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Archive for the ‘Frozen Foods’ Category

Beretta Farms – Frozen Beef Chili & Frozen Beef Lasagna

By amy • Mar 19th, 2016 • Category: Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy, Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Prepared Foods

Beretta Farms Frozen Beef Lasagna; Frozen Beef Chili 908g. / $19.99 – for both available in grocery stores across Toronto Ontario for more information & to order on line visit berettafamilyfarms.com Freeze! Shelf Life advises: take a look at these frozen meals. Gastronomes tend to avoid the frozen food aisles, regarding them as booby traps [...]

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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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Alexia – Panko Breaded Onion Rings with Sea Salt

By amy • Apr 5th, 2014 • Category: Frozen Foods, Fruits And Vegetables, Impulse Buy, Prepared Foods, Snacks

Alexia Crispy Onion Rings with Panko Breading & Sea Salt 340g, $5.99 widely available for more information visit www.alexiafoods.com Humble dish by humble dish, these supporting players have been toiling for about a hundred years, the culinary equivalent of car tires or hair dryers – we’re talking The Side Order. Like most of us, Shelf [...]

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Frozen Vegetable Lasagna

By amy • Apr 5th, 2014 • Category: Columns, Frozen Foods, Fruits And Vegetables, Pasta, Grains, Beans, Prepared Foods

Frozen vegetable lasagna: what could go wrong? In a logical world, things would work out perfectly well. In fact, things would work out very much like your average selection of frozen pizza, the quality of which ranges from dire to so-so to surprisingly gratifying. In theory, frozen lasagna should tell the same broad story. Granted, [...]

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Beretta – frozen Shepherd’s Pie

By amy • Mar 15th, 2014 • Category: Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy, Prepared Foods

Beretta Family Farms Premium Beretta Shepherd’s Pie 908g, $12.00 available in Ontario at Wholefoods Markets & on line @ Beretta Farms in King City; order online @ berettafamilyfarms.com Beretta Farms recently celebrated its twentieth birthday, which adds up to a lot of labour-intensive cracks of dawn. Livestock farming is difficult enough without a commitment to [...]

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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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Ace Bakery – Bake-Your-Own White Demi-Baguettes

By amy • Sep 28th, 2013 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Breads, Frozen Foods, Impulse Buy

Ace Bakery Bake-Your-Own White Demi-Baguettes 400g, $3.99 widely available, for more information visit acebakery.com Recently Shelf Life has caved to carbohydrates – big time. In what seems to be a culinary version of Stockholm Syndrome, we’ve fallen in love with our captors, particularly crusty white bread. We sample a bit, and then a bit more, [...]

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