GLUTEN FREE: Three Bakers Snackers Crackers

A gluten-free recommendation from Georgi Page-Smith, who reports on GF products for THE NIBBLE. One of the perks of my gluten-free lifestyle is the license I give myself to eat limitless quantities of cheese. Years ago I indulged my cheese cravings with perhaps the best cheese crackers ever to exist (including Cheez-Its): Gluten Free Cheddar…
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PRODUCTS: Five More Favorite Foods & Beverages

Another roundup of some recently discovered “favorites,” in alphabetical order. 1. BAI BUBBLES Bai became a hot brand with its Bai 5 line of five-calorie drinks in great-tasting fruit flavors. Now, the brand has a carbonated line, Bai Bubbles: a “sparkling antioxidant infusion” in 11.5-ounce cans. We’re not inveterate soda drinkers, but Bai Bubbles achieves…
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TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Better Bean’s Yummy, Ready To Eat Beans

The Better Bean Company makes a terrific product that should take off nationwide. We hope it will be the next big thing in delicious, nutrient-dense food for all meals of the day. We hope you’ll try it. You can even get your first tub free (see below). A NEW WAY TO BUY BEANS The company…
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RECIPE: Chocolate-Dipped Coconut Macaroons

May 31st is National Macaroon Day. Here, David Lebovitz, renowned pastry chef, blogger and author of cookbooks, shares his recipes for chewy, chocolaty macaroons. First, some macaroon history: MAC-A-ROON is the English name for the Italian almond meringue cookies (maccarone, mah-cah-ROW-nay) first made by monks, possibly in the 13th century. They most resemble today’s amaretti…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Bunless Burgers

Most store-bought burger rolls are pretty blah: a form of white bread used to hold the burger. Earlier, we suggested 25+ alternatives to the burger bun, from baguette to brioche to pretzel roll. Even when the roll is special, it begs the question: Does the bread serve any purpose other than enabling utensil-free eating? We…
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