PRODUCT: DRY Sparkling, A Sophisticated Soft Drink

Do your guests have sophisticated palates? Do they drink carbonated beverages? While it’s tempting to buy those two-liter bottles of soda for 99 cents for parties and dinners, consider treating your New Year’s Eve guests to a better carbonated drink from DRY Sparkling. One of the pioneers in adult soft drinks, DRY was founded when…
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PRODUCT: Duchy Originals Shortbread Cookies

Stem Ginger is one of the delicious shortbread flavors. Photo courtesy Duchy Originals.   Waitrose is a chain of British supermarkets that is described by the media as “upmarket”—think Central Market, King’s and Wegman’s in the U.S. Their house brand products are known for their quality; and their delicious shortbread is available in the U.S.…
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RECIPE: Roast Loin Of Pork With Gingered Figs & Jalapeños

We grew up in a family so passionate about cooking (or was that obsessive?), that for holiday meals there were at least two of everything: two appetizers, two main courses, and more than two hors d’oeuvre, sides and desserts. Lacking the energy of our mother, grandmother and aunt, we’d planned only one main course for…
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