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Kabocha Squash

October 27, 2014 in What's New

Roundish, greenish, and streaky, it could easily be mistaken for a pumpkin dressed in a Halloween costume. One look and it becomes clear that green is a very becoming color for a pumpkin. But this isn’t a pumpkin—at least not a traditional, Western-style pumpkin. Rather, this green marvel is a Kabocha Squash, often described as a “Japanese pumpkin,” due to the similarity of its shape, and the sweetness of its flesh. Kabocha Squash is...

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Julienned Root Vegetables

October 24, 2014 in What's New

Next time you’re craving French fries, we recommend getting back to your roots... Trader Joe’s Julienned Root Vegetables, to be more specific. This new item from our freezers is a medley of root-worthy tubers, including carrots, beets, parsnips, and sweet potatoes. We take the whole roots and slice them—long and thin—in a style the French call julienne. But we don’t deep-fry these “fries.” Instead, we lightly toss them in olive oil just before dusting them with cracked pepper, garlic, brown sugar, salt, and other spices. You get the pleasure of...

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100% Honey Crisp Apple Cider

October 22, 2014 in What's New

Along with colorful leaves, pumpkins, and increasingly blustery days, we find the simple apple to be one of the greatest indicators of fall’s debut. It shows up baked in a holiday pies, impaled on sticks and caramel-wrapped, and even afloat in water-filled bobbing barrels. At Trader Joe’s, we get especially excidered… er… exCITED, for the yield of seasonal pressed pommes, and we think our 100% Honey Crisp Apple Cider is undiluted autumn joy in a glass (or mug)...

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