TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: True Story Organic Beef & Chicken Hot Dogs

If you’re a hot dog eater who has fled the fields of big brands for smaller artisan and organic products…great! It’s much easier to introduce you to a new brand than to convince fans of big brands of the benefits of better hot dogs. Starting with superior meat flavors, the other reasons: only grass-fed beef…
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FATHER’S DAY GIFTS: Premium Maple Syrup & BBQ Sauce

Some foodists* like a bottle of wine as a gift. But they might like a bottle of fine olive oil even more. Or a bottle of the best maple syrup or barbecue sauce. We have favorites for the latter two, just in time for Father’s Day gifting.     MAPLE GUILD BOURBON BARREL MATURED MAPLE…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Organic Eggs Vs. Free Range Vs. Cage Free

Not all organic eggs are created equal (photo courtesy The Egg Farm). By the way, the color of the shell has no bearing on flavor. Different hen subspecies lay different color shells. Mega-producers choose hybrid hens that lay the most eggs, for the longest period of time…and have white shells.   You may buy organic…
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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: Rau Chocolate Drink

[1] Raw chocolate drinks are made from organic cacao beans (all photos courtesy Rau | Facebook). [2] We drink Rau from the bottle, but you can choose your vessel. [3] Coconut lovers: You have another reason to be happy. [4] Rau’s recipe for Chocolate Oat Brownie Batter oatmeal: 1/2 cup oats, 1/2 tablespoon cocoa powder,…
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