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4.20.2016

Break Bread for Earth Day

Earth Day 1970 was originally focused on environmental concerns, and while it still focuses on concerns it has also become a day to recognize all the efforts that have been made to protect our environment. It has become a celebration of our Earth. This is a time to celebrate a simpler lifestyle which reduces the […]

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4.14.2016

Low and Slow Beef Brisket

Brisket is traditionally served during many special Jewish holidays and occasions. It is a cut of meat that comes from the breast or lower chest of beef, and contains a significant amount of connective tissue making it a tough piece of meat. However, following a few tips can achieve a perfectly tender, juicy, and flavorful […]

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3.24.2016

Sweet & Petite Cake Pops!

Cake pops started out as a way to use up the leftovers from making a cake. Taking crumbs or pieces of cake they are combined with buttercream and formed into a ball. Next they are put on a stick and dipped into a coating. Cake pop decorating ranges from simple with just a drizzle of […]

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3.17.2016

Chèvres by Salt Spring Cheese Co.

Our Cheese Team is always on the lookout for new and exciting items to bring to our customers. We recently discovered the decadent, delicious (and beautiful, I might add) Chèvre produced by Salt Spring Island Cheese Company. Established in 1996, Salt Spring Island Cheese Co. cheeses have been handmade using traditional methods and high quality […]

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3.17.2016

Lucky Shamrocks for St. Patrick’s Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! Today is the one day everyone wishes they were a bit Irish, wouldn’t you say? As many of you will be rushing out to get your corned beef dinners, Irish soda bread, and Irish ales, don’t forget to pick up a lucky Shamrock plant! The shamrock leaf is the most iconic […]

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3.14.2016

Wagyu Corned Beef for St. Patrick’s Day

We are very excited to bring back our customer-favorite Wagyu Corned Beef for St. Patrick’s Day! We created this new item using the finest Wagyu Beef available while keeping with our traditional recipe and seasonings that you are already accustomed to. The key ingredient in our Wagyu Corned Beef is the beautiful marbling, which makes […]

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3.11.2016

Get a taste of our Killer Corned Beef!

To celebrate St. Paddy’s Day, our carving stations are serving up the best corned beef in town! Starting March 12, you can order up fresh, hot, and piled high corned beef any way you like it. Here is our complete offering: Killer Corned Beef Sandwich – Piled high corned beef, jalapeño, red onion, Tipperary Irish […]

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3.11.2016

Grass-Fed, Free-Range Lamb

At Bristol Farms, we offer the most extensive variety of items to choose from in the marketplace and this holds true for our lamb offering. Our lamb will NEVER receive any type of growth promoting hormones from the day they are born. They are also fed a strict vegetarian diet. Like beef, lamb has a […]

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3.11.2016

Beautiful Spring Blooms

Spring always delivers a bounty of beautiful and fragrant blooms. So many of my favorite flowers arrive this time of year and are gone before we know it. Relish in these wonderful spring floral varieties while they are in season: Easter Lilies Gorgeous, big, beautiful, bright, and fragrant are words that can only be describing […]

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3.11.2016

The Best Easter Holiday Hams

Bristol Farms has everything to celebrate this Easter holiday. From quiche and scalloped potatoes in our Deli, a full Easter menu offering from Catering, to rib roasts and lamb in our Meat department…and don’t forget the ham! Our Meat Departments are offering two varieties this holiday: Kurobuta Ham The Kurobuta Ham’s origins date back just […]

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