Archive for September, 2013

9.30.2013

Aris Natural Yogurt

For those of us who regularly visit the local farmers market, you might already be familiar with this item, but for the rest of you, let me introduce you to ARIS NATURAL yogurt.   Aris yogurt is produced and distributed locally by the Aris Natural Food company.  This little company that was started in a garage […]

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9.30.2013

Imported from France, Fallot Mustards

Léon BOULEY founded a mustard mill and oil producers way back in 1840. It was not long before the quality of his products were noticed and recognized by his peers, resulting in the award of a diploma from the City of PARIS, in 1903 during the Great International Exhibition. Today, in BEAUNE, the FALLOT COMPANY, […]

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9.26.2013

Fall Harvest Squash!

Temperatures cool, colors change, the fall season always reminds me that Halloween is right around the corner with Thanksgiving soon to follow. It’s such a great time of year. Here in California, we don’t see as many of the autumn colors as the rest of the country, but we do see many bright colors in […]

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9.24.2013

Peet’s Single Cup Coffees

We have some exciting news to share! After five years of development, we are proud to offer a new way to enjoy your Peet’s coffee—in convenient Single Cups. These days, many people use the method of a single serve brewer to enjoy their coffee, but before Peet’s decided to offer coffee in this format, they […]

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9.23.2013

Our Favorite Imports – Tuscan Ham

Slow Roasted Ham Parmacotto (slow roasted ham with herbs) is one of our favorite imports featured in our Foods from Around the World promotion. From the hills of San Gimignano, which is a small walled medieval hill town in the province of Siena, Tuscany, north-central Italy, this flavorful, grilled ham is made in the true […]

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9.20.2013

Visiting an Old French Cheese – Fourme d’Ambert

From the Auvergne region, Fourme d’Ambert is known to be one of France’s oldest cheeses.  It is made using pasteurized cow’s milk (although sometimes it is made with raw milk) and inoculated with Penicillium Roqueforti spores and aged for 28 days.   The shape is unique as it is in a cylindrical shape, not a traditional […]

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9.19.2013

Oktoberfest Brews at Bristol Farms

Oktoberfest is a widely celebrated tradition that originated in Munich in 1810. It is pretty much a 16 day party, the largest in the world, with more than 6 million in attendance annually. It largely consists of the enjoyment of beer, sausages, beer, pretzels, beer, sauerkraut, beer and potato dumplings, and beer to wash it […]

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9.18.2013

Foods from Around the World

“I’m leaving on a jet plane”…Wait! Don’t leave. No need to hop on a plane, train, boat, or bus. Bristol Farms is proud to present the flavors and culinary cultures from many continents with “Foods from Around the World.” A journey for the senses: from Europe to Australia to North America. As our society has […]

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9.16.2013

Organic Honeycrisps for Fall!

Fall is right around the corner, September 22 to be precise, and that means sweet, bright, and crisp apples will at their peak in season. With so many varieties to choose from, one of our personal favorites is the Organic Honeycrisp™ variety. As the name of this variety implies, Honeycrisp is one of the sweetest […]

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9.13.2013

REED’S KOMBUCHA

I have always liked the quality product Reed’s has  created from their Micro-brewed Virgil’s Root Beer to their Ginger Beer.  Now, Reed’s has done it again with their creation of Reed’s Kombucha.  When I have tasted Kombucha in the past, I was  reminded of a strong vinegar taste but not so much with Reed’s Kombucha.  […]

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