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by Sally Bernstein

Texas Tamale Company
The Texas Tamale Company in Houston, Texas, ships a myriad of Mexican food products. I've tasted several of the lard-free, authentic Mexican tamales, which come in pork, beef, chicken, black bean and spinach. But don't forget about their queso, which is a dip made with cheese, diced tomatoes and spices. There are pepper sauces, BBQ sauces, beef chili, sausages and to round out your meal, yummy pralines. All these items are great for parties.

Banrock Pink Moscato
This Australian aperitif has delightful aromatic notes of fresh citrus and melon with a touch of sherbert and musk. Natural sweetness is balanced by a fresh acid finish and a gentle spritz. Serve chilled.
Suggested Retail: $9.00

Pelican Publishing Company
This Louisiana company is a medium-sized general trade, cooking and children's publisher that produces 80 titles each year. A few recent cookbooks are: Microwave Cooking for One, SAVANNAH CELEBRATIONS, HOUSTON CLASSIC DESSERTS and many more.

Cuisinart Custom Classic Toaster Oven Broiler
Full size interior holds an 11" pizza and 4-slices of toast; Stainless Steel front with easy grip dials and cool touch handle; Always Even™; Front removable crumb tray; Includes: broiling rack, baking/drip pan, wire rack and instruction/recipe booklet.
Suggested Retail: $79.95

Cuisinart Convection Bread Maker
Fresh bread doesn't get any fresher - or easier - than this! Cuisinart offers expert engineering in smooth brushed stainless to deliver a sensational-looking Convection Bread Maker that automatically adjusts speed and timing, and circulates air while baking.
Suggested Retail: $129

Blue Diamond Fresh Roasted Almonds
Two new thin-shell products are being offered, both unsalted and sea salted almonds. These almonds are brought straight from the orchards and dry roast them until the shells are delicately thin and easy to open. This is a good way to get your daily handful of almonds; 10 oz. packages.
Suggested Retail: $6.95

Microplane Premium Classic Zester/Grater
This new version with a premium soft-touch handle and non-scratch end tabs grates even the hardest Parmesan Reggiano as well as other hard cheeses into fine lacy wisps. Ideal for topping your favorite spaghetti and meatballs or a Caesar salad. It’s also wonderful for effortless citrus zesting to add natural flavors to a lemon crème brulee or a basic vinaigrette.
Suggested Retail: $14.95

Small Bite Cutters
These cutters compliment the Salvia Press Tastefully Small books (three in the series) and recipes as they are the right sizes. Think deep cutters with sharp edges that make cutting easy and professional looking; the essential 8 geometric shapes all in one place, and design instructions included to help make your next entertaining event exceptional.
Suggested Retail: $19.95

McCormick Gourmet Collection
You can add a rich, aromatic twist to your cooking with these new Roasted & Toasted flavors from McCormick. Flavors include: Roasted Ground Cumin, Roasted Ground Ginger, Roasted Ground Coriander, and Roasted Saigon Cinnamon. There are hundreds of spices in the Gourmet Collection and can be ordered online. Recipes also available. These spices are used in McCormick's Flavor Forecast, which pinpoints the forces that will drive culinary innovation around the world in the coming years.
Suggested Retail: $4.99--$10.99

Nudo Adopt-An-Olive Tree
This is a family-run co-operative between twelve small, artisanal olive producers in Le Marche, Italy. Nudo offers the unique chance to own a small piece of the Italian countryside. Each olive farmer keeps responsibility for the care of their grove, and all the olive oil goes into the Nudo adoption programme. In giving financial security to the olive farmers, the programme makes viable the traditional farming methods which, quite simply, produce the world’s best olive oil. You will receive extra virgin olive oil, an adoption certificate and more.
Suggested Retail: $109 (plus shipping)

Orchard Bar
These all--natural energy bars are made from fruits, nuts, and seeds. Made by Liberty Orchards in Washington, their current flavors are: Banana Mango Macadamia, Cherry Almond, Blueberry Pomegranate & Almond and Strawberry Raspberry & Walnut. They start with fiber-rich apple flakes, then blend in pieces of real fruit along with heart-healthy nuts, sunflower & flax seeds, fruit juices, and high-protein soy nuggets. The result is a delicious burst of energy for people on the go that's rich in antioxidants (vitamins A & C), low in sodium, and a good source of protein. And with no preservatives, no artificial flavors or colors, and no cholesterol, it's a snack you can feel good about!

The Olive Tap® Online Store
Think Olive Oils, Vinegars, Specialty Oils, Gourmet Gift Baskets, Gourmet Olives, Gourmet Olive Oil & Balsamic Vinegar Clubs, Spices & Herbs, Gourmet Sauces & Marinades, Tapenades & Accessories. The site has recipes, resources & a Gourmet Oil & Vinegar Club. This tasting emporium has five store location including their headquarters in Long Grove, Illinois.

