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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.


Meat processing equipment and supply.  

Light Life

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

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.


Features exotic produce and specialty food ingredients. 

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. 


Find natural foods at a store near you.


Delicious Spiru-tein shakes for health. 

New Braunfels

Best selection of smoked foods around.

New Society

Expert Chef-authors share their passion for cooking.

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. 

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 Fruits and Nuts

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


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

Party Time

Plan your party at this site.

Pasta Recipes

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


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. 

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. 


They carry popcorn poppers and gift sets. 

Pottery Barn

Excellent ideas for the kitchen.

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.


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. 


A huge variety of special function home-kitchen appliances. 

Rafal Spice Company

Source for spices. 1-800-228-4276

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!

Rice A Roni

Golden Grain/Mission Pastas for lasagna.


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

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.


Great recipes and cookbooks.

Seeds of Change

Certified organic seeds, plants and bulbs.


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.

Showcase of Citrus

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

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.

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.

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.

Spices, etc.

Natural flavorings: Banana is decadent.  Great spice selection.

Star Chefs

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

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.


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!


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