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Henry Carroll Aug 13, 2009 08:58 AM

I just bought some olive oil for the first time online. In the past I've bought; peppercorns, Thai condiments, spices, and of course, a couple of hams for mom and dad. It's always fun opening the box - like Christmas. Do any of you routinely buy food online? How about cheese, or maybe soft-shelled crabs?

  1. greygarious Aug 13, 2009 09:58 AM

    Search the word "online" on this board and you'll get a plethora of recommendations.

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    1. re: greygarious
      Henry Carroll Aug 14, 2009 08:50 AM

      Will do. Thanks.

    2. bayoucook Aug 13, 2009 10:02 AM

      One thing I always keep - Williams-Sonoma butter croissants. Entirely too delicious!

      1. David Kahn Aug 13, 2009 06:32 PM

        I buy food for myself and as gifts online all the time. Here are some of my favorites.

        L.A. Burdick, for wonderful chocolates: http://www.burdickchocolate.com/

        Frog Hollow Farm, for insanely good (if pricey) summer fruit: http://www.froghollow.com/

        Spice House, for spectacular Tahitian vanilla beans: http://www.thespicehouse.com/

        Mahogany Meats for their great cowboy jerky: http://www.smokedmeats.com/

        Sweet and Sara for vegan marshmallows that will knock your socks off: http://sweetandsara.com/ (And I'm not even remotely vegetarian.


        Chocoshpere, for a fantastic selection of fine, high-end dark chocolate: http://www.chocosphere.com/

        Zingerman's, for foodie gift baskets: http://www.zingermans.com/

        King Orchards for dried tart cherries: http://kingorchards.com/

        Snow's BBQ for phenomenal brisket: http://www.snowsbbq.com/

        And, finally, the Smucker's website for White Lily Flour: http://onlinestore.smucker.com/displa...

        1. h
          Henry Carroll Aug 14, 2009 09:15 AM

          Thanks all, I just remembered, I bought a turducken, served it at a family dinner. It was really good.

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            chaddick Aug 15, 2009 05:39 PM

            I agree about the marshmallows from www.sweetandsara.com. They are amazing. Also, for anyone who likes to bake and is into whole grains/healthy eating, I order the Southaven Farm baking mixes at www.southavenfarm.com. They are awesome and I especially like their cookie recipes.

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