Bristol Farms' Pan-Seared Steakhouse Ribeyes
No need to visit the steakhouse! Our Ribeyes are a perfect ‘melt-in-your-mouth’ cut with incredible marbling, tenderness, and flavor. They're also quite excellent when prepared right on your stove! Just ask any grill master and most will agree: cooking steaks on cast-iron locks in the flavor and provides a special crust that's delightfully different than traditional grill preparation!
2 - 14 oz. Bristol Farms Ribeye Steaks
2 tbsp butter
1 tbsp. kosher salt
4 cloves garlic, smashed with the back of a large knife
6 sprigs fresh thyme
2 sprigs fresh rosemary
1. Pat steak dry with paper towels and then season generously with kosher salt. Remove the leaves from one sprig rosemary and add to a small bowl with one tablespoon melted butter. Add 2 cloves smashed garlic and mix well with fork. Using your hands, rub the steaks with the garlic rosemary butter mixture. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 4-8… Read More
We are still in Hatch Chile season...and frankly, we're loving it. Spicy and smokey, everything with Hatch just seems to taste a little more exciting and a lot more delicious. Whether it's roasted and diced in cheesy and decadent mac-n-cheese or a filleted and added to a classic grilled cheese sandwich, we love it all. The Hatch possibilities are endless...
One of our favorite ways to eat Hatch chile though is mixed in our already tasty guacamole. It's the perfect match for a crunchy tortilla chip. Or -add that creamy and spicy guac to the top of a juicy burger and you've achieved casual culinary comfort food perfection.
This Sunday is National Burger Day too - so why not kick up your burger a little with some of our Hatch guacamole? But if you aren't quite feeling up to "manning the grill," just enjoy the Hatch Guacamole Burger at one of our store cafes. Either way, you're going to be treating your taste buds to something pretty special.
Hatch Chile Guacamole… Read More
If you've been in our stores recently, you've probably noticed it's a bit "hatch-ified." You most likely saw some Hatch chile samples around the store too - namely, our Hatch Chile Guacamole. And if you were daring enough to dip a chip in that spicy guac, we're going to assume that you fell in love. If you brought a container home with you, we're sure it didn't last very long. The stuff is hard to resist.
And that's why we're giving you your very own Hatch Chile Guacamole recipe so that you can make it yourself. Because sharing is caring and because, chips and guacamole might as well be gold in Southern California. We're all kinda obsessed with the irresistible snacking combo.
Hatch Chile Guacamole
2 ripe Haas Avocados, pitted
1/2 small red onion, finely diced
1/4 cup roasted hot Hatch Chile, finely diced (Use our tips for roasting and cutting here - or purchase our ready-made roasted and finely chopped Hatch chiles)
1/4 cup cilantro, finely chopped
1/4 cup… Read More
Is your plain bagel and cream cheese breakfast on-the-go lacking a little something extra? Then feast your eyes on our Hatch Chile cream cheese. Made with authentic Hatch Valley chile that we’ve roasted, peeled, seeded, and finely chopped, this perfectly spicy cream cheese is just what your toasted bagel needed.
But this cream cheese is way more versatile than that!
-Use it to stuff jalapenos and bake for a double-header of spice that just may be the best jalapeno popper you’ve ever tasted.
-Spread a thin layer of it on a wrap and then layer on your roasted, sliced turkey, lettuce, tomatoes, and onions for a quick lunch that’s great fresh or packed up for an office lunch.
-Mix 1/2 cup of it with 1 bag sauteed spinach, 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion, and 2 cloves minced garlic and stuff your otherwise bland chicken breasts with it. Brown in some olive oil on the stove top and then finish in the oven for creamy and spicy stuffed chicken.
-This cream cheese is also… Read More
We think it’s important to build strong relationships with our talented farmers. Gillis Farms is a prime example of how we’ve done just that.
Duane Gillis is a 4th generation farmer whose passion lies in the Hatch chile. Duane began learning how to farm chile at a very young age with the help of his parents, who were known for producing Hatch chile as well as onions, squash, and other vegetables. in 1984, Duane started farming on his own while still contributing to the original family farm.
Duane is the epitome of a family man who stays true to his roots and it definitely shows. He’s also remarkably knowledgeable with the best Hatch chile growing practices. We’re pretty thankful for that, too.
