1.30.2015

Sumo Mandarins are here!

The highly anticipated Sumo Mandarins are in-season and back at Bristol Farms for a very short period of time. So what does this mean? Get them while you can! What is a Sumo Mandarin? Exclusive new citrus varietal, developed in Japan and now grown on family farms in California’s San Joaquin Valley. Large mandarin with some […]

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1.30.2015

Pairing Beer & Cheese

It seems that there is more and more being published on wine and food (wine and cheese in particular) as there are a great many stunning artisanal products hitting our shores, or being created in many local farmsteads. It is a fairly complex process that can vary widely, depending on the style of wine or […]

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1.29.2015

Fresh Soups! February Menu

There are old wives’ tales that in Olde England, peasants use to make stone soup to keep warm in those cold winter days. In Scandinavia, they called it nail soup. Well we can honestly say 2 things: our winters in So. Cal aren’t that cold and we do not need to make stone soup. We […]

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1.28.2015

Game-Time Snacks – Charcuterie & Cheese

Sunday is the Big Game and if you haven’t planned what snacks you will be serving to guests, a quick and simple Charcuterie & Cheese platter will please any crowd.  Including some charcuterie or cured meats to your cheese platter or hors d’oeuvre plate adds texture and enhances the food experience. We are featuring some […]

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1.27.2015

Valentine’s Day Treats from our Bakery

Valentine’s Day – If you’re anything like me, you never let a day go by without expressing your love and appreciation for the people that mean the most to you. But, once a year we get to lavish our sweethearts with bonus accolades, and how sweet those ‘bonuses’ can be. Valentine’s Day is such a […]

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1.26.2015

Valentine’s Roses

Valentine roses are available in a variety of beautiful colors, but did you know each color has a different meaning? The color of a rose signifies the strength and depth of your relationship with the one you want to give it to. Valentine Roses are available in colors such as red, white, pink, yellow, peach, […]

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1.26.2015

Avocados for Game-Time

Did you know, it is predicted Americans will consume more than 104 million pounds of avocados during the Super Bowl?! That number makes up 32 percent more avocados than were consumed last year, which equates to nearly 104 million pounds or approximately 208 million avocados consumed during the game. That would be enough avocados to […]

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1.26.2015

Kid-Friendly Big Game Recipes!

The Big Game is this weekend and no matter who you are rooting for, good eats at any football gathering is a must! While Bristol Farms offers endless options for delicious, quick, and easy game-time snacks, we know there are a good majority of you that really like to get down and dirty in the […]

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1.21.2015

Casatica di Bufala and Cherry Honey

Honey pairs beautifully with fresh creamy cheeses. Herbaceous, floral, or citrus honeys like lavender, cherry, or orange are especially good with cheeses. Here is a favorite combination of ours featuring a couple of items from our “Say Cheese!” celebration going on in-store through February 10, 2015. We’d like to introduce you to:   The cheese: […]

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1.21.2015

The Perfect Pair – Grilled Cheese & Tomato Bisque

Grilled Cheese and Tomato Soup is the perfect match made in America. Tomato soup was first created by Maria Parloa in 1872 in Boston, and it wasn’t until 1897 when Joseph A Campbell’s recipe for condensed tomato soup made it extremely popular. The modern version of the grilled cheese was created in the 1920’s when […]

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