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salt and pepper, fine foods, and other gift ideas for the foodie

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For the Foodie

(Items are described beginning with the green canister of olive oil and moving clockwise.)

How’s this for gifts with good taste: Pasolivo’s Extra-Virgin Olive Oil — this one infused with lime ($25 for 375 ml at, and salt and pepper ground from these mini Saltwerks and Pepperwerks mills ($10.95 each at, combine for an easy salad dressing or marinade.  Mixologists will find infinite uses for hibiscus, lavender, rose and fire orchid–infused Elixirs ($12.95 per 9-ounce bottle at A pairing of Colston Bassett Stilton and Marshall’s Farm honey ($42 for the duo at calls for a honey dipper ($2.95 at For those who are serious about their java, try a handsome stainless steel espresso cup and saucer ($9.95 at Choffy brews like coffee and smells like chocolate — with neither the caffeine nor the calories ($15 per 12-ounce bag at 

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