Pre-made Easter Basket Gifts for Everyone

Whether this is your first time shopping with us for Easter basket gifts or you’ve been a regular for years, we thought we’d take a minute to give you the scoop on some of our favorite Easter gifts this season at

Passover Matzo Recipes: Eat Matzo Every Day of Passover

Following are a few of our favorite Passover matzo recipes. But for our readers who are not Jewish, here’s a brief explanation of Passover. Known to those who celebrate the festival of Passover, Pesach, or Pesaḥ is a seven-to-eight day holiday commemorating the Hebrews’ liberation from slavery in Egypt. The celebration begins with a seder… Read More >

New Eats: The Brazilian Bauru

Have you ever heard of The Brazilian Bauru? Many of us here at are travel buffs and foodies. So we’re continually trading recipes we’ve discovered on our travels. A favorite office sandwich is The Bauru, from Brazil. It was invented in 1934 by a law student in São Paulo. It became famous after this… Read More >

Valentine’s Day 2022 Gift Guide

Do you struggle each year to find the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your sweetheart? Is your loved one tricky to buy for? Do you frequently buy the same gift each year for lack of ideas? Don’t be dismayed; we can help!

Girl Scout Cookies Wine Pairings For Adults

Girl Scout cookies season is upon us, and no one has knocked on my door to sell me Caramel deLites®, Tagalongs®, or Thin Mints®. How can this be? In years past, I bought at my office from my co-workers doing their daughters’ bidding, from my friends’ children, and even from the adorable scouts who used… Read More >

The Twelve Days of Christmas is Not When You Think

During the past few weeks, you may have noticed almost every place you go or every radio station you hear is playing the song The Twelve Days of Christmas. I have personally heard the song The Twelve Days of Christmas hundreds of times but never have I ever questioned the meaning of the song or when… Read More >

What to do with Leftover Halloween Candy

After Halloween, we find ourselves literally buried in candy – even if you don’t have kids who trick or treat, you likely have a bunch of extra candy that you didn’t give away at your house. Here are some fun ideas on how to use up all that leftover Halloween candy from turning it into… Read More >

Why is Summer Sausage Called Summer Sausage?

When I first started working here at, I had food and gifts experience, but I definitely couldn’t label myself a “foodie.” I recall being slowly introduced to each of the gourmet gift baskets we sell on our website, when one peculiar gift basket ingredient (as we call them around here) seemed a bit mysterious…. Read More >