Archive for September, 2011

9.28.2011

Pinot Noir (Pea-know Nwhar)

Pinot Noir (Pea-know Nwhar), often mispronounced and frequently misunderstood, is a somewhat finicky grape that has received an enormous amount of publicity. Its recent spike in popularity is largely equated to one Hollywood screenplay called Sideways, a story of a couple of middle age bachelors hitting the Santa Barbara Wine Trail. The name, derived from [...]

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9.26.2011

San Daniele Prosciutto and Asiago Pressato

This weekend we are sampling our wonderful San Daniele Prosciutto and Asiago Pressato Cheese. Stop by one of our locations for an opportunity to try this delicate and delicious meat and cheese pairing. Asiago Pressato is classified as a DOP cheese, meaning that it is protected by government standards regarding where the cheese is produced [...]

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9.21.2011

Clear Springs Farm Raised Trout

The huge Snake River Plains Aquifer literally bursts out of the solid rock walls towering above the Snake River in Twin Falls Idaho. This pure clean water filtered by hundreds of feet of lava rock is the source of the water flow for Clear Springs Trout. Clear Springs state of the art laboratory oversees the [...]

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9.16.2011

Rosehips from Sun Valley!

In ancient times Rosehips were used to treat rabid dog bites. Native Americans used them for muscle cramps. Rosehips are a classic of Victorian floral arrangements. During World War II while it was difficult to import citrus fruits, the English gathered wild-grown Rosehips and made vitamin C syrup for children. Rosehips are grown in an [...]

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9.15.2011

10 Wines Under $10

In order to stimulate your palate as well as the economy, we have launched our 7th round of the incredibly popular 10 under $10 program. This project has provided wine lovers the opportunity to branch out and experience wines they would probably never consider otherwise. While $2 and $3 wines are still somewhat plentiful, we [...]

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9.14.2011

Top 10 Kitchen Gadgets

There are certain tools, gadgets, and machines you always reach for whenever you’re cooking; these are the essentials when it comes to cooking. The following kitchen tools and gadgets happen to be my personal favorites and ones I rely on when in the kitchen: Microplane zester - A wonderful zester (simply the best) that can be [...]

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9.13.2011

Sweet Tango Apples – The Next Big Thing

Bristol Farms is proud to announce the extraordinary introduction and debut of the Sweet Tango Apple. The Sweet Tango is a cross between a Honeycrisp and a Zestar, which automatically makes for a wonderful pairing.  The Sweet Tango is perfectly balanced with both a sweet and tartness that possesses a hint of fall spices.  Our [...]

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9.9.2011

Barral Olives from Nice, France

The BARRAL Company has committed itself to keep this identity: its localization and range of products account for this commitment. The company has been located in the region of Nice for more than a hundred years. They consider olives and olive oil as a tradition.  They are specialized in the production of olives from Provence (tiny black olives from the region Provence [...]

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9.8.2011

Xan Vegan & Gluten Free Confections

It’s an absolute pleasure to announce that we have expanded our Xan Confections line to include the delicious Vegan and Gluten Free Jewel Collection.  These delectable chocolates, available in Coconut Pecan, Ancho Chili, Espresso Almond, Chocolate and Raspberry flavors, are not only delicious, but they are also beautiful!  The Jewel collection is non-dairy, gluten free, [...]

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9.7.2011

Long Beach Lobster Festival

Bristol Farms will be cooking thousands of Lobsters this weekend at the Rainbow Lagoon in Long Beach, California. The event is Friday September 9th through Sunday September 11th. Friday’s hours are 5pm to 10pm while Saturday and Sunday are from noon to 10pm each day. Lobsters will be flown in daily from Maine and this [...]

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