Another Former Newsday Columnist Joins GourmetGiftBaskets.com

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We would like to welcome Fern Kupfer to the team at GourmetGiftBaskets.com.  We look forward to her posts and we know you will enjoy them too.

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Chill Out with Calming Foods

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Email is down. Deadlines are passing. Errands piling up. Book group coming. I am s-t-r-e-s-s-e-d! The go-to solution? Haagen Dazs dulce de leche or maybe a bag of Twizzlers or a handful my daughter’s cookies pulled out of the freezer and shoved into the microwave for a quickie defrost. Bad choices all. I would never pledge to purge them from my diet, but they really are really not a great prescription for stress busting. The sugar rush is great, but when your blood sugar rate drops, stress hormones are released.

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Berry Interesting - Fruit and Vegetable Wash

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Someone recently sent me a video about why it is very important to make sure you wash strawberries well. First thought, on seeing the creepy crawlers who spend their lives snuggled into the bumpy terrain of the fruit, particularly at the top and the bottom: Not another strawberry will ever touch my lips.

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Former Newsday Columnist Joins GourmetGiftBaskets.com

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We would like to welcome Barbara Kerbel to our team at GourmetGiftBaskets.com.  Barbara was a former columnist of Newsday and will bring a level of quality to our Blog that I, most certainly, would never be able to achieve.  Without out further ado, Barbara Kerbel.

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