PRODUCT: Gimmee Jimmy’s Cookies & More, Certified Kosher

Our favorite: Cranberry Pecan cookies. Photo by Erika Meller | THE NIBBLE. In 1983, Jimmy Libman opened Gimmee Jimmy’s, selling gift tins of all-natural, certified kosher-dairy cookies. Over the years, the product offering grew; the bakery now provides baklava, biscotti, cakes, cookies, cupcakes, muffins and other desserts to restaurants and consumers. The bakery makes sure…
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PRODUCT: Naturally Nora Cake Mixes & Frosting

Prepackaged cake mixes don’t have to be full of artificial ingredients or hydrogenated oils. That’s what Nora Schultz thought when she created Naturally Nora Baking Mixes—and frosting mixes, of course! The packaging is environmentally friendly as well. The mixes are free of artificial ingredients, colors and preservatives. Instead, the company seeks out natural ingredient suppliers…
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PASSOVER: Fine Chocolates For Passover

Dean’s Sweets, one of our chocolate gift picks for Holiday 2009, has chocolate truffles that are both dairy- and gluten- (and grain-) free. While they’re not certified kosher for Passover, they are in keeping with the dietary restrictions of Passover. Until April 1, you can order artisanal, hand-dipped orange or coconut truffles. Dean’s Sweets truffles…
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DISCOUNT: Walkers Shortbread, Biscuits & Cakes

If there’s anyone in America who hasn’t had Walker’s shortbread, then he or she isn’t a cookie person. But store shelves have limited space: Unless you visit a theoretical Shortbread Emporium, you’re not likely to find all the different types of Walkers Shortbread—the variety of shapes (fingers, ovals, rounds, petticoat triangles) and flavors (chocolate chip,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Deep Freeze Cherry Pie

Chukar Cherrie’s Triple Cherry Cobbler & Pie Filling. Photo by Corey Lugg | THE NIBBLE. Love cherry pie? Most people make it from any old canned supermarket cherry goop, which tastes as much of cloying sugar as it does of cherries. You can make a much more flavorful cherry pie with frozen tart cherries, or…
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