A Sensible Snack

To satisfy hunger pangs without reaching for yet another Christmas cookie, stop by Saxby's and pick up a two-ounce pack of sustenance from York, Pa.: Nuts About Granola. We like the Plain Jane peanut butter variety, made with whole oats, peanuts and honey. - Samantha Melamed

Nuts About Granola, $3
Saxby's Coffee, 4000 Locust St., Philadelphia, 215-222-8400, Saxbyscoffee.com.

Fresh Idea

Keep your leftover pies, cakes, and cookies longer with this vacuum-sealed container that doubles as a cake plate and carrier. Air is removed from the dome at the push of a button, and the vacuum is automatically restored if air seeps in. - S.M.

Good Cooking Auto-Vacuum Food Dome, $49.99