Dig In Kosher

We have been selling Mesquite Honey for a long time, and lots of it. Until this year, our supply has come from the Sonoran desert of Northern Mexico. Had it not been for the bandits that stole our last few loads (seriously!) our 2013 supply would have lasted until the 2014 crop. This dramatic turn of events drove us to the arid deserts of Argentina—the third largest exporter of honey in the world (after China and the U.S.). What we found there was another high quality bee product that will keep Trader Joe’s Mostly Mesquite Honey flowing, come bandits or high water...

Little did Jack Norworth know—as he rode that train into Manhattan in 1908—that the words he suddenly scribbled on a scrap of paper would become a ‘national anthem’ of sorts for baseball stadium-goers everywhere. Of course, Norworth also had no idea that more than one hundred years into the future, his little phrase “... buy me some peanuts and Cracker Jack...” would become the inspiration for Trader Joe’s It’s a Grand Slam SnackWe start with the finest midwestern corn, popped by hand in small batches, in artisan kettles... an easy base hit. Next, we add...

Mini Pie Medley

May 13, 2014 in

While Americans didn’t invent pie (ancient Egyptians get those baking credits), we’ve embraced it so fully into our food heritage, that it is considered “the most traditional American dessert.” The ultimate sweet treat, homemade pies did fall out of fashion at one time, as convenience became coveted and appetites more reserved. In our Mini Pie Medley, we restore the glory of this culinary classic, cutting a new mold that fits better into a more modern view of time and treats. The pies thaw or heat swiftly, and while each is, indeed, a remarkable treat...