Appliances

Blender, Ninja® Countertop

Nutri Ninja BL642 Personal and Countertop Blender with 1200-Watt Auto-iQ Base, 72-Ounce Pitcher, and 18, 24, and 32-Ounce Cups with Spout Lids

Handheld Electric Mixer, Cuisinart®

Cuisinart® HM-90BCS Power Advantage Plus 9-Speed Handheld Mixer with Storage Case | Brushed Chrome

Ice Cream Maker, electric

Nostalgia Electric Wood Bucket Maker with Easy-Carry Handle | Makes 6-Quarts of Ice Cream, Frozen Yogurt, or Gelato in Minutes | Made from Real Wood

Instant Pot®

Instant Pot® Duo 7-in-1 Electric Pressure Cooker, Sterilizer, Slow Cooker, Rice Cooker, Steamer, Sauté, Yogurt Maker, and Warmer | 8 Quart | 14 One-Touch Programs | 8 Quart Ceramic Cooking Pot

Slow Cooker, Crock-Pot®, 6-qt

Crock-Pot®, SCCPVL605-S | 6-quart Cook & Carry Oval Slow Cooker | Removable oval stoneware | Lid-mounted locking system | Dishwasher-safe stoneware and lid

Books

by Jill Conner Browne

God Save the Sweet Potato Queens

(Three Rivers Press, 2001)

The Sweet Potato Queens Book of Love

(Three Rivers Press, 1999)

Books

by Other Authors

Baking / Serving Dishes

Demitasse Cups

Sweese®, 402.003 | Espresso Cups with Saucer | 4-oz Demitasse Cups, perfect for Single or Double Espresso, Cappuccino, Latte and Tea | Set of 6, Cool Assorted Colors

Pyrex® Baking Dish, 2-qt. oblong

Pyrex® 2-qt oblong baking dish, red plastic cover | Glass is pre-heated oven, microwave, fridge/freezer, & dishwasher safe | Made in the USA | Limited 2-year warranty on Glassware | Limited 1-year warranty on plastic cover

Pyrex® Baking Dish, 4.8-qt. (10” x 15” x 2”)

Pyrex® Bakeware 4.8 Quart Oblong Baking Dish | Safe for oven, microwave, freezer, and dishwasher | Proudly Made in the USA

Pyrex® Deep Baking Dish Set

Pyrex® Deep | Glass Baking Dish Set with Lids | Up to 50% Deeper than Pyrex Basics | 6 Piece Bakeware Set | Containers Measure 13x9in, 7x11in, and 8x8in | BPA Free Lids | Proudly Made in the USA

Pyrex® 9.5” Pie Plate

Pyrex® Easy Grab Glass Pie Plate Set of Two | 9.5 Inch Reusable Pie Baking Plates | Doesn’t Absorb Odors, Stains, or Flavors | Microwave, Dishwasher, Freezer, and Oven Safe | Proudly Made in the USA

Ramekins, small

DOWAN® 4 oz Ramekins | Ramekins for Creme Brulee | Porcelain Ramekins Oven Safe | Classic Style Ramekins for Baking Souffle | Set of 6, white

Nordic Ware® Mixing Bowl Set w/Lids

Nordic Ware® Covered 8-pc set | Coastal Colors | Includes 2-qt, 3.5-qt, 5-qt and 7-qt bowls with lids | Bowls and lids nest neatly together for easy storage |Airtight |Top rack dishwasher-safe | Ergonomic grips on lids and slip-free silicone bottoms | BPA-free and Melamine Free Plastic | Made in the USA

Pyrex® Mixing Bowl Set w/Lids

Pyrex® Smart Essentials 8-Piece Mixing Bowl Set | 1-Quart, 1-1/2 Quart, 2-1/2 Quart, 4-Quart Mixing Bowls with Matching Colored Lids | Glass is preheated oven, microwave, fridge, freezer and dishwasher safe | Lids are BPA-free and top-rack dishwasher safe | Pyrex Glass is Made in the USA and comes with a 2-Year Manufacturer’s Warranty

Tupperware® Mixing Bowl, BIG-ASS (32-cups)

Tupperware® Thatsa Bowl | Deep red 32-cup Mixing Bowl with white cover | virtually liquid-tight, airtight white seal | Single thumb loop handle helps stabilize bowl while mixing | Lightly textured interior to help prevent scratching | Dishwasher safe

Pyrex® Storage Bowl Set (prep, microwave/preheated oven-safe)

Pyrex® Circular Glass Storage Container Set with Lids | 6 Pieces | Microwave, Dishwasher, and Oven Safe | BPA Free Lids | Proudly Made in the USA

Groceries

(Just those not available everywhere.)

