Hunker down with hot tea and keep your pot warm with this charming cozy, handmade by Cozy Toes in East Falls. Cozies come in two sizes and five designs. They are laminated on the outside, batted and lined with knit fabric inside. Curve 24-ounce teapot with infuser by ForLifeDesign.com in nine colors, dish washer and microwave safe.

- Dianna Marder

Teapot, $28, cozies, $32 and $36, and teas by the pound at Premium Steap, 111 S. 18th St. or www.premiumsteap.com.

Salty, dark, and sweet

Intense dark chocolate is mixed with the delicate seasoning of hand-harvested fleur de sel sea-salt crystals. The unexpected contrast yields a harmonic convergence..

- D.M.

Lindt Excellence sea salt chocolate bar, 3.5 oz. $3.50 at gourmet shops, some groceries or www.lindt.com