Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Would you Please Pass the Preserves?! + Nutella?

I love this strawberry preserve by Bonne Maman. I gotta say the packaging attracted me first; it looked pretty. Then it was the fact that it contains real sugar. It tastes way better than what I would normally put on toast; grape jelly.

Upon finishing my first jar (& because the store was out of strawberry), I decided to try grape, only to discover that it wasn't actually preserves; I needed to calm my excitement & read.
The grape jelly isn't bad either; it's just not what I was looking for.

I've heard so much hype about Nutella! I'm excited to try it.
If you tried it, what does it taste like & what do you use it on/in?



At December 14, 2011 at 5:09 PM , Blogger LaNeshe said...

I LOVE nutella! I eat it on toast, and sometimes on waffles!

At December 14, 2011 at 9:55 PM , Blogger Jen S. said...

OMG Nutella is soo good. They even have these little to go cups that have these mini bread sticks that you can dip into the Nutella!! YUM...


At December 14, 2011 at 11:31 PM , Blogger signature mix said...

Nutella tastes like heaven. It literally should be it's own food group and might just be my favorite dessert. It's best on croissants, in crepes, with wheat thins or with bananas. You must try it. I also do love Bonne Maman stawberry preserve and I know what you mean about grape not cutting it.

At December 15, 2011 at 12:33 AM , Anonymous justme said...

i have tried nutella. it tastes like a chocolate/nutty (mild) butter. it is OK. It is not heaven to me. but that's just because i am more of a peanut butter almond fan. chocolate is not usually my first choice for a treat.

At December 15, 2011 at 10:59 AM , Anonymous Candace said...

It's funny you mentioned this. I tried Nutella for the first time about a month ago. It's now a staple on my grocery list.

I'm a salty snack eater, but I do like something sweet-ish every now and then. My go-to is usually ice cream or frozen yogurt. But Nutella is a nice blend of the sweetness of dark chocolate and the mildly salty after-taste I associate with peanut butter.

At December 15, 2011 at 11:38 AM , Blogger MerelyMarie said...

Cool!!! Thanks all, especially for describing the flavors...I'll definitely be picking some up to try! If I don't like it, I'm sure my husband will...major chocolate fan!

At December 15, 2011 at 1:27 PM , Blogger April Dorris said...

If you've ever had any Ferrero Rocher candy, you've had Nutella. The creamy chocolate substance that's around the hazelnut is Nutella. I can't eat dairy anymore so I am mostly eating Nutella on bagels as a cream cheese alternative. I haven't yet tried any cooking recipes with it.

At December 16, 2011 at 8:25 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

its awesome on apples.

At December 16, 2011 at 10:01 AM , Blogger MerelyMarie said...

April: I don't think I've had Rocher, but I have had Lindor's truffles...
Thanks for sharing!

Sounds good Anon:)

At December 17, 2011 at 8:09 PM , Blogger Just Daisy said...

I love this brand of preserves :) especially in the strawberry very tasty :D



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