Posts Tagged ‘review’

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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Domaine Carneros

Monday, March 17th, 2014

Review

Domaine Carneros

The other weekend we had the wonderful opportunity of taking a tour and tasting at Domaine Carneros.  This gorgeous French style chateau, completed in 1989, is just off Highway 12/121, with amazing rolling hill vineyard views.  Our particular March visit was raining, but just as beautiful, with verdant green grasses among the dormant vines.
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Salad Spinner

Tuesday, March 11th, 2014
Salad Spinner

Salad Spinner

Tuesday Tool

Salad Spinner

A salad spinner is a very useful tool in the kitchen.  While it may seem like just another big gadget for you to store, I have yet to find a better way to get lettuce dry.
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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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