9.9.2016

A New Fall Favorite – Good Thunder Cheese

Good Thunder, once described as “Bent River’s stinky little brother”, is brought to us by Alemar Cheese Company out of Mankato, Minnesota. There’s no great mystery to the name – it was chosen after a small town about 10 miles outside Mankato. Founder, Keith Adams, just liked the name. Good Thunder is a washed-rind cheese […]

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9.9.2016

Sweet, Crisp New Crop Apples

Cooler days, earlier sunsets, and New Crop Apples are all sure signs that fall is just around the corner. Loads of sweet, crisp new crop apples have been arriving in store and in a wide variety to choose from. They run the gamut from tart to sweet and can be enjoyed both out of hand […]

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9.6.2016

Sometimes Half (Pie) is Better

Have you ever been stuck between pie flavors? Your family wants peach, but you prefer cherry and you cannot seem to justify buying two whole pies. Well, we’re here to tell you that half pies are the answer to your problem! Our half pies are just the right size to satisfy everyone’s preference for pie […]

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9.6.2016

Cheese of the Month – Omorro Azores

We’re excited to introduce you to our latest delicious cheese find from the Faial Island in Portugal. Omorro Azores, also known as Omorro Amanteigado, is torta-style cheese (served as a centerpiece for sharing) made from cow’s milk, which differentiates it from the sheep and goat’s milk varieties found on the mainland. Like many Portuguese cheeses, it […]

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8.30.2016

Earthy & Colorful Heirloom Tomatoes

Heirloom tomatoes are gorgeous in an array of colors, shapes, and sizes, and offer the most “real” tomato-ey flavor of any tomato on the market. The secret is the seed which is “breed true”, unlike hybrid tomato plants that produce plastic flesh-type flavorless varieties. So what determines an heirloom variety? Heirloom tomatoes are classified in […]

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8.30.2016

Great Grapes! A Sweet Recipe for Labor Day

It’s always a great time to gather family and friends together, and for your Labor Day celebrations consider a new dish with a secret ingredient:  grapes from California.  Fresh grapes are refreshing on their own, of course – pretty much anytime, anywhere.  But they are a versatile ingredient too.  Here’s one of our favorite recipes […]

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8.30.2016

Hatch Chiles & Cheesy Dishes

You’ve probably noticed that we are huge Hatch chile fans around here. We can’t get enough of the spicy southwestern chile, and the hotter the better. Over the years and through many recipes, we’ve found some of the best complimentary flavors to go along with the spice and smoky quality of roasted Hatch chiles. Cheese […]

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8.23.2016

Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese

Calling all Hatch Chile-Heads! It’s time to add another check mark to your Hatch cheese discovery list. We first introduced you to our Hatch Pepper Cheddar, and now we’re proud to offer its spicy, sweet sister from the Netherlands, Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese. Beemster Hatch Pepper Cheese is a spicy yet deliciously creamy Gouda cheese […]

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8.19.2016

Hatch Chile Poke, Fiesta Roll, & Crab Cakes!

It’s Hatch Chile time, and we’ve been roasting them fresh every day.  While their popularity mainly exists with a variety of Hispanic deli and bakery dishes, we’ve found other ways of presenting its unique flavor into other ethnic foods.  Sushi and it’s “Westernization” has developed into much more than its fish and rice origins with […]

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8.18.2016

Hatch is Back in our Bakery

If you haven’t visited our store in the last week or so, you might not realize that we are smack dab in the middle of one our favorite seasons of the entire year, Hatch Chile season! To celebrate our favorite little pepper, our Bakery is proud to serve you with our famous Hatch Chile Cornbread, […]

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