Food Finds

Global Ingredient: Colman’s Mustard

Now marking 200 years in business, Colman’s is the gold standard of English mustard. It delivers a sinus-clearing blast of horseradishy heat (though it doesn’t contain horseradish). Unlike Dijon and yellow mustards, English mustard is mixed with water instead of wine or vinegar, which keeps the heat intense. Work the prepared mustard into herb rubs for roasts, or whisk a dab […]

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5 on Friday: Must-Have Tools for Your Coffee Break

From beans to brew, the very best gadgets for enjoying your cuppa. By April Hardwick

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Fun Finds: Gifts for the Ones You Love

I’ve always been a fan of Valentine’s Day. February 14th is just another day to show the people around you how much you appreciate them. Whether in the form of grand gestures and communal gatherings or honest notes of appreciation, the day of hearts has us feeling quite sentimental (and the fact that dark chocolate will probably be in reach […]

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Better Breakfast Idea: Pereg’s New Quinoa Pops

Whole grains at breakfast aren’t a new idea. We routinely recommend it if you’re trying to up your intake of fiber, protein, and plant-based nutrients. Oatmeal, quinoa, grano—they’re all great ways to get a filling, wholesome breakfast. Now Pereg now has another fun way: Quinoa Pops cereal. Like popcorn, quinoa seeds pop when just a little pressure and heat are applied. Once […]

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The Ultimate Super Bowl Snack: Hot Buffalo Wing-Flavored Peanuts

Do you remember when fear and panic swept the country because chicken wing supplies were shockingly low? (If you don’t remember, I’ll let Stephen Colbert explain.) Turns out the scare was unfounded (phew!), but I’d like to think out of that national faux-emergency, the creators of Lord Nut Levington Peanuts found some inspiration. What if they could combine two of the world’s greatest football […]

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The Perfect Snacking Combination: Granola Popcorn

300 treasured calories. That’s the built-in snacking amount I have each day. For me, those 300 calories represent a chance to try new things, have fun, and enjoy something unique. Of course, I don’t veer off course and eat a honey bun or candy bar. I like to try healthier alternatives that really stretch those 300 calories as far and […]

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5 on Friday: 5 Great Finds Under $25

Local Finds: Rachel’s Ginger Beer

About a year ago, we featured Rachel’s Ginger Beer in our 2,000 Calories/10,000 Steps in Seattle story. But the majority of us didn’t get the opportunity to even try the ginger beers. So naturally, we’ve been clamoring to get our hands on some for since then. RGB is known for being fresh, not too sweet, and unashamedly zingy. They partner with local Seattle […]

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Local Finds: Fat Toad Farm

Goat’s milk is the key ingredient in the velvety caramel sauces made at Vermont’s family-run Fat Toad Farm. A take on Mexican cajeta, they’re like caramel without the cloying sweetness. Instead, a tangy soupçon of goat’s milk and a slight aftertaste of Vermont’s green grasses linger on the tongue. Pairing the sauce with sweets is obvious, but try enlivening savory […]

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Our Favorite Gluten-Free Holiday Indulgence

Whether you’re in need of a treat to serve to gluten-intolerant guests, or simply hoping to indulge in a gluten-free dessert yourself, we’ve found one that we think will do the trick. Our staff raved about these Gooey Chocolate Merry Mint Brownies from Glutino, which no one suspected were gluten-free. One staffer said “Tastes like a Thin Mint!” while another added “Yum! Love the fudgy […]

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