Food Comparison

March 2010 Issue

Turning Up the Heat on Supermarket Mexican Food

Need to spice up your life? Your local supermarket can help. Back in the day, the Mexican section of the grocery store included a few boxes of hard taco shells, some taco seasoning packets, and, if you were lucky, a couple of jars of salsa. But as Americansí desire for more international flavors, and our quest for heat increased, the size of that spicy little section of the market has exploded. Now you can find almost any kind of South of the Border food you desire in boxes, bags, cans, and frozen pouches, some ready to be eaten in only minutes. Ole! Donít Get Burned.

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