Archive for April, 2013

4.30.2013

Halo Top Creamery: Delicious, Low-Calorie, Protein-Packed Ice Cream

If you’re anything like me, you have trouble eating a bite or two of ice cream and putting it back in the freezer like the experts say. Where’s the fun in that?   Well, check out what just hit our shelves – Halo Top Creamery! Halo Top is delicious ice cream that happens to be […]

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4.29.2013

Summer Pies from our Bakery

We are entering into one of my most favorite times of the year.  Warm weather brings out all the delicious Spring & Summer foods that seem to go into hibernation during the winter months.  It’s this time of year that we change our focus from comfort foods, fresh homemade soups, or maybe a creamy mac […]

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4.29.2013

The King is Coming! Copper River King, that is!

The Copper River derives its name from the rich copper deposits found along the riverbank. First used by the Alaska Native population, and later by settlers of the Russian Empire and the United States, this massive body of water has 13 major tributaries, is a mile wide and runs at 7 miles per hour. Dropping […]

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4.26.2013

Baby Kale Sprouts

Kale sprouts are a hybrid cross of Russian red kale and brussel sprouts ranging in size from 3-4 inches. Kale sprouts look more like a very tiny head of kale with colors ranging from a silvery green to blue gray with pronounced crimson veins. Kale sprouts are harvested when the level of leaves of the […]

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4.22.2013

Celebrate the Earth, Year-Round

It’s Earth Day, celebrated around the world mostly to bring awareness to all the earth-friendly practices we should be supporting year-round. So, we thought this would be a great opportunity to highlight some of the practices  and programs Bristol Farms lives out behind the scenes, as well as in our stores, to support a greener, […]

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4.22.2013

THE THRILL OF THE GRILL!

For most Americans the grilling season unofficially begins Memorial Day Weekend.  However, for those of us blessed to be living in the great State of California, we know that our grilling season really is from January 1 to December 31.  Well, truth be told perhaps there are some days out of the 365 that aren’t […]

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4.16.2013

Not Just Another Rosé

  Spring has sprung; the days are growing longer, warmer, and more energizing.  Coinciding with the new growth comes a color pallet as vivid as the imagination can conjure. This is a wonderful time of year! And Spring signals the beginning (as if it ever ended) of Rosé season. They have been a staple for […]

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4.12.2013

Fresh Wild Northern Pacific Halibut

They’re here! We’ve been waiting all winter for the first signs to appear of giant sized wild Halibut from the icy waters of the north pacific.  For 2013, our Halibut are estimated to range from 40 to 100 lbs.  We believe these Halibut provide the absolute best flavor, moistness, and flakiness, not to mention having […]

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4.9.2013

Peet’s 47th Anniversary Blend

Peet’s 2013 blend is perfectly matched and blended to be “Rich, Vibrant & Aromatic.” This is one of the finest coffees Peet’s has sampled this year and the highlight of their Anniversary, hails from Ethiopia, a flowery and citrusy-sweet jewel from coffee’s birthplace. They’ve complemented this elegant and aromatic crop with clean, delicately fruited coffees […]

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4.5.2013

Ford Farm Coastal Mature Cheddar

Ford Farm is located in the UK on the Ashley Estate located between Dorset Downs and the Jurassic Coast – an international heritage site. Coastal is their best-selling cheddar, both in the UK and in the States.  The milk comes from cows that graze on lush pastures on the estate and surrounding dairies. These dairies […]

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