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Partially Popped Popcorn

March 02, 2015 in What's New

As far as we can tell, Trader Joe’s is seldom accused of half-baked food innovations. We owe this to our thoughtful product-development team who works extra hard to invent fare that’s fresh and exciting—but that doesn’t stray too creatively-far from what we know our customers crave. With that in mind, it may come as a surprise to introduce a new item that is undeniably and unabashedly half baked...

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Unsweetened Almond Beverages

February 27, 2015 in What's New

Fans of medieval literature are familiar with the sign that appears above the entrance to Hell in Dante Alighieri’s Inferno: “All hope abandon, ye who enter here!” What most Dante fans don’t know is that the inspiration for this sign was the real-life notice posted above the entrance to the lavatory in the author’s Florentine flat. You see, Dante was...

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Transcendental Hand Pies: Where baking and mathematics unite!

February 27, 2015 in Holidays and Gatherings

Inextricably linked by name* and geometry**, Pi and Pie go hand in hand. So, in honor of National Pi (π) Day – 3/14 – we geeked out and baked a trio of Transcendental Hand Pies. Using Trader Joe’s pre-made-from-scratch (using real butter) Frozen Pie Crusts as our constant, crafting these circular, palm-able pastries is as easy as… oh… pie...

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