Grissini Breadsticks, three (3), 3-oz. boxes

Alessi Autentico® – Italian Crispy Breadsticks | Low Fat | Made with Extra Virgin Olive Oil | 4.4-OZ (Thin, 3 Pack)

Manischewitz® Matzo Meal

Manischewitz® Matzo Meal Daily Canister | 16 oz. can| Pack of 2

McClard’s® Bar-B-Q Sauce

McClard’s® Bar-B-Q Sauce, 18 OZ

Quick Grits

Jim Dandy® Enriched White Corn Quick Grits | 2-Pound Bag | Pack of 2

Steen’s® Louisiana Cane Syrup

Steen’s® 100% Pure Cane Syrup | 16 fl. oz. | No Preservatives | Slow-simmered in open kettles

Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning®

Sylvia’s Secret Seasoning® | 1.5 oz. bottle | Gluten Free | Ingredients: Basil, Thyme, Oregano, Marjoram, Rosemary, Garlic, Red Pepper, and Specially-selected herbs and spices

Kitchen & Bar Utensils

Bread Knife

Rada Cutlery® 10-Inch Stainless Steel Bread Knife with Black Stainless Steel Resin Handle | Made in USA

Candy Thermometer

Polder® Candy/Jelly/Deep Fry Thermometer | Stainless Steel with Pot Clip | 6 Temperature Zones; large, easy-to-read quick references: Deep Fry, Thread, Soft Ball, Hard Ball, Soft Crack & Hard Crack stages | Insulated Handle | Temperature Ranges: 90°F to 400°F (30°C to 200°C) | Dishwasher Safe, top rack only

Cocktail Shaker (Shatterproof)

Shaker33® | The Original | Professional | Large (24 oz.), frosted | Shatterproof | Easy to Open | Dual Strainer for Margaritas and Martinis | 3-piece Bar Accessory | BPA-Free | Made in the USA

Stemless Drinkware

Suitable for Outdoor Use

Host® Freeze™ Margarita Cooling Cups | Double-wall BPA-free plastic Frozen Cocktail Glass | Set of 4, grey | The insulated walls of these glasses are filled with proprietary cooling gel that works as a beverage chiller when frozen. Freeze for two hours prior to use | Comfort-Grip Silicone Band – An insulated silicone band on the base makes handling comfortable, perfect for outdoor use | Hand-wash

Martini Glasses

Large, 10-oz Crystal Martini Glasses with Etched Crown Logos | Set of 4 | Fancy Tall Long Stemmed Cosmopolitan, Manhattan Cocktail Drinking Glassware | Four Piece Gift Stemware

Food Prep Gloves

OKIAAS® Disposable Gloves |Latex-Free Clear Vinyl Gloves for Household, Food Handling, Lab Work, and More | Medium, 100 Count/Box

Graters and Zesters (Selection)

Microplane®, a division of Grace Manufacturing Inc., is family-owned and managed. It is a premier brand, known worldwide for exceptionally sharp culinary and shop tools. Blades made in the USA.

Kitchen Mallet

KitchenAid® Gourmet Meat Tenderizer, One Size, Black | TEXTURIZED SURFACE: for use on a variety of meats | SMOOTH SIDE: for pounding and flattening cutlets | ALUMUNUM CONSTRUCTION: lightweight, strong and durable | CARE: Hand wash with warm water, mild detergent. Rinse and dry immediately.

Measuring Spoons

Nordic Ware® Measuring Spoons | Set of 5, Storm Grey | Includes: 1 TBSP, 1 tsp., ½ tsp., ¼ tsp., 1/8 tsp. | BPA-free and Melamine-free, high-heat plastic | Smooth on the inside, iconic Nordic Ware® flutes on outside | Top-rack dishwasher safe | Made in the USA

Measuring Cups

Nordic Ware® Measuring Cups | Set of 6, Storm Grey | Includes 1, ¾, 2/3, ½, 1/3, and ¼ measuring cups | BPA-free and Melamine-free, high-heat plastic | Smooth on the inside, iconic Nordic Ware® flutes on outside | Top-rack dishwasher safe | Made in the USA

