Daily Dish the Nugget Markets blog

  1. Irish soda bread

    Breaking Bread

    March 13, 2015

    Visit our bakery this St. Patrick’s Day for a round or two of our own Irish soda bread, made from scratch using a traditional recipe and baked in-house by our Nugget Markets bakers. A real guest favorite around this time of year, our soda bread is made with the classic recipe with added raisins for a little burst of sweetness and flavor.

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  2. FORTUNE Magazine March 15, 2015 Cover

    Nugget Markets Ranks #26 on FORTUNE’s National List

    March 5, 2015

    It’s our 10th year on FORTUNE Magazine’s national listing of the “100 Best Companies to Work For,” thanks to our amazing associates’ passion and commitment to providing outstanding service and to creating a fun, unique work environment.

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  3. Beer Week Buddies

    Beer pairings

    March 3, 2015

    In honor of our favorite beers, we've got amazing pairing suggestions to complement amber ales, lagers and pilsners, pale ales & IPAs, and Hefeweisen & wheat beers.   

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  4. Reuse and Repurpose!

    February 24, 2015

    From Mason jars, to containers, to cloth bags, repurposing items keeps Mother Earth in a good mood! We've got our reuseable bags for purchase as we do our part to keep mom happy.

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  5. A Drop in the Bucket

    February 24, 2015

    Nugget Markets is onboard the sustainability train, and that includes implementing water-saving procedures in our stores. We have installed hundreds of low-flow aerators on faucets throughout our stores, saving up to 75% of our water use in these areas. We have established practices that minimize the use of water when washing dishes and cleaning. And we are making water use a big part of buying decisions when it comes time to replace equipment and machinery. 

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  6. What a Hoot!

    February 23, 2015

    Supporting the Getty Owl Run on Saturday was fun and rewarding all at the same time. Huge shout out to our Woodland wine steward Don Ashton for his 10k time of 40:42, nabbing second place in his age group and 2nd overall. Frozen foods buyer Martha Lopez killed it with her 11th place finish in her age group!

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  7. It's in the Bag!

    February 18, 2015

    It's in the bag! A huge shout out to our own Adrian Parat, the amazing El Dorado Hills Nugget Markets bagger! Adrian represented California and Nugget Markets at the National Bagging Championship in Las Vegas last week. The competition was fierce and Adrian made us proud!

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  8. Love is in the air

    The Incredible Bulk

    February 11, 2015

    Love is in the air, in our bulk department that is. Our pre-packed treats make giving sweets to your sweet easy! Pick up a pre-packed candy treat, or pick a few of your loved one’s faves from our bins! Some of our favorites include, cinnamon bears, dark chocolate covered almonds, dark -chocolate covered sunflower seeds, licorice, chocolate covered malt balls, and chocolate nonpareils.

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  9. KO meatloaf

    Cupid’s Crushers

    February 11, 2015

    Looking to create a knock-out meal this Valentine’s Day? These two meat loaf recipes fill the bill.  Our heavyweight KO Meat Loaf is a rich, hearty, and flavorful bacon topped contender made with pork and beef. On the lightweight side, our tasty Main Event Turkey Meat Loaf is coated with a sweet brown-sugar and cranberry glaze.

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  10. Valentine's Day wines

    Valentine's Day Wines

    February 10, 2015

    Looking for the perfect Valentine's Day wine? Bella Serre (light and fresh, perfect for an apertif), Miraval Rosé (a great sipping wine when red's too heavy and white's too light), and Coppola Sophia blanc de blanc (an excellent gift that pairs well with food) are a few of our heart-pounding favorites!

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