rating tiny culinary treasures from TJs all week long

Appetizer

Mushroom truffle flatbread

Yum! Let the truffle continue with this mushroom 🍄 and truffle pizza 🍕 coming at you from the frozen section of Trader Joe’s! It’d probably make a better passed appetizer or side dish rather than main pizza, but good either way! If you like mushrooms, […]

Cocktail hot dogs with Carolina gold bbq sauce

Cocktail hot dogs with Carolina gold bbq sauce

Happy 2020! 4/5 mini-forks for the beef cocktail hot dogs paired with Carolina gold BBQ sauce. This makes a great appetizer, especially warmed in a slow cooker, and tastes high quality for a low price 🍖

Caramelized onion and feta bites

Caramelized onion and feta bites

Do yourself a favor and buy these caramelized onion and feta bites as an appetizer from the frozen section, before Trader Joe’s closes at 6 pm tonight for Christmas! They are savory and salty and all SORTS of delicious 😋 one of my all-time favorite […]

Cauliflower onion dip

Cauliflower onion dip

4/5 for the quinoa and black bean chips with cauliflower onion dip (found in the frozen section!) this makes a great appetizer and is basically a healthier (hopefully) alternative to spinach artichoke dip, without sacrificing the flavor! These are also some of my favorite tortilla […]

Traditional latkes

Traditional latkes

5/5 mini-forks for the traditional latkes with a side of sour cream and applesauce – I thought these were crispy and delicious 😋 these potato pancakes are a staple for the season, and these are an easy alternative to making them yourself! (Find then in […]

Crispy salmon bites

Crispy salmon bites

5/5 mini-forks for the salmon bites with dynamite sauce – these tasty little bites are crispy, savory, and have that “umami” flavor we all crave. The sauce really is dynamite too! 🌶 They’d make a great appetizer for all your upcoming holiday party needs 🎉

Caramelized onion cheddar cheese

Caramelized onion cheddar cheese

Pita chips with the caramelized onion cheddar cheese 🧀 I loved the onion flavor – tasted like dipping your cheese and crackers into an onion dip! I imagine it’d be awesome on burgers or a cheese tray 🍔

Gingerbread crisps with Langres cheese

3/5 mini-forks for the gingerbread crisps with the Langres cheese 🧀 I love cheese as much as the next girl, and I did enjoy this French cheese – tasted milder than Brie, with less richness and intensity. But I wasn’t a huge fan of the […]

French onion soup bites

French onion soup bites

Interesting appetizer with the French onion soup bites, found in the frozen section – gets a 3.5/5 rating from me! Honestly, the flavor was pretty good, but better in soup form 🥣 I much prefer the caramelized onion with feta cheese bites for an appetizer […]

Fig and olive, pistachio pomegranate, and raisin rosemary crackers

Fig and olive, pistachio pomegranate, and raisin rosemary crackers

It’s cracker and cheese time! Loving the seasonal flavors – fig and olive, pistachio pomegranate, and raisin rosemary. They make a great cracker for any of the great cheese collection at Trader Joe’s 🧀