Have you ever heard of Tastefully Simple? They're a direct-sales company where you have a consultant come to your home and you host a party with a bunch of your friends where you get to sample yummy food and order it. Who doesn't love yummy food?
I recently got to host one of these parties (any chance I can get to host a party at my house - I take it!) and it was tons of fun. They've got so many great items but most of their products are mixes for appetizers (my fave!).
Here is just a sampling of what we had:
I've used that Bayou Bourbon Glaze and the Shanghai Stir-fry sauce in my hamburgers - they add such great flavor. I love that stir-fry sauce way more than typical teriyaki, it isn't quite as sweet. Oh, and that Rhubarb Strawberry Spread...I'm usually not much for sweets but I could just eat it with a spoon :)
One awesome thing about Tastefully Simple is that all their mixes require two additional ingredients or less. Take all these dips...all you do is add sour cream and/or mayo and you're done! Easy peasy!
(see that Carrot Cake Crunch cheeseball? It tastes like a cross between carrot cake and cheesecake - I even liked it and I don't like either)
Bountiful Beer Bread - just mix a can of beer and bake. This is one of their most popular items and one of my personal favorites.
I took these pics before the party really started so I still didn't have everything out. We also had a chai drink mix that we tried hot and cold and an awesome wild rice soup mix we were lucky enough to taste. I was only recently introduced to this stuff and I'll be going back over and over for some of these items.
So, have you ever tried Tastefully Simple? What other direct-sales companies do you like?