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Mama Sattva Cultured Ghee - Certified Organic & Pasture-Raised (16 oz Six-Pack)
Mama Sattva Cultured Ghee - Certified Organic & Pasture-Raised (16 oz Six-Pack)

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Best of the Best, December 4, 2015
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Mama Sattva ghee is the best! It’s made from Jersey cows that have only eaten organic grass. So, this ghee is the best of both worlds: it’s from grass-fed cows AND organic. But what separates this ghee from the elite pack of other high-quality ghees is the low temperature used to clarify the butter into ghee. The low-temperature cooking leaves more of the useful properties of the butter, such as enzymes and antioxidants, in the ghee without the water or protein.

But before you decide if this ghee is right for you, here are a couple of items worth noting. When the butter is cooked down to clarify it, milk solids collect on the bottom of the pan. If the temperature is high enough, the milk particulates turn brown, which gives the ghee a caramel taste. If that caramel taste is important to you, you may want to get another ghee.

Now, don’t get me wrong—this Mama Sattva ghee tastes remarkable! But it’s not “caramely.” Second, the jars of ghee have labels that contain foil. So, if you microwave your ghee to soften it, the microwave may arc, especially as the ghee level lowers in the jar. After e-mailing Mama Sattva, I’m convinced they’ll replace the labels with a microwave-friendly label in the future.

Since I bought the six-pack of ghee, here’s how that went. I ordered the ghee. It arrived double-boxed, so all six jars arrived with no damage, even though the box had taken a beating. The package arrived exactly a week later. So, buying in bulk makes sense if you know that you’ll eventually use the ghee.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Much Better than Ghee and MCT Oil Alone!, September 29, 2015
If you drink "Bulletproof coffee," butter coffee, a "rocket-fuel latte," or some combination of ketone-causing morning brew, this is for you! I received a few packets in a Keto Delivered box and the flavor and richness blew me away. The flavor profile is fuller than a ghee-MCT oil combination. And if you read the ingredients, you can see why! The whole powdered goat’s milk, pure organic cocoa butter, and organic ground whole vanilla beans add that touch of fullness and deeper essence of flavor. And yet you get all that with only 1 gram of carbohydrate and 1 gram of protein.

Because this product comes in packets, I plan to have these on hand for road trips and travel. But you will not be left wanting if you use these packets everyone morning.


Ceramic Marble Coated Cast Aluminium Non Stick Fry Pan 28cm(11 inches)
Ceramic Marble Coated Cast Aluminium Non Stick Fry Pan 28cm(11 inches)
Offered by Bay Area Housewares
Price: $25.19
7 used & new from $21.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Durable and reasonably priced--an excellent value!, August 16, 2015
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This is an excellent non-stick skillet! Having now owned this skillet for six weeks, this has become my go-to skillet, which I use at least every other day. It comes out clean from the dishwasher and I use plastic and wooden cooking utensils on it with no problems. This skillet is more durable than Teflon skillets I have owned, and the reasonable price makes it all the more wonderful.
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Hipster Men's Slim Stratch Twill Colored Pants (32L36W, Olive)
Hipster Men's Slim Stratch Twill Colored Pants (32L36W, Olive)
Offered by Hot-Shelf
Price: $48.00

4.0 out of 5 stars Comfortable pants--but order a larger size!, August 6, 2015
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These pants as pants go are fine. They aren't the finest quality, but there's nothing wrong with them--and the 3% spandex makes them oh-so comfortable!

Now the warning! These pants run small--a lot! If you want your pants to show your every bulge (let the reader take note), then order one size larger in the waist (2 inches), with the inseam length being your normal inseam. If you want these pants to fit more normally, like I prefer, then order two (2) sizes larger, which is 4 inches larger in the waist with your normal inseam length. This sound crazy, but that's how they fit.


Superseedz Pumpkin Seeds - Tomato Italiano - 5 oz
Superseedz Pumpkin Seeds - Tomato Italiano - 5 oz
Offered by TREE+WATER
Price: $10.18
10 used & new from $4.97

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I love the Italian spice blend, August 4, 2015
I received a bag in a Keto Krate box (otherwise, I would have never heard of this). I love the Italian spice blend. It's different from other flavorings but goes well with pumpkin seeds. If you want a low-carb, healthful snack, this is the one to get!


