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Chocoholics: Get to Know Cocoa Powder

A starring ingredient in brownies, chocolate cake, and cookies, this pantry staple packs more flavor than any other form of chocolate ounce for ounce. Cocoa powder also makes a delicious addition to chili and sauces (think mole sauce), and when used to make hot cocoa, produces the deepest, fullest-flavored experience. But not all cocoa powder is the […]

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Explore These Healthy Snacks Under $5

Satisfy your between meal cravings with healthy snacks under $5 that are good for you and your budget. Eating healthy snacks like nuts, fruit, cheese, and veggies throughout the day curbs your appetite, so you’re less likely to overindulge come mealtime. Try a few of our favorites. We’ve put together 16 Snacks Under $5 for your ski day, work day, […]

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February: Chef-Made Dinners for Two

We’re offering delicious gourmet dinners for two so you can dine in without all the fuss. Stop in our store and pick up one of these curated menus and enjoy a hearty weekend meal on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays throughout February. Pair with your favorite wine or beer and receive 1O% off a bottle of […]

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Enjoy Citrus Fest with These Fresh Recipes

Enjoy the refreshing season of citrus with these delicious recipes including this simple lime marinade: Combine 1/4 cup fresh lime juice, 1/4 cup olive oil, and 1 tablespoon of minced garlic. Marinate 2 pounds of chicken for 2 hours. Bake, broil or BBQ. Voila! Pair with citrus salad, grapefruit brûlée, and a spicy grapefruit margarita (recipes […]

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Refresh and Re-energize with Citrus

Our citrus fest is the perfect time to focus on refreshing and re-energizing with citrus. The peels of oranges, lemons, and grapefruit contain potent natural oils that release mood-lifting scents. Here are some tips and a relaxing food soak recipe from our friends over at Aura Cacia on how to use the clean, uplifting scents of citrus oils […]

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Brighten Your Winter With Exotic Citrus

Say yes to the zest by adding a sweet, healthy zing to your winter with exotic and unique varieties of citrus fruits, most in their peak season right now. In addition to the classic navel orange, lemon, and lime, we have citrus from all over the world to color your winter fresh. Come into our […]

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Stay Warm With Our Winter Survival Guide

Winter Survival Guide: Keep the chill at bay with these tips to survive winter. Take a walk in the sunshine. Be as active as possible. Spend time with friends, volunteer, or take a walk during the day to get some sunshine. Sun exposure is the best way to get vitamin D, but in northern regions such as […]

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17 Ways to Eat Healthy in the New Year

We’re here to support the healthiest you all year long, and to help you on your journey this year, we’ve created this special shopping guide focused on healthy choices to help you take advantage of all the good nutrition in our store today and every day. 1. Choose Organic Choose organic whenever possible. Organic produce is healthier […]

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Welcome 2O17 with a Bistro-Inspired Menu

Welcome the new year with traditional foods believed to invite good fortune. A bistro-inspired menu of cioppino, bruschetta topped with black-eyed peas prepared with ham hocks, and challah bread pudding is filled with foods promising good luck in the new year. Serve it for a casual New Year’s Day brunch or a satisfying dinner. Either way, it makes a […]

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How To Prepare A Beautiful Holiday Antipasto Platter

Boar’s Head has the perfect  selection of fine products for preparing a beautiful holiday antipasto platter. This classic appetizer will please the palate by showcasing the four tastes: sweet, salty, sour and bitter. Offering savory charcuterie, a selection of rich cheeses and flavorful condiments, Boar’s Head products will bring even the simplest antipasto platter to […]

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Holidays Are Better With Cookies

‘Tis the season for baking and sharing home-baked treats and nothing says “holidays” more than cookies. From snowflakes and stars to jam-filled delights, we think the holidays are better with cookies. These chocolate sugar cookies and raspberry-filled shortbreads from our own Chef Ozzie are oh-so delicious – perfectly traditional and thoroughly modern!

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Making Spirits Bright with 12 Select Wines

Add merriment to your holidays with these 12 quality wine selections hand-picked by Mary Gordon, our wine and spirits department manager, complete with tasting notes and pairing tips.       Michel Chapoutier Bila Haut Occultum Lapidem: A lively Syrah-based wine with depth and fruity hints of blackberries and dark cherries. An elegant and lovely choice for $26.99. Guigal […]

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‘Tis the Season for Winter Citrus

The perfect way to capture a bit of winter citrus is to make your own curd. Citrus curds made with lemons or limes make wonderful fillings for cakes, toppings for tarts or spreads for scones and toast. Use in baking or package in a jar with a lovely ribbon for a luscious, edible holiday or […]

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A Simple, Scene-Stealing Thanksgiving Side

Just Add Cranberries and a Twist of Orange While a beautifully roasted turkey traditionally takes front and center at the Thanksgiving table, a sumptuous side dish prepared with attention can readily bring your sides to center stage. To round out your holiday menu, here’s a creative twist from Simply Organic for a Thanksgiving side using […]

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Up the Spice Factor in Your Holiday Baking

  Holiday baking is a time-honored tradition in many households and one way to spice up things this season is to get creative with your ingredients. Fill your home with a dreamy aroma and capture the spirit of the season(ing) by adding delicious and bold spices to your baking recipes from streusels and cakes to pies […]

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How to Make the Perfect Charcuterie Platter

A charcuterie platter is a simple and delicious solution for easy entertaining this holiday season. To start, pick and choose from a selection of cured, smoked and dried meats like Fra’ Mani salami, a fine, traditional salami available in our specialty cheese department. “The key to a unique board is finding a balance between textures […]

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