Trans-Ocean Seafood Snackers

By now, we’re all familiar with the Alaskan King Crab Fishing industry. One that hosts the most dangerous job in the world, resulting in a fatality rate 80 times higher than the average job. But what if we could avoid this all together? What if we could live in a world where we spare the lives …

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SPAM Snacks

SPAM was introduced by Hormel in 1937, and gained world wide popularity during World War II due to it’s long shelf life making it easy for the military to purchase in large quantities and ship out to soldiers. Pacific island nations and territories are among the biggest consumers of SPAM with Hawaii having a greater …

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Loma Linda Fried Chik’n

13% of Americans identify themselves as Vegetarian or Vegan, creating a whopping $1.6 billion market for soy and plant based alternatives to meat. One major player in the meat alternative industry is Loma Linda, who produces a line of plant protein based meat analogs, and is popular among Seventh Day Adventists due to the denomination owning …

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Hakarl

This week we had family in town.  My wife’s aunt and uncle came in, and along with them her uncle brought something his brother had shipped him from Iceland. Hákarl. I’ll leave most of this post to the letter we received along with the Hákarl as it really does the job well describing what we …

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B&M Brown Bread

Being a Californian, when I think of New England’s Finest, I think of clam chowder, or maybe Tom Brady… Not once do I think of canned Brown Bread. Brown Bread however is a popular regional staple of New England going back to the days of the Pilgrims. As practicing puritans the Pilgrims would cook the …

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