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Archive for the ‘Frozen Dessert’ Category

Strawberry Ice Cream

By amy • Aug 30th, 2015 • Category: Columns, Dairy, Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Snacks, Sweets

For us, it was never just a summer romance. Shelf Life fell in love with strawberry ice cream from the start, and we’ve stayed true ever since. But it seems that others have moved on. Increasingly, nice berries finish last. According to one study, sales of strawberry ice cream have fallen roughly 50 per cent [...]

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Woolwich Dairy – Wholesome Goat Ice Cream

By amy • May 24th, 2015 • Category: Dairy, Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy, Prepared Foods, Sweets

Woolwich Dairy Wholesome Goat Ice Cream: Vanilla Goat’s Milk Ice Cream & Chocolate Goat’s Milk Ice Cream $6.49; 700 ml each Woolwich Dairy products are available in food stores across Canada; many of these stores carry Woolwich’s Wholesome Goat Ice Cream. For more information visit woolwichdairy.com Goat: it’s not your mother’s ruminant. Interestingly, however, there’s [...]

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Deebee’s organic Tea Pops

By amy • Aug 18th, 2014 • Category: Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy, Sweets, Tea

Deebee’s Organic Tea Pops: Berries N Cherries, Toasted Coconut 4 x 70 ml, $5.99 available in fine food stores for more information visit deebeesorganics.com This Eureka moment is long overdue. Every summer Shelf Life tinkers with ice cube trays and tea strainers, hoping that someday an inspired manufacturer will offer the public the genius logic [...]

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President’s Choice – Recipe to Riches Products

By amy • Apr 26th, 2014 • Category: Cheese, Chocolate, Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy, Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Pasta, Grains, Beans, Prepared Foods, Snacks, Soups, Sweets

President’s Choice Recipe to Riches products; PC Italian Lollipops – 10 pieces, 210g, $9.99 PC Jammin’ Jamaican Lobster Bisque – 220ml, $3.99 PC Grandpa’s Acadian Meat Pie – 800g, $9.99 PC Mini Cheesecake Cups – 220g, 10 X 22g, $7.99 PC Mexi Mac ‘n’Cheese Bites – 12 pieces, 372g, $6.99 available at Loblaws stores and [...]

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IKEA – Pepparkaka Deg (frozen ginger cookie dough)

By amy • Dec 21st, 2013 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Cookies, Cookies, Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy

IKEA Pepparkaka Deg – (frozen ginger cookie dough) 550g, $2.99 available at IKEA stores; IKEA.com Cookie-wise, Shelf Life has encountered a few over-achievers this holiday season –ie. creations that try very hard to impress, and usually succeed – and we’ve enjoyed every one. But recently we set aside the too-delicate delicacies and the stunt flavours [...]

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President’s Choice -Pineapple Upside Down Cakes

By amy • Oct 20th, 2012 • Category: Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy

President’s Choice Pineapple Upside Down Cakes 4 cakes, 560g. $6.99 available at Loblaws stores and wherever PC brand is sold for more information visit presidentschoice.ca These look like fun: four upside down sponge mini-cakes with pineapple slices, topped with caramel sauce. They’re promoted as “perfect comfort food” and “an authentic 50s flashback”. Always ready for [...]

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Luna & Larry’s Coconut Bliss

By amy • Sep 8th, 2012 • Category: Dessert, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy, Sweets

Luna & Larry’s Coconut Bliss – Dark Chocolate 473 ml, $7.99 available at health & speciality food stores for more information visit coconutbliss.com Heretofore, Shelf Life’s idea of coconut bliss was to own a large chunk of the coconut industry; given the trendy proliferation of juices, energy bars, and other nutty products we’d be happy [...]

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President’s Choice – Luscious Lemon Pudding Cakes

By amy • Nov 5th, 2011 • Category: Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy, Sweets

President’s Choice Recipe to Riches Luscious Lemon Pudding Cakes 460g, $6.99, 4 servings available at Loblaws stores and wherever President’s Choice brand is sold for more information visit presidentschoice.ca First, the good news: a delightful amateur cook named Glo McNeill recently triumphed on the reality TV show Recipe To Riches; her prize was a deal [...]

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Mapleton’s Organic Ginger Ice Cream

By amy • Aug 29th, 2011 • Category: Frozen Dessert, Impulse Buy, Sweets

Mapleton’s Organic Ginger Ice Cream 473ml, $8.49 available at health and fine food stores for more information visit mapletonsorganic.ca Join us! Shelf Life is spending the dying days of summer enjoying an ice cream magical mystery tour – courtesy of Newsweek Magazine, that is. Here are Newsweek’s top American Labour Day flavours: Brown Ale with [...]

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Mango Sorbet

By amy • Jul 9th, 2011 • Category: Columns, Frozen Dessert, Frozen Foods, Sweets

You say sorbet; I say sherbet – and to add to the confusion, a big chunk of America says ‘sherbert’. Shelf Life has long been mystified by the duelling monikers, but until this week we’ve remained happily unenlightened, just as long as these items taste like summer on a spoon. Some basics are in order: [...]

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