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We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Terry Pirro grew up cooking with his big Italian family leading him to open Pirro’sRestaurante in Woodstock, Illinois. The restaurant became known for its pasta sauces which lead to daughter Brianna … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. We have highlighted Stoneridge Orchards dried fruit in the past. The brand Stoneridge Orchards has recently added two reduced sugar varieties with 50% less sugar than regular dried fruit. Reduced Sugar … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Buddy’s Allergen-Free Cakes were born out of necessity by a mother with a seriously allergic son – Buddy. The cakes are free of gluten, dairy, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts, soy, corn … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Just The Cheese is a unique snack and an interesting take on cheese. They are crunchy cheese bars and bites made solely from slow baked cheese. Just The Cheese is like … Read More

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. GrandyOats based in a solar-powered facility in Hiram, Maine has extended its granola line to include Coconola a grain-free, coconut-based granola. Coconola is NonGMO Certified, USDA Certified Organic, Certified Gluten-Free, Certified … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Pure Indian Foods, available in the US in 2008, is based on a ghee business started by the owners great-great-grandfather in northern India in the late 1880s. Ghee is made by … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Today families are busy and many do not stock a pantry full of diverse herbs and spices. Two moms who founded The Zen of Slow Cooking hope to help families solve … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Realgood Foods is a 2-year old company that is producing some innovative products. They make low-carb, gluten-free pizzas and enchiladas by using a combination of white meat chicken and cheese to … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. What started as a homemade toffee recipe from retired Detroit firefighter, Andrew Chmielewski, turned into a business, Dave’s Sweet Tooth, for his son Andrew. Launched in 2011, Dave’s Sweet Tooth now … Read More

Shop smart with new product reviews plus calorie information and shopping tips.

We love to try new foods. Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Chocolate, dates and almonds – the combination doesn’t get much better than that. Chocodate is a date stuffed with an almond, enrobed in chocolate. Chocodate is available in four varieties. We … Read More