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Lagomarcino's

Chocolates, chocolates and more chocolates. Filled Easter Eggs are a specialty and look just divine. 

Land O' Lakes

Great cooking and baking advice. Look for the free recipes.

La Cuisine

Online tour of a cooking store. The site feels like a real cooking store. Nice! 

Lazio

Source for the best tuna on earth.

Llorente Bakeware

Oven safe (to 500 degrees) bakeware which is non-stick and has a quick release feature. There is no need for butter or oils and the bakeware is versatile and can be used for cakes, quiches, vegetables, bread, flans, meat, fruit, tarts, fish, jellies, puddings, pizzas and muffins. You can use them in the oven, microwave and freezer. This is the original flexible non-stick silicone bakeware. 

La Maison Du Chocolat

The chocolate truffles are said to be the best! Robert Linxe opened his first boutique in Paris in 1977. 

 

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L.E.M.  

Meat processing equipment and supply.  

Light Life

Soy products for vegetarians or anyone interested in soy products for improved health. Meat substitutes. 

Magazines on Cooking

Food magazines and e-zines with online sites linked directly to recipe pages.

Maharishi Ayurveda  

Source for Ghee (clarified butter). They also have wonderful products for health and massage. "Traditional Ayurvedic Wisdom: Give yourself a full body oil massage on a daily basis. It is nourishing, pacifies Vata and Kapha, relieves fatigue, provides stamina, pleasure and perfect sleep, enhances the complexion and the luster of the skin, promotes longevity and nourishes all parts of the body." 

Making a Home  

Look for the copper sugar pan.  

Maple Grove Farms

They have an online cookbook and delicious maple syrup.

Market Hall Foods

A good source for Tipo 00 flour and sea salts.

Mark T. Wendell

Read the history of tea and shop for Hu-Kwa Tea and Boston Harbour Tea.

Marshallfields

Fine Crystal and a selection of cookware and kitchen accessories.

Martha by Mail ®  

Source for elegant items.

Maury Island Farm  

My husband votes these the best jams.

Melissas

Features exotic produce and specialty food ingredients. 

Mid-Cont. Agrimark.  

Jams and candle-making supplies.  

Mikasa

Mikasa is proud to have long been recognized as the leader in tabletop fashion in dinnerware, crystal stemware, barware, flatware and decorative accessories.

Mission Shippers

Gift baskets - they specialize in citrus fruits. 

Mister Spear

Gourmet produce, they specialize in asparagus and artichokes. 

Mo Hotta~Mo Betta®  

Amazing selection of humorous labels you can personalize on bottles of hot sauce.

Morton Salt

The salt that has been pouring for over 150 years. Recipes, curing, fun facts.

Mountain Rose Herbs

A place to order herbs online. 

Mushrooms

History, how mushrooms grow and preparation tips.  

Naturespath

Find natural foods at a store near you.

Naturesplus

Delicious Spiru-tein shakes for health. 

Net Grocer

Groceries over the Net.

New Braunfels

Best selection of smoked foods around.

New Society

Expert Chef-authors share their passion for cooking.

Newspaper Food Resources

Worldwide newspaper sites with recipes, food articles, and information. 

New York Cake & Baking 

1-800-942-2539 They have a solid ring pie crust shield.

Next Day Gourmet

A site is run by the U.S. Food Service Wholesaler. Great for entertaining. 

Nielsen Massey An excellent source for vanilla - paste and extracts.
Niman Ranch Humanely raised animals without antibiotics or growth hormones.

Nordic Ware® Direct

Splatter guards for making spaghetti.

Norm Thompson

Aebelskiver pans for making Scandinavian pancakes. Includes a wooden version of knitting needle. 

Northwest Bounty 

Fine Northwest products. Your online farmer's market. 

Nowco International

Source for basket-making supplies.

Ocean Spray

Cranberry juice blended with selected fruit.

OmahaSteaks.com, Inc.

Corn-fed Midwestern beef.

OregoN® Fruit Products

The most delicious canned fruit. Look for blueberries, plums and raspberries. The site is filled with recipe ideas, 18 varieties of specialty fruits and I use many of these canned fruits in the dessert chapter of Seasoned with Love.  After I was introduced to this brand, I started to use them in every recipe that called for canned fruits. We now have the best blueberry muffins and also enjoy buttermilk pancakes with blueberries. 

Organic

Organic foods.

Organic Fruits and Nuts

Dried fruits, nuts, seeds and grains. Organic products galore. 

Oster

EasyStore Hand Mixer with Retractable Cord for tangle-free storage. 

