Cosmik Freeze-Dried Ice Cream

Crowd funded start-up Cosmik (formerly Gastronaut Ice Cream) is bringing freeze-dried ice cream to the premium market. Founded by Robert Collignon in Brooklyn, NY, Cosmik Ice Cream is made from 100% organic premium ingredients with no artificial colors or flavors. Cosmic Ice Cream is currently available for pre-order in Mint Chocolate Chip, Mexican Chocolate Chip, Cookies & Cream and Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip flavors. —JB
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Clear Coffee

What happens when two people who love drinking coffee but hate stained teeth get together? They create the world’s first colorless coffee of course. Brothers David and Adam Nagy, both avid coffee drinkers, founded CLR CFF to produce a coffee that would allow them to get their coffee fix while not having to worry about the stained teeth often associated with heavy coffee drinkers. Made from freshly roasted Arabica beans and pure water, their Clear Coffee uses never-before-used brewing methods to produce a unique colorless brew. There are no preservatives, stabilizers, sugars or sweeteners and, best of all, it won’t stain your teeth. —JB
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KitchenAid Artisan Black Tie Stand Mixer

A KitchenAid stand mixer can be spotted in the kitchen of many serious home cooks, bakers and chefs. The iconic mixer is known for its quality as much as it is for its many colors—it’s available in 85 colors and finishes. Now for the first time ever KitchenAid has released their first monochromatic stand mixer, the Artisan Black Tie Stand Mixer. With only 500 being sold in the US, the Artisan Black Tie is a limited edition all-black 5-quart stand mixer featuring a Cast Iron like textured finish combined with satin and black chrome, die cast zinc and a black stainless steel bowl. Even the included beater and dough hook are black. The Artisan Black Tie is available exclusively from KitchenAid’s online store. —JB
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Bees Knees Honey

Bushwick Kitchen is a Brooklyn based company making handmade honeys (amongst other goodies) to delight your taste buds. Their Bees Knees collection consist of three flavors; Bees Knees Spicy Honey, Bees Knees Meyer Lemon Honey and Bees Knees Salted Honey. Each one is made using just two ingredients; wildflower honey from the Hudson Valley infused with either chile peppers, Meyer Lemon rind or sea salt. —JB
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Gutsey Travel Bars

Health and fitness blog turned lifestyle brand, Gutsey makes snack bars for those looking for a healthier option to traditional snack bars while on the go. Gutsey bars (dubbed travel bars) are made using non-GMO, organic ingredients with no grains, gluten or added sugars. The bars are available in three distinct flavors named after New England states—Maine, Boston and New Hampshire. —JB
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Aplat Culinary Totes

The San Francisco based company Aplat makes canvas totes for foodies, chefs, wine enthusiast and bakers alike. Inspired by her lifestyle in France, founder and industrial designer Shujan Bertrand designed the àplat tote to be a simple way of carrying anything from bread and wine to flowers and plates to dinner parties, picnics or home from the market. Bertrand also put a lot of thought into the manufacturing process. For example; the àplat totes are sewn in small batches to avoid overextending the workers, there is zero waste from the yards of fabric they use to make the totes and she’s committed to using local resources, labor and manufacturing to produce them. —JB
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Kozlik’s Canadian Mustard

Established in 1948, family-owned Canadian mustard producer Kozlik’s has been crafting small batch, hand-made gourmet mustards for over sixty years. Kozlik’s uses natural, non-GMO and, as often as possible, locally sourced ingredients like maple, balsamic figs and dates, green peppercorn and herbed rosemary. And all of their mustards are gluten-free with no additives or preservatives. —JB
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K+M Extravirgin Chocolate Bar

Famed French Laundry Chef Thomas Keller and Tuscan olive oil producer Armando Manni have spent the last five years working together to create an antioxidant-rich chocolate bar. They started by sourcing the finest cocoa beans directly from farmers. Next, the worked with the University of Florence to develop a processing technique to craft a chocolate that maintained the natural antioxidant benefits of the cocoa beans that are typically lost through normal chocolate making methods. They then blended in a small amount of extra-virgin olive oil to add even more heart-healthty antioxidants. The end result was three distinct regional bars—Madagascar, Peru and Ecuador—each with their own flavor profiles ranging from fruity to woodsy. —JB
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Titanium Peeler

The peeler is a simple basic tool found in almost every residential and commercial kitchen around the world. Yet, finding a good one; one that does not break easily, one that can be used in either hand, one that actually does a decent job peeling can feel somewhat elusive. New Zealand machinist, engineer and designer Warren Simpson looks to change all this. Simpson has developed a sleek modern peeler made completely from grade 5 titanium. Because the blade is made from titanium (with an optional gold titanium-nitride blade), as opposed to carbon steel or ceramic, it will not rust or break. In fact, Simpson says the blade is around 20% harder than standard blades. Both the blade and the ergonomic handle were designed symmetrically, making it capable to be used in your left or right hand and with either forward or backward movements. As an added bonus there is even a handy built-in potato eyer for removing the “eyes” when peeling potatoes. —JB
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A L’Olivier Fruit Pulp Vinegars

If your looking for a way to take your next dish up a level, or two, perhaps one of these fruit infused vinegars from Paris based A L’Olivier may be just what you need. Part of their 1822 Collection, these fruit pulp vinegars are available in 8 flavors like Passion fruit, Tomato-Basil, Lemon-Grapefruit and Red pepper with Espelette pepper and are perfect for vinaigrettes and marinades alike. —JB
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