Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Dip & Salsa Tasting With Trader Joe's

Dip & Salsa Tasting With Trader Joe's

Last night, hubby and I had a dip and salsa tasting from products we purchased at Trader Joe's. We love Trader Joe's Organic Corn Chip Dippers. They are delicious and have a nice crunch. Each chip is aptly shaped for dipping so you should have just the right amount in each bite. Only gripe was we found broken chips in the bag so I don't know if this is always the case.

Trader Joe's Organic Corn Chip Dippers
I have had raita before and loved it but I cannot say the same for Trader Joe's Raita An Indian Style Yogurt Dip which I did not like at all. I felt there was way too much mint which overpowered the other ingredients instead of complementing them. I did not enjoy the taste at all. I will not purchase this again.

Trader Joe's Raita An Indian Style Yogurt Dip
We actually purchased Trader Joe's Pineapple Salsa in Livermore, CA on our summer vacation before I knew a Trader Joe's was opening on the Upper West Side. This salsa is so delicious and chunky. It has a perfect balance since it is not too sweet or spicy. The taste is just right. If you don't want spicy, I recommend it. It has a wee bit of a kick but not much.

Trader Joe's Pineapple Salsa
I have always been a fan of hummus and love Trader Joe's Mediterranean Creamy & Smooth Hummus. Just mix the contents well before you serve. This hummus is very tasty and has a nice texture. I love it and plan to eat the rest with raw veggies instead of the dippers.

Trader Joe's Mediterranean Creamy & Smooth Hummus
-Sophia & Allen/Two Frys

1 comment:

  1. that hummus look decadently rich!!

    Even though I've made them before (mango & pineapple) for fish dishes, I am not a real big fan of salsa that isn't straight-forward, plain Jane. And I'm too lazy to make anything any longer - I can get Herdez in a 32oz can down here for just over $2 and it'll last me a week. Salsa is such a staple food for me, I'm lucky there is such a large Mexican demographic to warrant selling it as cheaply as they do


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