Alamos Torrontés from The Wines of Catena
This distinctive winter white wine from Argentina boasts floral aromas of orange and jasmine blossoms with balanced flavors of citrus and peach. Light and fresh on the palate, it finishes long and lingering with fresh, balanced acidity. Pair this with spicy foods such as jalapeño cornbread.
Suggested Retail: $13.00

Kuhn Rikon SoftEdge Teppanyaki Spatula
This new spatula is heat resistant up to 600 degrees - ideal for nonstick pans, griddles, cookie sheets and more. It can be used for for stir fry dishes, egg omelettes, grills, and barbecues and this stainless steel spatula has a soft silicone edge and comes in 5 different colors: Purple, Graphite, Red, Yellow and Green.
Suggested Retail: $18.00

Blue Diamond's Almond Breeze®
This smooth nondairy beverage is now in the refrigerated dairy case. Calcium enriched Almond Breeze®, available in Original, Chocolate, Vanilla, and Unsweetened Vanilla has no saturated fat, no cholesterol, and half the calories of 1% milk. Pour it on cereal, drink it by the glass, or add it to your favorite fruit smoothie. This nondairy treat is made with real almonds and natural vanilla flavor and has 90 calories per cup.
Suggested Retail: $22.95 for a case of twelve 32 oz. containers

Capresso froth PRO Automatic Milk Frother
Designed to create thick and rich frothed milk for cappuccinos, steamed milk for café lattes, and frothy hot chocolate, the new Capresso froth PRO automatic milk frother produces professional quality results with a quick touch of a button. There are three temperature settings: cold, hot, warm; a large capacity- 8 oz for frothing or 12 oz for heating without frothing; and two frothing disks.
Suggested Retail: $59.99

Baked Nut Chips
These "good for you" chips are baked (not fried) and come in three flavors: Nacho, Sea Salt and Sour Cream & Chive. These Blue Diamond products are made from brown rice and almonds, they are wheat and gluten-free, contain 75% less saturated fat than potato chips and are perfect for lunches, parties and snacking.
Suggested Retail: $24.95 for a case of twelve 4.25 oz. bags

Bob's Red Mill Natural Foods
produces more than 400 products, including a full line of certified gluten free products and an extensive line of certified organic products. With a wide variety of whole grain products, from flours and hot cereals to baking mixes and grains, Bob’s Red Mill has “whole grain foods for every meal of the day.” Also think Gift Packs, Books and Gift Cards.

Combo Rita Mills from William Bounds
Available in six vibrant new color combinations, the Combo Rita Mill adds spice to the table with a trendy compact design. It saves space by combining a pepper mill and a salt shaker in one stylish unit. Made in the USA.
Suggested Retail: $15 each

Zoku Duo Quick Pop™ Maker
Quick, cool and easy to use, the new patented Zoku Duo Quick Pop™ Maker freezes ice pops in as little as seven minutes on your countertop without electricity. Space-saving design with dimensions of 8" x 4.25" x 4.5". Make striped pops, different flavored core pops, add your favorite fruit candy and nuts. The only limit is your imagination. The unit includes 1 Quick Pop Maker, 6 sticks, 6 drip guards, and 1 Super Tool.
Suggested Retail: $49.95

Garden of Eatin' ® Blue Chips
All Garden of Eatin'® products are made with the best quality natural and organic ingredients; use no preservatives or genetically modified ingredients; no artificial flavors, colors or trans fats; are made with expeller pressed oil; cooked with pure, filtered water; and are Kosher and gluten-free certified. There are over 20 varieties of wholesome all-natural tortilla chips and other taste-filled but guilt-free snacks, including the forthcoming new Sprouted Blues and Sweet Potato tortilla chip flavors. Today, Garden of Eatin' is the #1 brand of natural and organic tortilla chips in the country.
Suggested Retail: $ 3.49/9 oz. bag

Chocolate Bacon Pretzels
Here applewood smoked bacon meets rich silky gourmet chocolate, creating a perfect contrasting addition to a crunchy pretzel. You will receive 12 chocolate dipped pretzels individually wrapped in clear cello bags and tied with a signature red satin ribbon. All these treats are handmade, hand rolled, hand sculpted and hand dipped per order. Sugar Free Chocolate is available.
Suggested Retail: $9/bag of 12

Skillet Bacon Spread
This "bacon jam" is made from Niman Ranch bacon which is slow cooked with onions and balsamic vinegar until it has the consistency of chutney. Here are some ways you can eat it: grilled cheese, burgers, as a base for a vinaigrette, inside a scone or croissant, substitute it for bacon in a BJLT, on baked brie, sautéed in some scallops, roasted with some Brussels sprouts, wilted in a spinach salad, on toast with a fried egg on top, finish a potato soup with a dollop...a real novelty!
Suggested Retail: $14 for 11 oz.

