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Sardines in Harissa

September 09, 2014 in What's New

Korea has its Gochujang. Mexico has its Achiote. But, what does one ask for when seeking a hot chili condiment in the Maghreb? The magic word is Harissa. Trader Joe’s Sardines in Harissa brings together two classic Northwest African foods in one can. Wild caught sardines, harvested in the Mediterranean off the coast of Tunisia, are some of the best we’ve tasted. These large (for sardines) fish are packed in soy oil and Harissa. Our chili paste is made from a traditional recipe, consisting of fresh red hot chili peppers, garlic, coriander, caraway, and salt. Sardines, in general, provoke...

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How To: Build A Better Snack

September 08, 2014 in How-Tos

Some snacks can quell cravings – chocolate, salt, caffeine – but after you’ve crunch, crunch, crunched or sucked down the “bite,” your body feels like its crashing or crumbling. Oh, no. How do you handle hankerings and buttress your physique? Build a better snack with “the building blocks of life.”...

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How To Make Bestovers

September 07, 2014 in How-Tos

Been eating the same pesto pasta for 4 days in a row? Has peanut butter and jelly sandwich become a food group? You are not alone. Even the savviest cooks, when pressed for time, can fall into a leftover rut. In fact, lately, we’ve been staring into the fridge with despair and our brown-bagged-midday-meals are giving us the reheat-repeat blues. There has to be a better way...

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