Pacific Island Market LLC

Delicious foods from Asia, the Middle East, Mexico and Latin America. 

Paper Baking Supplies

Paper products for holiday baking. Large quantities.

Party Time

Plan your party at this site.

Pasta Recipes

Step-by-step homemade pasta recipes with delicious pasta sauces.

Payard

Patisserie & Bistro in New York. Must see chocolates!

Pelican Bay

The most adorable food projects for kids.

Penzeys Spices

Wow! What a selection of spices, herbs and seasonings. 

They sell original blends and if you get their catalog, they also include recipe ideas. Your source for Bouquet Garni, Green Cardamom, Cassia Cinnamon, Black Caraway Seeds (Nigella/Kalonji), Dried Cilantro, Garam Masala, Sate Seasoning, Crystallized Ginger, Cxream of Tartar, Fenugreek, Herbes de Provence, Whole Nutmeg, Horseradish Powder, Tellicherry Peppercorns, Four Peppercorn Blend, Mulling Spices, Orange Peel, Pizza Seasoning (my favorite!), Fines Herbes, Star Anise, Madagascar "Bourbon Islands" vanilla extract, Vanilla Beans, Vanilla Sugar, Soup Bases, Spice Gift Boxes and Salt-Free Spice Blends. Most items are available in as little as a 1/4 cup plastic jar or you can buy larger quantities as needed. This company really takes pride in selling you only the freshest herbs and spices. 

This is probably my favorite spice source of all time! I keep ordering there products because of the quality and convenient sizes. 

Perfect Puree

A great source for the creative cook. Fruit puree for ice cream, etc. 

Personal Blender

A cute blender for travel or home use. To blend protein shakes.

Petrossian Paris

After visiting Paris, this is a must-have.

Pleasant Hill Grain

Bosch mixers and other fine kitchen machines. 

PopcornPopper

Use Coupon code POP20G05 and save $20 when you spend $100 on all things popcorn. They carry popcorn poppers and gift sets. 

Pottery Barn

Excellent ideas for the kitchen.

Potware

An array of the best kitchenware around. 

Practica™

Simple solutions for living well.  Look for their lovely no-mess ice cube trays. The water won't spill and the cubes won't pick up freezer order. #G21341

Private Label Products

Source for food-coloring icing markers. You draw designs on top of royal icing. Set of eight: call 888-703-7077.

Professional Cutlery 

Source for cutlery.

Progressiveintl

Ice 'N Slice Trays to freeze lemon juice and a slice of lemon to add to drinks..and other unique kitchen items. They will have an online catalog soon. 

Protea Imports

A source for Canned Guavas, Goldcrest Gooseberries, Fig jam, melon preserves, Roses Marmalade, Bovril, Marmite, Carmel Sandwich spread, Illovo Golden Syrup, Ultramel Vanilla Custard, Hinds Custard Powder, Rajah Curry Powder, Mrs. Ball's Peach Chutney, Mango Atchar, Five Roses Tea, Pronutro, Braaipap, Ceres Fruit Drinks, Appletiser, Schweppes Granadilla drink, Cadbury Chocolates, English Chocolates and Candies, French Nougat, Ceres Fruit Drinks, Turkish Delights, Rooibos tea, Granadilla Pulp in cans and other items sold in England and South Africa.

Pyrodiablo

Hot, Hot, Hot Sauces. 700 times stronger than an average habanero.

Quick Spice

A site specializing in Asian foods, rice cookers, dumpling steamers and sushi rollers.

QVC

A huge variety of special function home-kitchen appliances. 

Rafal Spice Company

Source for spices. 1-800-228-4276

Really Neat Tools

Look for a nonstick two-burner reversible griddle.

Recipe Contests

This site has information on the latest cooking contests sponsored by food makers and trade groups. You can put your recipes and culinary skills to the ultimate test!

Restaurant Row

Huge database of restaurants.

Rice A Roni

Golden Grain/Mission Pastas for lasagna.

Ross-Simons

Home items and tableware.

Rough It Easy

Established in 1993 with a focus on home storage, self-reliance and emergency preparedness. 

Rubbermaid 

A host of product solutions. Look for their Pour'n Saver Canister. 

Rue de France

Source for everything French.

Salad Masters Dist.

Mr. Martin distributes fine cooking ware. 1-800-541-7063

Salem Baking

Classic baked goods like crackers and cookies.

Salon.com Cookbook Features

Ann Hodgman's monthly column on cookbooks.

