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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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Salted Caramel Gelato

October 13, 2014 in What's New

Some are saying that salted caramel is the “new vanilla.” And, why not? Despite regular vanilla’s popularity, it can be... well... boring. In contrast, the dynamic dissimilarity between savory and sweet yields a depth of character rarely experienced on the palate. Trader Joe’s new Salted Caramel Gelato aims for this character in the form of a frozen dessert. We think we hit the mark! Very slowly, we heat milk and cream (more milk than cream) with...

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Mini Ginger Pumpkin Ice Cream Mouthfuls

September 29, 2014 in What's New

The modern day ice cream sandwich is believed to have been invented (or popularized) by a New York puschcart peddler in 1900. He discovered that by sandwiching ice cream between two wafers, it would be easier for people to carry away and could be eaten more readily (the wafers softened the center). Handy. The Trader Joe’s Mini Ice Cream Mouthful is a small (literally) twist on the sandwich novelty. While designed to be similarly handled, it fits right in the mouth. Snugly, mind you. We have a mint version that is well-suited to the warm weather seasons, and we wanted to make one that would fit well in...

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