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Cuckoo for Coconut

12 Jul

Three of the many coconut options at Trader Joe’s:

A bouquet of coconut CoconutGreenTea coconutmilk

What’s your favorite coconut concoction?

Meyer Lemon Cookie Thins: Dainty, but strong

14 Jan

I was invited to lunch and tea today with my friends Kem, Madalene and Amanda. It was a lovely three hours of delicious food and conversation. The lunch had a smooth cross dissolve into tea and cookies. The tea was wonderful – Benner Green Tea with orange, passion fruit and jasmine.

The cookies were Trader Joe’s Cookie Thins.

Meyer Lemon Cookie Thins from Trader Joe's

You’ll notice that the box contains only one stack of cookies. That’s because we ate the other at lunch.

They’re dainty lemon crisps with a flavor that you can’t mistake. I’ve tried other lemon cookies where the taste was too subtle. The lemon was more of a suggestion than an actual main ingredient. With this cookie, the lemon inside is clear.

Madalene had an idea: Honey and lemon are a tasty combo, so why not squeeze a little honey on the thins? Which she did, then we did, and then we ended up making lemon cookie and honey sandwiches.

Highly recommended.

Thank you, Kem, Madalene and Amanda!

Thank you, Trader Joe’s.

And thank you for visiting Things I Love at Trader Joe’s!

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