Good Stuff: A baking sheet, chili, stew, and a drink

One good baking sheet

The Cookina Cuisine Reusable Baking Sheet makes baking pies, cookies and cakes easier without having to fuss with parchment or wax paper. Users can place the cooking sheet on a baking tray to bake recipes without having to use oil or needing to clean the tray afterwards. Available for $12.99 at

Good and quick

prepackaged meals

Progresso has expanded its food offerings and now has two new stews and a vegetable chili item. The roasted vegetable chili is meatless and includes corn, red and green bell peppers, poblano peppers and pinto, black, and red kidney beans. Other offerings include Smokehouse Pork and Beef with Beans and Southwest Style White Chicken Stew. The items can be heated in minutes and have around 200 calories per cup. Available at major supermarkets for around $3.50.

One good vodkatini

It’s the peak season for California blood oranges, so this is a good time to be on the lookout for these stunning, red-fleshed beauties. The juice translates to a bright cocktail and the tangy juice is balanced out by the sweet Grand Marnier.

Compiled by Steve Pardo

Blood Orange Vodkatini

3 ounces high-quality vodka

1 ounce Grand Marnier

1 1/2 ounces fresh blood orange juice

Add ingredients and ice to a cocktail shaker. Shake until your fingers feel frozen. Strain into a chilled martini glass.