The Model Bakery
Wonderful English Muffins are available in St. Helena and Napa, California at the two Model Bakeries. They have been hand rolling and pan frying these yummy little treats the same way for years. They are made with a focaccia dough that is rolled in cornmeal and griddled by hand in clarified butter. They have many, many regulars who need their daily muffin fix, whether alone or as part of their breakfast sandwich! The muffins can be shipped with a minimum order of one dozen, and can ship all across the United States...even overseas.
Suggested Retail: $2/each

skillet bacon spread
what is bacon jam?....
"we take a big bunch of really, really good bacon, and render it down...add a bunch of spices..onions, etc. and let it simmer for about 6 hours...give it a quick puree, blast chill it...and you have bacon jam... we like to put it on our burger, serve it on crostini, perhaps on a grilled cheese, as a substitute for bacon on a BLT, or maybe the base for a vinaigrette."
Suggested Retail: $14

me & goji custom artisanal cereal
Go online, design your own cereal from many choices and it will be shipped to you with your name on the capsule. What could be easier? Adam & Alexander, "the cereal guys", have a novel idea. First you choose your base or foundation cereal (9 choices), then you enhance your base with nuts, spices and flakes (20 choices), dried fruits (15 choices), nuts & seeds (16 choices) and customize your order--or name your cereal. You can also add a photo to the capsule. There is also a 3-months, 6-months or 12-month cereal club, with free shipping.
Suggested Retail: cost depends on what you choose

Concannon Conservancy 2008 Petite Sirah
Concannon Vineyards in the Livermore Valley of Northern California is celebrating 50 years as America's First Petite Sirah. Their new Conservancy wines are sourced 100% from grapes grown in precious Livermore vineyards that are protected from urban encroachment by a conservation trust that preserves the land for perpetuity. All the Conservancy wines are terroir-driven with an emphasis on balancing fruit with winemaking style.
Suggested Retail: $15/bottle

flipflop wines
“We like to make seriously good wines, but not take ourselves too seriously in the process…” says David Georges, Vintner of the inaugural release. Reds and whites include: Chardonnay, Riesling, Moscato, Pinot Grigio, Pinot Noir, Merlot, and Cabernet Sauvignon.
Suggested Retail: $7/bottle

makes high-quality milk and dark chocolates with ingredients like almonds, brazils, cashews, filberts, pecans, dates, pineapple, cherries, and apricots. Unique seasonal offerings and corporate gifts are also available as well as a Chocolate of the Month Club. Order online or call 1-724-981-6341 to place an order; www.phillyc.com
Suggested Retail: $14.75 to $17.25/1 lb. box

Vinturi Travel
A compact, portable version of the award-winning Vinturi wine aerator. Small yet fully functional. Includes sleek and sturdy hard case with stainless steel accents. This provides the perfect aeration exclusively for red wine. Measuring a mere 5 1/2 inches tall and weighing just 4 ounces (including case), the Vinturi Travel easily fits into any pocket or bag. Vinturi Travel incorporates the same aeration as the original Vinturi so you enjoy a better bouquet, enhanced flavors, and smoother finish wherever you drink wine.
Suggested Retail: $39.95

Earth Balance Natural Peanut Butter
These natural peanut butters are made with peanuts, flaxseed, and agave syrup. They are naturally gluten and lactose free, vegan, parve and an excellent source of ALA Omega-3. They come in both crunchy and creamy styles. The result is a deliciously fresh- tasting, convenient and nutritionally superior peanut butter. Earth Balance also sells Natural Buttery Spreads, Vegan Buttery Sticks and Soy Milks.
Suggested Retail: $4.49 for 16 oz.

