TOP PICK OF THE WEEK: Snack Factory Dessert Thins

Our Top Pick Of The Week is Snack Factory Dessert Thins, a new line of thin cookies that are just 30 calories apiece. If you’re cutting back on sweets but are yearning for “just a bite,” consider these a solution. Our runners up span good-for-you foods like Pete & Jerry’s Organic Hard Boiled Eggs, Bonne…
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FOOD 101: The History Of Jam, Jelly & Preserves

We’ve already done a turn on the the history of peanut butter. Today it’s jelly’s turn. Before we start on its history, check out the different types of fruit spreads: not just jam, jelly and preserves, but chutney, conserve, curd, fruit butter and marmalade. The history of jam and preserves begins with the history of…
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GIFT OF THE DAY: Emily G’s Jams

Last year we received a gift of Emily G’s Jam Of Love, an exquisite artisan bramd. When the last jar was scraped clean, we were despondent. We taste a lot of quality jams, jellies, marmalades and preserves that are perfectly nice. But on rare occasions, we come across a knockout. That’s how we feel about…
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PRODUCT: Justin’s Peanut Butter & Banana Chips Snack Packs

How do you enjoy bananas as a better-for-you snack? From the peel? With PB? On your cereal? With yogurt? As snack chips? On PB sandwich? Justin’s has created a new way: a better-for-you grab-and-go snack that combines Justin’s artisan peanut butter and organic bananas chips. Justin’s Original Peanut Butter + Banana Chips Snack Packs Justin’s…
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TIP OF THE DAY: Cheese Spreads, Cheese Condiments

Top: Crostini with Brie, Serrano ham and Fig Spread (photo courtesy Favor The Moments). Bottom: Enjoy trying the different spreads with different cheeses (photo courtesy Bonne Maman).   What’s a cheese condiment? What’s a cheese spread? you may ask. Here’s the food nerd explanation: Cheese spread is one of the sweet cheese condiments. A condiment…
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