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Guide to TJ's Rice

August 18, 2014 in Guides

Rice is the best. The wholesome cereal grain serves as a staple for two-third’s of the world’s population. (That’s a lot of people.) As such, rice is an integral ingredient in culinary traditions of many different cultures (sushi, stir fry, paella, pudding, curry, risotto…), each with its own preferences regarding texture, taste and color. Luckily, there are some 40,000 different varieties of rice, grown throughout the world. (That’s a lot of rice). We don’t carry 40,000, but we sure have a fine variety of rice at Trader Joe’s. From Basmati and Black to Arborio and Red, our rice selection offers difference in texture, taste and color. From fully-cooked and frozen, to whole grains and medleys, our selection also offers plenty of difference in preparation. To help you find the Trader Joe’s Rice that best suits your recipe(s), we’ve categorized our rice offerings and their corresponding characteristics, and followed that up with a few grains of wisdom about cooking and serving...

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Guide to Reading Nutrition Facts

July 25, 2014 in Guides

Everything about the nutrition label — what it contains, what it doesn't, and how it is presented — was decided upon by the FDA. Learn all you ever wanted to know about how to read Nutrition Facts...

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Guide to Vitamins and Minerals

July 25, 2014 in Guides

For many years, we've handled the highest quality Dietary Supplements at the lowest prices. We work at being skilled buyers, not nutritionists or doctors. We're not here to prescribe or give advice on which vitamins you should take. We do think that if you have decided to take vitamins or minerals, Trader Joe's is the best place to buy top quality supplements at the best prices. Here's why...

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