Jordin Sparks Fragrance “Because of You”
This Brand New Perfume is a perfect stocking stuffer that every girl, no matter what age will enjoy!!! The Jordin Sparks fragrance “Because of You” is pink, flirty and no one will ever guess that you paid only $14.95 for the Eau de Parfum Spray. The fruity floriental is a definite must have and with it being budget friendly, you can definitely get every woman in your family one. Launching only a month ago, this product is sold exclusively at www.jordinsparksbeauty.com.
Suggested Retail: $15.00

Supersmile Quikee
With all the holiday eating and drinking, this product will come in handy. The Supersmile Quikee is an anytime, anywhere pocket-sized NO BRUSH/NO RINSE whitening tooth polish that freshens breath on-the-go. The Quikee is a great way to remove wine and chocolate stains throughout a night of indulgences.
Suggested Retail: 21 oz. tube for $6 or 35 oz. tube for $16

BornFree, the leading BPA-free baby products line has a wide range of baby and toddle products that are completely safe for the family. Celeb fans include Jessica Alba, Sandra Bullock, Ashlee Simpson, Matthew McConaughey.
Suggested Retail: $9.99--$44.99

Frieling Handle-It! Loaf Pan
This 10" loaf pan, which holds 8 cups, is perfect for cakes, breads and ice cream desserts. It is made of steel and has a non-stick coating inside and out, which makes it easy to clean. The handles make it easy to transport your creations in and out of the oven. You can also hang this pan from your pot rack. 8 cup capacity; made in Germany.
Suggested Retail: $27.50

Capresso H2O PRO
This programmable cordless water kettle is faster, safer and more energy efficient than any stovetop kettle. Its ease of use and precise digital temperature control, combined with its beautiful stainless steel design, make the H2O PRO the top choice for the true tea lover. The Capresso H2O PRO features 11 temperature settings from 110 to 212 degrees F. Whereas a stovetop kettle is handy for reaching the boiling point, which is ideal for black teas, the H2O PRO lets you program precise water temperature for the world of teas from white and green to oolong, black, herbal and rooibos.
Suggested Retail: $99.99

Capresso froth PRO Automatic Milk Frother
Designed to create thick and rich frothed milk for cappuccinos, steamed milk for café lattes, and frothy hot chocolate, the new Capresso froth PRO automatic milk frother produces professional quality results with a quick touch of a button. Three temperature settings – hot, warm and cold--and the large capacity- 8 oz. for frothing or 12 oz. for heating without frothing, makes this new frother special.
Suggested Retail: $59.99

Tonnino Tuna
Every cut in each Tonnino glass jar is selected and hand filleted from the finest yellowfin tuna. This tuna is of exceptional quality, texture and taste. Tonnino tuna is packed in spring water or olive oil and is available in a variety of flavors such as garlic, oregano, jalapeno and Tuna Ventresca, the creme de la creme of the Tonnino product line. This tuna is hand filleted from a small section of the underbelly of the tuna.
Suggested Retail: $6.99--$8.99

Capresso Cool Grind Coffee & Spice Grinder
These Cool Grind blade grinders are suitable for drips coffee makers and percolators. They also do a great job of grinding spices and herbs. The large stainless steel grinding chamber reduces heat built-up to preserve more aroma. Available in black, white & stainless steel.
Suggested Retail: $19.99--$24.99

Vinturi Deluxe Aerator Set
Wine needs to breathe. Vinturi delivers perfect aeration in the time it takes to pour a glass. The original wine aerator. The elegant Red Wine Tower cradles Vinturi and creates a dramatic presentation for conveniently aerating your wine. The contemporary design complements Vinturi and accents any table, countertop, or home bar. Innovative two piece design is easy to store and clean. This set includes the aerator and tower.
Suggested Retail: $69.95

William Bounds Solis Nuvo Electric Mill (for salt or pepper)
Get a grip on grinding with the battery-operated Solis Nuvo Mill, designed for convenient one-handed operation. Black soft touch makes it comfortable to hold. Acrylic window lets you know when to refill. Fully adjustable from coarse to fine.
Suggested Retail: $70.00

Pretzel Crisps
Pretzel Crisps® are incredibly thin, flat baked pretzels with no trans fats, no saturated fat, no cholesterol and only 110 calories per serving. Their Deli Style line up includes Original, Everything, Garlic Parmesan, Buffalo Wing, and Sesame flavors. Modern Classics offer Original, Tuscan Three Cheese, Supreme and Cinnamon Toast.
Suggested Retail: $2.99 per 7.2oz bag

Pretzel Crisps’ new White Chocolate & Peppermint Flavor
Rethink your pretzels, especially for the holidays. These thin, crunchy pretzel snacks are free of trans fats, saturated fat, and cholesterol and come in 5 oz. bags. They are ideal appetizers for holiday parties or use them as a welcome addition to a dessert table. They will be available for a limited time.
Suggested Retail: $3.99 for 5 oz. bag

VOGA Italia
"Drink in Style" with VOGA'S new redesign of the traditional wine bottle. The collection includes Pinot Grigio, Quattro, Sparkling, Merlot & Rosa. The still wines stand out in a sleek and sexy glass cylinder. The chic bottle is corked, then topped with an elegant black resealable cap. VOGA Sparkling stands out in a clear glass bottle with curves, sealed with a cork and topped with a transparent cap.
Suggested Retail: $8.99--$13.99

