GIFT OF THE DAY: Merci Chocolates

Need a bunch of small, affordable holiday gift for teachers, salon staff, the letter carrier and others you’d like to thank? Or do you need a stash of $10 gifts for anytime gifting? Give a box of Merci Chocolates. The very name of the product says “thank you” in French. The miniature bars, in an…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Bacon Sea Salt

Sprinkle bacon sea salt on everything (photo courtesy Food Shed Exchange).   Bacon, bacon, everywhere: That’s what you’ll have with a container of bacon sea salt. Crumbled bacon is blended with crunchy sea salt and a hint of spices. There are countless ways to use it. For starters: Eggs Hors d’oeuvre Mac & Cheese and…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Le Brownie, The Perfect Party Favor Or Stocking Stuffer

There are more than a few places in the U.S. named Pain d’Avignon, and many more worldwide. Avignon is a town in southeastern France, on the Rhone River. It was the seat of the papacy from 1309 to 1378. Its medieval Palais des Papes, cathedral, Pont d’Avignon (the historic bridge over the Rhone), and the…
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PRODUCT: Merci Chocolate

Something fun and yummy in the chocolate space is finally available in the U.S. Merci, sold in Europe for some 50 years, is a brand of boxed chocolates manufactured by the German company August Storck KG. They are miniature bars, in an assortment of flavors made with fine ingredients, nicely packaged in a gift box.…
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PRODUCT: Nonni’s Biscotti In Holiday Flavors

A holiday treat from Nonni’s. Photo by Elvira Kalviste | THE NIBBLE.   We are fans of Nonni’s Biscotti, and even more so with the new holiday flavors. Nonni’s limited-edition holiday biscotti are available in Gingerbread and Pumpkin Spice, both with cinnamon icing. The biscotti are individually wrapped for easy grab-and-go. Delicious for snacking or…
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