Party On, Pumpkin

October 16, 2017 in Category: Entertaining

It's the middle of October, which can only mean one thing—yet another triumphant Pumpkin Season is waning here at Trader Joe's. It's become a time-honored tradition for us over the past few years, one that goes by all too soon and feels like it's over before it's even begun...

Salame di Parma Mild Salami

October 13, 2017 in Category: What's New

Imported from Parma, Italy, this Uncured Salame is sliced and packaged in the U.S.A. to ensure the freshest product possible. But before it makes its way across the Atlantic, the pork is slowly aged in the air of the Italian Apennine Mountains, which creates an ideal climate for drying and aging meat...

Goat's Milk Cheese Medallions Marinated In Herbs

July 17, 2017 in Category: What's New

What can we say? We’re suckers for exceptional, interesting cheeses that we can offer at unbeatable prices. So, we couldn’t be more excited to be adding Goat’s Milk Cheese Medallions Marinated in Herbs to our shelves. It’s a chevre so tasty, it’s easy to understand why it’s a perennial award-winner. In fact, we wouldn’t be surprised if you gave it the award for Best New Cheese at Trader Joe’s...

Cocktail Stirrers

December 26, 2016 in Category: What's New

Are you ready to party? Are we invited? How about if we bring the cocktail stirrers? Lest you think we’re simply offering to bring super-skinny straws, we’d like to introduce you to Trader Joe’s Cocktail Stirrers—mini, plastic skewers hand-threaded with a gherkin pickle, baby onion, green chili pepper, red bell pepper chunk, carrot piece, and Manzanilla olive. Yes, each mini skewer features all of those things, marinated in spicy brine with garlic and dill. In Spain, you’ll find similar skewer-stirrers, with the moniker...

Build A Crostini-Rootini Bar

December 27, 2015 in Category: Entertaining

At the peak of entertaining season, when the edibles seem endless, distinguish your fête fare by engaging your eaters in a build-it-yourself Crostini-Rootini Bar. Crostino is Italian for “little crust” and the eponymous appetizer has traditionally been crafted of thin slices of toasted or grilled bread that can be dressed with an assortment of toppings (spreads, toppings, garnishes). While simple in concept – a base with toppings – the possibilities for expressing culinary gumption are glorious!  

Guide To Avoiding Abominable Cheese Platters

December 15, 2014 in Category: Guides

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