Product Extraordinaire

Product Extraordinaire: A better butter

July 1, 2007

A few weeks ago, Skip reviewed PB & Co’s “The Heat is On,” a peanut butter better used for Thai chicken and other savory dishes rather than PB&J. Around this same time, I ordered some of PB Loco’s Sumatra Cinnamon and Raisin peanut butter. PB Loco – a largely online business, unless you live somewhere […]

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Product Extraordinaire: Tastes like burning

May 21, 2007

Those guys at Peanut Butter & Co. aren’t kidding about this stuff: The Heat is On tastes seriously spicy. If I weren’t so masochistic, I doubt I’d ever have gotten to the point where The Heat made it into peanut noodles, or especially a (wait for it) hamburger. The standard, classic pb&j is a no-go […]

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Product Extraordinaire: Ginger Spread

March 13, 2007

At the cheese shop where I work, we sell lots of gourmet products. While everyone else takes home boatloads of cheese, my lactose intolerance leads me to bring home loads of burnt fig jam, graham crackers, and membrillo. While I’ve enjoyed my fair share of these and other impulse buys, Ginger People brand ginger spread […]

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