Concannon Vineyard
Concannon's new Conservancy wines are sourced 100% from grapes grown in precious Livermore, California vineyards that are protected from urban encroachment by a conservation trust that preserves the land for perpetuity. All the Conservancy wines are terroir-driven with an emphasis on balancing fruit with winemaking style. Look for Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Petite Sirah.
Suggested Retail: $15

Mezzetta, circa 1935, is America's number one producer of imported and domestic peppers and olives. Mezzetta products are perfect as quick appetizers, guilt-free snacks, or in your favorite recipes. Think deli or pre-sliced roasted sweet bell pepper strips, calamata olives, jalapeno peppers, sweet cherry peppers, castelvetrano green olives, julienne cut sun-ripened dried tomatoes and more. All products and gift baskets available online.
Suggested Retail: $10.80 for a six pack

Voskos® Greek Yogurt
Voskos Greek Yogurt is all-natural, hormone-free, and gluten-free. Voskos’ proprietary and meticulous ProStrainTM method offers more than 2x the protein over ordinary yogurt, more probiotic cultures, less lactose, and a thicker and creamier consistency. Voskos has more protein per ounce over its Greek yogurt counterparts. Voskos is the first and only Greek yogurt brand to offer a full line of products consisting of both organic and non-organic along with plain and blended flavors (never “fruit on the bottom”). Think Greek Honey, Wild Blueberry, Exotic Fig, Wild Strawberry,& Honey Vanilla Bean.
Suggested Retail: 5.3 oz Blended varieties: $1.39-$1.49; 5 oz Organic varieties: $1.79; 8 oz varieties: $1.79; & 16 oz varieties: $2.99

Colgate® Wisp® Plus Whitening
When it’s not practical to carry your toothbrush and toothpaste everywhere you go, use Colgate's Wisp Plus Whitening. It contains bristles to gently clean your teeth, providing a just-brushed clean.  As you brush, a refreshing, liquid-filled bead releases a burst of Coolmint flavored freshness along with a high cleaning silica ingredient that helps whiten teeth by removing surface stains. No need to rinse, just brush and go. Suggested Retail: $2.39 for a 4-pack, $4.39 for an 8-pack, and $7.99 for a 16-pack.  

The Capresso H2O Plus
This cordless glass water kettle with auto shut-offs and illuminated blue operating light boils water fast, quietly and safe...then shuts off automatically. An easy-to-clean gleaming stainless steel dome covers the concealed heating element. The SCHOTT heat resistant glass has ounce and cup markings for easy filling.
Suggested Retail: $60

CDN Touch Screen Timer & Clock
This appealing combination timer and clock operates at the touch of the screen and features a new, compact design. This dual-function unit features a large digital readout that makes it easy to read when near or far. The timer digits appear on the top, with the clock digits on the bottom. Each function is easily set with the touch of the screen.
Suggested Retail: $15

Vinturi White Wine Aerator
It's a longstanding myth that white wine does not need aeration. Actually, white wine displays the same improvements with aeration. Vinturi White Wine Aerator uses a different ratio of air to liquid in its "aeration engine". Designed exclusively for white wine. Package includes Vinturi, no-drip stand, and carry pouch.
Suggested Retail: $39.95

NuWave Pro Infrared Oven
The NuWave broils, roasts, grills, bakes, toasts, barbecues, steams, fries and dehydrates, all without fats or oils. The unit comes with a NuWave Oven Complete Cookbook that has over 150 recipes and a cooking chart that has the recommended times and temperatures for many fresh or frozen foods. This guide is laminated for easy cleaning, and translated into English and Spanish.
Suggested Retail: $120

Il Decantino
Decanter with Class
This European hand-crafted decanter is the perfect gift for any occasion and great for wine tastings. The 6 oz. of wine expands softly inside the glass sphere to awaken the fragrances and flavors in the wine.
Suggested Retail: $39.95

Hickory Farms® Family Gathering Gift Basket
Family parties make anytime of the year brighter. Brighten yours up with our Hickory Farms Family Gathering Gift Basket to show how much you value time with loved ones. This 5 lbs. gift basket contains: 2 – 12 oz. Beef Summer Sausages; 12 oz. Ham Summer Sausage; 10 oz. Original Cheese Ball; 7 oz. Pennsylvania Dutch Edam; 2 – 6.5 oz. Apple Pie Cheddars; 10 oz. Sweet Hot Mustard; 5 oz. Flatbread Crackers and a Custom Hickory Farms® Cheese Slicer.
Suggested Retail: $75.00

Lindsay Olives Re-closeables
This new products offers a lid you can re-close and refrigerate after using. For a snack tray or a snack-a-day, grab a few whenever life calls for olives. You don't have to eat them all at once. But you can!
Suggested Retail: $21.99 per dozen 6.5 oz containers

Spoonful of Comfort Chicken Soup
The perfect gift for someone who is sick. Be comforted by the warmth of their old-fashion chicken soup; a home-style taste that even grandmas would approve of! One 64 oz. jar (4-6 servings) of Spoonful of Comfort Chicken Soup. Gift packaged with enclosed custom gift card! $32.00; One half dozen made from scratch rolls: $6.00; One half dozen oatmeal raisin cookies: $6.00.

