Packaged Foods

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Slim Jim Alternative?

by zackly 15 days ago

I love Slim Jim sausage, especially when I'm drinking. Being a diabetic, they're probably a better choice than chips because they contain negligible carbs but by no means am I touting them as healt...

Best Foods slightly different than in the past?

by sbbodcderf 8 days ago

Best Foods has always been my favorite of the typical top name brands in my area, and maybe it is my imagination, but has anyone noticed a difference lately? Trying it on it's own, when it firs...

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Coconut milk

by codmeister 17 days ago

Here's a question for my Thai cooking friends. I have always been fussy about the coconut milk I use . . . and have consistently used Chaokoh brand. Every store I checked is out of this and I hav...

Essential Chocolate Bunny by Volo Chocolate

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 16 days ago

Well, i've already consumed my Easter bunny. Bean-to-bar producer, Volo Chocolate unveiled the Essential Chocolate Bunny complete with masks and injection site bandaid for the COVID-19 Easter s...

Can Anyone Offer More Information About "King Syrup"

by DLynne 9 years ago

I just bought a 32oz. bottle of King Syrup at Gourmet Giant on Rockville Pike. The red label with the lion face looked so interesting, and I thought I remember seeing it called for in a recipe for ...

Review of Huel

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 24 days ago

Here's a review of the powdered, plant-based, instant meal Huel (portmanteau of “human” and “fuel”) that's actually favorable on taste criteria. The samples described seemed to rely on Thai, Mexica...

ISO Frozen Chopped Clams

by zackly 24 days ago

I used to sell (and use) Sam's Frozen Chopped Clams when I worked for Sysco Boston. They were tender and excellent and had a great drained weight vs the competition but they seem to have been sold ...

Sichuan toban-djan - brands available in the U.S.?

by GDSwamp 1 month ago

I'm looking for a good Sichuanese brand of toban-djan (chili bean paste) that I might be able to find in my local (Philadelphia) Chinatown grocery store. Everything I've read online says that Lee K...

Store Bought Mexican Salsa Verde?

by zackly 28 days ago

I like to make enchiladas with green rather than red sauce. I generally use a jarred sauce, although I occasionally make it from scratch when I have the time, inclination and fresh tomatillos. The ...

New Look, Same Great Taste

by Mike R. 2 months ago

Bought some great-tasting snack-food products I've enjoyed for decades. At a most-welcomed promo price of two boxes for $6.00, plus a buck off each box with manufacturers' weekly paper / "shopper"...

Del Monte Dill Halves

by mtskeeter 2 months ago

Hello, I am looking for Del Monte Dill Pickle Halves (in jars). Years ago, 'My Brands' sold them by the case load, but since have gone out of business. I just have not found a dill pickle half that...

Chinese pickled shallots?

by MadameC 2 months ago

HELP! Anyone know what this is ? So funny as it says "shallots in brine" in french and "pickled leeks" in English. Any ideas ? And if so, how to use them ? The ingredients (after the mystery a...

Most successfully good tasting frozen pizza?

by benz 2 months ago

Assuming one likes all styles of pizza and all kinds of toppings, what frozen pizza is the most successfully good tasting? (Frozen pizza is oh so convenient to have around, but more often than ...

San Marzano Tomatoes from Cento, Are They Really?

by therealdoctorlew 2 months ago

A local market is advertising Cento brand San Marzano tomatoes. These are "certified" rather than DOP. On investigation, I find that Cento declares that their certification shows that their SM to...

Pearl Milling

by syrup09 2 months ago

After decades of controversy Pepsico is renaming the Aunt Jemima Brand. It will know be known a Pearl Milling. Yeah I know there's better stuff out there.

Canned Cannellini Beans and Garbanzo Beans

by Unkle Al 3 months ago

I want to switch from my current brand to Bush's. What are your favorite brands and do you like Bush's beans

Gold's Horseradish & Fox's U-Bet Syrups Long Island plant to close in March

Melanie Wong
by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

This announcement set off a flurry on the West Coast where I am. Anyone else concerned that the private equity firm that owns these iconic brands does not yet have another facility under contra...

Cape Cod Chips: I'm hooked...

by gutreactions 3 months ago

During the Holidays, I picked up a bag of kettle cooked Cape Cod Waves with sea salt at my local market. I could not stop noshing on them, especially with a dip or alongside a sandwich. They are a ...

Golden Grain Marinara Sauce

by sexychef 12 years ago

I have heard so much raves about this marinara sauce made by a company called Golden Grain. I just have to know where i can purchase it. I live in south texas area however the attorney I work wit...