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Shishito Peppers

February 05, 2015 in What's New

An exotic delicacy iconic to izakaya (Japanese tapas/appetizers/bar food), the Shishito Pepper has become a ubiquitous and fashionable finger-food of late. Here’s why: Shishito Peppers are enormously delicious and a bit daring, couldn’t be simpler to prepare, are famously finger-friendly, and make perfect appetizers. Native to Japan (perhaps via Portugal, some speculate), the slender, green peppers have...

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Big Game Bites: Three Plays, Two Ways

January 26, 2015 in Holidays and Gatherings

The food around football watching has become an equally Big Game. To score smartly and soundly takes strategy. Trader Joe’s Big Game Bites “playbook” gives you three easy-to-follow plays in two ways. Our “BLITZ” recipes accommodate the need for speed—they can be executed in 15 minutes or less

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How To Avoid An Abominable Cheese Platter

December 15, 2014 in How-Tos

Learn how to turn your cheese platters from monstrous to marvelous in three easy steps! Step 1: Don't Overdo It. Too many cheese varieties will overwhelm your palate and your guests

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