There’s more to hosting a great lobster boil than the lobster. Be sure to have all the trappings so you can enjoy the bounty of our sea in comfort and style. A Big Pot – In this case, bigger is better, especially if cooking for a crowd. If planning on cooking six or more at a…

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Backyard extravagance

Tools Trade LL Bean Blanket - Bigger

There’s a spot for everything in the luxury basket from Picnic and Beyond, including dishes, flatware and wine glasses for four, stainless steel food containers and even salt and pepper shakers. thepicnicworld.com  Cool and comfortable L.L. Bean makes a waterproof blanket with polyurethane-coated nylon backing and a cosy fleece surface that’s perfect for picnic dining….

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Wine Tasting Tools

Coravin 2 + Path

Wine Folly and Wine Discovery Does the language of wine intimidate you? Wine Folly’s Madeline Puckette is changing the way we talk and think about wine. Her Wine Folly site is routed in a simpler enjoyment of wine through a common-sense and often humorous approach to wine. The new approach has even influenced retailers. With…

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Epicurean Gift Tips


Pocket Sized and Practical! This Alessi Parrot Corkscrew is a practical, pocket-sized sommelier corkscrew. Made from cast aluminium and PC, this green corkscrew measures 3 x 2.5cm and 13cm in height. A beautiful and practical gift idea, its bold colour will brighten the day of anyone who uses it. alessi.com The Gift with a Twist…

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