POURfect® offers quite a few items, including The Original Spill-Proof Bowl Sets (available in 6 sizes), Measuring Spoons and Cups, Scrape-A-Bowl, and Beakers. These products are dishwasher and microwave safe and are available in various colors, sizes and shapes.
Suggested Retail: $12.00 to $42.00

Vinturi Essential Wine Aerator
Simply hold vinturi over a glass and pour wine through. Vinturi draws in and mixes the proper amount of air for the right amount of time, allowing your wine to breathe instantly. You'll notice a better bouquet, enhanced flavors and smoother finish.
Suggested Retail: $39.95

These chocolate covered cranberries are a delicious new addition to NESTLÉ® RAISINETS® line of 100% chocolate covered whole dried fruit. Cranberry RAISINETS are tangy, whole, dried cranberries covered with smooth Nestlé Milk Chocolate. They are a delicious, convenient and portable snack that offer the benefits of the bright red superfruit, sourced exclusively from the U.S. through the nation's number one cranberry supplier, Ocean Spray®.
Suggested Retail: $3.29 per 5.5 oz. bag; $.89 for 100 calorie pack

Salba Smart Natural Products
Salba Smart's mission is to develop and market innovative organic and all natural food products rich in Omega-3 essential fatty acids and nutrients that utilize Salba® grain to combine great taste with added nutrition. Products include: organic tortilla chips, organic salsa, pretzels made with organic flour, and all natural tortillas.
Prices range from 69 cents to $17.99.

Wild Hibiscus Flowers in Syrup
Discovered by happy accident at a lively Australian dinner party by food entrepreneur Lee Etherington, Wild Hibiscus Flowers In Syrup are preserved in cane sugar and spring water. This deliciously edible, sustain-ably harvested flower has a flavor reminiscent of raspberry and rhubarb with many cocktail and culinary applications, although its classic use is with sparkling wine.
$11.00 for a 11 flower bottle; $35 for a 50 flower bottle.

Honey Ridge Farms
Honey Ridge Farms is a family business based in Brush Prairie, Washington. Honey Ridge Farms produces five premium, pure, single-floral source varietals, all minimally processed and unfiltered to retain the unique flavor properties of each floral source, a unique, award-winning Balsamic Honey Vinegar, and Honey Cremes.
Prices range from $4.29 to $11.95.

Cheeses to Enjoy
For your next party, get to know the following cheeses: Jarlsberg, Boursin Garlic & Fine Herbs, Woolwich Dairy Triple Crème Goat Brie, and Lacteas García Baquero's Gran Maestre Manchego Curado. Norseland has over 20 recipes online.

Republic of Tea
The Republic Of Tea has introduced new "Little Citizens' Herb Teas." This is the first line of naturally caffeine-free, organic rooibos-based (Red Tea) Fair Trade certified herbal teas for children. Available in 3 varieties: STRAWBERRY VANILLA TEA (which we taste tested and it is quite good), TANGERINE TEA, and APPLE CHERRY TEA, the suggested retail price for a tin of 36 unbleached, round tea bags, free of strings, tags or staples is $10.50. For every tin sold, The Republic of Tea will contribute $1 to Room to Read. For more information visit their web site or call 1.800.298.4832

Napa Valley Bistro all-natural Gourmet Pasta Sauces and "olive bar in a jar" specialty Olive Mixes.
Each product is blended with select Napa Valley wines and 100% pure extra-virgin olive oil. Classic Marinara sauce with Napa Valley Cabernet and imported Italian plum tomatoes, Creamy Marinara made with Napa Valley Cabernet and imported Italian Plum Tomatoes or savory Roasted Garlic with Napa Valley Pinot Noir.

Herbs & Spices Wonderland in Denver, Colorado
If you happen to be in Denver and have a fascination with herbs and spices, set aside an hour or so to visit one of the locations of SAVORY Spice Shop. This neighborhood-style herb & spice shop is amazing for the depth and range of inventory. The aromatics resulting from their on-site spices grinding and original recipe seasonings hand-blending is an exceptional experience. And, the staff is not only enthusiastic and knowledgeable about the spices and herbs, they are also gracious about taking all the time you need to explain the origin and history of a product, provide a taster, suggest usage, give you some recipe cards, and measure/weigh to your specifications. Great to have you in the neighborhood, Mike & Janet!

