Readers search out marble rye


Marble rye's one of those beloved East Coast foods that is so difficult to find west of the Mississippi, but readers have several sources for Rosemary Nahay, who's trying to find it.

The newly reopened Great Buns Bakery, 3270 E. Tropicana Ave., was suggested by Marie Villareale, Ruth Jagodzinski, Pearl Prunetta, Helen Hauser, Margie Nawrocki, Janice Alpern and Jean Sider.

Prunetta said it's also available at Albertsons at 10140 W. Flamingo Road, Dan Brown suggested Smith's at 2211 N. Rampart Blvd., and Sider also suggested Sunflower Farmer's Market, which is at 3365 E. Tropicana Ave. and 4020 S. Rainbow Blvd. ...

For Kevin Oakeson, who is looking for fresh-roasted green chilies, Cathy Razor e-mailed that during chili season of about August through October, both local outlets of Sunflower Farmer's Market roast them outdoors on Wednesdays and Saturdays. ...

For Shirley Drake, John Bisci Jr. e-mailed that Newman's Own Family Recipe Italian Dressing is available at Albertsons at 5881 E. Charleston Blvd. ...

For Mickey Penn, who's looking for white-iced hearts, Bisci recommended www.buffalofoods.com (or call 716-892-5356). ...

For Angelica Orme, who's looking for Stella D'Oro cookies, Carol DeSimone-Lella suggested La Duca's NY Italian Deli, 72 W. Horizon Ridge Parkway in Henderson, and she, Bisci and J. Williams recommended Siena Deli, 2250 E. Tropicana Ave. ...

For Barb Allen, who's looking for Aunt Jemima Buckwheat Pancake Mix or Whole Wheat Pancake Mix, Sharon Entin e-mailed that she found both at Albertsons at 201 S. Stephanie St. in Henderson. ...

For Herb Steege, who's looking for Ghirardelli dark chocolate chunks, Aaron Mantz e-mailed that Ghirardelli sells a similar version (but cut into thin squares) that's available at local stores. ...

For Pete and Jan Froyd, who are looking for Milani Dill Sauce, Barbara Tedder e-mailed that she orders it by the case from www.MrsWages.com (or call 800-647-8170). ...

For Pat Burrows, who's looking for Hershey's cinnamon chips, Lisa Pridmore e-mailed that she found them at Albertsons at 5881 E. Charleston Blvd., and noted that they're a seasonal item. ...

And for readers who are looking for duck eggs, Sharon Linsenbardt of The Farm, 7222 W. Grand Teton Drive (call 982-8000), e-mailed that she has fresh duck eggs as well as fresh chicken eggs. ...

Reader requests: Cindy Boucher is looking for frozen Tom & Jerry mix. ...

Bob Kingkade is looking for Jero cherry bar mix, which he uses in Brandy Manhattans. ...

Diana Eden is looking for a local source for Spice Hunter juniper berries. ...

Sandra Sandonato is looking for a local source for Farr's ice cream. ...

Duane Irons is looking for caffeine-free Dr. Pepper (not diet), and a local source for Cookies Bar B Q Sauce, which is made in Iowa.

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