Advertisement
THE NIBBLE (TM) - Great Finds for Foodies (tm)
  Sign Up | Contact Us | Email To A Friend | Blog  
Twitter RSS feed [?]













 Mom Cookies
Mom’s favorite accoutrements— clothes, shoes, jewelry, cars, cocktails and champagne— interpreted in tasty cookies from Eleni’s NYC. Certified kosher (dairy) by the Orthodox Union.
MENU

   

   

Gift-Finder

Main Page
Recommendations
For All Occasions

   
  

Entertaining Guide

Main Page
Food and Tabletop
Recommendations

   
  

Shop!

Main Page
Products & Services
of Interest to Foodies

 

 

Special Offers

Main Page
Savings You’ll Enjoy

 

   

 

April 2006

Marketplace / Gift-Finder

Delicious Mother’s Day Gifts 2006

Including Some Non-Edibles For Food-Lovers

 

Every year we get to pick selections of our favorites for Moms.  Also check last year’s list: we still love all those products, too.

Prices and product availability are verified at publication but are subject to change. Shipping may be additional. THE NIBBLE does not sell products; these items are offered by a third party with which we have no relationship with them. They have been recommended because we think they are outstanding products.

Chocolate

 

Jin Patisserie:
Chocolate

Made by a chocolatier who is also a pastry chef with a pastry boutique and tea garden in Venice, California, these beautiful chocolates have an extra-creamy, silky ganache reflective of the pastry chef’s sensibilities. Their temperament is wonderfully feminine, yet distinctive flavors of each piece boldly asserts itself. A must-try for the chocolate lover. Click here for our review.

  • Chocolate Assortments
    $10.00 to $55.00

JinPatisserie.com

Jin Patisserie

 

 

Wen Chocolates:
Chocolate

The second (only alphabetically) of our favorite chocolate finds this year hails from Denver. Wen Chocolates knocked our socks off with thrilling flavors and beautifully-shaped pieces. For the chocolate connoisseur, or the Mom who wants to become one, buy her a piece of every flavor.  Click here for our review.

  • Chocolates
    $1.50 Per Piece

WenChocolates.com

 

Wen Chocolate

 

Cookies & Cake  

Eleni NYC:
Hand-Decorated Cookies


Eleni, the queen of beautiful cookies shaped for every occasion, is also the queen of high fashion cookies. Whether Mom is a shoe gal, a handbag fanatic, or both. Certified kosher (dairy) by Orthodox Union. Click here for our review.

  • Shoe Cookies
    18 Cookies, 4" x 2"
    $75.00
  • Handbag Cookies
    18 Cookies, 2.5'' x 2.5"
    $75.00

Elenis.com

Shoe Cookies

Shoes

 

 

Gourmet Chocolate:
Damn Good Cookies

 

Mary Winslow bakes fancy butter cookies the way all the good bakeries used to—and might still, if you could find a good bakery. No need...Mary will ship these ab fab cookies anywhere. Moms everywhere will be thrilled because these cookies with attitude definitely take the cake. She calls them “Damn Good Cookies”—and they are!

  • 20-Piece Box
    $20.00
  • 32-Piece Box
    $30.00 month Gift
  • Other Assortments Available

*There are many spellings of rugelach: Suzanne of Suzanne’s Sweets has chosen one, Mary another. The differences are a result of the dozen different European countries—and their languages and spellings—where rugelach, rugala, rugalach, et al were baked.

GourmetChocolate.com

Cookies

Shown, clockwise from top: Chubby Wubby Chocolate, Controlling Coconut, Rockabye Raspberry, Overprotective Pecan, Maternal Macadamia Nut

 

 

The Little Pie Company:
Sour Cream Apple Walnut Pie

 

New Yorkers know the best apple pies in town is this one: layers  Hand-sliced Granny Smith Apples, layered in sour cream and a to-die-for brown sugar, cinnamon and walnut streusel topping. We can’t bake a pie this good.

  • 10" Deep Dish Pie
    $56.00 (includes shipping)

LittlePieCompany.com

Apple Pie

   

Suzanne’s Sweets:
Rugelach

 

Treat Mom to delicious rugelach—or better yet, to an entire year of it with Suzanne’s Rugelach of the Month Club, in delicious seasonal flavors like raspberry, peach, blueberry, blackberry, cranberry/orange, and chocolate/pear. Gifts are available from 1 pounds to 5 pounds.

