DIY: Easter Egg Dye from Fruits & Veggies

Easter eggs dyed with fresh ingredients like beets (pink), turmeric (yellow), onion skins (ochre) and blueberries (blue) create lovely, subtly hued eggs, naturally. Here’s how … Suggestions for Making Natural Dyes Red/pink: Boil a few cut beets in a small pot of water till tender and the cooking liquid turns a deep pink. Pour liquid into a small […]

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Two-Ingredient Chocolate Mousse

It might sound too good to be true, but this recipe is for real. You can make a rich and heavenly chocolate mousse with only two ingredients! When we read about this, we knew we wanted to make (and eat) it! This mousse is so good, we’re sharing the recipe so you can serve up a little decadence […]

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Spring Cleaning Doesn’t Have to Be Ruff

Birds are chirping, flowers are blooming and the ever-daunting spring cleaning checklist is looming. As you take on tasks this year, make the kitchen a top priority. Besides a little extra deep cleaning, it could be time to rethink its organization. With a few inspired solutions, counters can be freed from clutter, allowing more space […]

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Holy Guacamole!

There’s guacamole, and there’s GUACAMOLE! This recipe from Milk Street magazine which is on stands now and available in our store is the real deal – clean, simple and bold. Hold the lime and garlic. Trust us, you won’t miss it. The secret is in choosing just the right avocados – soft, but slightly firm […]

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DIY Project: Enticing Syrups & Extracts

Vanilla beans, lemons, and herbs make wonderful syrups, liqueurs, and extracts when combined with simple syrup or vodka. Use these recipes to get started. The hardest part will be waiting for the infusions to age.     VANILLA EXTRACT Makes about 1 cup. Ingredients 7 Frontier Organic Vanilla Beans, split lengthwise or chopped (about ½ cup) 8 […]

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A Delicious Colcannon Recipe for St. Pat’s

  It’s not all corned beef and cabbage, Guinness and whiskey. Channel the luck o’ the Irish with this traditional Irish dish — colcannon — a creamy, buttery side of mashed potatoes, cabbage and bacon. Colcannon Recipe Servings: 12 Ingredients 3 pounds potatoes, scrubbed 2 sticks butter 1 1/4 cups hot milk Freshly ground black pepper 1 […]

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Bring the Family Together for Mealtime

Between work and school-year commitments, it can be difficult to carve out time to sit down at the table and enjoy a home-cooked dinner as a family, but it is well worth the effort. In addition to offering an opportunity to bond, eating together and engaging in conversation can have a deeper influence on children. […]

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Twirl a Forkfull of Spaghetti Tonight

  When it comes to pasta, it doesn’t get much easier than spaghetti and meatballs. Kids can’t resist spaghetti covered with cheese. So if you’re in a hurry, spaghetti is the perfect family-friendly meal. Here’s a shopping list and menu for spaghetti and meatballs served with grated parmesan cheese and a fresh baguette from one of our local bakers.     Spaghetti Dinner for […]

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Have Your Jam and Eat It Too

This small-batch recipe for a simple raspberry jam surprises with a superfood — chia seeds — which acts as a substitute for pectin. Slather this tasty jam on fresh-made toast, muffins, crepes, or scones at breakfast. For an added brunch-time treat, pile on some ricotta blended with a touch of vanilla, orange zest, and sugar. Raspberry Chia Seed Jam When […]

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DIY: Nut Butter from Scratch

Making creamy, fresh nut butter is easier than you think. You only need a few ingredients and a food processor. Follow these recipes, and you’re on your way to reviving the traditional PB&J. After all, everything goes better with butter, nut butter that is! Using nuts such as almonds or cashews, you can make delicious […]

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Introducing Family Friendly Meal Ideas

Feed a family of four a delicious dinner for under $25 with fresh, organic, high-quality ingredients from our store. To get you started here’s a shopping list and recipe for beef chili served with cheddar cheese and JWG house-made honey butter cornbread. Beef Chili Recipe Simply Organic Mild Chili Seasoning Mix keeps the flavor, but kicks the heat! Seasoned […]

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Patagonia Provisions: A Favorite Recipe

Patagonia, yes that Patagonia — the well-known, environmentally conscious, outdoor clothing company — is reinventing the way we grow our food and nurture our planet with the introduction of its forward-thinking food product line, Patagonia Provisions. They’ve partnered with farmers, ranchers, and fishers who embrace regenerative growing methods creating top-quality, truly sustainable “provisions” like hot […]

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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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