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...

Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese

October 04, 2017 in Category: What's New

Trader Joe’s Butternut Squash Mac & Cheese is being made exclusively for Trader Joe’s by the same supplier that makes our classic Joe’s Diner Mac & Cheese. Here, they begin with a mezzi rigatoni pasta – short, thick, ridged tubes that hold sauces with gusto. The pasta is blended with an opulent sauce made with three cheeses (Cheddar, Gouda, and Parmesan), a classic béchamel sauce, the perfect amount of butternut squash pureé, and...

Gluten Free Cheese Pizza With A Cauliflower Crust

August 18, 2017 in Category: What's New

Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Cheese Pizza with a Cauliflower Crust is a ready-to-bake pizza with a cauliflower-based crust, made for us by a U.S.-based supplier, and ready for you to pick up from our freezers. The crust here uses a blend of cauliflower, mozzarella cheese, potato flour, chickpea flour, and brown rice flour to replace the wheat flour you’d find in an ordinary pizza crust. It cooks just as a good pizza should, with...

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...

Sliced New Zealand Organic Cheddar

April 02, 2017 in Category: What's New

The lush, green pastures of New Zealand’s organic dairy farms provide the jumping off point for our Sliced New Zealand Organic Cheddar. The milk used to produce this distinctive cheese comes from cows raised on family owned dairies and treated to a diet of the abundant organic clover and grasses that blanket the pastures of New Zealand’s dairy lands. Moderate temperatures (60-75ºF), flowing mountain streams, and abundant rainfall mean that there is ample pasture for grazing year round. Because of their diet, the cows produce incredibly rich and flavorful milk, and that milk, in turn, produces...

Fior Delle Alpi

March 14, 2017 in Category: What's New

The Swiss Alps are famous for crisp mountain air, high peaks, and skiing. Each year, people from around the world flock to the Alps for world-class winter skiing. From these same Swiss Alps comes Trader Joe’s Fior Delle Alpi cheese—and yes, it’s as excellent as the skiing! Fior Delle Alpi translates to “Flower of the Alps,” a name fitting for our March spotlight cheese. Hidden in a black rind, this raw milk cheese is made by hand at a small mountain dairy. The cows are free to roam and graze on mountainsides covered in grasses and wild herbs, and these herbs are vital to the intense...

Oven-Baked Cheese Bites

January 20, 2017 in Category: What's New

It’s no secret that we love cheese here at Trader Joe’s—stroll on over to our cheese case and you’ll see what we mean. And what is there not to love? Cheese just makes everything better. (See: burgers, baked potatoes, pasta, crackers, casseroles, omelets, sandwiches, vegetables... ad infinitum.) So why, then, should you not be able to enjoy cheese anytime, anywhere? That’s a trick question, because you should be able to enjoy cheese anytime, anywhere. Now, with a pouch of Trader Giotto’s Oven-Baked Cheese Bites in hand, you can...

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