Cure All Tonic

The cold and flu season may be nearly over, but if you think you want a cure-all tonic around the house for the “just in case” days, move over anything you can buy. Make this baby. It will knock your socks off.

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Sesame Kingdom Mediterranean Spread – Product Review

It’s certainly no secret that I’m obsessed with the very nature of nut butter. For years I’ve pleased my palate – by the very spoonful – with any and every type of all natural, fresh ground nut and seed butter I have been able to find. I’ve been particularly fascinated with the interesting flavor combinations and unique…

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Homemade Tonic & Infinity Jars

If you’re a regular reader, you know I’ve been delving into the world of cocktails. I’ll never give up my sommelier certification and passion for wine ~ and I’ll continue to educate myself on a daily basis in that arena, but I’ll still stand behind my bar (or kitchen counter) and experiment to no end…

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Philosophie Cacao Magic – Product Review

Philosophie ~  Make Every Food a SUPERFOOD THE PHILOSOPHIE Given high-quality nutrients, our bodies will renew themselves and return us to our natural state of unbounded energy, bliss, and balance. The Philosophie’s mission is to activate that joy by making the journey easy, delicious, and inspired. Add Philosophie to all your favorite recipes and “make…

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Glass Vodka

What’s new in the vodka world? Mostly, I wouldn’t know, as I’ve never had an affinity for vodka. Until now… The background for Glass Vodka starts in Washington State. Ian MacNeil, the founder and, owner, has built a gorgeous distillery for the product in Downtown Seattle. Ian is also on the board of directors for…

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nuzest CLEAN LEAN PROTEIN

It’s no secret I’m a fan of real food. Homemade. Healthy. Unprocessed. Pure. Practical. Salubrious. I pride myself on making most things from scratch in the kitchen, and enjoy the fruitful bounty of doing so on a regular basis. However, I’m also somewhat of an “efficiency expert.” (Thank you, Mr. Frank Bunker Gilbreth). And sometimes –…

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Nick’s Sticks Product Review

I’ve had my fair share of jerky in my years on this planet. I’m all about protein and I’m all about ease…nothing complicated and nothing messy when I’m hungry and I’m on the go. I’m on the go a lot – believe it or not. From camping and climbing trips in the days of yore,…

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Brooklyn Biltong Product Review

“Biltong is Jerky’s better looking brother.” Ever since I was a little “laaitjie” in Pretoria, South Africa, playing around my grandfather’s butchery I realized the potential of biltong. Oupa Dawie was a very disciplined, lovable butcher and respected hunter that made some of the “best biltong” in Pretoria. We would never leave without brown bags stuffed full of delicious dried meat for the ride home. I…

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Hamptons Salt Company Product Review

As a lover of salt – GOOD SALT – that is – I’ll take any and every opportunity to lick my lips with the succulent crystals. In fact, there are many times when certain foods simply become a carrier for the crystalized deliciousness. As a result, I’ve become somewhat of a salt – snob. No…

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