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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. Smart Soup, produced in Canada, offers 7 varieties of frozen soup. Each flavor is gluten free, vegan, and American Heart Association Certified as a heart-healthy food. Anne Chong Hill and her … Read More

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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. Over its 80 year history V8 Juice has continually enlarged and improved their juice line. Introduced in early 2015 are Veggie Blends, new to V8’s fruit and vegetable line. Veggie Blends … Read More

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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.   SustainableSeas is the value-priced tuna brand from Wild Planet Foods. The tuna are caught one fish at a time by fisheries around the world that use pole and troll fishing … Read More

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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. These kitchen gadgets are reasonably priced and may just be the utensil you need in certain kitchen situations. The IMUSA Tortilla Warmer offers a traditional way to keep tortillas warm, soft and fresh tasting … Read More

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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. Nothin’but makes a tasty assortment of granola cookies and snack bars. Both the bars and cookies are moist and offer a good deal of chewing and satisfaction. The flavors are blended artfully to produce … Read More

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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. SooFoo is a 9-ingredient blend of rice/grains/legumes inspired by the Middle Eastern dish mujaddara. We sampled Original (unseasoned) which is a combination of long grain brown rice, brown lentils, wheat berries, oats, barley, black … Read More

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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. Pascha Chocolate’s goal is to produce a simple, intense chocolate-flavored, allergen-free product. All varieties are free of the major food allergens – peanuts, nuts, soy, dairy, egg, and wheat. Their chocolate bars are simply made … Read More

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Fresh fish and shellfish have virtually no odor. Only when seafood starts to spoil does it smell fishy. Fresh fish has: Clean eyes that bulge a little Firm, shiny flesh and bright, red, slime-free gills Flesh that springs back when pressed gently No darkening around the edges or brown or yellowish discoloration A fresh, mild … Read More

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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. We highlighted Cluck ‘n Moo Burgers at the end of the summer and our tasters all agreed the half chicken/half beef burgers were excellent. The brand has introduced Cluck ‘n Moo Burgers with Kale. This burger … Read More

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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. Nest Fresh offers Certified Cage Free, Non-GMO Project Verified, and certified kosher (OU) eggs. They are produced on small family farms across the country that are formed into a cooperative under Hidden Villa Ranch. Hens … Read More

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