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THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Modern Primal Soap Co.
Treat anyone sweet to an assortment
of natural, artisan goat milk and vegan
products. "Flavors" here sound tempting.
There are Honeysuckle & Cream and
French Press, which is made with organic
coffee and vanilla and Köl, an organic
vegan soap that has activated charcoal
and lavender. Online products include
Lavender Rose Bath Salts among others.
The soap bars are hand-poured, hand-cut,
and hand-wrapped at this woman-owned
business. 124 Mount Sinai Coram Rd.,
Coram. Modernprimalsoapco.com $8-$80.
Harbor Cheese and Provisions
This specialty cheese shop
showcases domestic and
imported artisanal cheese.
Aged Gouda, Dutch Knuckle,
Fromage Frais, Goat Feta and
Lake Effect Cheddar are on a
short list of cheeses available
online. The Locust Valley
shop sells at farmer’s markets
and pop-up events and offers
classes too. Harborcheese.com
Classes $55. Cheese $6-$20.
Get Wine Online
The wine cases from here gush vintage
pride. You have nearly 50 labels to choose
from among some of Long Island’s boutique
wines. The recipient might recall taking a
tasting tour here or become a new fan of the
quarter-century-old thriving winemaking
industry. The island's maritime climate,
geography, and ideal soil characteristics
produce exceptional wines. Getwineonline.
Fresh fruit preserves
and honey made from
local bee pollen is
supposed to reduce
your allergy symptoms
and you can get it here,
along with fresh fruit
mustard, and hot pepper
spread, among homemade
delights. Blue Point,
Bean & Bagel Café
The company’s traditional kettle-boiled, stone-baked bagels
are shipped worldwide. Why not send real New York bagels to
friends and family? These are crispy on the outside and chewy
on the inside. Each bagel is a full 5.5 ounces and individually
vacuum sealed for peak freshness before being carefully
packed and shipped. 4426 Middle Country Road, Calverton,
Beanandbagelcafe.com. Dozen $32.99.
Aldo’s Coffee Company
Aldo Maiorana opened his
popular European-style cafe
in 1987 where coffee is roasted
and biscotti are baked on the
premises. Luckily, these are
both available online and will
delight any coffee lover who
will not stand for anything less
than extraordinary when it's
time to indulge. 103-105 Front
Street, Greenport, aldos.com.
Biscotti $10-$18. Coffee $17-$18.