Sobieski Vodka Holiday Gift Set
This leading premium vodka in Poland has a festive, affordable red gift set that makes an ideal gift. The striking "Santa red" cylindrical packaging is both festive and sophisticated. This stocking stuffer is a real deal...no gift wrapping and a dozen recipes included. $10.99 for a 750 ml bottle

Capresso MT500 Coffee Maker
Look for New Technologies, New Materials and New Features in this 10-cup Electronic Coffee Maker with unique alloy body and stainless steel thermal carafe. Brews 10 cups of coffee in under 8 minutes for maximum flavor and aroma and coffee is kept hot for up to 4 hours. Charcoal water filter removes up to 83% chlorine.

Fire & Flavor
Seasoning products for at-home cooks that are both unique and affordable as well as brines, rubs, planks, wraps and skewers. Gourmet Made Simple: A Fresh Approach to Flavor with Gena Knox is packed with quick and easy recipe tips on how to grill dishes indoors and out. Book: $19.95

AirDry Wine Glass Drying Rack
The AIRDRY Wine Glass Drying Rack from architec is the perfect solution to air drying those nice wine glasses without the risk of them hitting each other or the rack falling over. Suggested retail: $14.99.

Bonterra Vineyards
Grapes certified and organically grown in Mendocino, California, help make Bonterra Wines special. Look for Cabernet Sauvignon, Chardonnay, Chardonnay-Sauvignon Blanc, Merlot, Muscat, Roussanne, Shiraz-Carignane, Syrah, Viognier and Zinfandel. Suggested retail: $11.99--$14.99 per bottle.

Little Black Dress Wines
Just like its namesake, Little Black DressTM is a wine that goes with any occasion. It’s timeless and classic. It complements any taste, every style. Fashioned specifically to capture the pure essence of what a woman wants in a wine. Try their Merlot, Chardonnay, and Pinot Grigio – all from California. Suggested retail: $9.99 per bottle.

Oak Leaf Vineyards
Oak Leaf Vineyards provides high quality wine at extremely good prices. Available in five varietals -- Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio/Chardonnay, Merlot, Cabernet Sauvignon and White Zinfandel -- Oak Leaf Vineyards wine looks like wines twice the modest price. The traditional label highlights four seasonal oak trees. Suggested retail: $1.97 -- $2.97 per bottle

Saeco Espresso Coffee Machine
The Aroma is a marriage between Saeco's legacy of Swiss quality and Italian styling, giving your countertop an espresso machine with performance and good looks. The Aroma features a powerful 15-bar pump, a pod adjustable pressurized portafilter, a cup warming surface, an 85 oz. removable water tank, and a steam and hot water wand with an exclusive Pannarello milk frothing device.

We all know how GREAT the Kitchen Aid stand mixers are, and KitchenAid.com offers a wide range of Silicon Bakeware (FDA approved, dishwasher, microwave, refrigerator and freezer safe), Gadgets (zesters, jar openers, ice cream scoops, etc.) and Cookware Sets and Pieces.

Charles Chocolates
Chuck (Charles) Siegel has been a part of the San Francisco chocolate scene since 1987, when he set out to redefine the world of fine chocolate confections. Enjoy his Edible and Signature Chocolate Boxes, Customized Products or Charles Chocolates Gift Cards. Retail store and Chocolate Bar in Emeryville, California. All products are
not only tasty, but also beautiful.

Preserve Kitchen by Recycline
Durable, stylish and dishwasher-safe Preserve Kitchen line of colanders, cutting boards and food storage containers comes in a variety of bright colors including Milk White, Berry Blue, Apple Green and Ripe Tomato. These items are made in the USA of 100% recycled materials by Recycline, one of America's premier brands for design-oriented,environment-friendly products. Available at Whole Foods Markets.

Napa Valley Select and Prato Lungo olive oils from California.
Long Meadow Ranch in Rutherford in the Napa Valley is America's only combined winery and olive oil producer. Napa Valley Select and Prato Lungo are certified organic by California Certified Organic Farmers (CCOF).
Napa Valley Select: $20.00 per 375ml bottle (plus shipping and handling)
Prato Lungo: $45.00 per 500ml bottle (plus shipping and handling)

KitchenAid Stand Mixers have 25 Attachments & 14 Accessories. Add a pasta maker, food grinder, ice cream culinary kit, grain mill,
can opener, sausage stuffer or citrus juicer, and see how the stand mixer becomes more than just a mixer. Online ordering available.

