Archive for December, 2013

12.31.2013

Taste of Summer – Chilean Cherries!

It may be winter here in California, but it’s summer in Chile! That’s exactly why the Chilean Cherries being offered right now at Bristol Farms are at their peak in sweetness and are only here for a limited time. Chilean cherries have had an impressive growth in the last few years. A product which is […]

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12.30.2013

A Visit from ‘Ol Saint Sparkler

“Twas the night after harvest, when all through the cellar, Not a creature was stirring, but that Santa Claus fellar. The first pressing of grapes, we call the cuvee It’s the best of the best, cried Santa, lets give a “hurray!” With a hoop and a holler, did the fermentation take place, Lets blend the […]

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12.30.2013

Orchid Extravaganza!

Meet Ben Chen, our Local Orchid Partner from Chino, California! Rich, deep jewel tones, spots and swirls, exotic patterns and markings only nature could make; these are only a few things that make our orchid grower, Ben Chen, unique. With several greenhouses in Chino, CA, Ben devotes an extraordinary amount of time with each plant, […]

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12.26.2013

New Year’s Reflections

Looking back on the months that have gone by, as a new year starts and an old one ends, we contemplate what brought us joy and we think of our loved ones and our friends. Recalling all the happy times, remembering how they enriched our lives, we reflect upon who really counts as the fresh […]

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12.23.2013

English Truffle Cheddar

When I am looking to add a little something to the holiday table, nothing works better than serving a special cheese to family and friends.  This week, Bristol Farms is offering spectacular Truffle Cheddar Cheese from Ford Farms in England.  Known for their lush pastures and rolling hills between Dorset County and the Jurassic Coast, […]

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12.21.2013

New to Sushi – Pot Stickers!

If you are looking for a healthy and delicious appetizer to serve at holiday gatherings this year, consider serving Pot Stickers made fresh by Bristol Farms!  We are very excited to offer three new varieties of pot stickers in flavors such as Spicy Thai Salmon, Peppered Ahi Tuna, and Shrimp and Pork.  As with all […]

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12.20.2013

New Years’ Sparklers!

Benedictine Monk Dom Pierre Pérignon, credited for the invention of Champagne, was more precisely responsible for the marketing of this discovery. His startling revelation prompted the famous quote, “Come quickly, I am drinking the stars.” What he had realized, was that the natural gasses that were created during the fermentation process actually incorporate into the […]

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12.19.2013

Holiday Munchies by Grace-Marie’s Cooking School

    Oh, the holidays! Who doesn’t love them? The hustle and bustle of the shopping season, parties to attend with family and friends, and not to mention all the good eats! If you’re hosting a holiday party this season, we understand that times are busy and while it’s very easy to pick up a […]

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12.17.2013

Featured Grower – Lakeside Organic Gardens

Lakeside Organic Gardens is the largest family-owned and operated solely organic vegetable grower/shipper in California. Producing over 45 commodities, Lakeside Organic Gardens is 100% committed to being organically grown in the USA.   100% Family Owned The Peixoto family began farming in the Pajaro Valley of California in the late 1800’s and perfected conventional growing […]

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12.13.2013

Bristol’s Own Peppermint Bark!

If you ask me, holidays and sweets go hand in hand. It’s almost unavoidable during the holidays…you will find sweets everywhere! Around the office, in your home, as a gift during exchange, and let’s not forget the stores! Candy and all sorts of confections are littering the aisles of every store in town, whether it’s […]

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