GIFT: Sushumna Chocolate

The chocolate is made in individually-wrapped tiles. Photo courtesy Sushumna.   For the person who meditates or does yoga, consider a gift of Sushumna chocolate. This line of “chakra-choc” includes seven flavors that correlate to the seven major energy points (chakras) in the body developed. Hindus refer to the chakras as the intersections of energy…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Christmas Cocktail Garnishes

Deck the drink with a holiday garnish. Photo courtesy Davio’s | Manhattan.   While you’re pouring good cheer for the holidays, how about a special seasonal garnish? From Davio’s Manhattan, a terrific steakhouse (across from Grand Central Station at Lexington Avenue and 45th Street), this holiday garnish couldn’t be easier. Simply wash and dry rosemary…
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RECIPE: Game Day BBQ Deviled Eggs

A hearty approach to deviled eggs: Top them with barbecue! Photo courtesy Byron’s BBQ.   This tasty, fun recipe was developed by Byron’s BBQ for the November 29th Egg Bowl. The result: Ole Miss triumphed over Mississippi State, and some people enjoyed barbecue-topped deviled eggs. Whether you’re at the stadium or on the couch, the…
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PRODUCT: Maille Dijon Mustard With Balsamic Vinegar Of Modena

Two favorite flavors together: Dijon mustard and balsamic vinegar. Photo by Hannah Kaminsky | THE NIBBLE.   Often, the nicest gift you can bring to a party or dinner hosted by a foodie is something knew he or she probably hasn’t tried. We nominate Maille’s new Honey Dijon Mustard with Balsamic Vinegar of Modena. Together,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Fig Jam, Fig Chutney & More Figgy Condiments

Figs are hot and dry weather fruit—famously enjoyed for millennia in the Middle East, where it’s hot year-round. In the U.S., figs grow in zones 8-10 (most of our figs are grown in California. They have two seasons: a shorter season in early summer and a second, main crop that starts in late summer and…
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