This year, Duane invited Bristol Farms employees to his Hatch Valley home and his 450 acres of chile so that he could share his story, farming expertise, and of course - a taste of his delicious and meaty Hatch chiles. His mom, in her wise age, told us about many stories… Read More
It all starts in the rich soil of the valley of Hatch, New Mexico, where the life of a Hatch Chile is born. After harvest in late July and August each year, the Hatch chile takes on a new life cycle, transitioning through stages in which spicy food enthusiasts can incorporate this wondrous pepper into every dish enjoyed throughout the year. From freshly harvested to roasted and pureed, below are the many stages the Hatch chile can go through, along with some tips on adding to some of your existing favorite dishes and some new.
Fresh, Unroasted Whole Hatch Chiles - Typically bought in bulk for roasting at home. Roast whole, let cool, remove the skins, and freeze in storage bags for use in dishes throughout the year. When ready to use, simply remove from the freezer and allow to reach room temperature before preparing.
Raw Chopped Hatch Chiles - Roasted Hatch chiles are a preferred flavor over fresh, yet you can add diced fresh Hatch chile to the cooking process of soups and… Read More
Mmmm....pizza. It's delicious no matter the variation. No cheese, extra cheese, thin crust, Chicago deep dish, extra veggies, sans veggies...we love it all. But what we really love is pizza cooked on the grill. There's just something special about that grilled, crunchy crust covered in melty cheese and of course, all the delicious toppings.
Since it's officially summer peach season and as far as we're concerned, peaches are the more the merrier in the kitchen right now, we've created an ode to the peach in pizza pie form. It's covered in mozzarella, Gorgonzola, grilled sliced peaches, arugula, red onions, and a balsamic glaze. It's heavenly to say the least.
Grilled Peach Pizza
One batch pizza dough
1/2 cup marinara
1 1/2 cups shredded Mozzarella or Italian blend
2-3 large peaches, sliced but not peeled
2 cups packed arugula
1/3 cup Gorgonzola
1/3 cup thinly sliced red onion
1/2 cup Olive oil, divided
Balsamic… Read More
There are some things in life that just, scream summer. Lemonade, burgers and hotdogs, and of course, ice-cream. Whether there's a craving for it after a hot day at the beach or just because, ice cream has a pretty awesome nostalgic feel about it. Plus, let's be honest, it's really, really tasty too.
Have you been to a newer ice cream shop recently? The flavor combinations that are thought of today are nothing like we had even 10 years ago! But we're not complaining. Because while throwing bacon and a Bourbon sauce over vanilla ice cream seems absolutely weird, it actually tastes quite heavenly.
Here are some more fun & funky ice cream combinations for you to try...
Mojito Chocolate Chip - It's not just mint chocolate chip; this version has fresh muddled lime and mint in it! Simply muddle 1/2 lime and 10 mint leaves in a medium-sized bowl. Remove the mint leaves and add 2 large scoops of your favorite vanilla ice cream. Then, stir in 3 tablespoons mini chocolate… Read More
Mangos are a delightful, sweet and nutritious snack, great for any summer occasion. Wonderful in smoothies, cereal, cocktails or simply enjoyed right off your fork!
The Happy Chameleon Mangos are sourced from the best growers, to ensure a healthy eating experience. The Happy Chameleon Mangos are hand selected for freshness to ensure the natural sugary Mango flavor, just what the discerning Bristol Farms’ customers have come to expect in the produce department.
Perfect for summertime snacking, mangos are also quite delicious when blended in a smoothie. The best part? Since they're full of natural sugars, there's no need to add any additional sweeteners!
5-Minute Mango Smoothie
1 cup peeled and chopped ripe mango
1/4 cup plain Greek yogurt
1/2 cup Almond milk (or non-fat milk)
1/2 cup ice
Blend and enjoy! Read More
4th of July is quickly approaching and although we are still adjusting from the “jailbreak” that occurred when our kids got out of school, one question still comes to mind. When will the kids be out of the house? Actually, I am kidding. If it wasn’t for family, then special holidays, like the 4th of July, wouldn’t be the same. I mean, who wants to BBQ for one? Independence Day should be celebrated with lots of loved ones and great food!
Lucky for you, great food is what I’m here for! In the pursuit of finding unique items to help you with your meals, I have uncovered some truly ridiculously amazing Baby Back Ribs to put on your grill this weekend! These ribs are perfect in size and flavor, but what is unique about them is the abundant amount of tender and flavorful meat that is on them! These baby back ribs are part of our "Never Ever" pork offering where we guarantee never added hormones, never added antibiotics, always air-chilled, and always natural.
If you are… Read More