Perfect for rookie cannabis cooks, Edibles is 130+ pages of low-dose sweet and savory snacks that are perfect for sharing. Beyond the classic pot brownie (which is included), there are mac-n-cheese bites, sliders, tea sandwiches, cheesecakes, apple crumble and more. The introduction explains all the vital details—from strains to potency, odors and terpenes; to the benefits of various cannabinoids; dosage and equipment. Of course, there are plenty of dairy- and gluten-free recipes too.
Andrea Nguyen’s latest book is a how-to guide to Vietnamese food for home cooks—utilizing ingredients that are readily available. Nguyen converts intimidating dishes—including pho and rice paper rolls—into foolproof recipes, making them approachable and enticing. But she does so without sacrificing flavor or authenticity. There are even recipes for the perfect rice, dipping sauces, broth and Vietnamese coffee, as well as tips for shopping and equipment.
Designed by Sruli Recht and produced in the Czech Republic from lead-free crystal, Norlan Glass’ Drave Carafe is accompanied by a milled, tumbled and anodized aluminum pipette. The set highlights the tradition of adding a few drops of water to one’s dram of whisky, which further opens up the nose and taste profile. Both pieces feature emphasized, future-forward geometric forms.
Written by James Beard Award-winners, Aaron Franklin and Jordan Mackay, Franklin Steak: Dry-Aged. Live-Fired. Pure Beef. is the ultimate guide to assessing, preparing and cooking steak. Complete with variations for every single cut and plenty of tips on how to build your fire (whether that be on a grill, in a pit, or on the stove), everything is covered. In just over 200 pages, Franklin and Mackay answer just about every question that could be asked about steak—whether it’s cattle’s history, mysteries around dry-aging or how to buy and season the best cuts.
Curious Elixirs’ drinks are complex and nuanced takes on classic cocktails, without alcohol. This one—billed as something somewhere between a Negroni and an Old Fashioned—is herbaceous, bitter and boasts notes of pomegranate and orange peel. Plus, every bottle comes packed with an adaptogen blend designed to supply the body with antioxidants, increase and improve circulation and fight usual fatigue. In this lightly carbonated iteration, there’s both gentian root and golden root extract.
Sourced from Bee Local in Portland, Oregon, Alto Essentials‘ CBD-infused honey is dark, robust and incredibly high-end—and it contains the cannabinoid best known for soothing inflammation and stress. Use the honey as you normally would and reap the benefits of the 5mg serving of CBD.
Based on an official recipe from the Saison, Bière de Garde and Farmhouse Ale Appreciation Society, American Solera’s L’Internationale is a saison as it should be—crisp, peppery, light, refreshing and around 6% ABV. The Tulsa, Oklahoma brewery was one of 10 to brew the recipe and they’ve released it to widespread acclaim.
A collaboration between Four Pillars and Hernö culminates in a limited edition spirit: Dry Island Gin. Distilled with meadowsweet from Sweden and juniper, river mint and strawberry gum from Australia, the gin is deliciously bright, with notes of cut grass and pine forest. Clean and in the style of a London Dry, this gin is perfect for a martini.
Reiko Yamamoto’s handmade fruit bowl (measuring six by 15 inches) is a sturdy and versatile piece that doesn’t sacrifice style. Its shape and feel are pleasantly natural—with clean lines and a sleek silhouette. Because each one is individually handmade, they may differ slightly in shape and finish—custom glazing ranges from high-gloss to matte.
An X represents so much—a spot containing something valuable, a kiss, a crossing or the intersection of two things. NYC-based architectural firm Reddymade Design won this year’s annual Times Square Valentine’s Day Heart competition with their X-shaped sculptural pavilion, on view through 28 February. For anyone looking to bring it (or its message) home, weR2’s commemorative chocolate puzzle embodies the spirit—and tastes delectable. One part dark chocolate, one part milk chocolate, the pieces can be assembled, appreciated and then devoured.
Available in nine different colorways, this round-edged and stout teacup holds six liquid ounces of your favorite brew. The cup and saucer set is a reproduction of Russel Wright’s American Modern line, which launched in 1939 and featured plenty of curvy silhouettes. While all the colors are covetable, our pick is the turquoise—one of the original Wright hues.
Crafted from natural ingredients, Plant People’s Stay Sharp capsules are made for brain boosting—increasing memory, cognition and general awareness. With organic CBD, Ginkgo Biloba leaf extract and Bacopa Monnieri leaf extract, these supplements also include L-theanine, which helps to reduce anxiety. This means increased mental awareness won’t come with a side of jitters or stress. The ingredients are all organic and sustainably sourced, and, of course, these pills are non-psychoactive.
Sugarfina’s bite-sized gummies celebrate the Year of the Pig through their very sweet, strawberry flavor. This four-box set includes plenty of treats for gifting to others (and keeping for yourself). Each one is adorned with a red and gold ribbon—representing good fortune and joy.
One of the most beloved single malts, The Macallan Double Cask 12 Years Old, will come for a limited time in a double-bottle collectible Lunar New Year package that honors the Year of the Pig. It’s the second annual release in this series, with specific labels and packaging incorporating red and gold accents. The liquid is the one many already know and love, guided by notes of honey, caramel and oaky orange.
Building upon their luxe line of CBD-infused products, Lord Jones offers a special Valentine’s Day edition of their naturally flavored fruit gumdrops. This limited edition release features nine treats: eight Passion Fruit and one Red Raspberry. Each one contains 20mg CBD, which will promote a sense of calm but is non-psychoactive, of course. The limited edition box is only available until 14 February, or until supplies last.
Made by HAY and designed by George Sowden (a founding member of the Memphis Group), this sleek bottle is available in several colorways and two sizes. Its interior is coated with stainless steel—keeping beverages cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours. Ultimately functional, this design doesn’t eschew practicality for style.