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Fancy Crackers

By amy • Nov 29th, 2015 • Category: Appetizers, Baked Goods, Supplies, Columns, Pantry Items, Prepared Foods, Snacks, crackers, grains

At this time of year, festive nibbles and snacks move to the front of the store – let a thousand crackers bloom! – to be greeted by frazzled shoppers, who pick up boxes of upscale thins and wonder: are these things worth $8.99? There are further anxieties: will Uncle Doug try them? Will they go [...]

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Indian Life – Masala Chips & Samosa Chips

By amy • Jun 28th, 2014 • Category: Appetizers, Baked Goods, Supplies, Chips, Impulse Buy, Snacks, crackers

Indian Life Masala Chips, Samosa Chips each 170g, $5.99 available at fine food stores for more information visit indianlife.com The tzatziki needs inspiration; the Jerusalem hummus is in a slouch; even our favourite new product, Sunflower Kitchens’ Zesto Pesto (cilantro with a twist) shows signs of moodiness. Shelf Life has a refrigerator full of perfectly [...]

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Slims Dessert Crackers – Coco, Cranberry-Orange, Banana

By amy • Jun 7th, 2014 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Chocolate, Cookies, Cookies, Dessert, Impulse Buy, Snacks, crackers

Slims Dessert Crackers; Cocoa; Cranberry Orange; Banana 8/20g packs, $9.99 each available at fine food stores; for more information visit trumpsfood.com There are two questions here, both of which have to do with how Shelf Life looks in a tank top and shorts: (1) where can we find 100 calorie snacks made from healthy ingredients? [...]

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Korean Citron Honey Tea & Senbei Rice Crackers

By amy • Feb 1st, 2014 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Beverages, Cocktail Garnishes, Cookies, Dessert, Impulse Buy, Jam & Jelly, Snacks, Sweets, Tea, crackers, spreads

T&T Brand Products Korean Citron Honey Tea 1 kg,  $5.49 Senbei Rice Crackers 300g; $3.88 available at T&T Supermarkets and at Loblaws banner stores for more information visit tnt-supermarket.com Jan. 31 marks the Year of The Horse, and Shelf Life plans to toast this Chinese occasion the True North way – in happy mishmash fashion, [...]

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Brad’s Raw Chips

By amy • Jul 28th, 2013 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Impulse Buy, Snacks, crackers

Brad’s Raw Chips: Red Bell Pepper; Cheddar; Sweet Potato; Sun Dried Tomato 85g, $8.99 ea available at Loblaws stores + health and specialty retailers for more information visit bradsrawchips.com What kind of a guy is Brad? Well, according to his bio on the package, this once pudgy, lethargic “typical American” went from zero to hero [...]

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The Fine Cheese Co. – Crackers with Roquefort, Crackers with Parmigiano-Reggiano

By amy • Jun 1st, 2013 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Impulse Buy, Snacks, crackers

The Fine Cheese Co. Crackers With Roquefort; Crackers With Parmigiano-Reggiano each 45g; $4.99 available at fine food retailers for more information visit finecheeseco.uk Scusi! The photos of these items will probably be small, which won’t do justice to these products’ delightful retro packaging. These are jaunty packets of real-cheese imbued crackers, made with dolce vita [...]

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Tostigar La Mexicana Tostadas

By amy • Jul 14th, 2011 • Category: Baked Goods, Supplies, Chips, Impulse Buy, Snacks, crackers

Tostigar La Mexicana Corn Tostadas with jalapeño 350g $2.99 Look for them in the Mexican section of independent & specialty food stores, we bought them at Fiesta Farms in Toronto. for more information visit tostigar.com.mx Tired of the same old WASP crunch? The other day Shelf Life surveyed our stash of snacks and hors d’oeuvres [...]

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12 Impulse Buys of the Season

By amy • Dec 23rd, 2010 • Category: Alcohol, Appetizers, Baked Goods, Supplies, Beverages, Candy, Canned Goods, Cocktail Garnishes, Columns, Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Mixes, Pasta, Grains, Beans, Prepared Foods, Seasonings, Spices, Snacks, Sweets, crackers, sauces, spreads

#1 Vosges Chocolate Mo’s Bacon Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix 454g, $17.95 (yields 2 batches) available at fine food stores for more information visit www.vosgeschocolate.com In Shelf Life’s household, Christmas Day will start with this luxe mash-up. Produced by upscale chocolatier Vosges, fabled for their signature chocolate bar with bacon, the star attraction in this mix [...]

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12 Impulse Buys of the Season

By amy • Dec 12th, 2010 • Category: Appetizers, Baked Goods, Supplies, Beverages, Candy, Canned Goods, Cocktail Garnishes, Condiments, Dressings, Oils, Vinegars, Fruits And Vegetables, Impulse Buy, Meat, Poultry, Seafood, Mixes, Pantry Items, Pasta, Grains, Beans, Prepared Foods, Seasonings, Spices, Snacks, Sweets, crackers, sauces, spreads

#1 Vosges Chocolate Mo’s Bacon Chocolate Chip Pancake Mix 454g, $17.95 (yields 2 batches) available at fine food stores for more information visit www.vosgeschocolate.com In Shelf Life’s household, Christmas Day will start with this luxe mash-up. Produced by upscale chocolatier Vosges, fabled for their signature chocolate bar with bacon, the star attraction in this mix [...]

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Evelyn’s Crackers – Spicy Dal Spelt Sticks

By amy • Sep 28th, 2010 • Category: Impulse Buy, Prepared Foods, Snacks, crackers

Evelyn’s Crackers Spicy Dal Spelt Sticks 135 grams, $7.49 available at fine food stores for more information visit evelynscrackers.com Lately Shelf Life has been on a hummus kick. This is a very good thing, not least because our newfound love of the chickpea has helped us bond with our vegan friends. Now we can bring [...]

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