Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Trader Joe’s Spinach and Kale Bites

Monday, March 24th, 2014
Trader Joe's Spinach and Kale Bites

Trader Joe’s Spinach and Kale Bites

Review

Trader Joe’s Spinach and Kale Bites

These little tender green bites from Trader Joe’s are quite tasty, and a bit addictive.  A perfect healthy appetizer option, they have a slow warm spice, to complement the cheesy spinach and kale.  They are great for kids and a fun way to sneak them some vegetables.  I’m always trying to find healthier vegetable or fruit based appetizers, and this fits the bill.

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Pecorino Toscano

Thursday, March 20th, 2014
Pecorino Toscano Cheese

Pecorino Toscano Cheese

Cheese Review

Pecorino Toscano

Pecorino Toscano is sheep’s milk cheese from Tuscany, Italy.  Often the cheese is aged 4 months or longer, to create a firm cheese for slicing or grating.  (more…)

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Rancho Gordo

Monday, March 10th, 2014
Rancho Gordo Scarlet Runner Beans

Rancho Gordo Scarlet Runner Beans

Review

Rancho Gordo

Rancho Gordo is a specialty bean store.  Yep, you heard me, beans.  You’re probably asking, why would one want to buy specialty beans?  Beans, so plain and humble, that often we forget all about them.  Well, a few reasons come to mind (or should I say mouth) — taste, texture, flavor, freshness and variety.
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Neufchatel Cheese

Thursday, February 13th, 2014
Trader Joe's Neufchatel Cheese

Trader Joe’s Neufchatel Cheese

Cheese Review

Trader Joe’s Neufchatel

Neufchatel is a French cow’s milk cheese from the Normandy region with a white, bloomy, edible rind.   (more…)

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Trader Joe’s 1,000 Day Gouda

Thursday, January 23rd, 2014
1,000 Day Gouda Cheese

1,000 Day Gouda Cheese

Cheese Review

Trader Joe’s 1,000 Day Gouda

This firm, pale orangey-yellow Dutch cheese, is aged for about 2 ¾ years, resulting in an extraordinary nutty flavor, and deep crunchy crystallization throughout.
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