Salute Sante

Grape seed oil has a high smoke point and is a source of Vitamin E

San Francisco Herb

Spice, tea and potpourri. Since 1973. They also sell baking items.

Savvy Diner

Restaurant guide.

Sea Glass

Look for recycled glass made into dishes with the colors of the sea.

Seasoned

Great recipes and cookbooks.

Seeds of Change®

Certified organic seeds, plants and bulbs.

Semi-Homemade

Sandra Lee has been making everyday lives a little bit easier for over ten years with her Semi-Homemade techniques. Now, she brings her inspiring, practical ideas into the kitchen in her very first cookbook, with recipes that are quick, easy, and most of all delicious.

Shaw Guides

A site all about cooking classes and cooking vacations for fun. 

Showcase of Citrus

Pesticide free citrus fruits. They even have a page for the kids.

Sizzler

See this site for a unique outdoor Wok for barbecue season.

SKS Food-Containers

Food containers for all your cooking needs. Spice bottles and spice tins. Lots of sizes in glass and plastic. 

Small Appliance

Replacement parts and accessories for bran name small appliances.

Smart Source

Savings through coupons and they have a good selection of recipes.

Smoked Salmon

Alder-wood-smoked salmon, smoked rainbow trout and more...

Smith's Country Cheese

A producer of farmstead Gouda and Cheddar Cheese. Cheese is made minutes after the cows are milked. 

South African Food Shop

If you ever lived in Africa or England, this place has delicious foods you will remember from your childhood or trips overseas. 

Sphinx Date Ranch

Source for fresh dates.

Splendid Palate

An online boutique of gourmet food gift baskets, lavender products, French specialty foods, spa products, unique gifts, creative corporate gifts and custom items. Special emphasis on food history, holidays, folklore, quotations and recipes.. 

Special Teas

World's finest teas and accessories.

Spice Appeal

Over 160 varieties of herbs, spices and exotic blends from around the world. 

Spice Hunter  

A source for Tellicherry peppercorns and a Moroccan rub.

Spice Merchant

Thai, Chinese and Indonesian foods.

Spices, etc.

Natural flavorings: Banana is decadent.  Great spice selection.

Spice Thyme

Gourmet spices in bulk or packaged.

Star Chefs

Recipes from five-star restaurants and an online culinary resource. 

Stemware

Beverages just taste better in an elegant glass.

Stonewall

Specialty foods and ingredients. Also sell Kitchenware and gifts. 

Sultan's Delight

Look for Pistachios, orzo pasta, lentils, turmeric, olives, rose water, Filo/Phyllo pastry, Turkish figs, red currant preserves, almond paste, Lebanese cookbooks.  They have an excellent selection of Mediterranean and Middle Eastern foods and ingredients. 

Sun Burst Bottle Co.

Bottles, droppers, jars, bags, boxes, etc.

Sun Dance Catalog

The kitchen section features flour bins, coasters and rustic style items.

Sun Organic Foods

Organic foods for your health.

Sunnyland Farms

Fresh pecans for pecan pie.

Sunset

Great magazine and if you subscribe you can have a password for on-line use.

Sur La Table

Look for the chocolate shaver with an adjustable blade. They also carry a Mandoline which helps you to easily slice cheese and vegetables like a master chef. They also have an olive pitter. One of the best items I have seen: A warming tray by Evaco. An aluminum plate is nested in the stainless steel base and can be removed to replace candles underneath which heat the base and keep food warm. It is great for tables which are not close to electrical outlets!

Sushi

Find sushi anywhere in the world.

Swann Tea

 Savor the aroma of tea.

Sweet Celebration Inc.

Selection of candy boxes is unequaled. Look for the pure gold leaf (food grade gold) to dress up chocolate truffles for the holidays. So decorative! They also carry TONS of cookie cutters in every shape you can imagine. Their seasonal selections are unequaled. I was especially amused by their baseball cake pan. This is my source for Pastry tips. the set # 506559 has large pastry tips which are hard to find. Recently they added stainless dipping forks to their inventory. Look for a chocolate temperer, lady finger and eclair pans, meat grinders, Chefmaster Meringue Powder, marzipan, mini cupcake liners, all colors and sizes of cellophane bags for candy and gifts, a confectionery melter palette for melting your confectionery coatings for painting candies, crystallized flowers and mint leaves, sugar decorations that will amaze you, dragees and edible sprinkles in many colors, Sharffen Berger Chocolate bars and many more treats. This is one of my all-time favorite catalogs. 

 Swissmar

Look for the Peugeot Paris pepper mill. You can adjust the mill from very fine to coarse. There is a two step grinding process.

 

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