Snacks

The 10 Best Trader Joe’s Snacks for Summer — The Kitchn Goes Grocery Shopping

(Image credit: Courtesy of Trader Joe's)

It's a well-known fact that Trader Joe's has the best snacks, and with summer about to end, it's time to get your snack game on for one last outdoor lunch.

Here are the 10 best things you can pick up at Trader Joe's to eat outside while it's still warm. These snacks are totally portable, easy to munch on, and great for sharing. Did your favorite make the cut?

READ MORE »

20 Sweet and Salty Snacks for People Obsessed with Fall — Recipes from The Kitchn

The arrival of fall comes with the need for a whole new roster of snacks. Now there are packable school snacks, after-school snacks, soccer-practice snacks, and weekend apple-picking snacks to think about. These 20 recipes fit the bill in all of these situations and more. They lean sweet, salty, or both, depending on your mood of the moment.

READ MORE »

Recipe: Cowboy Caviar — Recipes from The Kitchn

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman/The Kitchn)

Cowboy caviar is seriously perfect potluck party food — especially in the South, where tailgating season begins before the air turns crisp. Where once tailgating literally meant lowering the tailgate of a friend's truck, opening a bag of chips and a can of beer, we now have tents, tables, and decor. Needless to say, the snacks have improved as well. Cowboy caviar is best made ahead; it's filling but not heavy, and can be served at room temperature without any sign of congealed cheese or questionably warm mayo.

READ MORE »

10 Essential Tips for Packing the Best Travel Snack Bag — Travel Intelligence

I had been in southeast Asia for three days when I hopped on a 16-hour overnight train out of Bangkok. Still jet-lagged and slightly overwhelmed, I didn't have snacks too high on my to-do list. "Maybe I'll stop at a grocery store in the morning," had turned into "I'll get lunch at the train station," and then "I can probably buy food on the train." Unfortunately, everyone else had the same idea, and I was left with sold-out snack carts and a single bag of potato strings.

So it was then that I learned one of the most important lessons of travel: Always have your own snacks. From that point on, I was never without my trusty snack bag.

READ MORE »

Recipe: Vegetarian Chopped Liver with Shallots — Quick and Easy Appetizers

(Image credit: Colin Clark)

Chopped chicken liver (gehakte leber in Yiddish) was so iconic and central to the Eastern European Jewish diet that American Jews crafted a way to eat it with dairy as well as meat meals. The meatless version, known as either vegetarian chopped liver or mock chopped liver, rose to prominence in the scores of dairy restaurants that once slung blintzes, cheesecake, and borscht with sour cream on New York City's Lower East Side.

READ MORE »

Recipe: Borscht Crostini — Quick and Easy Appetizers

(Image credit: Colin Clark)

Whether served hot or cold, brimming with meat or completely vegetarian, the beet soup known as borscht has become a staple of the Ashkenazi Jewish repertoire. Perhaps that is because, amidst a sea of brown, heavy dishes — potato kugel, challah, cholent, latkes, and so on — borscht's ruby color and tangy-sweet flavor offers a bright counterpoint.

READ MORE »

Powered by WordPress All Content Copyright © chadjohannesen.com My Perspective, Tips, Advice, and Things I Find Interesting
Theme created with SpiderWeb Press™.