PRODUCT REVIEW: Charleston Favorites Tidewater Shrimp Sauce & Marinade With Stone Ground Grits

A portfolio of Charleston and lowcountry specialties aims to ensure that people everywhere can enjoy “Food For The Southern Soul.” The first two products we tried, Stone Ground Grits and Tidewater Shrimp Sauce And Marinade, made an excellent (and easy!) dinner that we can’t wait to have again…and again. Charleston Favorites is another happy example…
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TRENDS: Black, The New Color Of Health Food?

McCormick came out with black food coloring this fall (it did not previously exist at the consumer level, so now you can ice chic [or goth] cupcakes to your heart’s content). Based on a food trend reported by Florida’s Sun Sentinel, McCormick may be an American trendsetter. Ebony-colored foods are red-hot in Japan and other…
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PRODUCT REVIEW: Baji’s International Rice Meals

Slender pouches microwave to fluffy rice dishes.   Looking for a great side dish or vegetarian meal that’s ready in 90 seconds? Baji’s Rice Meals are a wonderful addition to the pantry shelf: an uber-convenient line of five international flavors of basmati rice. The pouch goes into the microwave, and Jambalaya, Lemongrass and Basil, Lentil…
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NEW ARTICLE: St. Dalfour “Gourmet On The Go”

St. Dalfour, the French company best-known for its sugar-free preserves, has come up with something quite clever: microwavable “ready to eat” mini-meals for people on-the-go. Given all the bad food we eat on the road (or late nights at the office, or at school) because healthy alternatives aren’t available, Gourmet On The Go is a…
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