PRODUCT CHOICE: Tomato Sauces For National Sauce Month

March is National Sauce Month. The sauce most used in American homes is tomato sauce—for pasta, pizza, eggs, meatloaf, soup base, dipping and so much more. However, tomato sauce/pasta sauce is one of the biggest sources of hidden added sugar in prepared foods. Look at the labels of the foods you buy: both the grams of sugar per serving and […]

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PRODUCT: Danny Macaroons For Passover & All Year ‘Round

Before there were macarons, the popular French meringue cookie sandwiches, there were macaroons. The chewy, gluten-free* coconut cookies are a delight year-round, but especially appreciated by Passover observers. Made of shredded coconut, sweetened condensed milk, and egg whites—without the flour or leavening that are verboten during this holiday—they happily replace other baked sweets. Dan Cohen of Danny’s Macaroons, author of […]

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PRODUCT: Easy Coconut Macaroon Mix For Passover

Macaroons are a delicious cookie year-round. The originals were invented by Italian monks from ground almonds. The name derives from the Italian maccherone. Italian Jews adopted the cookie for eight-day observation of Passover, because it was free of restricted ingredients like flour and leavening. The macaroon was introduced to other European Jews and became popular as a year-round sweet. Over […]

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PRODUCT: Good Zebra Gourmet Animal Crackers

Spirit animals await you, in chai, lemon and vanilla. Photos courtesy Good Zebra.   Good Zebra calls their animal crackers “spirit animal crackers.” That’s because their four varieties represent different spirit animals. You can take the quiz to find your spirit animal—a totem representing you in the animal kingdom. A totem is a spirit being, sacred object, or symbol of […]

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