I’m a very good eater—it comes with my food editor job, or so I tell myself. So whenever there’s a trade show, like last week’s “Food Fete” I of course show up, taste away, and snap lots of iPhone pictures. Here are three new items I loved:
I’ve been a fan of 34 Degrees’s thin, crispy crackers for years—they’re super light, so I can load up on the good stuff (cheese!). Now it’s like they’ve answered my dreams with their collection of sweet crackers, in cinnamon, graham, chocolate, and caramel flavors. You can top them up with cheese (like mascarpone or blue), nut butters, or jam; use one to garnish ice cream; or do what I did with my stash—eat them straight up.
Cheese You Can Roll:
How fun are these stars? (And seriously, how perfect are they for a 4th of July party?) They’re made with Bel Gioioso Cheese Mozzarella Unwrap and Roll: All you have to do is cut the special sheet of mozzarella with regular cookie cutters. I want to drizzle them with pesto and serve with tomato slices.
Spicy Nuts: Sante Nuts was the very last table I stopped at, when I’d been sampling for over two hours already. I was only going to have one little nut. But that one little nut was so toasty, with just a hint of both sweet and spicy, that I had to sample the whole line, from cardamom cashews to chipotle almonds. Totally worth it. Apparently, I liked them so much I was too busy to take a picture.
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