Ice Cream Creations

Chips Ahoy! is introducing four new varieties of ice cream flavors. Three of the new Ice Cream Creations flavors - mint chocolate chip, mocha chunk and root beer float - are based on the chewy version of the cookie. The dulce de leche flavor is based on the regular (crisper) variety.

Kitchen scale

Some kitchen scales can be space grabbers, an issue in homes where counter space is at a premium. That makes the TriScale Compact Folding Digital Kitchen Scale by Joseph Joseph so appealing.

When the arms are closed (and covering the controls), it's small enough to fit in a drawer. When the arms are open, it can weigh up to 11 pounds of dry or liquid ingredients.

Battery-powered, with touch-sensitive controls and an LCD display, it can weigh grams, pounds, ounces, fluid ounces and milliliters. It comes in white or green.

Suggested retail price: $30. Available at josephjoseph.com and bedbathandbeyond.com

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