Sunday, May 31, 2015

Sugarfina Candies Arrive in Wenatchee at the Gilded Lily

We are delighted to introduce our new candies from Sugarfina. The Gilded Lily is the exclusive purveyor of Sugarfina's luxury gourmet candies in the Wenatchee area.

The Cocktail Hour tasting box is perfect for your next cocktail party, book club, or for an elegant hostess gift next time you overnight at a friend's lake house or cabin.

The Cocktail Hour tasting box contains 1 ounce tastings of cocktail-inspired candies: including: Absinthe Cordials, Champagne Bubbles, Cuba Libre, Champagne Gummy Bears, Martini Olive Almonds, Maple Bourbon Caramels, Peach Bellini, and Single Malt Scotch Cordials.

Each Cocktail Hour Tasting Box sells for $25.

The Sugarfina Faves tasting box includes 1 ounce candy tastings of Champagne Bears, Dark Chocolate Sea Salt Caramels, Peach Bellini, Chocolate Berry Basket, Marshmallow Eggs, Tahitian Vanilla Malt Balls, Dark Chocolate Coffee Toffee, and Dark Chocolate Toffee Almonds. $25 per box.

The Sugarfina Gummy Love Tasting Box features individually labeled 1 ounce tastings of All-Natural Apple Frogs from Germany, Champagne Bears from Germany, Hearts Afire from Germany, Cuba Libre Spiced Rum & Cola from Germany, Gummy Mango from Germany, Heavenly Sours from the U.S., Peach Bellini from Germany, and Sugar Lips from the U.S. $25 per box.

Our staff is getting a kick out of Sugarfina's Martini Olive Almonds. They're almonds covered with chocolate and made to look like martini olives. (Cocktail shaker not included). The Large Candy Cube of Martini Olive Almonds sells for $18, the Small Candy Cube sells for $7.

We carry Sugarfina's English Toffee Caramels in the 3.1 ounce Small Candy Cube size, for just $7.

These gourmet Fuji Apple Caramels come in a 10 ounce Large Candy Cube for $18 or a Small Candy Cube for $7.

The Chocolate Berry Basket combines Sugarfina's farmer's market blackberries and raspberries. Blackberries are dipped in milk chocolate and blackberry white chocolate, bursting with juicy blackberry flavor. Bright Heritage raspberries are dipped in dark chocolate and raspberry white chocolate, featuring bright raspberry notes and a smooth chocolate finish. $7 for a Small Candy Cube with 3 ounces of candies in it.

Sugarfina makes their Dark Chocolate Toffee Almonds by cooking fresh California almonds in small batches of cane sugar, farm-fresh dairy butter and a pinch of sea salt. Then they are dipped in premium high-cacao dark chocolate. $7 for a 3 ounce Small Candy Cube.

Here are the Peanut Butter Toffee candies. Handmade with farm-fresh dairy butter, real sugar and chopped peanuts, this delicious toffee is drenched in artisan peanut butter, dipped in milk chocolate, then finely dusted with powdered sugar. $7 for the Small Candy Cube. Very popular with our staff!

You can read about Sugarfina's flagship store in this article and learn more about the candy company's founder, Rosie O'Neill, here.

Shop for Sugarfina gourmet candies at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee, and also on our website.

Friday, May 29, 2015

New Chime Chums from Jellycat

New from Jellycat! Chime Chums plush toys for babies. They make a pleasant jingling chime sound when played with.

Jellycat Chime Chums Dinosaur

Jellycat Chime Chums Giraffe

Each Chime Chums toy sells for $18.50. Shop for them at our store in downtown Wenatchee or on our website.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

New Handbags from Latico Leathers

New for Summer 2015 from Latico Leathers!

The Theresa Handbag is made from 100% leather. It features a scallop design at the top entry, two carry handles (1/2" with a 12" drop), a top zip access to the roomy interior, four credit card slots, an electronic organizer pocket, two pen/pencil holders, and a large zippered poc Rosalie handbag, in "Caribe," is made from 100% leather. It features two rolled leather handles with 6.75" drop plus 3/4" wide adjustable detachable crossbody strap with 12.5" min and 25" max drop; the top of the bag features two zippered pockets and one large open pocket with hidden magnetic closure; and a large open pocket that features a front wall organizer with four credit card slots, electronic organizer pocket and two pen/pencil holders and large zippered pocket. $175.95.