Melon Baller

OXO® Good Grips Double-Sided Melon Baller | Durable, double-sided stainless steel scoops | Smaller scoop (1-in/25.4 mm diameter) for strawberries, pears, tomatoes and scooping out seeds of vegetables like bell peppers, cucumbers, zucchini, and squash | Big scoop (1.25-in/31.75mm diameter) for fruit salad, drop cookies and ice cream | Edges sharp enough to scoop fruit but safe to touch | Soft, comfortable, non-slip handle | Dishwasher safe

Pastry Basting Brush

OXO® Good Grips 1½ inch natural boar bristle pastry brush | Sealed bristle base keeps food and liquid out | Angled head keeps bristles off countertops | Soft handle | Available in 1″ and 1.5″ widths | Dishwasher safe

Peel, Pare, and Slice Set

Rada Cutlery® | Aluminum handles; stainless steel blades | Peel, Pare, and Slice Gift Set, beautifully boxed with a form-fitted insert holding each utensil securely in place | Blades are surgical grade, T420 high carbon stainless steel | Handles are permanently cast silver brushed aluminum with a satin finish. | NOT dishwasher safe. | Lifetime Guarantee | USA MADE

Large Pitcher, w / Margarita Glasses

Libbey® Cancun Entertaining Set with 6 Margarita Glasses and Pitcher | Includes one 89-oz pitcher and six 9-oz margarita glasses | Specially designed pitcher lip prevents ice from escaping while you pour | Lead free | Glasses are durable and dishwasher safe for quick, easy cleanup; pitcher is NOT safe for use with hot liquids, hand-wash only.

Pitcher (Sealable)

Sterilite® 1-Gallon Pitcher | Blue Atoll Lid and Tab with Clear Base | Freezer and Dishwasher Safe | BPA-free | Phthalate-free | Comfort-grip handle | Measuring marks for drink mixing | USA MADE

Potato Masher

Best Manufactures® 10” Masher | Perfectly balanced tool | Heavy-gauge, 18/8 stainless steel | 4½” serpentine-style mashing wire | Dishwasher Safe | USA MADE

Sealable Container (Large)

Rubbermaid® Brilliance Pantry Airtight Food Storage Container | 19.9-cup container and lid | BPA-Free Plastic | Lid snaps tight to help keep food fresh | Containers stack for compact storage | Thick, durable container walls for everyday use | Freezer-safe and top-rack dishwasher-safe | USA MADE

Serving Spatula

Rada Cutlery® Kitchen Set Dessert Serving Spatulas | Premium Nylon Turner and Flipper; Black; 7.5-inch | 2-Pack | Medium heat resistance, great for scrapping, flipping, turning, and folding | Angled faced, thin edged | Seamless one-piece, non-stick spatulas | Hand washing recommended | USA MADE

Sifter

ChefGiant® 5-Cup Flour Sifter | Rotary Hand Crank | Stainless Steel | 16 Fine Mesh Screen | Corrosion Resistant Baking Sieve Cup E

Wisk

Best Manufacturers® 12-inch Heavy Duty “French Wire” Whisk | Heavy Duty 18/8 stainless wires for thick sauces, stiff batters, mashing, blending coarse ingredients | NSF Approved and Dishwasher Safe | USA MADE

Wooden Spoons

Eddingtons® Italian Olive Wood Cooking Spoon, Hand-crafted in Europe, Set of Two, 12-Inch spoons

Kitchen Consumables

Aluminum Foil (Heavy)

Aluminum Foil (Non-Stick)

Miscellaneous

Charcoal Grill (Weber® Original Kettle Premium

Double Broiler (Covered, 2-qt)

Gooseneck (Phone/Tablet/Pad Holders)

Grill Basket (Closed)

Grill Basket (Open)

Pans / Sheets

Baking Pan, 13”x9”x2” (Commercial Grade w/Lid)

Baking Pan, Extra-Large (20.25” x 14.25” x 1”) w/cooling rack

Bundt Pans (size and style selection)

Bundt Pan (12-cup w/handles)

Cookie Sheets and Sheet Pans, Rimmed (size and style selection)

Cupcake and Muffin Pans (size and style selection)

Loaf Pan, Mini (8 Wells)

Muffin Pan (12 Cups)

Muffin Pan (Mini)

Muffin Pan (Texas Sized)

Pie Pan, 9” (Commercial Grade w/handles)

Pie Pan, 9” (Deep Dish)

Sheet Baking Pan, Large (High-Sided, 17.75”x13”x2”)

Sheet Baking Pan, mini (9”x6”x1”) (Fits Most Toaster Ovens

Sauce Pans/Pots

Skillet/Frying Pans

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