The Almond Gods

God bless the vendor who sent a Christmas package of roasted almonds to the office this morning.  I am in Almond Heaven and the Almond Gods are smiling beatifically upon me today.

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The best part of Christmas isn’t the lights or the decorations or the cheer in the air or even spending time with loved ones; it’s the holiday gift baskets from vendors.

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L’chaim!

Just in time for the holidays, Sophie Rosenblum over at Eating Our Words offers up a hilarious review of the new Jones Soda line of Hanukkah-inspired beverages:

“There could be some vomiting involved. Potato soda has to be disgusting,” a friend of mine warned. He wasn’t far off. The moment I undid the cap, the smell of starch filled my nostrils. The oil-colored liquid was salty at first (no surprises there, since the bottle contains a whopping 240 mg of sodium) with an aftertaste that – suffice to say – came closest to latke grease.

You can read the entire review here.  And be sure to pick up your own holiday pack of Jones Soda before they’re all gone.

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