They offer gourmet and specialty food sample boxes to introduce consumers to small food producers, helping them compete with the larger, mass-producing companies. The sample boxes are a wonderful way to try new products without spending a lot.
And while - I think! - the goal of these boxes is to inspire subscribers to order more of the goodies, they serve as culinary inspirations to me. While I had one of the cookies in my hand, I was pulling butter out of the fridge with my other hand. "I can make this!" My husband just smiled.
The box, as usual, only lasted for about ten minutes. As soon as I cut through the tape, Mann hands were grabbing and the great barter began. "I'll trade you this for that!" What is it? "I dunno. Wanna trade?"
Here's what was in the package...