PRODUCT: Otis And Betty’s Snack Mix

Do you like crunchy snacks? Sweet, crunchy snacks? With tang and heat? Welcome to Otis And Betty’s. It’s a bit of a “warning welcome,” since once you start eating these multi-textured and -flavored snacks, it isn’t easy to stop. O&B’s are all-natural, Chex-style mixes, made from different flavors of Chex, honey-roasted almonds and pecans, pretzels,…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Egg-Cellent Snack

Boil, peel and place on a stick. Photo courtesy SXC. We love this snack idea from the American Egg Board: Eggs On A Stick. Place hard-cooked eggs on popsicle sticks and set up a lazy susan with toppings like salsa, flavored salts, hummus, your favorite dips and chopped herbs. It’s creative, healthy fun. In addition…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bake Pretzels

Today is National Pretzel Day. Bake up a delicious batch of soft pretzels with this recipe. Pretzels were created in 610 C.E. by a European monk whose name is lost to history. Food historians trace him to Italy or Southern France. He formed leftover bread dough in a shape that represent children’s arms folded in…
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PRODUCT: Appomattox River Peanut Company

We recently tasted some gourmet peanuts from The Appomattox River Peanut Company of Hopewell, Virginia. Made on the historic banks of the Appomattox River,* the recipe uses only the finest select Virginia peanuts, peanut oil and a pinch of salt. They’re the crunchiest peanuts we’ve ever had—and these are just the Original Gourmet Peanuts, not…
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PRODUCT: Truffled Popcorn

Popcorn is a whole grain and a healthy snack. Is that why at food trade shows, there are always crowds mobbing the Charlie’s Truffled Popcorn table (and these are professional buyers)? We compared Charlie’s Truffled Popcorn to 479° Black Truffle & White Cheddar Popcorn, a NIBBLE Top Pick Of The Week. If you’re a truffle…
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