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Hot Pickle Salsa From Mt. Olive Hits Store Shelves

Photo courtesy of Mt. Olive

For nearly a century, Mt. Olive has been churning pickle products after pickle products from their pickle factories. Now, the band announced they’ll be introducing a whole new line of pickle innovation.

Pickle. Salsa.

Yes, Mt. Olive is now offering three variations of a new Pickle Salsa made with sea salt, cucumbers, vinegar, and tomato puree. It can either be used as a dip, thrown over proteins or enjoyed atop a quesadilla, declares the brand.

Pickle fans can find Mt. Olive Pickle Salsas in Mild, Medium, and Hot at participating grocery retailers nationwide.

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Oreos New Most Stuf Cookies Are MASSIVE, Packing An Absurd Amount Of Creme

Photo Courtesy of @MunchieBunchie

When it comes to Oreo cookies, the more creme the better. When Nabisco launched their Double Stuf Oreos, our eyes lit up. When Mega Stuf Oreos came out, we could feel the butterflies dancing in our stomachs. So you can imagine how ecstatic we were to discover that Most Stuf Oreos just dropped.

Nabisco’s new cookie has approximately four times the creme of a regular Oreo cookie, dropping in grocery stores aisles as a HUGE kickoff to 2019.

There had been rumors during Q4 of 2018 that Oreo would be releasing such an item, but now we have tangible confirmation for all the Oreo creme filling lovers out there.

Photo Courtesy of @MunchieBunchie

Instagrammer @MunchieBunchie spotted a bag of these new cookies at a RiteAid in Beverly Hills, California, as well as a Target nearby. Because they’re so thick, each bag only comes with about 15 cookies.

Said to have the most creme ever for an Oreo, the new cookies will be available for a limited time. Oreo also launched a few new flavors this month that include Carrot Cake and Love Oreos for Valentine’s Day.

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Turn Anything To Carrot Cake With Trader Joe’s New Spread

When my mom asked me to try carrot cake for the first time, my five-year-old self rebuked the dessert with disgust. The idea of combining cake with a vegetable was unheard of… until I tried it. Nearly 25 years later and carrot cake has maintained its spot as one of my favorite cakes of all time.

For those who just can’t get enough of the humble dessert, Trader Joe’s new Carrot Cake Spread will let you pretty much turn anything into a carrot cake.

Essentially a jam, the spread is made with minced carrots, bits of orange peel, crushed pineapples, golden raisins, and fall spices. Sweetened with cane sugar and molasses, the spread also boasts a touch of concentrate from lemon and apple juice.

You can combine it with cream cheese and create a carrot cake frosting on pretty much anything you want, or pair it with some peanut butter in a sandwich.

No joke, we picked up a jar of this from our local TJ’s and it really does capture the taste of carrot cake — though we recommend using it in moderation until you find a good balance. It’s rather sweet.

The 10-ounce jars of Carrot Cake Spread can be found at participating Trader Joe’s locations in the grocery aisle.

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Cozy Up By The Fireplace With These Hot Cocoa OREOs

We’re finally drawing closer to winter and looking for something sweet to get intimate with as the air gets chilly outside. As we make some piping hot cocoa to warm our bones, we’re desperately looking for the perfect snack to pair our beverage with. Looks like Oreo may just have the thing.

Oreo just released a brand-new flavor for the winter season: Hot Cocoa.

According to Brand Eating, the new item boasts Oreo’s classic chocolate cookie with a hot cocoa-flavored creme filling.

So far, some have said it tastes similar to popular hot chocolate brand Swiss Miss, while others say it doesn’t taste all that different from the original Oreo flavor.

Looks like we’ll need to try a pack for ourselves. Now all we need is a log, a match, and Al Green’s greatest hits to get this sensual evening started.

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Lay’s Announces CRISPY TACO As Flavor Contest Winner

Photo: Lay’s

A few months back, Lay’s announced the finalists for their annual “Do Us A Flavor” contest. The yearly competition had fans create flavors they thought would be perfect for the potato chip brand.

Fans voted for either Fried Green Tomatoes, Everything Bagels, or Crispy Taco – the three finalists from this year’s competition.

It seems a winner has finally been found.

Photo: Lay’s

Lay’s announced that Crispy Taco is the winner of this year’s Do Us A Flavor contest.

The Crispy Taco flavor was created by Elle Sarem from San Antonio, Texas. She said inspiration came to her from years of hard work perfecting her taco recipe. While her first attempt at making tacos was less-than-perfect, she appears to have nailed the technique. Her winning idea landed her a $1 million grand prize.

A million bucks buys a lot of tacos. A lot.

You can find Lay’s Crispy Taco flavor at participating grocery retailers. Now that this year’s competition has come to an end, better start brainstorming flavors for next year’s contest.

Uni pot pie, anyone?

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Oprah Is Launching Her Own Food Label

Oprah Winfrey is taking a beat from media and stepping into a entirely new industry: food.

The Queen of All Media has partnered with The Kraft Heinz Company to create a line of soups and side dishes under the name O, That’s Good!.

O, That’s Good! features dishes such as mashed potatoes, pasta, broccoli cheddar soup, and tomato basil soup. Some of the dishes include a heftier addition of veggies than their original counterparts. The mashed potatoes, for example, feature a fair amount of cauliflower alongside the titular starch.

Ten percent of the proceeds from Mealtime Stories’ profits will be donated to Rise Against Hunger and Feeding America.

While select grocery stores are already carrying O, That’s Good! items, you can expect a nationwide launch this October. These dishes don’t sound half bad, especially when they go towards a good cause.

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Watch Irish People Try American Doritos For The First Time

You’re either down with Hot Cheetos or you’re down with Doritos. There’s really not much of a middle ground when it comes with to a bag of chips here in the United States. Unlike Cheetos, however, Doritos has quite a few more fan-favorite flavors to choose from, complete with iconic packaging.

The folks over at Facts got a panel of Irish men and women together to try different flavors of American Doritos for the first time. These flavors include Nacho Cheese, Cool Ranch, Salsa Verde, and After Dark: Tacos at Midnight.

Check out the video and see whether or not these lads and lasses like the seasoned tortilla chips. Definitely makes us want to grab a bag on the way home.

So what’s your favorite Doritos flavor? Personally, we’re on the Cool Ranch train.

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Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts Are Here And Our Sweet Tooth Is ACHING For Some

Pop-Tarts is collaborating with Jolly Rancher to offer three of the candy brand’s most iconic flavors in a breakfast pastry form that you can pop into the toaster at a moment’s notice.

Because who says you can’t have candy for breakfast?

The Kellogg’s brand of toaster pastries has released three limited-time flavors, all of which draw inspiration from a different Jolly Rancher flavor.

Frosted Cherry Jolly Rancher Pop-Tarts have a tart cherry filling, the Frosted Green Apple is stuffed with that familiar sweet & sour apple flavor, and the Frosted Watermelon Pop-Tart draws from arguably the best Jolly Rancher fruit flavor.

The new flavors hit participating grocery retailers this month and will stick around for a limited time.

Personally, we’re huge fans of the watermelon one.