Good Stuff: Chips, coconut snacks and charcuterie
Good potato chips
Potato chips with unusual-sounding flavors have become the norm and the tastes can be less than pleasing. But Kettle brand has come out with two tasty new flavors that transcend the gimmick category. the Moscow Mule chips have a nice ginger kick and a tangy lime flavor. The Korean Barbecue is a smoky, hoisin-sweet treat with some garlic notes. The chips come out this month at major retailers. Retail is $3.79 for a 5-ounce bag.
Good charcuterie and more
The gourmet charcuterie shop in New York Les Trois Petits Cochons has been supplying pates, sausages, pickled items and more for more than 40 years. Now the company has expanded to speciality markets and online. A wide array of charcuterie ranging from meats to mousses are now avaialbe at Whole Foods and online at 3pigs.com.
Good coconut snacks
Made with organic coconut, organic almond flour and sweetened with Vermont maple syrup, Coco-Roons from Wonderfully Raw Gourmet Delights are a fun indulgence. Available in six flavors: Brownie, Strawberry Almond, Lemon Pie, Vanilla Maple, Cacao Nib and Orange Dreamsicle. Cost is $7.99 for a 6.2-ounce package or $2.99 for a 2-ounce bag. Available at Apple Valley Cadillac, in Cadillac or online at mycocoroons.com.
Compiled by Steve Pardo