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Masterbuilt Electric Digital Smokehouse

If you were to associate cooking with a form of art, the act of smoking food would fall under the scope of impressionism. With the addition of wood-fueled smoke, the color and structure of the original form of food is changed, creating a new harmonic experience different than that of the original. If that’s too artsy of explanation, try this: smoking food infuses flavor more easily and consistently than any other form of cooking; and it’s f’ing delicious. Smoking purists may balk at that statement; but, with the introduction of the digital smoker, the 5am wake-up call to stoke the fire is all but history. The Masterbuilt Digital Electric Smoker, [...]

By |2017-08-31T16:19:08-04:00February 15th, 2015|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Holy Smoke Smoked Olive Oil

Holy Smoke Smoked Olive Oil is cold pressed extra virgin California olive oil that's then cold-smoked with hickory and pecan in Charleston, SC.  The combination of smoke paired with the richness of the olive oil creates a complex flavor that tastes like bacon. Available at www.holysmokeoliveoil.com

By |2017-08-31T14:00:09-04:00September 2nd, 2014|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|1 Comment

Quick-Dry Food Dehydrator by Good Cooking

The new Quick Dry Food Dehydrator contains four trays to dry large batches of foods at once.  The shelves nest for easy storage.   Eric, Bite of the Best team  - I recently tested this lightweight, user-friendly unit that's easily programmable with only four buttons, even the novice epicurean can feel like an accomplished chef. The dehydrator operates at a sound similar to the low stove-top fan setting; the washable trays make clean-up a breeze. I  suggest this product for the at-home cook looking to venture into the art of dried food - it's easy to use, easy to clean and easy to store!    

By |2017-08-31T16:19:12-04:00July 5th, 2014|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Bravado Spice Co’s Pineapple & Habanero Hot Sauce

Bravado Spice Co. with James Nelson (MasterChef season 4 semi-finalist) and Jeremiah Tallerine and the helm handcrafts all natural, hot sauces with nothing artificial. Their  mission is  to put their award winning hot sauce — made with fresh pineapple and fiery habaneros—  in your hands.

By |2017-08-31T14:00:21-04:00November 27th, 2013|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Mrs. Renfro’s Ghost Pepper Nacho Cheese Sauce

Mrs. Renfro's Ghost Pepper Nacho Cheese Sauce is gluten-free and made with natural ingredients. It is perfect for those seeking more fire in their queso, and features ghost pepper chiles. It is currently rolling out in major grocery stores and chains across the country such as Kroger, Price Cutter, Tops, King Kullen, Woodman's and many others. The Mrs. Renfro's brand also includes Medium Nacho Cheese Sauce and the new Chipotle Nacho Cheese Sauce, as well as a variety of salsas, including award-winning Pineapple Salsa and Ghost Pepper Salsa, plus Pomegranate, Habanero, Mango Habanero, Raspberry Chipotle, Green, Black Bean, Tequila, Roasted and Peach. For more info go to renfrofoods.com/

By |2017-08-31T14:00:35-04:00May 18th, 2013|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Maia Yogurt

Maia is a nutrient-rich yogurt currently being sold throughout New England, including Big Y stores, Stew Leonard's, Dave's Marketplace and many IGA independents Maia Yogurt has 10 - 12 grams of protein and 10 times  the probiotics in each cup compared to other yogurts (25 billion per cup, from 5  probiotics families). It low-fat, low-calorie and low in added sugars.      

By |2017-08-31T14:01:10-04:00February 25th, 2012|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|3 Comments

Choice Organic Teas’ Original Teas

Choice Organic Teas, the first in the country to introduce Fair Trade Certified™ teas, has added four new varieties : • Premium Korean Green (Green Tea) – This  tea hails from Jeju Island, South Korea’s “Island of the Gods.” The leaves are steamed, rolled and dried in the Sencha tradition, for a fresh and savory cup. • Decaffeinated Green (Decaf Green Tea) –  A crisp green tea grown in the mountains of India that is gently decaffeinated using carbon dioxide, the only certified organic method. • Masala Chai (Black Tea) – A blend of rich, robust black tea with masala spices (cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, clove, and black pepper) that blends [...]

By |2017-08-31T14:01:10-04:00February 6th, 2012|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Jolly Llama’s Sorbet Squeezups

Jolly Llama's Sorbet Squeezups are packaged in easy-to-use individual “squeezups” of sorbet from sun ripened whole fruit that is then pureed and processed into whole fruit sorbet. Each Jolly Llama’s Sorbet Squeezups are a good source of fiber and contain 50% RDI of vitamins A and C. They’re all dairy-free, fat free, gluten-free, and have 70 or 80 calories with the exception of the Coconut Banana at 100 calories and 3 grams of fat)

By |2017-08-31T14:01:10-04:00December 25th, 2011|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Chipotle Cheddar Pretzel Crisps

Snack Factory's Pretzel Crisps are low fat, low calorie, flat-baked pretzel crackers available in the deli section of supermarkets nationwide . The new Chipotle Cheddar flavor joins  Buffalo Wing, as part of the new Bold & Spicy line, placing a bold spin on the cheese and cracker combination by pairing the unique smoky flavor of chipotle peppers, robust cheddar cheese and zesty spices with crunchy  Pretzel Crisps

