Mother's Day is right around the corner, do you have plans for your mom yet? How about making dinner for mom using one of Dave's gloriously flavorful all-natural, award-winning pasta sauces? We promise, Mom will love it!
Joseph Joseph created this attractive five-in-one set that takes up minimal space, even when it's permanently propped on your counter. The unique silicone set is held together by a magnet at the top of each handle, allowing the ladle, pasta strainer and both solid and slotted spoons to be stacked together so that all five occupy the absolute minimum amount of space while staying within an arm's reach. 3.5" L x 13" H and dishwasher safe. $25 For information, click here.
Le Petit Dej' Breakfast Tray
Le Petit Dej is a high-gloss acrylic tray with a vase that fluidly shoots up from the surface thanks to a cleverly and carefully designed injection molding process--produced entirely in the U.S.A. It's the first in what hopefully will be a long series from Peter White's new ByWhiteDesign. The Melbourne native designed graphics for Samsung, Starbucks, Coca Cola and Hershey's. The tray is 22" x 15.5" and comes in white and yellow. $92 For information, click here.
Molecule-R Gastronomy and Mixology Kits
Kits to make your own molecular gastronomy dishes and drinks at home. Includes key tools, DVD with 50 recipes, and 50 sachets of food additives. All of the additives, except the Gelatin, are natural. They are all found in nature, primarily in red algae plants; in addition, the additives can be found in most food that we consume on a daily basis. For information, click here.
International Pop Artist Romero Britto
Romero Britto is a Brazilian Neo-pop artist, painter, serigrapher, and sculptor. He combines elements of cubism, pop art and graffiti painting in his work. It is his Home Edition that is of interest, especially his colorful teapots, mugs, cake plate, water bottles, bottle stoppers, lunch totes, teabag holder, salt & pepper shakers and spoon rests. For information, click here.
Wine, Beer & Tea:
Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc
That Mother's Day falls in the spring month of May is a happy circumstance, as beautiful spring flowers bloom and bring a welcomed perfume to the air. For such celebrations, the 2011 Hess Select Sauvignon Blanc is a good choice for spring salads and appetizers such as fresh basil and tomatoes or prosciutto-wrapped grilled peaches. This is a tropical themed Sauvignon Blanc from select sustainably farmed vineyards in California's rugged North Coast, with aromas of gooseberry, guava and lemongrass alongside flavors of grapefruit, kiwi and key lime. Note the new look for Mom: a beautiful new blue label with an easy to use screw-cap. For more information, click here.
New Wine Pairing App Launches
A new free mobile application will change the way that parents feel appreciated this May for Mother's Day. Adult offspring eager to please their parents can find the perfect wine matches for Mother's Day events on the Wine Picks & Pairings: Natalie MacLean app. Under the Pairings tab of the wine app, you'll find, for example, Natalie's top 5 wine and food matches for a Mother's Day Brunch. The app is also available for Android and BlackBerry. Other smartphones can access the mobile site. For more information, click here.
Pocas Riserva Red 2007
This Mother's Day shower mom with an exquisite wine she'll enjoy all day long. If mom is more into red look no further for an inspired gift than the rich wines of Portugal. Poças Riserva Red 2007 ($28.00) from the Douro wine region of Portugal is just like mom--elegant and sophisticated. With sumptuous notes of licorice, dark cherries and white pepper, this medium bodied red will truly make mom feel celebrated. For information, click here.
Beer of the Month Club
The Beer of the Month Club is the perfect gift for any beer lover! Each month they deliver 12 full-sized bottles of hard-to-find, specialty microbrews from award-winning, regional breweries across the country. Each shipment will include four different varieties of premium, hand-crafted beer carefully selected by their experts and brewed in limited quantities by master brewers nationwide. They sample hundreds of microbrewed beers every year and only the best-of-the-best become selections of the Beer of the Month Club. They offer 3, 6, and 12-month clubs and a Beer of the Season Club with new selections each spring, summer, fall and winter. For information, click here.
Adagio Farm-Fresh Artisan Tea of the Month Club
Twelve months of healthy living through tea is surprisingly affordable so treat yourself without any guilt. Fresh loose teas will arrive at your doorstep like clockwork, inviting you on a journey of discovery with each shipment. These are made every other month, and contain two installments each, enough for about 80 cups of tea. If you're not satisfied, cancel anytime. A year of healthy living through tea is about to begin. Please select a variety of your choice. Your first shipment of teas will arrive within days. For information, click here.
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