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Raspberry Baked Brie

by Deana Gunn February 18, 2016

Baked Brie is one of the most popular appetizers I make; even the kids love it. When I was a kid, every holiday season my mom would buy a huge apricot baked Brie from the local grocer. Even though I was a picky eater as a kid, baked Brie was one of my favorite things. […]...

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Five Ingredients or Fewer: Our newest Trader Joe’s cookbook is HERE!

by Deana Gunn December 8, 2015

It’s here! We’re proud to introduce our newest Trader Joe’s cookbook using ingredients from our favorite store, Trader Joe’s. We started in 2007 with the original Cooking with All Things Trader Joe’s. We started selling the books one by one out of our garage and word spread organically and quickly; all of a sudden we […]...

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Blistered Shishito Peppers – how to prepare this new Trader Joe’s item

by Deana Gunn February 11, 2015

Something new caught my eye as I was picking up my usual staples in the refrigerated produce section at Trader Joe’s. It was a  package of Shishito peppers. I’ve had these small green peppers a few times at restaurants and wine bars, usually pan fried with the thin skin “blistered.”...

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Thanksgiving, Trader Joe’s Style

by Deana Gunn November 25, 2013

Do you love Thanksgiving, but cringe at the stress leading up to it? The turkey can be relatively effortless – simply stuff with lemon, garlic & herbs, rub the outside with olive oil, and roast to perfection while enjoying a glass of wine and good music. If you’re in charge of cooking the bird, Trader […]...

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Fig & Prosciutto Roll-Ups

by Wona Miniati December 8, 2012

With holiday season parties in sight, it’s nice to have easy appetizers you can count on.  That’s what we had in mind when we ran our holiday appetizer contest last week, and today we’re sharing one of the winners. Michelle T. sent us this classy and easy appetizer idea.  We loved the contrast of flavors […]...

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Finger Foods for Thanksgiving

by CelinesCuisine November 19, 2011

I love the Thanksgiving holiday season. When we left France and moved to the United States, I completely embraced this American tradition. Every year my kids become more enthusiastic about everything related to Thanksgiving and we never skip the roasted turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce ritual.   However, since we don’t celebrate Thanksgiving in France, […]...

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Roasted Artichokes

by Wona Miniati May 16, 2011

If asked what his favorite vegetable is, my 4-year-old son Nico will usually chirp, “Artichokie!!!”  He cannot resist grabbing one whenever he sees them on shelves.  Trader Joe’s has them in abundance right now, so on our most recent biweekly trip to TJ’s, he grabbed a giant one in each hand and announced we were having […]...

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Pumpkin Hummus and other Halloween treats

by Wona Miniati October 28, 2010

Today’s recipe idea comes from Jamie Davidson , a weight management coach in the San Francisco bay area.  Jamie has long taught cooking classes using Costco and Trader Joe’s products, and her classes are very popular.  We were exchanging emails about Halloween plans and she mentioned making pumpkin hummus and serving with homemade chips using […]...

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