PRODUCTS: Cheez-It Duoz, Pacific Organics Creme Fraiche Soups & More

[1] Bet you can’t eat just one box (photo courtesy Cheez-It | Kellogg’s)! [2] Rich and creamy. Enjoy a bowl or just a mini-cup (photo courtesy Pacific Foods).   Last week’s product tastings yielded these favorites: snacks, soups and condiments. 1. CHEEZ-IT DUOZ Can you resist the sweet and salty combination of caramel popcorn with…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: A La Mode Ice Cream

It seems that once or twice a year, a new brand of artisan ice cream pops up in a local store. Ice cream lover that we are, we try every one. They’re all good, but aside from the occasional groovy flavor, they don’t distinguish themselves from all the other good ice cream in the freezer…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Lantana, The New Hummus

Over the past 15 years, hummus, a Middle Eastern dip and spread, has exploded as favorite food in the U.S. We think of hummus as comfort food. Based on its nutrition, versatility and of course, taste, it’s a winner. Most people know that hummus is made from cooked, mashed chickpeas blended with tahini (a paste…
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PRODUCTS: Great Gluten-Free Breads, Crackers & Cookies

Only one of us at THE NIBBLE follows a gluten-free diet, but all of us like to taste the products that are so good, no conventional eater would notice they were GF. This week’s product selection is certified gluten free, but anyone at any table should be happy to eat them. We present them in…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Potstickers For Chinese New Year

The Chinese New Year holiday begins today. It’s also called Lunar New Year, since the date is based on the lunar calendar*; and other Asian countries in addition to China celebrate it. The celebration lasts for 15 days, and an estimated 1.4 billion people around the world participate. It’s the Year Of The Dog, one…
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