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  1. The King of Cheese!

    May 11, 2015

    Parmigiano Reggiano, referred to as the “King of Cheese,” is an extraordinary cheese with an unmistakable aroma and uniquely delicious taste. Legendarily produced in the middle ages, Parmigiano Reggiano is made utilizing traditional methods in copper vats. Produced from grass and hay fed cows, this cheese is aged for two years before brought to market.

    At Nugget Markets we hand crack large wheels of Parmigiano Reggiano that weigh up to 85 pounds! The wheels are so heavy and large that we use the five traditional knives approach to break open the wheel. The initial steps of this process are closer to splitting a piece of wood than cutting a piece of cheese!

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  2. Porchetta? You Betcha!

    May 9, 2015

    Let Nugget Markets prepare dinner for your Mom this Mother's Day! Our chef prepared and rotisseried boneless pork roast is seasoned with toasted fennel and herbs, cooked and presented with its signature crispy skin and juicy moist center. It pairs well with a healthy side of our chef prepared asparagus and fisherman's potatoes. Treat mom to a delicious meal this Mother's Day, and let us do the dishes. 

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  3. Beautiful Grass-Fed Beef!

    May 8, 2015

    SunFed organic grass-fed beef comes from ranching families that have been raising cattle here in California for more than 100 years. Their beef is 100% free of any antibiotics or added hormones. And their cattle are raised humanely on high-quality grass in a low-stress free-range environment. When you want to serve healthful, delicious and flavorful beef at your table, just look for the SunFed Organic label—pure grass-fed beef, nourished by the sun!

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  4. She’s a Sweet One!

    May 7, 2015

    This Mother’s Day celebrate Mom with a cake that’s almost as sweet as she is! Our Nugget Markets Heart Cakes come in either chocolate, red velvet, or vanilla cake varieties with a luscious buttercream icing, ganache or cream cheese frosting. Top it off and touch Mom's heart with a personalized message, lovely buttercream roses or a chocolate covered strawberry.

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  5. Rootin’ Tootin’ Rhubarb!

    May 6, 2015

    When cooking with rhubarb, a generous helping of sugar isn’t far behind, as this ruby red colored stalk has a bite that’s bracingly sour. Diced and added to coffee cake, cooked into a sweet-sticky jam, baked into a pie, or reduced and stewed, rhubarb is often paired up with strawberries and apples for the perfect springtime dance.

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  6. Salsa de Mayo

    May 5, 2015

    Don your sombrero and dip that chip! Nugget Markets’ homemade salsa and guacamole are the perfect accompaniment to your fiesta spread. Made from scratch with simple and fresh ingredients, these dips are delicious and irresistible. The most tantalizing of our dips is the guacamole. Made of ripe avocados, tomatoes and a dash of jalapeno, our guacamole is the perfect pairing for any tortilla chip!

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  7. Big Day of Giving 2015 - May 5, 2015

    May 4, 2015

    We're partnering with Give Local Now and the community for the Big Day of Giving 24-hour online giving challenge to benefit more than 500 local non-profit organizations in our immediate area. Starting at Midnight on May 5th, you can help make a difference by supporting your choice of local nonprofits in our community. For more information and to make a donation, visit bigdayofgiving.org.

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  8. Get Wiser With Fischer & Wieser!

    May 3, 2015

    Get wiser with Fischer & Wieser Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce! This award-winning sauce is packed with a delightful and tasty balance of sweet, spicy and smoky. This family business, which has been in operation for more than 40 years, has really knocked the sauce out of the bottle and onto the grill this time around. Fischer & Wieser Roasted Raspberry Chipotle Sauce makes a wonderful dipping sauce or glaze, for fish, pork, ribs or poultry. Introduce your friends to this treat of a sauce next time you decide to get wiser. 

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  9. And They’re Off…

    May 2, 2015

    It’s Derby Day and we’re cheering on our Money Rider with a Money Rider Mint Julep in hand. This year marks the 140th anniversary of ‘The Run for the Roses’ and the mint julep is the quintessential Derby cocktail. Made with fresh mint, mint simple syrup, Kentucky bourbon and plenty of crushed ice, this official  Kentucky Derby libation is traditionally served in chilled silver or pewter cup.

    Follow our easy-to-make recipe to make your own Money Rider Mint Julep.

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  10. Kombucha Revival!

    May 1, 2015

    One sip of refreshing Revive Kombucha and you’ll be shouting “Hallelujah!”.   This raw organic kombucha is sustainably created, brewed, fermented, and bottled locally in Sonoma County. The company also focuses on operating with a strong sense of stewardship and has implemented the Revive Bottle Exchange program, whereby more than one million pounds of glass has been diverted from landfills!

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