Peeled Snacks

Noha Waibsnaider created Peeled Snacks a year ago when she couldn't find healthy snack foods at the grocery store. Three varieties are available, and all feature only dry roasted nuts and large chunks of dried fruits with no added sugar, oils, etc. One adds dark chocolate chunks. All are great, though we're partial to FigSated, which has apricots, dates, figs, almonds and pistachios. They cost …

Pierre Marcolini Chocolatier

Wondering what to get us for the holidays? Our birthdays? Any days? We're obsessed with the chocolate craft of Pierre Marcolini, an artisian chocolatier in Brussels (with shops in Tokyo, London, Paris and New York). What makes Pierre Marcolini chocolate so good? Like Blanxart they make their own chocolate from scratch, an increasingly rare art. They primarily use Criollo cacao beans grown in Venezuela, considered …

Spicy Thai flavor Kettle Chips

There are a few reasons why these chips should be in your pantry. First off, they taste great. They have a not in-your-face combination of sweet, salty, spicy, tangy, and heat. Second, they are one of two flavors, along with Cheddar Beer (which taste better than they sound) that won Kettle Foods' People's Choice awards, where customers got to submit flavors and then vote on …