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TRUFFLE POTATO BITES made with your leftover mashed potatoes! Mashed potatoes have been gracing us with their presence and people have fawned over them for generations. Year after year of holiday celebrations, grandmas all over the country still refuse to give anyone their secret mashed potato recipe and maybe there is a good reason for it. WE WOULD EAT THEM EVERY DAY! 😂 If you have some leftover mashed potatoes or plan to have some after the holiday season, keep this recipe in mind so you can have an excuse to keep the potato binge going. These Truffle Potato Bites feature none other than our Black Truffle Sea Salt and are complimented by fried cheesy goodness.  Check out this super easy & cheesy...

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t∙r∙u∙f∙f∙l∙e 🌲 the fantastic fungi 🌲 Here's the scoop. Not to be confused with the chocolate truffle, these truffles are a type of fungi that grow underground near the roots of broadleaved trees such as oak or hazelnut. They mostly grow in concentrated areas around the world like France, Italy and New Zealand. Truffles are harvested by truffle hunters who use specially trained dogs or pigs to sniff out the distinct truffle aromas. The flavor is often described as being nutty, earthy, woody, mushroomy and even a little meaty. Fascinating Fungi Truffles are interesting because they want to be eaten! The truffle mushroom emits an aroma that mimics mammalian pheromones, so that mammals (dogs, pigs, humans, etc...) are drawn to the mushroom,...

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A Gift For The Chef spices to fall in love with & add to your arsenal of secret ingredients 👩🏽‍🍳 ⬇⬇⬇ earthy • funky • savory Enhance savory holiday dishes with truffle! 🤤 The truffle mushroom grows on the roots of trees in various regions across the world and is hunted by wild mushroom hunters and their truffle sniffing companions (dogs or pigs). They are sold for a premium because they are difficult to cultivate outside of their wild habitat. They are simply wild by nature - the aroma of the truffle emulates the pheromones of mammals, thus luring us (and our furry friends) to them with their intoxicating and seductive aroma. Truffles make every savory dish feel more indulgent. Don't know...

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New Mexico All Purpose Seasoning Spice of the Month The holidays are upon us and that means posole, tamales, gorditas, and enchiladas - especially if you are New Mexican. To celebrate all things spicy this time of year we are featuring our New Mexico All Purpose Seasoning this month. This spice has fire roasted red AND green chile, as well as fire roasted bell peppers. Old Barrel Tea Co. started in New Mexico, so chile has a special place in our hearts because we put it on literally everything. The small town of Hatch, New Mexico, is the chile capital of the world and our whole state is proud of this magical and spicy crop. New Mexico All Purpose Seasoning Made...

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RED CHILE a favorite New Mexican holiday ingredient HERE'S THE SCOOP: Chile plays a significant role in New Mexican culture and runs deep in our roots. Dating back all the way to 1600, chile has flourished in the sun-drenched valleys of southern New Mexico, and we put it in pretty much everything - even on our license plates! Every New Mexican sources their chile from small town, Hatch, New Mexico. The town is also known as the chile capital of the world, where chile is not just food, but tradition - especially during the holiday season. HEALING PROPERTIES OF RED CHILE🌶 🌶 🌶 The high potassium content helps in soothing blood vessels and regulates blood pressure. A compound called capsaicin in red chile...

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