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Rabbit Creek Garlic Knots Brighten Up Holiday Tables

RabbitCreek-MSRabbit Creek Products’ new Garlic Knot Artisanal Bread is a perfect accompaniment for the holiday season’s feasts that are nearly upon us. This handmade yeast bread, bite-sized buttery bundles of garlic goodness that only takes an hour and a half to prepare from start to finish, is sure to win everyone over. Packaged in Rabbit Creek’s gabled craft boxes with hand-tied ribbons, Garlic Knot Artisanal Bread sits handsomely on the shelf, its gorgeous label attracting all eyes to the bounty waiting to be brought forth.

Rabbit Creek offers free private labeling, allowing customers to personalize their orders. The team at Rabbit Creek Products can be reached by phone at 913.837.2757 or by email at rcreek@mokancomm.net. Interested parties can also peruse Rabbit Creek’s product line at www.rabbitcreekgourmet.com.

Seattle Gourmet Foods

SeattleGourmetFoods-MSCoy’s Country Northwest has an array of flavor profiles available that include Lemon Ginger Pound Cake, Lavender Sugar Cookies, Orange Spiced Scones, Amazing Pudding Cake, Fabulous Fudge Cake, Fruit Cobbler, Pumpkin Spiced Cake and Cinnamon Apple Crisp.

Recently, Coy’s Country underwent a packaging update, resulting in a bright, glistening pouch that is surely to grab people’s attention. The easy to follow step-by-step instructions on the back of each pouch allow for a quick reference point when baking these delectable treats and make substituting fresh ingredients trouble-free.

Since Coy’s Country joined Seattle Gourmet Foods, a gourmet food manufacturer based out of Kent, Wash., it has continued to be a trusted supplier of scrumptious baking mixes. This partnership has proved beneficial in updating the brand, while maintaining the flavors that people have come to know and enjoy.

For more information, call 800.800.9490, email sales@seattlegourmetfoods.com, or visit the company online at www.seattlegourmetfoods.com.

Country Gourmet Home Makes It Easy to Prepare Grandma’s Comfort Cooking

CountryGourmetHomeWe all have that favorite comforting meal that brings back memories of a taste that only grandma could create. The team at Country Gourmet Home is working to bring families back to the table, providing them with those comforting recipes.

Country Gourmet Home offers more than 500 made-by-hand gourmet food products. The company offers a full line of gourmet goodies, including dip mixes, soups, side dishes, meal mixes, desserts and fresh fudge. The mixes are inspired by time honored family traditions. They are easy to prepare and require only one or two ingredients to make. Country Gourmet Home products are certain to tickle your customers’ taste buds!

For more information on Country Gourmet Home, and the company’s mixes and other specialty food products, call 877.769.8669, or visit the company online at www.countrygourmetmixes.com

Cholent—Kosher Meals Made Easy

Introducing Cholent—another creative series of salt-free dinner kits from Purely American Foods. What exactly is Cholent? It is a traditional Jewish meal that, for generations, has been prepared on Friday before the Sabbath begins. Slow cooked all night, this savory stew is the main course at Saturday’s noonday meal.

Now, busy, health-conscious consumers of all faiths can enjoy these time saving, salt-free meals any day of the week. Gluten free, all-natural, kosher, and free of salt and MSG, the Cholent kits from Purely American are a delicious and good-for-you heat and serve option for your retail customers.

The Cholent kits are just one among many delicious and healthy meal solutions offered from Purely American. Check out the company online at www.purelyamerican.com, or contact Ray Leard at 740.592.3800 for information and orders.

Among Friends Dessert Baking Mixes Make Sweet Treats Fast

Among FriendsAll of the products in Among Friends’ line of six dessert baking mixes are made with whole grain ingredients, including spelt flour, flax seed and almond meal. These tasty and good-for-you ingredients are combined with sweet additions like coconut, chocolate chips, cranberries and raisins.

Four of Among Friends’ mixes are gluten-free, including an oat-based fruit crisp topping mix and three cookie mixes: molasses ginger, chocolate cranberry and double chocolate. The product line is rounded out by spelt oatmeal raisin and oatmeal chocolate chip cookie mixes. All of Among Friends’ mixes are made with non-GMO ingredients.

Among Friends was created by two friends and mothers, Suzie Miller and Lizann Anderson, who founded the company in 2006. They saw a need for nutritionally sound yet delicious baked goods, delivered in an easy-to-make way for busy families. Staying true to this mission, the cookie mixes require less than 10 minutes to bake. Based in Ann Arbor, Mich., Among Friends produces handcrafted batches of their baking mixes in a 10,000-square-foot facility. 

Sierra Soups Mixes Make Great Meals in Minutes

SierraSoups-MSSierra Soups are vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free. The mixes are simple to make and come complete with dehydrated vegetables and a flavorful spice packet. They will serve a large family, with each soup yielding eight to 12 1-cup servings. Recipes are on the back of each package along with additional options to enhance the meal.

Sierra Soups’ mixes come in clear cello packaging to showcase the colorful, all-natural ingredients inside. Display trays are available for shelf presentation. The company offers eight different soup mixes and a Middle Eastern Grain & Lentil Salad mix, all of which are inexpensive and easy for the average cook to prepare. The company supplies distributors, brokers, gourmet/specialty food shops, health food stores and upscale grocery stores/chains.

