RECIPE: A New Kind Of Grilled Cheese Sandwich With Halloumi

April is National Grilled Cheese Month. We’ve seen many different ways to make a grilled cheese sandwich, including bread-free, low-carb versions that substitute sliced portabello mushrooms or ham—a bread-free ham and cheese sandwich, grilled on a panini press. Today we present another option: a grilled cheese sandwich where halloumi cheese (photo #2) is substituted for…
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PRODUCTS OF THE WEEK: Coffee Coke & 4505 Cheese-Charrones

Two products worthy of your attention are the new Coca-Cola With Coffee and a fun fusion snack mix, 4505 Cheese-Charrones, chicharrones blended with Whisps cheese crisps.     1. COCA-COLA WITH COFFEE Finally, Coca-Cola with Coffee (regular and diet) has come to the U.S. Available in Japan since 2018 and in 48 other countries, this…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: ChocZero, Sugar-Free Chocolate Bars & Syrups

[1] ChocZero chocolate bars are sold in six-packs (photos #1 to #3 courtesy ChocZero). [2] Chocolate squares are perfect with a cup of coffee. [3] While maple is the most popular, there are 11 additional sugar-free syrup flavors. Monk fruit (lo han guo) on the tree (photo courtesy Clean Plates).   With Halloween and the…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Cheese Folios, Wraps Made From Cheese & Lactose Free!

Once every five or ten years we see a product innovation that we would be delighted to consume regularly. Some never make it commercially. We still lament the pizza cone, made from pizza crust shaped like an ice cream cone. You could stuff with your favorite pizza ingredients—mozzarella, pepperoni, sauce, etc.—and eat your cone on…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bunless Burgers

Most store-bought burger rolls are pretty blah: a form of white bread used to hold the burger. Earlier, we suggested 25+ alternatives to the burger bun, from baguette to brioche to pretzel roll. Even when the roll is special, it begs the question: Does the bread serve any purpose other than enabling utensil-free eating? We…
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