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Gourmet Goodness...and a Giveaway!

Welcome back to Gourmet Goodness...and a Giveaway! This issue includes an assortment of savory goodies and items to help save time in the kitchen. There's something for everyone, even our four-legged friends. After visiting the featured websites, we invite you to come back here and enter to win a gourmet goodie box of your own, details below.

Chic Luxuries Review of Amazing Clubs

We love the variety of items in Amazing Clubs gourmet clubs, often they include products I've never tried before. As was the case with the Cheese of the Month Club. In addition to Brie which is a favorite of mine, it included a delicious creamy Double Gloucester with Onion and Chives {YUMMY} and a spicier cheese. As if the subscription isn't wonderful enough, the surprise assortment of products is a fun bonus. Seasonal, 3, 6, and 12-month subscriptions are available beginning at $42.95 per month at

The Precision Elite Digital Scale by EatSmart takes the guesswork out of portion control and calorie counting. A large lighted digital display measures in ounces, pounds, grams and kilograms to a maximum of 15 lbs. Uses 3 AAA batteries, included. Auto shut off to preserve battery life. 100% satisfaction guarantee. Available for $36.95 on Amazon

Wildtree with Carlee Frozen Dinner Workshops
Wildtree makes delicious preservative-free culinary blends, soup and bread mixes, oils and more. The products are sold through Independent Representatives' websites and at tasting events. We attended a fun and delicious tasting and learned our hostess, Carlee, also leads live and virtual freezer meal workshops. Our fave was the Savory Spinach Dip {just mix with cream cheese} and Whole Wheat Beer Bread. YUM YUM YUM!! To learn more about the products, freezer meal workshops or becoming a Representative, visit

This handy dandy Can Opener from Savora is a kitchen necessity. The 3-in-1 design features a can opener, bottle opener, and opener for twist-off bottle caps. The ergonomic handle is suitable for small or large hands. Available in several cheerful colors, Passion is pictured here. Gift boxed and dishwasher safe. $29.99 at

Bonnie's Jams makes fresh, delicious jams and preserves and the website is filled with creative recipes in which to use them. We love the Apricot Orange Jam, perfect on scones and rice cakes, it makes a scrumptious glaze on roasted poultry too. A 8.75 oz. jar retails for $8.99. Complimentary gift wrap upon request at Also available at select Whole Foods and gourmet shops throughout the USA.

SIGG's spanking new Spring colors are out and looking oh-so bright and cheerful. The .6 liter Classic SIGG water bottle now adds a Fabulous Red, Pink, Aqua and Orange option to its spectrum. We were sent the Aqua color which is glossy and gorgeous. The bottle is made of aluminum with a leak-proof screw cap. SIGG's highly resistant EcoCare liner is BPA and Phthalate-free. $22.99 at

Kohls Cares Delish Just Four Ingredients Fast Cookbook Review
Kohl's Cares Delish Just Four ingredients Fast! is filled with 152 quick and easy recipes for brunch, weeknight dinners, salads, fun desserts and kids' meals. 100% of the proceeds are used to support kids' health and education initiatives in education in communities nationwide. A steal at only $5. Available in Kohl's department stores or online at

Your four-legged friends will be dining in style thanks to JoJo Couture's Hot Pink Bone Dog Feeding Mat with Water and Food Bowl. The mat has a slight magnetic layer to keep it from slipping and the bowls are tip resistant and dishwasher safe. I love the hot pink and black dog bone design...and so will your best buddy girl. Bowls hold up to 4 cups of dry food. The set retails for $49.99 at

Donsuemor Biscotti are so good they're making an encore appearance on Chic Luxuries. Available in original and chocolate-dipped {both scrumptious} and individually wrapped for freshness. Donsuemor's Madeleines, scones and biscotti are available to the trade. Consumers can find them at Nordstrom Espresso Bars and select coffee houses throughout the US. A store locator is available at Don't see your favorite cafe listed?...tell them about Donsuemor!

Viance Nutrition Bars are made fresh daily and contain no preservatives. Quite tasty and a great source of organic protein, fiber, omega-3 fats, and anti-oxidants. Available in Mission Fig, Cranberry and Peanut Butter which is made with blueberries, dark chocolate chips, goji berries...delicious! A box of 12 retails for $37.95 at

Outer Spice No Salt is available in Original No Salt and Spicy {salted versions also available}. Sprinkle away to spice up chicken, roasts, salads, and pasta. Outer Spice {cool name btw} can also be used in dips, rubs and marinades. A 3-oz. shaker bottle retails for $6.99 on

Whole Fruit Sorbet and Greek Frozen Yogurt swirled together YUM! It's a light, refreshing probiotic-packed dessert or snack. In Strawberry, Mango or my fave, Raspberry. Four individual 4-oz. cups to a package. Available at groceries nationwide SRP: $4.29.

Say hello to ScrubDaddy. I saw this little guy on Shark Tank and thought it was such a great idea. Scrub Daddy cleans pots, kitchen appliances, countertops, showers, tire rims, you name it. Designed for spoons to fit inside the mouth, one swoop and they are clean. Use with warm water for gentle cleansing and cool water for coarse scrubbing. Rinses clean and lasts approximately 2 months. SRP: $3.99, a list of retailers can be found at

Chic Giveaway! ~ One lucky reader will win a gourmet goodie box valued at approximately $100.

To Enter, Email {note new email address} and include the following:

  • "Gourmet Goodness" in the subject line
  • your first and last name
  • complete mailing address
  • twitter id 
  • facebook name 
    If you're entering our giveaways, we ask that you follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest 

    If you wish to tweet about this giveaway, here's a sample tweet for your convenience ~
    #Win a gourmet goodie box from @ChicLuxuries ARV: $100. EASY entry. #giveaway

    Giveaway ends 11:59 PM ET March 9, 2014. Limit one entry per person and email address. Winner will be notified by email and announced on our Winner's page. Winner will have 48 hours to claim prize. Open to US Residents 18 years of age and older.

    Many thanks to each of the brands featured for providing products and/or photos for this editorial. 


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