Grab Em Snacks Plantain Chips
The Unrivaled Snacking Experience
Available in 6 Delicious Flavors Gourmet Plantain Chips: Sea Salt, Red Chili, Black Pepper Spice, Chili Garlic, Cajun Seasoning and Jalapeño.
1/4 lb Bag, 1/2 lb Bag and 1 lb Bag. Cost: $2.00 to $8.50 per bag.

Vita-Mix Professional Series
This professional-grade appliance has more power, more control, more capacity and more options than a regular blender. The Professional Series performs an astounding number of food preparation tasks, including chopping, dicing, pureeing, blending, mixing, whipping and grinding a very wide variety of foods, from whole fruits and vegetables to spices, cheese, meats and coffee beans. It even crushes ice! Its powerful 2+ peak horsepower commercial-grade motor easily handles hot as well as frozen foods, and everything in-between. $499.00

The Ultimate Cooking Tool
Kitchen Aid
Stand Mixers are a must for any serious cook. Both Tilt-Head and Bowl-Lift mixers are available in 8, 9, 11, 12, and 14 cup capacity. There is even a Cook for the Cure Edition in pink and $50 is donated from each sale to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. The 9 cup Artisan® Series model comes in 22 vibrant colors. 23 Stand Mixer attachments are available for the various models.

Need a quality toaster? Kitchenaid offers their top of the line PRO LINE® Series Toasters in 2 and 4 slice options. The stainless steel and die-cast metal construction makes this commercial grade toaster look great. A tone sounds when your toast is ready, raise the manual lift lever to check your toast without canceling the toasting cycle, and there is an optional sandwich rack for making grilled cheese sandwiches. $299 & $369

Ice Cream Maker | Stand Mixer Attachment

Make up to 2 quarts of fresh ice cream, sorbet and other frozen desserts with this stylish ice cream maker attachment for your KitchenAid stand mixer. $99.00

SWISS gold
Has two new products: Permanent Tea-Filter and Permanent Coffee-Filter. Both are gold-plated, supply superior flavor and taste, are easy to clean, dishwasher safe and reusable. Made in Switzerland.

Laura's Wholesome Junk Food
Laura's aims to create healthy, vegan, kosher, wheat-free and gluten-free cookies and other sweets for health conscious families. It's really just about making good food that tastes good. Their Bite-lettes come in many flavors, such as these three new gluten-free cookie flavors: Better Brownie, Charlotte's Chocolate Chip, and Sally's Raisin. They also have one new (non-gluten-free) flavor, Lemon-Vanilla. Regular offerings include Oatmeal Chocolate Chip, Anna Banana Split, Oatmeal Raisin and Extreme Chocolate Fudge.

Mortar & Pestle
William Bounds Grate Grinder is perfect for making rubs and pastes, mincing garlic, peppercorns, flax seeds, sesame seeds and cilantro. $19.99

Chocolate Mill
Add a decorative topping of chocolate to desserts and drinks with this quick and easy Chocolate Mills from William Bounds.
Available at Williams-Sonoma. $34.99

Alfajores Cookies
Alfajores (Al-fa-ho-res) are a South American type of Shortbread Cookie.  These delicious cookies come in many flavors, some seasonal such as pumpkin and also Dulce de Leche, Guava, Raspberry, Strawberry, Quince, White Chocolate, Chocolate Covered and other flavors and shapes. These delicious cookies are made at a shop in Southern California & can be successfully shipped. (818) 448-5185

Mushroom Salt & Pepper Mills
Available in bamboo, natural, cherry and walnut, these
William Bounds mills have a suggested retail price of $28.00 each and are available direct from William Bounds (800-473-0504) or online.

Ball® Fruit Jell® Freezer Jam Pectin
It has never been so simple to turn the freshness of berries into delicious jam for your family. This is for no-cook jams.

Twist & Chop
Kuhn Rikon

Their newest chopper is their most compact and quickest. Pop an onion into the container, then hold the top and bottom in both hands. With a few, quick flicks of the wrists, the onion is reduced to a fine chop. Also good for shallots, pickles, and hot peppers.

Twisted Star Sgmented Serving Plate
a festive star-shaped plate that fills any party with fun – and food by Chantal. The Twisted Star Segmented Serving Plate is 12 inches wide and is available in Glossy True Red or Classic White or Cornflower Blue. $30.00

Marries commercial quality components
with artful design

Swiss precision roasted whole whole coffee beans.

Microwave homemade candy recipes from CDN,
the time and temperature company.

Pepper chef electric mill from William Bounds Ltd.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the businesses in question before making your plans.

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