even…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Pork Chop Tasting Kit

[1] A unique opportunity to taste four heritage pork breeds side-by-side (photo © Heritage Foods). [2] A Berkshire pig, a breed that originated in England (photo © Martin Pateman | Fotolia).   Do you know your heritage pig breeds? A heritage breed has not been crossbred in hundreds of years. Heritage pork has more marbling…
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FOOD FUN: Chocolate For The Poker Player

Know how to hold ‘em, fold ‘em, or eat ‘em (photo © Woodhouse Chocolate).   For the poker player, two edible chips from Woodhouse Chocolate, an artisanal chocolatier in the Napa Valley. Actually, their Poker Chip Peanut Butter Cups. Specially decorated in a card suit motif and presented in a poker chip styled box; as…
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MOTHER’S DAY GIFT: Cheese Tower Instead Of A Cheese Plate

For a cheese lover, this Cheese Tower made of slate and oak is an elegant and fun alternative to a cheese plate or tray. Just place the cheese—sliced, cubed, whatever—on the layers and place it on the buffet or pass it around the table. The presentation will delight your guests. The Party Tower gives you…
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