Sunday December 14, 2008
naughty and nice holiday gifts
Naughty: Erotic Lounge, Various Artists - $74
This volume of Erotic Lounge has two CDs, one cd labeled "Soft and Lazy" and the other "Quick and Dirty". The overall sound of the songs mainly focus on acid jazz, break beat, trip hop, and whatever is in between.
Nice: Hotel Costes, The Collector's Box - $230
Absolutely stunning 10 CD Anniversary box set featuring the complete Hotel Costes series pressed on gold discs and stored in a beautiful red velvet-like cloth-covered mini cabinet with ten drawers that hold each disc separately.
Naughty: Sexy Slang - $22.45
The Sexy Slang board game is an adult party game that mixes charades & drawings with a naughty twist.
Nice: Foodie Fight, $19
Calling all food lovers! This addictive trivia game allows players to strut their culinary stuff and prove who is the smartest foodie of them all. With over 1,000 questions on topics ranging from culinary science and celebrity chefs to food history and exotic cuisine, each player is bound to get a full serving of food knowledge. But think fast, because the first player or team to fill in their game board wins!
Naughty: Kama Sutra Loving Oils Collection Set - $22.99
Delight your lover with a variety of irresistible sensations. Each of these water-based treats reveals a gentle scent and a warming glow. The set contains sampler sizes of: The Original, Chocolate Mint, Cherry Almond, Raspberry Kiss and Vanilla Crème. Invite a lover's lips to name them all.
Nice: Temecula Olive Oil Sampler - $23.99
A tremendous sampler pack of handcrafted olive oils. Olivum, a rich buttery blend of several varietals is the perfect enhancement to any recipe instead of vegetable oils or butter. Citrus Reserve will enhance your salads, poultry, seafood or baking with the essence of Blood oranges. Roasted Garlic Reserve is a must-have for that pasta or grilled meat lover.
Naughty: Jacques Torres, Wicket Hot Chocolate - $18
Feeling daring?Try the Wicked Hot Chocolate that features allspice, cinnamon, ground, sweet ancho chili peppers, and smoked, ground chipotle chili peppers!
Nice:Chocolat Modern, Hot Chocolates - $18
With a choice of aromas spanning the Mediterranean and Orient, you'll be whisked away in new directions of hot chocolate enjoyment.
Naughty: Will Cook for Sex - $16.50
Women were once taught that the way to a man's heart was through his stomach. In reality, fewer women cook, or really want to. Making reservations or ordering in has become one of the multiminded abilities of today's more progressive woman. Therein is the problem. Men must learn to navigate their way around the kitchens, galleys and cucinas of the world. In fact, to every man's advantage, the women can be very generous to men who know a spoon from a spatula. All men need is some beautiful inspiration and a few words of simple instruction from Rocky Fino. Step-by-step pictorials include menus and recipes for important occasions like The Date, The Stacked Deck, The Closer, the Morning After and The Weekend Pass.
Nice: Digital Recipe Reader - $299
Neiman Marcus touch-screen digital recipe file holds up to 2,500 recipes and arrives pre-loaded with hundreds of recipes, including some exclusive Neiman Marcus recipes. You can upload your favorite recipes and photos to the online database and sync with the device to create your personal, portable digital recipe file.
Naughty: Kama Sutra Chocolate Body Paint Set - $34.21
For those who think chocolate is better than sex, here's a way to indulge in your two favorite passions at once. Open the lid of this beautiful box and behold three generous jars of delicious chocolate body paints. Brush this incredibly rich treat onto someone you love to love, then create a delicious masterpiece on any part of the body. Set contains: 2 oz Dark body paint 2 oz Milk body paint 2 oz White chocolate body paint Body paintbrush to create your masterpiece.
Nice: Chocolate Firecracker Bar Set - $18
Get fired up with Chuao's latest sensation--the Firecracker Candy Bar made with caramel fudge, chipotle, salt & popping candy! Dark chocolate bar with chipotle, salt and popping candy. Comes in packages of three bars.
Naughty: Strip Chocolate Game - $29.99
Strip Chocolate is the ultimate game of sensual pleasure. You will laugh, you will strip and you will eat chocolate in new and different ways. Strip Chocolate comes complete with 2 Chocolate Body Frostings, 2 brushes, dice, and "Dare" cards?this game is hours of fun! Perfect for Valentine's Day, honeymoon or any other romantic occasion. Play by the rules and everybody wins! It's fun, sexy and of course tasty.
Nice: The Sweet Spot - $21.27
Finding a compilation of Asian-inspired desserts isn't always an easy task, as baking sections tend to be chockfull of Italian and French influenced titles. The good news is Ong (owner of NYC's P*ong) presents more than 100 accessible, top-notch recipes inspired from such countries as Japan (Honey Castella, or kasutera), China (Peanut Turnovers) and India (Pistachio Rose Thumbprint Cookies). Popular desserts from New York's famed Spice Market (where Ong has consulted)-- Chocolate and Vietnamese Coffee Tart and Jasmine Rice Pudding--lend themselves to frequent repetition.