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5.17.2016

The Best Fruits for Grilling

If you enjoy a good cookout, chances are you will be firing up your grill this Memorial Day weekend. There are plenty of great seasonal foods ready for the grill, such as our wild caught buttery halibut fillets, grill-ready entrees in our meat department, as well as our own handmade, savory stuffed burger patties! But […]

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5.13.2016

Sweet & Savory Grilled Stonefruit Kabobs

Most people associate peaches as a fruit to be enjoyed out of hand, in a pie, or perhaps to flavor a nice summer tea…that is until recently. There’s a growing trend to enjoy stone fruit (peaches, plums, nectarines) in ways not considered “traditional”. The growing foodie lifestyle and social craze to share a photo on […]

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5.2.2016

Tiger Striped Peppers for Cinco de Mayo

Stuffed Bell Peppers are always festive, delicious, and very forgiving. You can stuff a bell pepper with just about any blend of savory ingredients (and lots of cheese) and it is sure to come out a masterpiece. I often turn to stuffed peppers when I am in the mood for a warm and comforting casserole-like […]

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4.5.2016

The Biggest & Sweetest Jumbo Blueberries + Recipe

Our idea of heaven? A heaping bowl of these luscious jumbo blueberries. Each one is bursting with sweetness, while still being firm enough to hold its own in your morning oatmeal. Perfection. Our jumbo blueberries will be available in store for a limited time. These berries are harvested when they have reached their maximum size […]

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3.31.2016

Discover our Gourmet Baby Veggies + Recipe!

Since its inception, Bristol Farms has been known for the spectacular variety and quality in our offering, and our produce departments are – just one of many – prime examples of this. One category that’s been gaining some momentum, and increase in attention (hello Instagram posts!) is our gourmet baby vegetables. You can find miniature […]

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3.8.2016

In Season – Ojai Pixie Tangerines!

As my friend George says to me almost every day during Pixie season, “Sweet, petite, and easy to eat… tastes like sunshine. The one and only Pixie tangerine!” Now, I’m not sure where he came up with his catch phrase, but I do have to admit, he’s definitely on to something. Ojai Pixie tangerines are […]

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2.25.2016

Celebrate Citrus Madness!

Bristol Farms is celebrating the many varieties of citrus during our four week promotion of Citrus Madness! Citrus comes in many different shapes, sizes, and flavors. In addition to the more common citrus varieties, such as navel oranges and lemons, Bristol Farms’ produce department offers some specialty citrus where you’ll find unique items, such as […]

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2.2.2016

Avocados for Game Time!

Let’s talk game time avocados – I promise this will be fun and eye opening. This year, it is predicted that Americans will consume about 139 million pounds of avocados leading up to and during this Sunday’s big game, which works out to be about 278 million individual avocados. This is 13% up of what […]

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1.19.2016

Sweet Tasmanian Cherries!

Life just got a little bit sweeter with Tasmanian Cherries! This unique variety of cherry is large, plump, and possibly the sweetest cherry you will ever try. The exterior is a beautiful deep red hue that indicates a full ripe, sweet flavor on the inside. The tartness commonly found in regular red cherries is not […]

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1.15.2016

Sumo Mandarins are here!

First of the season Sumo Mandarins just arrived at Bristol Farms! These highly anticipated mandarins are gigantic in size, super sweet, and are here for a very short period of time. So what does this mean? Get them while you can! What is a Sumo Mandarin? Sumo Mandarins are an exclusive citrus varietal, developed in […]

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