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Review: Double Dutch Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders potato chips

The new Double Dutch line of potato chips from Old Dutch tries to draw attention away from the whole “chips” thing, choosing instead to bill them as “appetizers.” Flavours include Bacon Cheeseburger Sliders (sampled here), Burstin’ Onion, Calamari and Tzatziki, and Buffalo Wing and Blue Cheese. The calamari flavour is unique in the Canadian chip […]

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Review: Popchips Nacho Cheese Tortilla Chips

After the deliciousness that was the Katy Perry kettle-corn style Popchips I sampled a couple months back, I thought I’d try another Popchips flavour. As someone who is genuinely trying to keep calories and overall food consumption in check, the allure of a healthier alternative to nacho-cheese-flavoured tortilla chips was impossible to resist. The Pitch: […]

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Review: Jell-O Strawberry Cheesecake dessert cups

Who doesn’t love strawberry cheesecake? Rich cream cheese, strawberry topping and a graham cracker crust? Heaven. Why I thought Jell-O’s Strawberry Cheesecake dessert cups would meet any of those criteria is beyond me. First off, there’s no graham cracker crust at the bottom, which seems silly. Next, the strawberry topping is more of an extruded […]

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Review: President’s Choice Peanut Butter Filled Pretzels

Breaded chicken stuffed with cheese and ham? Classy. Pretzels stuffed with peanut butter? Admittedly less classy, but still fine at cocktail parties, provided they are placed in a silver dish with tiny sugar-cube serving tongs. These curious President’s Choice peanut butter filled pretzels showed up at my place of employ as part of a media […]

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Review: Hardbite Creamy Coconut and Curry Oriental potato chips

I know I’ve been on a bit of a potato chip thing lately, so please forgive me. I just happen to really like chips, and the more curious the flavour the better. Hardbite chips, a product of Maple Ridge, B.C., Canada, were recommended to me by commenter (and wonderful uncle) Peter, who left a note […]

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Review: Lara Bars

Back when I reviewed a Clif Bar in January, helpful commenter Jill left a note recommending the Lara Bar line of energy bars. The pitch was appealing: “Very few ingredients, taste great, very natural.” Intrigued, I picked up a few flavours at Planet Organic, then another few while on vacation in the U.S. My overall […]

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