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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Editor's Pick: Denny Mikes

Often times it's hard to find seasoning for chicken that will give it a hint of something different. A lot of times I use basic flavor enhancers so my meal doesn't taste bland. Denny Mike's Chick Magnet seasoning for chicken offers a more authentic flavor. It has a subtle taste that is noticeable but not overbearing to the rest of the meal. It's just over all delicious.
Small additions to my chicken-cooking methods make all the difference. It tastes better and it doesn't add hassle to the cooking process. No doubt that this seasoning adds a more authentic, unique, delicious flavor to chicken. 
In 2006, Dennis Michael successfully launched his line of gluten-free seasonings and barbecue sauces. He sought out something less artificial when it came to seasoning foods.      

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Editor's Pick: Cajunex Salsa

CajunTex Salsa started with the development of salsa recipe in the early 1990s. The company wanted to exceed the standards of salsa, and they did so successfully with the perfect blend of barbecue sauce and salsa. CajunTex prides itself on not using any preservative in any products. This salsa has a taste that definitely makes it stand out.
Chips and salsa is a very popular snack in my household. It’s great to have at a little get-together, as I do with my friends on the weekends. The smell of the Bayou Gold Hickory-Smoked Bean and Corn Salsa alone was enticing enough to make my mouth water before I even had a chance to taste it. The hickory flavor is evident in every bite, with an added kick of spice.
As a quick and convenient snack, Bayou Gold Hickory-Smoked Bean and Corn Salsa satisfies. Every delicious bite makes you want more. It has a uniquely pleasing hickory-smoked smell, with a mildly spicy taste that’ll keep you coming back for more.  

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Editor's Pick: Down Under BBQ

Down Under BBQ is an award-winning company with different types of combination sauces that appeal to many people. They're always working on something new to share with the public; something that will bring a whole new flavor to the barbecue game.
In my opinion, barbecue sauce is a great addition to just about any meal. There is a large selection to choose from, which can sometimes get overwhelming. This is why I typically like to stick to my favorite few. I primarily love the sweet and tangy, and I might go for something a little spicy every once in a while. But lately I've been yearning for a new taste. That’s why I took the opportunity to try Down Under BBQ’s Raspberry Habenero sauce. I must admit it is definitely different from anything that I've ever tried before. The taste is impeccably pleasing with an initial sweet taste, then a hint of spice.
Raspberry Habanero Sauce by Down Under BBQ is doubtlessly delicious. The contrast of sweet and spicy blends beautifully. I would specifically recommend using it with ribs, pork, shrimp and it even goes well on salads. Raspberry Habanero is certainly incomparable to any other barbecue sauce I've recently enjoyed.

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Editor's Pick: Cocoa Planet

Anne Mckbben is the founder of Cocoa Planet. She has made it possible for people to enjoy chocolate in a healthier manner. She claims that the chocolate at Cocoa Planet has less sugar and more taste, pleasing the taste buds through small satisfying portions.

On these cold winter days; Premium Dark Chocolate dipped in steamed milk is all I need for comfort. It’s like unspoken poetry in the mouth. There is such a rich chocolate taste and smell that relaxes the whole body.


Cocoa Planet is a delicious addition to anything. There is the option of turning it into drinking, as I did, or topping it off on any desert. It is definitely a pleasantry in any form. 

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Editor's Pick: Eda's Sugarfree

In 1958, Paul Lehman founded Eda’s, a candy company that caters to a diabetic’s sweet tooth. He opened his first candy shop in the Brooklyn Terminal Market. Throughout its many years of existence, the company has maintained the goal of making one of the best sugar free candies.

Candy is one of the many pleasures in life that I can enjoy with a limit, mainly due to the fact that it contains so much sugar. Eda’s premium hard candy allowed me to exceed that limit.


It’s exciting to know the variety of flavors this small bag of individually wrapped hard candy offers. My top three favorite flavors are strawberry, green apple, and blueberry. I love how the candy had a smooth texture even as it dissolved in my mouth. I also like how it wasn’t too sweet. That made it even more enjoyable.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Editor's Pick: CideRoad Organic Switchel

CideRoad Organic Switchel claims to be America’s original thirst quencher. Every bottle contains three basic ingredients that have something special to offer to every sip. Apple cider vinegar helps to lower blood sugar and cholesterol. It can also soothe sore throats and heart burn. Maple syrup serves as the sweetener and can also replenish energy. Lastly, ginger can relieve joint and muscle pain, and alleviate nausea. CideRoad Organic Switchel is offered in three flavors: Original, Blueberry, and Cherry.

Blueberry flavoring is not common, so I jumped at the opportunity when I when I saw it was one of the flavors. CideRoad Blueberry accompanied me on a day of relaxation so that I would be able to really enjoy everything this drink had to offer. The drink’s scent and taste is unique and memorable. It went great alongside a small popcorn snack as I watched a movie.

Ultimately, CideRoad is a drink that caters to the health of the body and the taste buds. It can also be use as remedies for things like headaches and sore throats. It’s capable of being a remedy drink, but enjoyment is offered in every sip.          

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Editor's Pick: Grandpa's Kitchen

Standing by the motto “Gluten free does not mean taste free” Grandpa’s Kitchen has given a gluten free diet a whole new taste. It is desirable and healthy for customers. The company manufactures bread and pizza mixes that provide a remarkable consistency, taste and texture. Grandpa’s Kitchen was founded by the Shrock family for people with Celiac Disease or any type of gluten intolerance, or even for people who just decide to maintain a gluten free diet.

I am none of the above but Grandpa’s Kitchen could definitely convince me to go gluten free. My favorite quick snack to have is grilled cheese, and I tried it for the first time with gluten free bread. It didn’t taste like I was sacrificing anything.


It’s always good to indulge in a healthier lifestyle, but it’s always easier to do so when it doesn’t feel like a sacrifice. Grandpa’s Kitchen is definitely sticking to their motto by making taste-filled gluten free products.