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Store Wed Feb 04 2009

My New Favorite Treat

While perusing the aisles at Trader Joe's last night (one of my favorite past times) I encountered something magical. I don't usually have a sweet tooth which, I suppose, is why sea salt brownies appealed to me. The bite size brownies are moist and fudgy (as a brownie should be!) and the sea salt on the top adds such a unique and delicious flavor. Please, do me a favor and try them out. You owe it to yourself.

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Mandy / February 4, 2009 2:47 PM

They sound interesting, but what is the brand name (TJs?) much are they...details?

E L / February 4, 2009 5:13 PM

I totally agree that these are fantastic, but have not been able to find them at my local TJ's since I bought them the first time. Which one did you get them at?

Kaitlin / February 4, 2009 10:20 PM

A container of about 25 is only $3.99 and I got them at the TJ's on Lincoln and Grace. They're Trader Joe's brand and the full name is Sea Salt Brownie Petites. Try them out and let me know what you think!

poemless / February 5, 2009 9:23 AM

Be warned: they are addictive. A friend gave me some in return for watching her cat, and my first reaction was, "Eeww." But I kept eating them, and finally admitted I loved them. Also, the portions are perfect. I really don't need a brownie I can eat with a knife and fork...

EL, which TJ's do you go to? They always seem to be a in a different place. The TJ's on Lincoln/Grace has them either on the little baked goods table or on the shelves above the frozen goods. The TJ's on Ontario had them tucked away in a cubby hole at the end of the bread aisle.

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Feature Thu Dec 31 2015

The State of Food Writing

By Brandy Gonsoulin

In 2009, food blogging, social media and Yelp were gaining popularity, and America's revered gastronomic magazine Gourmet shuttered after 68 years in business. Former Cook's Illustrated editor-in-chief Chris Kimball followed with an editorial, stating that "The shuttering of Gourmet reminds...
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