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Archive for the ‘sauces’ Category

Heinz Mustard, French’s Ketchup

By amy • Aug 16th, 2015 • Category: Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Impulse Buy, Pantry Items, Prepared Foods, Seasonings, Spices, sauces

Heinz Mustard, French’s Ketchup Mustard; 55ml, $2.69 – Ketchup; 1L, $ 3.99 each widely available For more information visit: mustard – http://www.heinzitup.com/ ketchup – http://www.frenchs.com/products/tomato-ketchup/ It’s the market grab of the titans, and the battle cry is: “You stole my act!” Recently, the iconic mustard brand French’s and the equally unrivalled ketchup brand Heinz launched [...]

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President’s Choice – Summer Sauces

By amy • Sep 6th, 2014 • Category: Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Impulse Buy, Prepared Foods, sauces, spreads

President’s Choice Sauces: Ancho Chipoltle; Aioli; Not So Secret Burger Sauce; Chimichurri each 250ml, $2.50 available at Loblaws stores and wherever President’s Choice brand is sold for more information visit presidentschoice.ca Many of Shelf Life’s wardrobe essentials will be making the cut from summer to fall – likewise, some of our warm-weather food favourites will [...]

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Stokes – Bloody Mary Ketchup

By amy • Jul 5th, 2014 • Category: Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Impulse Buy, Pantry Items, Prepared Foods, sauces

Stokes Bloody Mary Ketchup 300g, $7.39 available at fine food stores for more information visit stokessauces.co.uk Planet ketchup is in a spin. For example – after one hundred and fifteen years, the last bottle of ‘Proudly Prepared In Canada’ Heinz ketchup has left Leamington, Ontario; from now on the familiar scarlet stuff will be made [...]

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Dulce de Leche

By amy • May 24th, 2014 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Columns, Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Dairy, Dessert, Sweets, sauces, spreads

Shelf Life likes this recent news item: “In San Francisco, a Girl Scout sold 117 boxes of Dulce De Leche and Tagalong cookies after setting up shop outside a medical-marijuana dispensary – a 46% increase over the product she moved in the same time span outside a Safeway.” (Time Magazine) Nice anecdote; however, had Shelf [...]

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Dave’s Gourmet – Masala Marinara Pasta Sauce

By amy • May 3rd, 2014 • Category: Impulse Buy, Pantry Items, Prepared Foods, sauces

Dave’s Gourmet Masala Marinara Pasta Sauce 723g, $8.99 available at gourmet and fine food stores for more information visit davesgourmet.com Possibly the only company on the continent that was founded on a bum’s rush, Dave’s Gourmet has built an international empire from hot sauces, snacks, spices, condiments, drink mixes, and pasta sauces. Thirteen years ago [...]

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Stonewall Kitchen – Pulled Pork Simmering Sauce

By amy • Mar 26th, 2014 • Category: Impulse Buy, sauces

Stonewall Kitchen Pulled Pork Simmering Sauce 595g, $10.99 available at fine food stores for more information visit stonewallkitchen.com Still hot to trot, pulled pork has become as massive and as tribal as barbeque, with which it shares some characteristics. This dish – for those who have been living far from restaurants, food trucks, and dinner [...]

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Villa’s Sauces – Basil, Sundried Tomato & Basil, and Arugula Pesto

By amy • Mar 1st, 2014 • Category: Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Impulse Buy, Prepared Foods, sauces

Villa’s Sauces Basil Pesto; Sundried Tomato & Basil Pesto; Arugula Pesto each 175g, $5.49 available at Thrifty Foods in B.C.; Metro, Loblaws, and Farm Boy stores in Ontario; online at villasauces.com Shelf Life has embarked on a special workout program in 2014; we’re restoring and toning our winter-fuzzy sense of taste. Pesto is an excellent [...]

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Carolina’s – Artisan Brownie & Fleur de Sel-Dulce de Leche

By amy • Feb 13th, 2014 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Cookies, Dairy, Dessert, Impulse Buy, Snacks, Sweets, sauces, spreads

Carolina’s Box Of Goodness Artisan Brownie & Fleur de Sel Dulce de Leche large brownie, Dulce de Leche jar 110 ml; $12.50 total available at select retailers and markets in Ottawa area: for more information & to order online visit carolinasboxofgoodness.com or foodiepages.ca “Valentine’s Day?” remarked a friend of ours the other day, “Isn’t the [...]

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Levi Roots – Reggae Reggae Tomato Ketchup

By amy • Jul 15th, 2013 • Category: Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Impulse Buy, Seasonings, Spices, sauces

Levi Roots Reggae Reggae Tomato Ketchup 270 ml, $3.79 available at Metro stores and other retailers for more information visit  leviroots.com/ Jamaican sunshine in a bottle. This sauce has come a long way – from the village of Clarendon, Jamaica; to a kitchen in Brixton, London; to victory in the U.K. Dragons’ Den competition; to [...]

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Marinelli’s True Italian Pasta Sauce – Classic Marinara

By amy • Mar 9th, 2013 • Category: Impulse Buy, Prepared Foods, sauces

Marinelli’s True Italian Pasta Sauce Classic Marinara 720 ml, $10.99 available at Loblaws and fine food stores for more information visit marinellitrue.com Can you judge a sauce by its cover? This made-in-Ontario product looks promising, but first there’s some gussied-upness to contend with. This item is so conscientiously manufactured that it offers not only a [...]

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