Archive for March, 2011

3.29.2011

Spring Tulips!

Bring some sunshine into your home with our Fancy Tulips! They come in assorted colors, ruffled petals and some varieties even have red and yellow stripes. You will only find these varieties at your high end florist and at Bristol Farms floral boutiques. This week we are offering the lowest price of the year at [...]

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3.28.2011

5 New Private Label Salads

We just launched 5 new additions to our already successful Bristol Farms’ Private Label salad line. The new salads come in a variety of mixes such asHouse Blend, Trio Mix, Saladini Italian, Sauté Mix, and Go Greens. All of our salad blends contain fresh & healthy ingredients preferred by many popular Chefs and local Farmers Market [...]

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3.25.2011

Peet’s Anniversary Blend

Each year, we wait in anticipation for the always incredible Peet’s Anniversary Blend roast…this year is no exception! Come in and celebrate 45 years of Peet’s Coffee with our 2011 12oz. Anniversary Blend.  This year’s blend combines 3 exceptional origin coffees for a flavorful, sweet, lively and bursting with new crop character!  You’ll taste the [...]

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3.23.2011

What knives can’t you live without?

Swiss, Calphalon, Kitchen Aid, J.A. Henckel, Messer Miser, OXO, Zyliss: there are many of knives out there to choose from. Whether they are high end chef quality or discount national brands, knowing the basics and what you really need in the kitchen is crucial. Understanding the uses for each knife is also very important in [...]

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3.21.2011

Winning Game Time Snacks

It’s the month for Basketball and whether you’re watching the Lake Show or catching some “March Madness”, one thing’s for sure; gatherings aren’t as much fun without snacks at hand. Well, consider a cure for your snack cravings with some of our tried and true munchies that adorn our aisles. Here are some of our [...]

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3.18.2011

Beemster Aged Goat Gouda – Market Buy!

Come on in and get yourself some Beemster Aged Goat Gouda at a great price! This beauty is made in the same tradition as all Beemster Cheeses.  The goats graze on lush, green fields of Northern Holland; located 20 feet below sea level, on a bed of rare blue sea clay.  Because of the uniqueness [...]

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3.17.2011

Happy St. Patty’s Day

Join us in celebrating the Emerald Isle! Bristol Farms has all you need for a joyous celebration in traditional Irish fare; from Irish Soda Bread in our Bakery to Kerry Gold Irish Butter in our Dairy to mouth watering Corned Beef Brisket and the cabbage, potatoes, and carrots to accompany. Stop in to Bristol Farms [...]

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3.17.2011

News on Pacific Halibut & Wild King Salmon

March 16 marked the opener for Alaska’s Pacific Halibut season and we should start seeing some of these prime fish in our stores next week. Wild King Salmon season should bust loose within a month with all indications leaning toward a very good year. California’s Department of Fish and Game has added an additional 200,000 [...]

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3.16.2011

Frost Kissed Artichokes

Want to taste one of the best eating artichokes that you could ever have? Come by Bristol Farms and get your hands on some of our “Frost Kissed” Jumbo Artichokes. Don’t let the unattractive outer appearance fool you as Artichokes become “Frost Kissed” at temperatures below 32 degrees. There is absolutely nothing wrong with the [...]

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3.15.2011

Are Wooden Cutting Boards Sanitary?

On One Hand: Yes, They Are According to the Reluctant Gourmet, wooden cutting boards are sanitary. Their porous surface actually draws bacteria into the body of the cutting board where it cannot replicate and dies. Unlike plastic cutting boards, wood cutting boards with heavy knife marks are still sanitary. On the Other Hand: You Should Still Wash [...]

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