PRODUCT: Good Zebra Gourmet Animal Crackers

Spirit animals await you, in chai, lemon and vanilla. Photos courtesy Good Zebra.   Good Zebra calls their animal crackers ?spirit animal crackers.? That?s because their four varieties represent different spirit animals. You can take the quiz to find your spirit animal?a totem representing you in the animal kingdom. A totem is a spirit being,… Continue reading “PRODUCT: Good Zebra Gourmet Animal Crackers”

TIP OF THE DAY: Sansaire Sous Vide Machine

[1] The Sansaire Sous Vide Immersion Circulator. [2] The back and side of the Sansaire, showing the clip that attaches to any pot. Step 1: Attach Sansaire to pot filled with water (photos 1 and 2 courtesy Sansaire. [3] Step 2: Season your food and place it in a cooking bag. [4] Place the bag… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Sansaire Sous Vide Machine”

TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Jeff?s Famous Jerky

We?ve had Top Pick jerkys before, but they are few and far between. Even small-batch artisan brands can be too tough for us, and/or leave remnants of gristle. Not so with Jeff?s Famous Jerky. Each variety we tried was melt-in-your-mouth tender, with exquisite flavor. When you can say jerky has exquisite flavor, you know you?ve… Continue reading “TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Jeff?s Famous Jerky”

TIP OF THE DAY: Decorate Snacks With Candy Melts

With Easter coming, you may want to get a bit craftsy. We?re not suggesting that you mold your own chocolate bunnies, make rocher nests of almonds and chocolate filled with your own truffles, or take on homemade Peeps. Rather, just decorate some of your everyday favorite snacks with drizzled candy melts in seasonal colors. It… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Decorate Snacks With Candy Melts”

TIP OF THE DAY: Aged Coffee & Nespresso Limited Edition Selection Vintage 2014

Conventional coffee advice tells you to buy the freshest roasted beans, and grind them as you need to make coffee. Don?t buy more than you need for the week: Fresh is everything. But now, there?s aged coffee, a growing trend. Aged coffee is not analogous to old, stale, flat coffee. It comprises specially selected beans,… Continue reading “TIP OF THE DAY: Aged Coffee & Nespresso Limited Edition Selection Vintage 2014”