Keep the good times rolling with these foodie faves.

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Marimekko’s Kiiruna patterned stoneware ($26) denotes a subtle holiday vibe without the kitsch. eq3.com

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The Waldorf Astoria Cocktail collection of chocolates ($15 for a pack of six) pays homage to cocktails in the 1935 Waldorf Astoria Bar Book—like the Manhattan, Rob Roy and Bijou. thechocolatelab.ca

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The new Hansen Distillery in Edmonton makes delicious small-batch spirits, like the Trouble gin ($46), that make for a perfect hostess gift. hansendistillery.com

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One-of-a-kind ceramic pieces from designer Brooke T. Winfrey, like the Torrent dishes (from $69), add an artisan vibe to the dinner table. theloftyyc.ca

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A replica of an 18th-century Belgian working tool, the Robert Herder Lierenaar pocket knife ($80) features a carbon-steel blade prepared to withstand years of outdoor chores—or basic garnish prep. oldfaithfulshop.com

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Blomus’s Utilo tea stick ($28) scoops up loose tea leaves with a spring-loaded tray and produces a perfect steep with a flick of the wrist. enflux.ca

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As kitchen trends yo-yo from light to dark, the ’50s-style Smeg electric kettle in polished steel ($180) will endure as a timeless addition to countertops. pacificspecialtybrands.com

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Each Melt Confections Nude alfajor ($12 for 5) sandwiches a generous serving of rich dulce de leche (imported from Argentina) between two cookies. italiancentre.ca

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Prouna’s bone china Venice Fog canape plates ($133 for set of four) are threaded with 24-karat gold and mimic the veins of Carrara marble. atkinsonsofvancouver.com

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Teal continues its climb to it-colour status, appearing in a new collection of Le Creuset Dutch ovens, lidded casserole dishes and grills, available exclusively at Williams-Sonoma (pricing on request; special orders available). williams-sonoma.com

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Available in black, white, maple or multicoloured stacks, Muuto’s iconic Plus grinder ($99) suits virtually any kitchen. grshop.com

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The latest edition of Barter Design’s Sharing bowl series (multiple colours, from $22 each) is made from high-fired, highly tactile stoneware. barterdesign.ca

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