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100% Greek Olive Oil and Lemon Juice

July 31, 2015 in What's New

Residing on parallel peninsulas that jut south into the Mediterranean, Greeks and Italians both inhabit regions amenable to olive growth and oil production. However, these two cultures disagree about which acidic flavors to pair with their extra virgin. While Italians usually prefer ripe, red tomatoes, Greeks often choose sunny, yellow lemons for acidic contrast to the smooth fruitiness of olive juice. Having spent extra time recently on the Balkan Peninsula, we’ve...

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Key Lime Tea Cookies

July 29, 2015 in What's New

In July 2014, we revealed our own tart and tasty version of a Key Lime Pie—that icon of Floridian food that’s evolved into a celebrated American classic. Its creamy custard, bright citrusy-tartness, and graham cracker butter crust were the hit of the summer. As summer begins once more—it’s time again for lime. This year, Trader Joe’s Key Lime Tea Cookies are the ones basking in the sweet-treat limelight. These little rounds are premium butter cookies, infused with...

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Organic Butter Lettuce & Radicchio

July 27, 2015 in What's New

To have a cut, pre-washed bag of greens is a luxury that many cooks today might take for granted. Before such an invention, one had to chop the head, rinse the leaves, rinse them again (and maybe again), and then dry them using either the slow ‘air-dry’ technique, or far too many paper towels. So... let us give thanks for bagged lettuce—specifically Trader Joe’s Organic Butter Lettuce & Radicchio. We carry a variety of prepared lettuce blends, but this is one of our...

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