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Trail Mix Cookies

September 22, 2014 in

Cookies originated from cakes. In fact, the name cookie comes from the Dutch koekje—“little cake.” Ergo, inherently, cookies are special treats. Over time, new attitudes have formed about these sweet, dry, single-serving cakes. While still appreciated as treats, they are often expected to have energy-sustaining attributes, admirable ingredients, and flavors that provide an experience. To us, these...

Raw Pistachios

September 18, 2014 in

Ah, pistachios—that felicitous nut that maintains its grin, even though so often outshined by the ever-popular almond. But, the pistachio’s nutty grin is really no wonder. These nuts have many reasons to smile, not the least of which is their attractive, inimitable flavor, unique among their nut cousins. If you are a pistachio lover, chances are you often enjoy the roasted version. You’ll also be aware how uncommon it is to find Raw Pistachios in a bag. The scarcity of the bagged, raw, version is directly related to the absence of a reliable process for producing pistachios that are both great tasting and safe—until now...

With a little bit of Andean ingenuity and a smidge of creative license borrowed from the American west, we’ve come up with an original—and delicious!—take on the near-ubiquitous “veggie burger.” In the interest of full disclosure, we’re compelled to reveal that the true inspiration for Trader Joe’s Quinoa Cowboy Veggie Burgers sprung from two of our favorite products: Organic Tri Color Quinoa, and Cowboy Caviar Salsa. These burgers are, more or less, a blend of the two. With multi-hued quinoa (red, white, and black) setting the stage, black beans, corn, red peppers, and plenty of seasonings are blended together and...