Wines From Croatia – Now Available

From Nick Williams – Wine & Beer Coordinator  The Croatian Coast is home to picturesque crags dropping to electric blue seas, world-class seafood, and yacht-borne celebrities absorbing the Adriatic sun. It’s also home to a vibrant and distinctive wine making culture, one whose bounties are increasingly available in international markets like ours. I love anything … Continued  

Make Your Day “Cherry” Good

Little wonder that “a cherry on top” is thought to sweeten a deal! Whether it’s a handful of chopped sweet Bings in a chicken salad, a sour variety baked into a pie or the dried fruit in your muffin or trail mix, cherries add a glisten of crimson and a fabulously fruity taste to an … Continued  

Fruit Salad with Jalapeno, Mint, & Lime

Your party platter just got a lot more colorful. This summer fruit salad with jalapeno mint and lime is a (lightly) spicy, unexpected take on a classic. Not only is it easy, but it’s healthy, too – an excellent source of vitamin C. Vibrant and juicy, your tropical summer fruit salad with jalapeno mint and … Continued  

Grilled Summer Vegetables with Fresh Mozzarella

Grilled vegetables are delicious and easy to cook. Take advantage of summer’s vegetable bounty with this simple recipe Recipe Information Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 4-6 Ingredients 2 zucchini, cut lengthwise into 1/4-inch slices 2 red bell peppers, seeded and sliced into large strips 1 small eggplant, cut into 1/2-inch rounds 1/2 pound fresh cocconcini mozzarella … Continued  

Time to Get Grillin’

Get set for great grilling with these grilling tips. Start your grill about 30 minutes before you begin cooking. It’s a good idea to have a hot side for grilling meat and a cooler side for grilling fish, seafood and vegetables. If you don’t have a gas grill, consider using chunk charwood, which is preferred … Continued  

June Nicky’s Sixx: Spanish Deep Cuts

Spain is still the promised land for great values, and our Iberian collection is looking mighty fine these days. Pick up a Nicky’s Sixx this month for six Spanish wines from just off the beaten path. Begins June 1st – Reg. $74.99 ON SALE $59.99 (20% off!) Huguet, Blanc Seleccio “Can Feixes” (Xarel-lo, Macabeo, Parellada), Penedes, … Continued  

The Wonderful Blueberry

Fresh, local blueberries are on sale in the produce department right now and they are goooooood!  Here’s all you need to know about blueberries along with some great recipes. Blueberries are one of only three fruits native to North America; the others are cranberries and Concord grapes. Native Americans—and later the first colonists—picked wild blueberries … Continued  

$3 Dinner: Carolina Style Hot Dogs (with Chili & Slaw)

Every Thursday is $3 Dinner day at the co-op.  We serve up a delicious hot meal for just three bucks even.  All you have to do is come to the store, buy a $3 token, exchange it for a plate at your leisure, serve yourself and enjoy. 6/8 – Carolina Style Hot Dogs (Hot dogs with chili … Continued  

Curried Turkey Burgers

Spice Up Your Memorial Day Menu with this delicious and heart healthy addition to your grill. Ingredients 1 1/3 pounds ground turkey breast 2 scallions, thinly sliced A handful cilantro, chopped very fine, about 2 tablespoons, optional 1 inch piece fresh ginger, grated or minced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/2 red bell pepper, finely chopped … Continued  

Make Your Summer “Berry” Good!

Fresh berries, with their vivid colors, saturated flavors, lush textures and fragrant aromas are as stimulating to the senses as they are good for your health. These classic fruits, many of which are native to North America, are grown in the U.S. from coast-to-coast, quite literally! California is the leading producer of strawberries, while Maine … Continued