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Trader Joe's Guardians of the Pantry

October 27, 2014 in Product Stories

You may have walked right past them in our grocery aisle; you may already have them in your pantry. While unassuming, these simple staples empower you with exceptional culinary dexterity

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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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