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New Products for Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013

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2013-10-16T18:30:00Z 2013-10-24T11:11:06Z New Products for Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013Compiled by Philip Potempa,, (219) 852-4327

Fall menu favorite

Autumn is a season for outdoor hot dog roasts. Ball Park Angus Beef Franks are a quality hot dog made with Angus beef and perfect for grilling, making them perfect for game-day no matter whether you're tailgating by the field or in your backyard. 

WHERE TO BUY: SRP $5.49 in stores or visit

Lighten up

LITE+CYCLE, a collection of three pillar candles in Vetiver, Lavender and Bergamot are made with renewable, biodegradable materials, natural vegetable wax, cotton wick and are 100 percent pure essential oils extracted without chemicals or pesticides.

WHERE TO BUY: $36-68 at

Pour idea

Ravenswood's Besieged is an all-new, dark and brooding California red wine in limited edition. Winemaker Joel Peterson worked alone to collect grapes destined this debut wines. As he worked, he said ravens laughed from above, but instead of being harbingers of doom, they brought him good fortune, becoming the totem for his winery. The wine flavor profile is dark, rich, full flavors ignite your senses with blackberry, black cherry, plum and cardamon, resolving into a delicious, smooth and satisfying finish.

WHERE TO BUY: $15.99 at

Sweet treat

Moonstruck Chocolate's new fall collection of truffles and candies bring seasonal creations that are unique and delicious. Each confection is handmade at the Moonstruck Chocolate headquarters in Portland, Ore., using only the finest and freshest ingredients. For example, Habanero Sea Salt Caramels are copper kettle-cooked sea salt caramels enrobed in either milk or dark chocolate, topped with fusion Habanero pepper salt for the perfect kick of spice.

WHERE TO BUY: $10 at

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