If you’ve never had a deliciously ripe fig (photo #6), you’re missing out. A superfood rich in fiber, iron, manganese, potassium, and plant calcium*, figs can be enjoyed in many ways (and have medical uses as well). Figs have been a mainstay in the Mediterranean since ancient times. They were a significant part of the […]

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[1] Seedless lemons from The Wonderful Company are a boon to bakers, cooks, and everyone who likes a squeeze of lemon on food and in drinks (both photos © Wonderful Citrus). [2] Look for this label in your grocery store. [3] Why squeeze pits along with the lemon juice (photo © The Fillmore | NYC […]

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Forget the chips, forget the pretzels: Our favorite crunchy snack is Cheddies cheddar cheese crackers. Cheddies were a serendipitous food find. Last summer, we were at an enormous trade show—think the Disneyland of food, occupying an entire convention center. After tasting samples of every type of food for four hours straight, we could not eat […]

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[1] Michelle’s Maccs in Orange Zest (both photos © Michelle’s Maccs). [2] Michelle’s Maccs in Espresso.   If your idea of a heavenly bite is a coconut macaroon, we’ve discovered the best: Michelle’s Maccs, tender coconut macaroons dipped in chocolate—dark, milk or white, depending on the coconut flavor. And the flavors: ooh la la, magnifique! […]

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[1] Pace yourself, and try the 15+ flavors of Wolferman’s English Muffins (all photos © Wolferman’s). [2] Yes, please: Chocolate Chip English Muffins. [3] Peanut butter and bananas for breakfast. [4] Peanut butter and bananas for breakfast. [5] It’s Pumpkin English Muffin season. There are also Cranberry Citrus muffins. [6] English crumpets. You can bake […]

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[1] The inviting package design © Jamie Stark | Stark Designs). [2] Here’s the recipe from Here’s a most delicious French bread pizza recipe from Nicole of Cooking For Keeps (photo © Cooking For Keeps). [3] Caprese Chicken Skillet. Here’s the recipe from Rachel’s Healthy Plate (photo © Rachel’s Healthy Plate). [4] Gourmet grilled cheese […]

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[1] Sauerkraut with beef, burgers, hot dogs, salmon and sandwiches (photos #1 to #4 © Cleveland Kraut). [2] Beet Red Cleveland Kraut, made with red cabbage, beets and cabbage. Try it with hot dogs, meat dishes and salads paired with goat cheese. [3] Green cabbage, green bell peppers, jalapeños, leeks, red chiles, sriracha and seasonings […]

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[1] A bowl of Kamut grains. Here’s how to cook it from Vegan Lovlie (photo © Vegan Lovlie). [2] A close up of the grains, three times the size of conventional wheat grains (photo © Purcell Mountain Farms). [3] Cooked Kamut grains (photo © Vegan Lovlie). [4] Kracklin Kamut, our Top Pick Of The Week […]

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[1] Nature’s original energy food, honey, is sandwiched between thin, crisp waffle cookies (photos #1 and #2 © Honey Stinger). [2] You can purchase individual waffles or 12-packs. [3] If you’re looking for a better Fig Newton-type bar, look here (photos #3 and #4 © Nature’s Bakery). [4] These fig bars have less added sugar […]

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