PRODUCT: Isabella’s Cookie Company

Jennifer Palmer began baking as a young girl and “always thrived on the happiness brought to others by my cookies.” What a lovely thought! Turning avocation into career, in 2001 she founded Isabella’s Cookie Company, so that everyone could enjoy her fresh baked, all natural cookie creations. The company is based in Redondo Beach, California,…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Blue Bandana Chocolate Bars

New artisan chocolate bars. Photo courtesy Lake Champlain Chocolates.   Looking for an Easter gift for a chocolate connoisseur? Check out Blue Bandana chocolate bars from Lake Champlain Chocolates, one of our favorite producers of fine chocolate candies. Third-generation chocolatier Eric Lampman developed the bean-to-bar chocolate, using single origin cacao beans from Guatemala and Madagascar.…
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GIFT: Gourmet Flavored Hot Chocolate

Chai & Mighty is one of four flavored hot chocolates from gourmet producer Lake Champlain Chocolates. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   Hanukkah begins tonight, so today’s gift suggestion is kosher-certified. For Hannuakh, Christmas or other occasion, gourmet hot chocolate is a delightful gift during the chillier months. What makes hot chocolate “gourmet?”…
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PRODUCT: Chocolate Pudding, Lactose Free & Cholesterol Free

People who are diagnosed with a food allergy have to give up some favorite foods or turn to less-than-tasty substitutes. But enough Americans are diagnosed with allergies that businesses are rising to the occasion to make good-tasting alternatives. Often, allergen-free products are made because a family member develops the condition. In one of the more…
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PRODUCT: Wallaby Organic Greek Yogurt

One of 5 varieties of organic Greek yogurt. Photo courtesy Wallaby.   Wallaby Yogurt Company, a family-owned producer of organic yogurt, has launched its first line of organic Greek yogurts. Greek yogurt—properly called Greek-style yogurt when made outside of Greece—is typically triple-strained, removing much of the water to create a very thick texture. Wallaby, based…
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