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12.29.2014

New Year’s Champagne – Drinking The Stars

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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12.26.2014

Holiday Party Shrimp Platters

  To make sure we can provide the finest cooked shrimp available, we start with arguably the best shrimp in the world – our premium Wild White Shrimp are caught from the idyllic pacific waters of Mexico with zero chemicals added, making them pure, clean, and natural. Stop by our seafood counter and take a […]

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12.23.2014

New Year’s Catering

We cannot stop time! Father Time will be turning a page in his calendar again and a New Year will soon be upon us. With the Christmas holiday just two days away, it’s never too early to start your New Year’s Eve planning as it will be here before you know it. Our Catering teams […]

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12.22.2014

Broguiere’s Eggnog – Simply the Best!

As we count down the days to Christmas, don’t forget to give yourself the gift of gold, “ LIQUID GOLD” that is, as in Broguiere’s Eggnog.  Broguiere’s Eggnog has been a holiday favorite for years at Bristol Farms, and for our customers. If you plan to serve eggnog at your holiday gatherings this year, this […]

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12.19.2014

Bristol’s Holiday Sushi Platters

For over twenty five years, Bristol Farms has been making fresh sushi every day of the year. Each morning, our sushi experts cook fresh rice, mix in our own special rice vinegar, and cut and slice seafood so they can provide the highest quality take-out sushi available. Our sushi platters are no different. In fact, […]

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12.17.2014

Parmacotto Holiday Ham

Bristol Farms’ Deli is proud to introduce a signature Prosciutto Cotto from Parmacotto, or steam-cooked ham, that is delicately flavored with truffle, herbs, and spices, and would be a wonderful addition to whatever you’re planning to serve for the holidays! This ham is so versatile and delicious enough to stand on its own. Serve sliced […]

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12.17.2014

Champagne and Caviar for the Holidays

While the image of caviar and champagne conjures visions of black ties, white linens, and the finest crystal, it needn’t be so. Admittedly, it is a bit decadent, and luxurious, but not necessarily price prohibitive. Caviar, whether it be the highly prized Golden Osetra, or the California White Sturgeon “Royal Reserve”, is something that everybody […]

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12.17.2014

Ornaments, Ornaments, and even more Ornaments

Was I the only one who didn’t know that our beloved Christmas Tree ornaments were created in the early 1800’s in Lauscha, Germany of all places?   Well certainly this was news to me. As the story goes a German fella by the name of Hans Greiner was the creator of the first glass bead ornament. […]

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12.15.2014

Poinsettias are here!

Beautiful flowers make the best decorations for your holiday parties! By far, one of the most popular holiday flowers is the Poinsettia. A native plant from Mexico and well known for its red and green foliage, poinsettias offer festive color to your holiday decorating. They are particularly popular for the Christmas holiday. The poinsettia gets […]

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12.9.2014

Romanesco Broccoli

Of all the produce available, far and away the most spectacular is the Romanesco Broccoli, also known as Romanesque cauliflower. Typically smaller than a standard cauliflower, vivid chartreuse and conical in shape, it displays an ornate fractal pattern in which each floret presents the same appearance as the whole head, in miniature. The result is […]

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