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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. Oh Snap! is a line of pickles and pickled veggies in single serving packages. The concept is an on-the-go snack of a healthy vegetable. Oh Snap! comes in 8 varieties – … 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. The story of Jarlsberg cheese goes back to the 1950s to a small Norwegian village and a research project conducted by the Dairy Institute at the Agricultural University of Norway. Though … Read More

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

According to the USDA, there are approximately 8,500 farmers markets in the US. While most of them sell fresh fruits and vegetables, 40% sell prepared foods, 66% meat and poultry, and 15% seafood, all of which could pose a food safety risk. Penn State took a look at the farmers markets in Pennsylvania and some … Read More

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

We enjoy trying new kitchen gadgets.  Some are great. Some don’t measure up and some become staples in our kitchen. See what you think. Hot Logic Family Size and Hot Logic Mini are portable automatic ovens. Think lunchbox or larger portable insulated bag that cooks, reheats and holds food hot hours. This is an interesting … Read More

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

We hear over and over again that cruciferous vegetables are good for us and we should be eating more of them. Which vegetables fall into this healthy group? Kale– avoid bunches with brown or yellowed leaves. Kale is the king of vitamin K having the highest level of the vitamin among all foods. Kohlrabi – … 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. Once Again Peanut Butter is an employee-owned brand made in a small rural town in upstate New York. The ingredients in this unsweetened peanut butter are simple: peanuts and salt. There … 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. Early in 2019, Tuscanini Foods introduced a lineup of gourmet Italian food products. All the products are sourced from Italy. Italian Pastas– We tasted Conchiglie Tricolori (tricolor shells), Fusilli Tricolori (tricolor … 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. Planet Oat Oatmilk is a plant-based milk substitute. It is made from oats and water with enzymes added to break down the oat starch into smaller pieces resulting in a smooth … 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. No Sugar Aloud are cake mixes that are made in individual cups either in the oven or microwave. Rodolfo Fernandes, who learn to cook with his mother in Brazil and became … 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. You are thinking that picture looks like yogurt containers, so what is quark? Quark is a cultured dairy food used throughout Europe and central Asia with a non-tart taste, thick texture … Read More