12.19.2014

Bristol’s Holiday Sushi Platters

For over twenty five years, Bristol Farms has been making fresh sushi every day of the year. Each morning our sushi experts cook fresh rice, mix in our own special rice vinegar, and cut and slice seafood so they can provide the highest quality take-out sushi available. Our sushi platters are no different. In fact, […]

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12.17.2014

Parmacotto Holiday Ham

Bristol Farms’ Deli is proud to introduce a signature Prosciutto Cotto from Parmacotto, or steam-cooked ham, that is delicately flavored with truffle, herbs, and spices, and would be a wonderful addition to whatever you’re planning to serve for the holidays! This ham is so versatile and delicious enough to stand on its own. Serve sliced […]

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12.17.2014

Champagne and Caviar for the Holidays

While the image of caviar and champagne conjures visions of black ties, white linens, and the finest crystal, it needn’t be so. Admittedly, it is a bit decadent, and luxurious, but not necessarily price prohibitive. Caviar, whether it be the highly prized Golden Osetra, or the California White Sturgeon “Royal Reserve”, is something that everybody […]

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12.17.2014

Ornaments, Ornaments, and even more Ornaments

Was I the only one who didn’t know that our beloved Christmas Tree ornaments were created in the early 1800’s in Lauscha, Germany of all places?   Well certainly this was news to me. As the story goes a German fella by the name of Hans Greiner was the creator of the first glass bead ornament. […]

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12.15.2014

Poinsettias are here!

Beautiful flowers make the best decorations for your holiday parties! By far, one of the most popular holiday flowers is the Poinsettia. A native plant from Mexico and well known for its red and green foliage, poinsettias offer festive color to your holiday decorating. They are particularly popular for the Christmas holiday. The poinsettia gets […]

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12.15.2014

Bristol’s Own Baked Brie

At Bristol Farms we make our baked brie’s fresh in our kitchen using the finest ingredients.  Delicate puff pastry is wrapped around brie and baked off to perfection.  We have several flavors to choose from: Fig – Brie, puff pastry and fig spread. Cranberry – Brie, puff pastry and our French brandy cranberry sauce with […]

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12.12.2014

Jazz Apples

If you like tart-sweet, dense, and very crunchy apples with effervescent texture, you’re going to love Jazz™ Apples at Bristol Farms!   Native to New Zealand, Jazz Apples were developed by curious growers who married the Royal Gala to the Braeburn. The flavor profile consists of the Braeburn’s lively zip and the Royal Gala’s sassy […]

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12.12.2014

In Season – Satsuma Mandarins!

Set in the fields of the San Joaquin Valley in the shadow of the Tehachapi Mountains, Johnston Farms is a four-generation farming operation dedicated to giving our customers a taste experience that’s second to none – fruits and vegetables that don’t just look good but provide a flavor experience our customers will remember.   Known […]

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12.9.2014

Romanesco Broccoli

Of all the produce available, far and away the most spectacular is the Romanesco Broccoli, also known as Romanesque cauliflower. Typically smaller than a standard cauliflower, vivid chartreuse and conical in shape, it displays an ornate fractal pattern in which each floret presents the same appearance as the whole head, in miniature. The result is […]

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12.8.2014

Tips for Holiday Entertaining

Holiday entertaining comes in all shapes and forms, and while the elaborate celebrations can be a fun change of pace, there’s so much more to seasonal entertaining than those “Big Show” evenings. In fact, the first images that pop in my mind when I hear “holiday entertaining” are intricately styled buffet tables or gold sparkling […]

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