I have been on a marathon cookie bake lately. As some may know,my husband is thousands of hundreds of millions of miles away. Ok that may be a tad exaggeration but Japan is far enough away from my house that it feels like a little drama is not uncalled for. Anywho… I have been
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Satisfy your craving for sweets with Oogave’s certified organic sodas:Mandarin Key Lime,Watermelon Cream and Root Beer are now available. Sweetened with natural,unprocessed agave nectar,these sodas are vegan,gluten-free,Kosher certified,delicious treats that won’t spike your insulin levels with a high glycemic index.
Consider Oogave’s Mandarin Key Lime,a twist on
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Why try one English cheddar when you can try five? Such is the case with Farmers Five Cheddar from Ford Farm in Dorchester,Dorset. Each summer different territorial counties contribute their own cheddar-style cheese:savor Red Leicester,Wensleydale,Cheshire,Derby,and Double Gloucester. The cheeses are cut into slices and carefully stacked on top of
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Celebrate your upcoming Independence Day with Liberty Ale:an American Pale Ale that tastes like freedom and compliments most meals. Made by San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing Company,Liberty Ale is a palate-pleaser with its balance of sweet malts and West Coast hoppy bitterness. It is also a versatile cooking beer:try Liberty as a base
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WOW!!! What an incredible night we had!! The smells,the taste and the atmosphere was enough to transport your senses into orbit!! We welcomed Erik into the ranks of our newest cooking class teacher. He was amazing!! We look forward to more exciting classes with Erik.
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Please pre-register for workshops –they do fill up! –with Jodie at 336-5087×136 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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I need a new snack!! Lately it seems my diet has lost its crunch factor and my jaw is aching for a workout. I’m not a potato chip eater so that’s out,celery…well ok but…and I was out of pickles so that’s off the list. Hunting and pecking in my kitchen,I find a can
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Amy &Brian Coconut Juice –$1.69. Who would have thought that the water of the coconut would be so popular? This mild-tasting,thirst quenching natural beverage from Brazil and the Philippines popular for good reason. High in potassium and other natural electrolytes,it supports hydration for athletes and other thirsty people without added sugar
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It’s been a wet,cold,and crummy spring,but summer weather is finally here (well,sort of) and the availability of local crops is starting to stabilize.
Ralph’s Greenhouse,west of Mount Vernon,is providing us with a steady supply of Organic Chard and Kale. Organic Lettuce is coming from Hedlin Farm and Skagit Flats
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Fruit Salads…What’s your take? I waffle a times thinking one the one hand “WOW,this is so refreshing!” to “wow,sliced oranges bananas and grapes…yay?” That last part was to be read with sarcastic whimsy. It’s not that I don’t like fruit salad I just think it could use some glamming up. It seems to
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A Call to Arms:The Magic Skagit Festival and Skagit’s Near Miss with Nuclear Power
by Jodie Buller
Those queens of food storytelling,Nicki Sylvia and Davia Nelson,better known as the Kitchen Sisters on NPR,presented at a recent National Food Co-op (NCGA) conference,and they played us a clip of their Hidden Kitchens
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In my time in the Health and Beauty Department,I found that there were some chronic health issues that were expressed to me on quite a regular basis. In no particular order,Digestive Issues,Gout,and Candida seem to be the top three on the leader board. In the HABA Department we have many supplements
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A new champion cheese arrives in our deli case:Salemville’s SmokeHaus Blue. Winner of the First Place award in the Blue-Veined Cheese category at the 2010 Wisconsin State Fair Cheese and Butter Competition,it is made by hand the old-fashioned way. Cold smoked over applewood chips,this blue has a smooth,buttery mouth feel and
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Mmmmm…as you stroll through our deli today you’ll notice the aroma of fresh bread. The Co-op now bakes loaves of organic bread from dough of the Essential Baking Company in Seattle. We bake these artisan loaves fresh every day,twice a day,including:Rosemary,Sour Dough,Potato,Multigrain and the ever-popular Baguette.
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