By |2019-05-06T16:04:52-04:00December 2nd, 2011|Food & Drinks|0 Comments

Nature’s Hand

Nature’s Hand is an all-natural, good-for-you-granola for your whole family. The newest product features fewer, simple, natural ingredients with an evolving flavor profile and a pleasant aftertaste. Nature’s Hand only uses premium, all-natural ingredients – no artificial colors or flavors; no preservatives; no sodium and no trans fats. Nature’s Hand comes in six granola blends – Vanilla Almond, Cranberry Delight, Wild Blueberry, Raisin Hazelnut, Cinnamon Apple and Maple Pecan. The  granola makes a nutritious breakfast, especially paired with yogurt, a convenient on-the-go snacking and an addition to cookies, pie crusts and smoothies. - submitted by company

By |2017-08-31T14:01:11-04:00November 24th, 2011|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Karma Krunch Granola Products

Good Karma Foods is a growing company started by two friends on the Outer Banks of North Carolina. All Good Karma foods are preservative free, and the baking mixes are made with King Arthur 100% certified organic whole wheat flour. Because the flour is so finely milled, it enables Good Karma Foods to create a lighter product than typical whole wheat recipes. The granola includes flax, sesame and sunflower seeds, raisins, cranberries and apricots, almonds and walnuts, and oats, of course! In addition, Good Karma Foods uses pure maple syrup, instead of honey, making karma krunch less sweet and toastier tasting. All the baking mixes contain karma krunch, so all [...]

By |2017-08-31T14:01:15-04:00August 11th, 2011|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Frito-Lay Natural Snack Chips

Frito-Lay has promised to find replacements for artificial colors, flavor and preservatives as well as the flavor enhancer monosodium glutamate (MSG) in more than six dozen of their snack products by the end of 2011. Frito-Lay snacks still will contain yeast extract, which naturally contains glutamic acid and its salts, just like MSG. It’s the “flavor enhancer” used in “all-natural” products. Frito-Lay Natural Snack Chips are available in a variety of flavors such as Tostitos Hint of Jalapeno, Tostitos Hint of Pepper Jack and SunChips Jalapeno Jack.

By |2017-08-31T14:01:16-04:00June 16th, 2011|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Skinny Batches Crumbies and Cookies

Skinny Batches makes all-natural and preservative-free baked goods, low in calories, with zero guilt. The bite-sized Crumbies, each based in a fruit butter, have a cakey layer, a cream cheesey layer, and a streusely layer... and each only 45 calories. The Oatmeal cookies are lacey, crispy yet chewy, with an undertone of toffee flavor. They are also only 45 calories each. Skinny Batches Crumbies and Cookies are available for purchase online.

By |2017-08-31T14:01:16-04:00June 12th, 2011|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Emerald Breakfast on the Go!

Introducing Emerald Nuts Breakfast on the go! Nut and Granola Mix — a first in the convenience breakfast aisle. This blend of Emerald nuts, dried fruit and crunchy granola is available in three mixes: Berry Nut Blend, Breakfast Nut Blend and S'mores Nut Blend. The nutrient-rich walnuts and almonds featured in all blends are grown in California. Emerald Breakfast on the Go! is packaged in boxes of five 200 calories or less per pouch.

By |2017-08-31T14:01:16-04:00June 10th, 2011|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments

Win Green Valley Organics Kefir & Tote Bag

Bite of the Best is now offering a chance to win Green Valley Organic kefir. This month, and for the next five months, one (1) winner will be chosen at random to receive five (5) coupons for free bottles of Green Valley Organic kefir accompanied by a Green Valley Organics tote bag, total prize valued at $35. Green Valley Organics is a dairy company, certified humane, that produces lactose free dairy products including yogurt, probiotics and kefir. Although the giveaway is focusing on Green Valley kefir, they also specialize in yogurt that is: Made with real dairy, lactose free Flourish™, a probiotic rich combination of 10 live & active cultures [...]

By |2011-06-27T13:49:38-04:00June 8th, 2011|Done Deals, Freebies|35 Comments

Zach’s Zombie Sauce

We’re just a couple of guys who love to cook, eat and watch zombie films. We’ve always had a soft spot for Dawn of the Dead and spicy concoctions, but the watery, one-dimensional hot sauces that deliver mouth-melting heat with no flavor left us wanting more. We knew we could create something better, so we started blending exotic peppers and spices from India, Japan, Thailand, Mexico, Europe and South America to create a sauce that had both heat and delicious flavor. All of our products are vegan, made with fresh ingredients, and contain no high fructose corn syrup, artificial flavors, artificial colors or chemical preservatives. The original Zombie is a [...]

By |2017-08-25T16:45:00-04:00June 6th, 2011|Other happenings|0 Comments

SnackWell’s

SnackWell's is introducing new portion-controlled treats that have between 100 and 150 calories per pack, offering women more snacking choices. The new varieties are: Fudge Drizzled Caramel Popcorn, White Fudge Drizzled Caramel Popcorn, Fudge Creme Brownie Bites Rich Vanilla Creme Brownie Bites.

By |2017-08-31T14:01:17-04:00June 5th, 2011|Food & Drinks, xyz misc|0 Comments