Salted vs Unsalted Butter

Salt is added to butter as a preservative. But, the amount of salt that is added varies greatly from one dairy to another. There is no standard as to the amount of salt that is added to make salted butter. Furthermore, butter packaging does not indicate how much salt was added to the […]

By | March 3rd, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|

What is Chicken Stock?


What is chicken stock?? What is chicken stock? What is chicken bouillon? Chicken stock vs broth? What is the difference between stock, broth and bouillon?


They all can be used to make soup, they all taste like chicken and they are all a golden liquid. But, they also have several […]

By | February 20th, 2014|FAQ, Uncategorized|

Types of Salt


What is Kosher Salt?

What is table salt? What is sea salt? What is the difference between kosher salt and sea salt?


We decided the best way to answer what is kosher salt and these other questions is with a comparison table of different salt types (shown […]

By | February 13th, 2014|FAQ, Uncategorized|

Kahlua Cream Cheese Pie

Woops! I didn’t use all of the cream cheese (actually, Nuefchatel – I substituted) that I stocked up on at Christmas and it has reached its eat by date. If I’m not spreading it on a bagel, then my next go to is pie. One of our favorite pies is Marie […]

By | February 5th, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|

Bloomin Rosemary Bread

This bread is a take-off on the bloomin onions served at many restaurants. But… it’s a little heartier than an onion, it’s not deep fried, and this bloomin bread makes a snacking centerpiece for watching the SuperBowl. (Although this year, since February 2nd is also Groundhog Day, you may also want to […]

By | January 23rd, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|

Groundhog Day Treats

Are you ready to celebrate Groundhog Day? If not, you might want to get some groundhog day treats such as these groundhog day cookies and cupcakes ready.

Punxsutawney Phil has seen his shadow 100 times since the Pennsylvania town began the tradition began back in 1886. That equates to […]

By | January 23rd, 2014|Blog, Uncategorized|

One Pan Meal – Hot Dog Stir Fry

Yesterday I realized that my hot dogs were well beyond their sell by date. They looked, smelled and felt exactly the same as before so I needed to use them before any of those things changed.
Since I had no buns, I decided to make a one pan meal with the hot […]

By | December 22nd, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|

How To Read Food Labels

Reading food labels can get very confusing. We’ve spent many pages explaining a best-by date, sell-by date and use-by date that are found on foods, but what about all the other code words that are stamped onto food labels? Many of the terms commonly printed on food […]

By | November 11th, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|

24 Fun Muffin Pan Recipes

I love my muffin tins. I actually have about a dozen of them, in small, medium and large. But I have to say it’s the little mini muffin pans that I use the most. My husband calls them bite size as he pops them into his mouth, but for me they are a […]

By | September 13th, 2013|Blog, Uncategorized|

How Do You Read Eat By Date Tables?


How do you read your tables for OPENED products?
Are the times listed for opened products from the printed date or from the opening date?


We’ve been getting several emails on this topic, so will try to explain our tables in a little more detail. The answer to both questions can depend […]

By | June 7th, 2013|FAQ, Uncategorized|

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