From the latest in small kitchen appliances and home chef must-haves to pantry staples you can buy at great value, it’s no secret that a Costco membership can take you far – especially for foodies. Here are the 10 best products for foodies available in Costco this September (just be sure to check your local retail store for offerings and prices).
Tramontina Enameled Cast Iron Skillets
Get those fried chicken and seared steak recipes ready! These versatile and affordable Tramontina Enameled Cast Iron Skillsets are the perfect entry point for beginning at-home chefs, and those looking multitasking cookware. The two-pack includes a 10-inch and a 12-inch iron skillet options, and work on stovetops or in the oven, up to 232°C (450°F). The skillets are designed to retain heat for even cooking and with their enameled colour finish, look great in any kitchen. They feature removable gray silicone grips for safe and comfortable transporting.
Cangshan Sanford Series German Steel 6-piece Knife Set with Sheaths
Another value-focused option for those looking to stock their first kitchen, the Cangshan Sanford Series German Steel 6-piece knife set with sheaths features bold curves and a smooth matte surface. The handcrafted blades are sharpened by expert bladesmiths and made of alloy German steel to be durable, stain resistant and hold their sharpness. They are well-balanced and offer a secure grip to allow safe and comfortable handling.
Laguiole by Trudeau Pakka Wood Steak Knife Set
In addition to stocking your kitchen with knives every home cook should own, every steak-loving cook needs a steak knife set. The eight-piece set features handles made from polished pakka wood and its stainless steel is hand-forged. They are sleekly designed, and inspired by Languiole – a village in France where knifemaking is a time-honoured tradition, passed from generation to generation. They come in a reusable storage box, and have serrated stainless steel blades.
Oster 2 Slice Touch Screen Toaster
Oster’s two-slice Touchscreen Toaster with Easy Touch toasts your bread to your idea doneness, and features extra wide slots, so they work with a variety of bread options, including bagels. The toaster also includes a reheat and frozen options, automatic shut-off and cancel options and a digital control and display, including a countdown timer so you can see the time remaining in your toasting cycle. There are six toast shades to choose from, and with a removable crumb tray, cleanup is easy and simple.
Joseph’s Nutless Clusters, Assorted Flavours
If you’re looking for school-safe snack options for your little nuggets, Joseph’s Nutless Clusters comes in three flavours (raspberry, original and chocolate), and are gluten-free, peanut- and nut-free and non-GMO. The whole-grain bite-sized snack is made of all-natural ingredients like dates, coconut and brown rice, and is a Costco online exclusive.
Three Farmers Roasted Fava Beans Variety Pack
As another savoury snack option, the Three Farmers Roasted Fava Beans variety pack is actually a pack of 12, with four bags per flavour: zesty cheddar, sea salt and sweet chili. They are also gluten-free, vegan, nut- and peanut-free and farm-grown and made in Canada. They are also a Costco-online exclusive.
Snack Factory Pretzel Crisps
The non-GMO pretzel crisps are a tasty treat you can pack and eat on-the-go or enjoy at home, on the couch as a snack or even as part of an appetiser.
Terra Delyssa Deglet Noor Organic Pitted Dates
This healthy Tunisian naturally-sweet treat is organic, and comes pitted. The deglet noor dates have no preservatives and are unsulfured as well as non-GMO. They work great as a better-for-you alternative to sugar when you’re trying to avoid it.
SmartSweets Sweet Fish
SmartSweets Sweet Fish have three grams of sugar and 130 calories per bag and are sweetened with stevia. It is also free from added sugar, sugar alcohols or artificial sweeteners. The sweet fish are non-GMO, gluten-free. Peanut- and tree-nut free as well as contain no dairy or soy.
Wild Roots Coastal Berry Natural Trail Mix
This snack may not be school-safe, but it can just as easily be enjoyed by those who love the flavour of real nuts and dried fruit. The trail mix includes almonds, cashews, yogurt chips, dried blueberries and dried cranberries.