NEW PRODUCT: McCormick & Lawry’s Sauces & Marinades

America’s major food manufacturers pour sweetener into everything from soup to salad dressing, so that products like barbecue sauce, which normally have their share of sweetener, are tantamount to “meat sugar.” But when Lawry’s 30 Minute Marinades, along with McCormick’s Grill Mates packet seasonings, arrived at our door, we gave them a try. And thank…
Continue reading “NEW PRODUCT: McCormick & Lawry’s Sauces & Marinades”

TOP PICK: Diane’s Sweet Heat Habanero Jams

Diane’s Sweet Heat in Blackberry, Mango and Strawberry. We woke up on Cinco de Mayo looking forward to a breakfast with Diane’s Sweet Heat habanero jam—and we haven’t stopped eating it since. Any day of the year is the right day to celebrate with these sweet, hot and fruity treasures. (Thanks to Diane for pointing…
Continue reading “TOP PICK: Diane’s Sweet Heat Habanero Jams”

RECIPES: A Time to Grill

Turns out there is no such thing as Grill Season. Serious grillers and so-called barbecue-tionists use their grills all year round, according to a recent survey by The Hearth, Patio and Barbecue Association. Still, when the rains pass and the weather gets warm, we find ourselves drawn out of doors…into the streets…and, inevitably, toward the…
Continue reading “RECIPES: A Time to Grill”

PRODUCTS: Sauce/Marinades

Carolina Gold Classic Sauce. When you eat a lot of chicken, you look for different preparations. Sometimes, we get tired of our own recipes, so we taste a lot of prepared marinades each year. Here, two interesting all-natural entries that include mustard, but are 180 degree polar opposites: Sunnybay Mediterranean Marinade This marinade is made…
Continue reading “PRODUCTS: Sauce/Marinades”