Packaged Foods

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Malt Vinegar

by johntp 14 days ago

Your brand preference? Thinking for fish & chips. I like Crosse and Blackwell. Never tried Sarsons or London Pub (Reese) and not a fan of Heinz.

Oatmeal brand differences

by gargupie 8 days ago

I find different oatmeal brands suggest varied flavor. I bought a supermarket generic brand and it just tasted stale and acrid. Sadly, I even find the good old Quaker brand to taste a bit off. Some...

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Replacing Trader Joe's California Estate Olive Oil In My Life

Jim Leff
by Jim Leff 4 months ago

I've been informed that Trader Joe's California Estate Olive Oil is discontinued, and that TJ's is searching for a new vendor. So the product will either disappear or change. Anyone know an EVOO...

Cache River Basmati Gourmet Popcorn Rice...

by Littleman 9 years ago

Has anyone tried this rice. You can order it online from McKnight Milling Co. in Wynne, AR. It's outstanding and has a distinct popcorn smell when you cook it. http://www.mcknightmilling.com/

Bolthouse Farms To Launch CBD Product Line

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

" . . . Dunn tells Yahoo Finance the company is poised to launch at least 25 CBD-infused products this coming January. Two of the products, Dunn says, will be in the coffee and juice categories. . ...

Your vote for best jarred salsa?

by sophia519 20 days ago

I usually buy the Rick Bayless Frontera salsa, but wondering if people have other recommendations. Thanks!

Did Haagen Dazs change its recipe?

by GDSwamp 1 year ago

Through the whole history of premium ice cream, my family stuck with Haagen Dazs because (we always said) the fact was that no $10 pint actually tasted richer or creamier, or was made with better i...

Just Add Water - Instant Foods

by soypower 12 years ago

Without getting enmeshed in the details, it appears I will be spending a few days in a hotel with only a coffee maker...no microwave, no refrigerator...Going to the grocery store after i arrive is ...

Packaged Cookie from the '70s/'80s

by emily 9 years ago

So there is this cookie my mom used to buy when I was a kid that I sometimes think about and have never been able to find. It was a type of sugar cookie from Europe (Denmark? Belgium?) that was pip...

Dixson's relish

by Gpatriarch 21 days ago

Does anyone know of a relish similar to Dixson's which is no longer made?

Does anyone remember this candy bar?

by lvecch 13 years ago

I've asked many people about this over the years, and no one has any recollection of it, but here goes: a solid chocolate bar made up of three thin layers - one milk, one dark, and one white. I don...

Does anybody remember the name of this cookie?

by Mariposa06 7 years ago

I hope someone can help me. I write a blog, and I want to write as part of a "Products I Miss" post a cookie I enjoyed in the early 70's. It was a sugar cookie about 3 inches in diameter, with a ...

Awesome spicy XO sauce built into shrimp / scallop dumplings

by jhleung 1 month ago

I've been consuming these like crazy lately. I used to only buy the handmade dumplings from the "auntie factory" on Taraval & 29th or the other one on Irving and 18th ---- but I actually think thi...

Anyone here remember old/discontinued Stella d'Oro products?

by saucygalnyc 7 years ago

I remember a product that (I believe) used to be produced by Stella d"Oro. It was a dense hard flower shaped "cookie" with a hole in the center. It had a shiny exterior and was very dry, but pr...

Buying olives in Camberville – Black, green, Kalamata, …

by zigzag17 2 years ago

When in the mood, I like to put olives in various pasta and other dishes. Where and what olives do you buy, and how do you use them?

Looking for Bennett's Chili Sauce or something very close

by tacologic 8 years ago

My Bubby's brisket recipe calls for Bennett's Chili Sauce. Sadly, I have not been able to find it. If somebody knew where I could find this, or can recommend a sauce that it extremely similar, I'...

Good Store Bought Guacamole?

by zackly 1 month ago

Sometimes I want guacamole when I don't have the components to make it from scratch. I no longer trust online reviews because they might be secretly sponsored by the manufacturer of reviewed produc...

Free It's-It Nuggets, Friday Sept 20, Burlingame

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

"GIVEAWAY - Have you tried our latest product, Nuggets??? Well, whether you've tried them or not, come by our Factory Shop ‪this Friday, September 20, 2019‬. We are giving away ONE free 5 FL. OZ. c...

Baia Pasta Mostaccioli – Dried Pasta from Oakland

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 9 years ago

The weekend before Christmas was the December New Tastemarket at St. Gregory’s Episcopal on Potrero Hill, basically an updated, hipper version of a church bazaar with home cooks and underground foo...

Favorite brand of canned tomatoes? Domestic or Imported?

by kelvin_of_ranard 2 months ago

A recent batch of pork ragu was ruined by a spoiled can of tomatoes! Hours of work wasted because I failed to taste test beforehand [it was a very popular US brand]! My grocer says this is increa...