The mission at Sierra Soups is to provide a wholesome product, with exceptional food value and a heap of flavor, yet something that is easy for the average cook to put together. With the spices and vegetables already included in the soup bag, you will not have to make a trip to the grocery store. The hardest thing you may need to do is sauté an onion and sometimes not even that! In addition, once prepared, the soups from Sierra Soups can be frozen for future meals and retain their marvelous flavor and nutrition.

For more information, contact Sierra Soups by mail at 3034 E. Sierra Ave., Fresno, Calif., 93710, by phone at 559.299.3052 or 800.397.6887 or by email at joann@sierranuthouse.com.

With Cocoa Cravings, Preparing Gourmet Drinking Chocolate Is a Breeze

esutras-MSCocoa Cravings is a gourmet collection of seven certified organic hot chocolates and hot cocoas. With eco-friendly, stylish packaging, Cocoa Cravings provides a premium fruit- and spice-enriched drinking cocoa experience.

There is an array of flavors to choose from in the Cocoa Cravings line, including curry spiced hot chocolate, real rich berry-infused dark cocoa, slimming hoodia, delicate vanilla enriched banana and fabulously zesty picante chili. These hot drinking chocolates fulfill the role of an ideal healthy drink or a snack time indulgence. Artisan-made in small batches to retain a unique quality and freshness, these blends are not artificial nor over-engineered. They are just top notch ingredients, prepared exactly the way they should be with care, style and dedication.

Cocoa Cravings is an independent family-owned and operated business started by Chicago natives with a passion for spreading their love for healthy cocoa in a unique and contemporary way. Nothing could be simpler than organic cocoa blended with pure wholesome fruit and botanicals. All your customers have to do is add hot milk or water with a dash of sweetener, relax and enjoy! The product is available to purchase in small case sizes.

For more information, go to www.eswholesale.com, www.cocoacravings.com or call 773.583.4850 to place an order.

Tradition Made Easy: Holiday Flavors from Sticky Fingers Bakeries

Sticky Fingers Bakeries, dba SFB Specialty Foods, was founded by fraternity brothers Tom Owens and Ted Vogelman in 1987. Today they make 18 all natural mixes for English scones, in addition to mixes for muffins, brownies and Irish soda bread. Decadent and outrageously delicious, the line is the largest selection of nationally sold premium bakery mixes.

The latest additions will enliven any holiday retail shelf. “Holiday time constraints make it difficult to even think about baking from scratch. We offer the best of both worlds―homemade taste and incredible convenience,” said co-owner Tom Owens.

The latest holiday scone from Sticky Fingers Bakeries, Vanilla Chai, bursts with fragrant cinnamon, cardamom and ginger. It is perfect with tea. Other favorites include Spiced Eggnog, Peppermint Chocolate Chip (packed with semisweet chips and real peppermint pieces), Spiced Pumpkin, Pumpkin Cranberry and Cinnamon Raisin scones. Handcrafted English Curds, Northwest Jams, Pepper Jellies and Fruit Butters go perfectly with the scones.

Sticky Fingers also debuted its gluten-free scone mixes this year. Certified by the Gluten-Free Certification Organization and manufactured in a gluten-free facility, the scones are as delicate and crumbly as the originals. Choose from Original, Wild Blueberry, Apple Oat and Meyer Lemon, all naturally delectable and with no saturated or trans-fats, preservatives, artificial flavors or colors. The mixes are certified gluten-free and certifiably delicious.

For more information, visit www.stickyfingersbakeries.com, email sales@stickyfingersbakeries.com, or call 800.458.5826.

Versatile Mixes from Pamela’s Deliver Sweet and Savory Treats

1-PamelasFILL-MSHousehold staples that are versatile, foolproof and delicious are the pillars of Pamela’s new line of gluten-free baking mixes. New Pizza Crust Mix and Biscuit & Scone Mix are already gaining a strong following of loyal consumers, hungry for gluten-free baked goods that suit the entire family.

Enjoy traditional, fragrant, gluten-free pizza crust with an easy mix that can be made without eggs or dairy, using just yeast, water and oil. One package of Pamela’s new Pizza Crust mix yields two 10-inch pizzas.

Perfect for tender and flaky biscuits, shortbread and scones, Pamela’s Biscuit & Scone Mix makes these once difficult-to-find gluten-free baked goods right at home.

These two new gluten-free mixes from Pamela’s join the company’s already expansive product line, which already included Baking and Pancake Mix, Chunky Chocolate Chip Cookie Mix, Brownie Mix and Chocolate Cake Mix. Recently celebrating is 25th birthday, Pamela’s continues to break ground in the gluten-free category with innovative new products that align with the brand’s commitment to great tasting, convenient and healthful foods.

For more information head to www.pamelasproducts.com.

Sarabeth’s Pancake, Waffle and Biscuit Mixes

Sarabeth's Bakery Pancakes with Strawberry SyrupSarabeth has been making great pancakes at her restaurants for more than 30 years. The lines of people waiting for breakfast each day are a tribute to the perfection of everything she creates. What makes Sarabeth’s Perfect Pancake & Waffles unique is that they are made from whole grain wheat and are lightly sweetened with pure maple sugar. Nutritious and delicious, these all-natural pancakes and waffles are sure to please.

Sarabeth’s Perfect Buttermilk Biscuits are exactly like the ones she serves at her restaurants and bakery. These tender and flaky all-natural biscuits are quick and easy to make. Great at breakfast, lunch or dinner (and don’t forget dessert), these biscuits are sue to please. Sarabeth’s family loves her pancakes, waffles and biscuits, and so will yours!

To learn more about Sarabeth’s head to www.sarabeth.com