MiCkey T Eight, 32 Oz
MiCkey T Eight, 32 Oz
Offered by Real Food Expeditors
Price: $41.95

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Weird name, exceptional product, June 5, 2015
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I love this stuff! Now, I can't verify that this is a C-8, Caprylic-Acid MCT oil. But I have no reason to suspect otherwise, having used other MCT oils. Besides, MiCkey T provides a lab assay of the production run. And it does seem to provide slightly better clarity of thinking than standard MCT oil, but I don't know if that's the "placebo effect" on my part or not. (C8 MCT oil does produce a higher level of ketones in the bloodstream than standard MCT oil).

The company provides good customer service. The MCT oil is in a solid, BHA-free plastic container, which is packed to prevent damage during shipping (for example, which often happens with NOW MCT oil in glass jars).

In short, I have no complaints but only praise for this product.


Surthrival Organic Ghee, 32 oz. Jar
Surthrival Organic Ghee, 32 oz. Jar
Offered by Savvy Shopping Direct
Price: $54.99

3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent color, taste, and consistency--and it's made from organic, grass-fed cows, June 5, 2015
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This ghee is just like Ancient Organics ghee. SurThrival makes this ghee in small batches, using butter from grass-fed, organic-certified cows from the Straus Family Creamery. That's the same source for Ancient Organics ghee. And if you're into the traditional Indian method of making ghee, SurThrival, like Ancient Organics, only clarifies the butter during a waxing (when the moon is getting bigger) or full moon. I'm not into such things, but the idea is that it increases the healing qualities of the ghee and improves its taste. I don't know if that is true, but the ghee is superb tasting!

Basically, this ghee looks like and tastes like Ancient Organics ghee. It has no particulates in it, like some cheaper ghee I have purchased. I'd purchase this ghee, or Ancients Organics ghee, based on availability and cost. Like Ancient Organics, SurThrival ghee is top notch, among the best you can buy!
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The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
The Colony of Unrequited Dreams
by Wayne Johnston
Edition: Audio Cassette

5.0 out of 5 stars The audio tape is a condensed version of the book--but it will not disappoint the listener, June 4, 2015
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Ironically, this is a review long after both the book and audio tape (not CD or MP3) have been completed. The audio tape is a condensed version of the book--but it will not disappoint the listener. Missing, however, is much of the background and "texture" in Johnston's book, but one will still get the primary storyline.

What especially added to the audio version's authenticity were the Newfoundland's accents, primarily "townie" ones at that, although one will hear some "bayman" accents depending on the character (for example, "fadder" for father).

One caveat: Do not consider this the standard historical novel, where well-known historical events and figures are woven into the protagonist's life (in this case, Joey Smallwood). Sheilagh Fielding, the second-most prominent character in the novel, is purely the creation of Johnston's mind. But Johnston did weave much historical information in the novel, which will not disappoint.

If someone still has the ability to listen to cassette tape, I highly recommend this audio book.


Sweetland
Sweetland
by Michael Crummey
Edition: Audio CD
Price: $25.33
24 used & new from $5.35

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars English Accents for Newfoundlanders ruin the Audio Book, June 4, 2015
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This review is from: Sweetland (Audio CD)
You can get the gist of the storyline from other reviews, so I won’t go there. The feeling of the story was dark, but not overly so, and became a bit introspective when “Swietlund” remained on the island. The book had many recurrent flashbacks, which were not immediately apparent and could be confusing. For me, the story warrants 4 stars.

The audio portion of the book, however, is another story. Although the production quality was top-notch, the narrator used English accents for a story taking place in Newfoundland! Can you get any more absurd? Such accents were jarring, always impeding the content of the story because that was “some” artificial. I “likes” real accents. The narration left me “gut foundered” for hearing real Newfoundland accents for a Newfoundland-shaped story. For this reason, the audio book only warrants two stars.


GuruNanda Ghee - Clarified butter- 14 Oz (Packaging may vary)
GuruNanda Ghee - Clarified butter- 14 Oz (Packaging may vary)

2 of 3 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Unlike other ghee I've purchased, May 31, 2015
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The batch I received may be atypical, but I can only comment on the six jars I ordered and received. Most jars of the ghee were runny, never fully going solid at room temperature like other ghee I've purchased (I'm not sure why). One jar had some matter floating in it, which I think was the same stuff you get when you cook milk on the stove and a film forms on top of the milk It looked innocuous and caused me no problems when I used the ghee. But ghee is not supposed to have particulates like that in it.

So, there you have it. If I reorder this product and the ghee is different, I'll update this review. But right now I am not satisfied with the ghee I have purchased.


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