Where To Find Great Gourmet Products

September 14, 2012

Gourmet Cooking Starts With The Very Best Ingredients You Can Find & Afford

When someone asks me about gourmet foods, I tell them anything can be gourmet if it is the best product available. A home grown tomato is more gourmet than any tomato I can find in the supermarket.

Of course there are many aspects to great food ingredients including freshness, seasonality, quality – all factors to truly gourmet foods. Below are resources to some of my all time favorite ingredients to work with.

Where To Find Great Product to Cook With In Your Own Kitchen

When someone asks me where to find the best gourmet products, I would always tell them buy local. This is good if you are looking for fresh products that are grown locally like vegetables, meats and fish but what about those hard to find items like anchovies and caviar?

If you have a local specialty market near you, you may be in luck and find that truffle oil or fois gras you need for that special dinner. Unfortunately, sometimes those specialty markets are not charging a lot more because they have to pay rent, utilities and a whole bunch of employees to service you.

This is where shopping online comes in handy. You can find just about anything you want AND you can compare prices. I’m working with a few online gourmet food outlets that pay me to drive traffic to their sites.

It’s how I pay to keep this site going.  The companies below are just a sample of what’s available online so I’ll offer some other fine companies and try to add to the list over time.

Do Your Homework

I say this again, because even though an online store might have a great reputation and offer some incredible products, you may be paying too much for something you can find at a better price elsewhere.

On the other hand, if something looks too good and too inexpensive to be believable, do some research and look for reviews.

Boiled Red Lobster

Online Sources: Lobster & Lobster Tails

Convenience - Selections - Quality - Gift Giving - Corporate Events

So the old adage, "Buyer Beware" really rings true when it comes to buying live lobster . Unless you have a lot of disposable income, serving live lobster is an extravagant treat for a special occasion. Be careful to buy the best product you can afford so you don't end up with an inferior product. The links below are affiliate links.

Lobster Anywhere

For over three decades, Lobster Anywhere has provided live Maine lobsters and premium seafood to white tablecloth restaurants, hotels, and large institutions throughout the United States. They established an unparalleled reputation for serving customers with discerning taste. If you want live Maine lobsters, and fresh seafood delivered overnight for your business or special event, you can count on Lobster Anywhere to deliver.


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Online Steak Buying Resources

Convenience - Selections - Quality - Ratings - Gift Giving - Corporate Events

Snake River Farms - Founded in 1968 by Robert Rebholtz, Sr., Snake River Farms and Double R Ranch are part of Agri Beef Co., a family owned and operated business dedicated to producing the highest quality beef and pork in the United States. The Northwest has distinct advantages over other cattle raising regions including a temperate climate that keeps the cattle comfortable throughout every season. The geographic location also provides access to a diverse range of feed ingredients.


If you sell gourmet steaks, game meats, or any other gourmet meat products, please contact me to talk about how I can get your site in front of 12,000 foodies daily. Contact Me    



If you sell caviar or caviar spoons and products, please contact me to talk about how I can get your site cost effectively in front of 30,000 foodies daily. Contact Me    


If you sell gourmet gift baskets, fruit baskets or chocolate gift baskets, please contact me to talk about how I can get your site cost effectively in front of 30,000 foodies daily. Contact Me    



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