Recessionista: Truffles For The Price of Ruffles
What: Truffle tiles, by Choxie, with an artisanal level of detail, at a mass retailer price—$5 for a tray of eight
Why: Because you can effortlessly fool the guests at your holiday fête with these screen-
printed treats in nouveau flavors like jasmine tea and chili limon. They’ll have no idea you scooped them up while shopping for mouthwash and shampoo.