3 Reasons to Give Anchovies a Chance

by Olivia Ware for Williams Sonoma Anchovies can be a polarizing ingredient, as a group visit to any pizzeria will prove. No matter how you feel about them personally, it’s impossible to deny anchovies are a powerful tool in the chef’s arsenal, adding pops of subtle umami flavor to unsuspecting dishes. Sicilians are known for Read more…

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KC's Top Ten Gluten Free Products

It’s been a little while since I updated my favorites list – and there have been so many great new things to try! Here are my new faves – hook yourself up with a G-Free treat, and tell them I sent you! 1- Mariposa Baking Co.’s Sandwich Rolls – there.is.simply.no.better.gluten.free.bread.product.available.currently.on.this.planet. So good. They’re dairy free Read more…

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Product Review: Amy's Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies

To quote our friend Kevin: “Wow, these cookies are so freakin’ good, I’m gonna eat them ALL.” We feel that way too. Amy’s Kitchen Natural Foods has released a new line of shortbread cookies in Original, Chocolate Chip & Almond flavors, and we love them.  The Original flavor has a true shortbread taste & texture  Read more…

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Gluten Free Halloween Candy List

Happy Candy Eating!  You might want to make an appointment at the dentist now when you see how much candy is available to you. As always, it is important to check the bags/packaging and make sure ingredients have not changed since I did my research.  You can go online to the specific manufacturers to look Read more…

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Product Review: American Gra-Frutti's gourmet gluten-free goodies

Recently I received samples of some of the new gourmet gluten-free baked goods from American Gra-Frutti. All American Gra-Frutti products are produced in a dedicated, gluten-free facility using premium ingredients by company Founder and Chief Creative Officer, Marilyn Santulli. My care package of freshly baked gluten-free treats contained: Apple Cinnamon Muffins Blueberry Muffins Cranberry Orange Walnut Muffins Read more…

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Product Review: Nonuttin' Foods, Inc. granola bars

This Canadian company, Nonuttin’ Foods, Inc., hit the states last year and has been a favorite of those looking for allergen-friendly snacks that are made with real, healthy ingredients and pack a punch of flavor.  The owner of the company appeared on Martha Stewart last year, so we were really intrigued to give their granola Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers – Oogie's Snacks

Oogies Gourmet Popcorn has been around since 2004, when Eric Thier, President of Oogie’s Snacks noticed that there were some interesting snack items available, but nothing that grabbed his affection like popcorn.  Thier recalls, “Popcorn had always been seen as a carnival or ballpark snack, not something to be taken seriously or treated in a Read more…

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Featured Tastemakers: Mary's Gone Crackers

Mary’s Gone Crackers didn’t begin as a business, but naturally went that direction because of the great product that Founder Mary Waldner had created. When Waldner and her son were diagnosed with Celiac Disease over a decade ago she was amazed by the lack of nutritious and good tasting gluten-free snacks.   Waldner recalls ”I lived Read more…

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Product Review-Beanitos

Beanitos are a bean chips, free of corn, wheat, soy, potato, trans fat, cholesterol and are certified non-GMO, gluten free, low glycemic & kosher!  They’re high in fiber & protein. But don’t let that scare you, our panel could not stop eating them.  The texture and taste are fantastic. Beanitos come in 4 flavors; Black Read more…

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Brown Sugar Bacon

This Brown Sugar Bacon recipe (aka: Pig Candy) will make you the hit of the party. Sweet, salty and crispy, it’s delicious and addictive.

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