Where to Find Crystallized Ginger

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Crystallized ginger comes from fresh ginger root, which is peeled, cut up, boiled with sugar, and then dried. This results in sweet, chewy, and spicy treats that can be eaten on its own, or used in baking and along with vegetable dishes.  Crystallized ginger is one of the easiest treats to make, and if you’d … Read more

Where to Find Maraschino Cherries in the Grocery Store

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The best maraschino cherries are preserved through brining, which is a totally different process from pickling, marinating and curing. Maraschino cherries are then soaked in food coloring and other components to give them a vibrant red color. The end result is what you eat along with your cocktails, and use as garnish for yogurt, cakes, … Read more

Where to Find Buttermilk in the Grocery Store

Buttermilk is a fermented dairy drink obtained from the liquid that’s left in a churn after making butter. It’s non-fat and richer in cultures than your regular milk.  Nowadays, buttermilk can be easily made by incorporating cultures into regular milk. It can be drunk straight or used in cooking and baking to make pastries because … Read more

Top 10 Asian Grocery Stores to shop at in 2021

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Asian dishes have won the hearts of many, globally. With their richness in spices, sauces, and snacks, it’s no surprise there’s an Asian restaurant in almost every city you go to. And it’s also no secret that Asian foods are the cheapest to buy in most countries like North America.  Why Asian foods are that … Read more

Grocery Stores That Sell Protein Powder + Aisles to Find Them in

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Protein powders, as the name implies, are powders concentrated with protein. The protein can come from soybeans, peas, brown rice, potatoes, eggs, or even milk. Oftentimes, they’re mixed with other ingredients like sugar, artificial flavoring, thickeners, vitamins and minerals. Protein is essential for muscle building, tissue repair, and the production of hormones and important enzymes … Read more

What Tequila Does Trader Joe’s Sell?

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Grocery stores don’t sell liquor, and that has made buying alcohol tricky. You can’t just walk into a Kroger store and pick one right off the shelves, as not every store in every state in the US sells them. But Trader Joe’s sells alcoholic products, as well as some of the cheapest tequila selections. Our … Read more

Kroger vs Meijer: Which is the Better Store?

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In our previous review of Sprouts and Whole Foods to see which is the better store, Whole Foods Market emerged the winner. Not only does it have better pricing, but it also has more organic food products than Sprouts does. In today’s post, we take a look at another grocery store comparison; The Kroger vs … Read more

Where to Find Quinoa in the Grocery Store

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We took a short break from grocery surfing to give you the inside scoops of the technicalities of running grocery stores. But that’s partly done with, so grab your shopping carts and baskets. Because today, we’re looking for where to buy quinoa in the grocery store. Before that, you should know a few things about … Read more

How many apples are in a pound, cup or peck?

Here’s a short story before we begin our guide to understanding apple measurements. A lady wants to replicate her mother’s legendary applesauce recipe.  Unfortunately, the recipe doesn’t say how many pounds, cups or pecks of apple she needs to make it taste great. So the lady goes wandering about the different sections of a grocery … Read more