Online shopping Archive

  • A PRODUCT DISCOVERY – How to get that pot luck from here to there

    A PRODUCT DISCOVERY – How to get that pot luck from here to there

    By Larry Dietz – If you love to cook, you probably have friends who invite you to dinner at their place. So you almost certainly have been in a situation where you’ve offered to make something and once you’ve made it you have to figure out how to get the dish to their house. Easy […]

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  • ONLINE EDIBLES – Spices by Mail

    ONLINE EDIBLES – Spices by Mail

    By Larry Sheingold – Can you tell fresh-ground coffee from instant? A supermarket tomato from one perfectly ripened in your garden? Then you will notice instantly that spices from Whole Spice in Petaluma are unlike anything you are likely to get in a store. Who knew toasted ground cumin could taste and smell like this. […]

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  • MORE ONLINE EDIBLES

    MORE ONLINE EDIBLES

    By Larry Levine – (Cheeses and meats, sauces and treats, and so much more. Another in what is becoming a series of articles about online shopping for specialty food products.) Back in July, Larry Sheingold published a piece at Table Talk atLarrys.com titled “Online Edibles” in which he wrote of places from which he likes […]

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  • ESPRESSO FROM THE DUOMO TO HOME

    ESPRESSO FROM THE DUOMO TO HOME

    By Larry Dietz, I came to coffee relatively late in life, since my mother drank a perfunctory cup now and then and my father only had a cup after dinner. What they were drinking was already-ground drip coffee, out of a can that was likely to have been sitting open for months. I drank my […]

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  • ONLINE EDIBLES

    ONLINE EDIBLES

    By Larry Sheingold – Two disclaimers about buying edibles online: 1) it costs more than at a store or restaurant, and 2) individual tastes may vary. That said, sometimes there is no substitute for Internet harvesting, if you know where to look.   My main sources are places I’ve eaten and gifts I’ve gotten. Here […]

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