  • 1-Pound Bag, $16.95 to $22.95
  • 1-Pound Tin, $24.95 to $29.95
  • 3 month Gift, $74.99 to $224.99
  • 6 Month Gift $149.99 to $449.99
  • 12 Month Gift, $299.99 to $898.99

SuzannesSweets.com

Rugelach

 

 

 

Healthy

 

Fitbug:
Fitness Monitor

 

You can’t eat it—but it will help you eat better: a Fitbug activity monitor and a year of diet and activity feedback from registered nutritionists and counselors. Mom can monitor her progress online, and the Fitbug, which you can clip on to your belt or keep in your pocket, tracks your steps and your calories burned.  If you haven’t met your quota for the day—get out and walk a half mile before dinner, and/or no dessert! We love it!

  • Fitbug
    Plus 1 Year of Personal Attention
    $139.95
  • Fitbug Basic Package
    $89.95

MyFitbug.com

Fitbug

  • Personalized weekly activity & nutrition targets
  • Motivation to achieve your goals with regular feedback, advice and encouragement
  • “Ask the Expert” interaction with professionals for your health-related questions
  • Upload and track your progress online
 

 

Tzu Thé:
High-Antioxidant Green Tea & Tea Buddy

 

We love Tze Thé’s green tea (the is the French word for tea). Tzu Thé isn’t about fancy packaging: it’s a breakthrough product. It stands out in three areas: great flavor (a given at THE NIBBLE™), the highest and most stable levels of EGCG content (the antioxidant in green tea) and the grab-and-go ability to brew whole leaves in attractive sports bottles. Unlike other teas, this special high-EGCG tea doesn’t get bitter from sustained infusion (i.e., you don’t have to dump the leaves after the tea is brewed). Of course, you can brew the tea leaves in any vessel you like. The plain dried leaves are so delicious, you can eat them from the canister—imagine!  The Tze Thé folks recommended them sprinkled on yogurt or cereal as another way to get the antioxidants—and we love that too. You can truly drink to Mom’s health with this gift.

  • 150g Green Tea
    $25.99
  • 20-Ounce Tea Buddy
    $22.95
  • 25-Ounce Tea Buddy
    $24.99

Tzu-The.com

Tea Buddy
You can brew green tea and
carry it around in your Tea
Buddy (like a water bottle);
or brew it the regular way.

 

Home & Bath

 

The Thymes:
Au Chocolat Candles

 

We love these soy candles: we burn them at THE NIBBLE™ offices all the time because they smell exactly like there’s a delicious chocolate cake baking. In a lovely glass with a chocolate drizzle pattern, the candles give fifty hours of burn time and much wonderful aroma.

  • Chocolate Truffle Candle
    $25.00
  • Chocolate Latte Candle
    $25.00

Thymes.com

Thymes Candles
 

 

Philosophy:
“Cocktail Party” Multi-Taskers

Why should bath products smell so ambiguous when they can smell delicious This trio of cocktail-inspired hair and body cleansers by innovator Philosophy smells just like the real thing: Melon Daiquiri, Mimosa, and Margarita. Just one bottle is a shower gel, bubble bath and shampoo. Toast to Mom with a set—they’re fun and do a great job. In handy plastic bottles with flip-tops.

Philosophy.com.

Philosophy
Sugar-Free

 

Sweet Shop USA:
Sugar-Free Candy

A tasty assortment of milk and dark chocolate cups made with maltitol and no added sugar. The assortment includes: milk almond cup, milk and dark pecan squares, milk raisin cup, milk peanut butter cup, dark peanut butter raisin cup, and two each of milk caramel and coconut cups.

  • 10 Pieces In A Daisy Box
    $17.00

SweetShopUSA.com

Other sugar-free assortments are available at the retail store but are not shown online. Telephone 1.800.222.2269.

Sugar-Free

 

 

The Little Pie Company:
Sugar-Free Peach & Cherry Pie

 

Made with no added sugar or artificial sweetener, this all-natural pie relies on the natural sugars in the peaches and cherries plus chopped pecans and a bit of almond extract to titillate the taste buds.

  • 10" Deep Dish Pie
    $52.00 (includes shipping)

LittlePieCompany.com

Peach Pie

   

© Copyright 2005-2014 Lifestyle Direct, Inc.  All rights reserved. Images are the copyright of their respective owners.

 



About Us
Contact Us
Legal
Privacy Policy
Advertise
Media Center
Manufacturers & Retailers
Subscribe
Interact