We carry the Lidia Crossbody handbag in "Poppy" and in "Fuchsia." This medium crossbody is made from 100% leather. It features a 1/2" crossbody strap with 14.25" min and 28.5" max drop. It's a triple compartment style with a fabric lined interior. The front compartment features a flapover with magnetic snap closure. The middle compartment features one large open pocket, and the rear compartment features top zip access. Also, the rear compartment features a large zippered pocket with two credit card slots and one electronic organizer pocket with large exterior back wall zippered pocket. $110.95.

The Mitzi is a front flap expandable shoulderbag. The front half-moon flap is secured by a hidden magnetic snap. Under the flap is a front zippered pocket. There's also a rear zippered exterior pocket. You can get access to the interior of the bag under the flap. There's a 1-1/4" wide adjustable leather shoulder strap with minimum drop of 12 inches and a maximum drop of 25 inches. The interior is lined with a colorful fabric. The bag also features an interior back wall zippered pocket, an interior ID window, four credit card slots, a cell phone pocket, and two pen/pencil holders. $175.95.

Latico Leathers' Michaela is a tote in distressed brown leather. It features an adjustable 1" shoulder strap with minimum 11" and maximum 22" drop, with two rounded 1" carry handles. The tote has recessed top zip entry-long leather zipper pulls for ease of opening and closing. The exterior front features a diagonal large zippered pocket; the exterior back features a small zippered pocket. The interior features three compartments with center zip divider; an interior back wall zippered pocket; an interior organizer with four credit card slots, a cell phone pocket and two pen/pencil holders. The interior is lined with colorful fabric. $269.95.

The Carmen is a medium sized shopper tote. We carry it in "Caribe." This leather tote features a scalloped top leather edge and a recessed top zip entry. It has shoulder straps with an 11-1/2 inch drop. Lined with colorful floral fabric, it has an interior back wall zippered pocket. $110.95.

The Grayson tote, in Yellow, is made from 100% pebbled leather with natural fur trim. It features a recessed top zip entry with leather zipper pulls for ease of opening and closing. It has 1/2" wide shoulder straps with an 11-1/2 inch drop. Inside, the tote features an interior organizer with cell phone pocket, four credit card slots, and two pen/pencil holders. There's an interior back wall zippered pocket. The tote has a natural raw interior with hanging leather organizer. $175.95.

The "Jamie" is a crossbody shoulderbag. We carry it in "Poppy" and "Caribe." It has a 1" wide crossbody strap with a 21" maximum drop. There's a front flapover with magnetic snap closure, and one large open pocket located in the middle of the bag. There is also a large zippered pocket on top. The interior has a lovely colorful fabric design. There's also a large back walled zippered pocket. $140.95 each.

We carry Latico Leathers' "Shelby" wallets in Caribe, Poppy, and Navy. Each wallet has a front full flap secured at each corner by a hidden magnetic snap closure; two interior open pockets; one zippered coin pocket; one ID window; and eleven credit card slots. $85.95 each.

Here's the "Bell" wallet in Fuchsia and in Navy. This tri-fold wallet features access from the exterior into three compartments - two zippered and one with a hidden magnetic snap. The interior has three open pockets, an ID window, twelve credit card slots, and a memory stick slot. $82.95 each.

We carry the Eloise wallet in several colors: Yellow, Orange, Fuji, Obi, Green, and Fuchsia. Each wallet has a front full flap secured by a magnetic snap closure; interior organization with 1 zippered pocket, 2 open compartments, and 8 credit card slots; and a colorful fabric lined interior. $39.95 each.

Shop for these and our other high quality, luxury leather handbags and wallets at the Gilded Lily in Wenatchee, and also on our website. We carry just one handbag in each style and color so you know you're the only one carrying one around Wenatchee!

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

New Gourmet Pastas from Italian Harvest

Just arrived to the gourmet foods section of the Gilded Lily Home!

"Canule" pasta features coils in a unique spiral shape. They remain tight after cooking, presenting beautifully on the plate and holding onto your sauce perfectly. $7.50 per bag.

New from Pastifico Morelli, Linguine with Garlic & Basil includes wheat germ for extra nutrition and to add a nutty flavor. $11.75 per bag.

