Daily Dish the Nugget Markets blog

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Moonstruck’s new signature chocolate bark bars

    To the Moon!

    February 3, 2015

    Beautiful to look and a magnificent tasting experience, Moonstruck's new chcolate bark bars are enticing combinations of raspberries and fennel sugar (pops of tart red raspberry and herbaceous fennel crunch on dark chocolate) along with strawberries and basil sugar (summer berries and basil on dark chocolate). Hand formed, each bar features organic designs.

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  8. Olympic Provisions’ Chocolate Salami

    Sweet in a Savory World

    February 3, 2015

    Olympic Provisions’ Chocolate Salami is a delicious, pork-free salami look-alike made with dark chocolate ganache, nuts, candied fruit, spirits and sweet baking spices all rolled into a salami-like shape and dusted with powdered sugar.  Saucisson Au Chocolate (made with baking spices, pumpkin seeds, nuts, candied ginger and red wine) makes a great Valentine’s Day gift and pairs beautifully with a full-bodied red wine or a rich dark beer.

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  9. Red Cross Heroes Luncheon

    January 30, 2015

    Heroes are found right next door!  

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  10. Paradise Foods

    Nugget Markets is Coming to Marin County

    January 28, 2015

    We’re thrilled to announce the purchase of three stores from Paradise Foods, located in Novato, Corte Madera, and Tiburon. We’ve been looking to expand into Marin for some time, and Paradise Foods is the perfect fit. Paradise Foods and Nugget Markets are both family-owned grocers that share similar goals, and both businesses have been built on identical core values: quality, selection and service.

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