We're very excited about the new Foglie d'Oliva: spinach-infused organic pasta made to resemble olive leaves! The green color stays bright even after cooking. $8.50 per bag.

These classic pizzoccheri from the Valtellina region of northern Italy, among the peaks of the central Alps, is high in protein and fiber, making it a healthy alternative to durum wheat pasta. The traditional recipe calls for boiling cabbage and potatoes in water before adding the pizzoccheri. Drain and serve hot with fontina cheese, parmesan, fried butter and garlic, and a sprinkle of pepper. $6.50 per box.

We now carry Italian Harvest's Ziti organic pasta. This classically shaped southern Italian pasta works with any sauce, and is ideal for casseroles or "pasta al forno." $7.50 per bag.

Mezze Penne organic pasta is "half penne" cuts that present beautifully on the plate and go well with any sauce. $7.50 per bag.

The word ditali comes from 'dita', which means fingers in Italian: Ditali are things that can fit around a finger. This hard-to-find short pasta is ideal in soups, or in the classic dish, Pasta e Ceci.

Shop for these and our other gourmet pastas from Italian Harvest at the Gilded Lily in Wenatchee, or on our convenient website.

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Barbecue Season at the Gilded Lily

Stock up at the Gilded Lily on gourmet foods and barbecue supplies for your Memorial Day Weekend and summer entertaining.

We carry barbecue salts and rubs, BBQ sauces, and gourmet barbecue cookbooks.

Lime Fresco, Citrus Dill and Applewood are some of our newest herb and spice rubs for your grilled meats.

Try some of our tangy or spicy sauces and marinades!

Our barbecue sauces also make great Father's Day gifts.

Shop for these and our other barbecue and gourmet foods at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee.

Or shop at your convenience on our website,

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

Making Gourmet Cocktails with Sable & Rosenfeld

Throwing a cocktail party this summer? Kick it up a notch with our gourmet appetizers and cocktail condiments!

Serve Sable & Rosenfeld's Tipsy Tapas: Baby Squash as an appetizer along with your cocktails. It's each baby squash is hand-stuffed with imported Austrian cream cheese and then hand-packed in a premium herb-splashed vegetable oil. $10.95 per jar.

Sable & Rosenfeld's tipsy vermouth onions help you make the dirtiest of dirty martinis! $9.95 per jar.

Also great in vodka or gin martinis: Tipsy Blue Cheese Stuffed Olives. $9.95 per jar.

Check out these unique Sweet & Spicy Cocktail Stirrers. Each hand-packed skewer is made up of baby corn, a slice of red pepper, a wedge of okra and a pearl onion. They've been bathed in a subtle brine with a hint of sweetness and chili pepper heat. How fun! $12.75 per jar.

Tipsy Whiskey Cherries are perfect for Manhattans or Whiskey Sours. $8.75 per jar.

Use Sable & Rosenfeld's handy pastry Party Cups to whip up fabulous appetizers for your cocktail party. The cups can be filled and baked. Try sweet fillings such as Lemon Curd, Chocolate Mousse, or sauteed apples. For savory fillings, we suggest chicken salad, olive tapenade, antipasto, and smoked salmon with cream cheese. $6.50 per bag of 20 party cups.

Find these and our other gourmet foods for cocktail parties at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee. You can also shop for them on our website.

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

New Cheeseball Mixes from Wind & Willow

New and just in time for your summer patio cocktail parties - Brand new gourmet cheeseball mixes from Wind & Willow.

All you need to make these sweet or savory cheeseballs for your guests is cream cheese, maybe a little butter if you prefer, and some cute appetizer picks or toothpicks.

Use the Key Lime Pie cheeseball mix as is, or turn it into a key lime parfait, key lime tarts, key lime bars, or key lime mini cheesecakes. $5.50 per mix.

Besides lemon cheesecake cheeseballs, you can use this to make lemon cheesecake crepes, lemon bars, and even lemon rosemary chicken! $5.50 per mix.

On the savory side, the On the Bayou cheeseball mix makes a fabulous Cajun flavored accompaniment to crackers. $4.95 per mix.

Shop for these and our other gourmet cocktail party foods at the Gilded Lily in downtown Wenatchee, or on our website.