Nugget Markets Daily Dish https://www.nuggetmarket.com/ Nugget Market news, tips and products. Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:19:00 -0700 en <![CDATA[Rum's the Word]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2229/rums-the-word/ Wed, 15 Aug 2018 13:19:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2229/rums-the-word/ Raise a glass to the good times with refreshing mixed drinks starring rums of all styles. Let’s get ready to rumble!

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<![CDATA[Summer Sippers]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2224/summer-sippers/ Sun, 12 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2224/summer-sippers/ Enjoy sweet relief from the hot summer sun with an infused cold brew, fruity iced tea or another delicious drink made fresh at our coffee and juice bar!

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<![CDATA[What’s in Your Basket?]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2219/whats-in-your-basket/ Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2219/whats-in-your-basket/ Wondering what to bring for your epicurean adventure? Pack your perfect picnic in a flash with delicious, chef-prepared dishes fresh from our kitchen—no cooking required! 

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<![CDATA[Summer Snacks & Sauces]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2227/summer-snacks-sauces/ Fri, 10 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2227/summer-snacks-sauces/ When it comes to sizzling summer barbecues, grilled meat may be the star of the show, but deliciousness is in the details. Take these snacks and sauces for example. Add their big, bold flavors and transform any average barbecue into a crave-worthy cookout. 

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<![CDATA[For the Road Dog]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2222/for-the-road-dog/ Thu, 09 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2222/for-the-road-dog/ Take care of your four-legged companion on any adventure with wholesome food, tasty treats and fun toys to keep them occupied even on the longest journeys.

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<![CDATA[DIY Travel Kit]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2223/diy-travel-kit/ Wed, 08 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2223/diy-travel-kit/ Build your perfect travel kit with a quick trip to our healthy living department! From everyday essentials to travel-sized beauty supplies and more, we have everything you need to support good self-care, even when you’re on the road.

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<![CDATA[The Softer Side]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2226/the-softer-side/ Tue, 07 Aug 2018 19:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2226/the-softer-side/ While we offer a wide variety of fine wines and beers, you don’t need booze to have a great summer! Fill your cooler with some of these refreshing non-alcoholic drinks at your next barbecue, or simply enjoy over ice on any day of the week.

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<![CDATA[Spice of Life]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2216/spice-of-life/ Mon, 06 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2216/spice-of-life/ Creating big, bold flavors in your home cooking is as simple as choosing the right spices. For tantalizing, Caribbean-inspired cuisine, add a dash of these powerhouse picks.

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<![CDATA[Sustainable Seafood]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2217/sustainable-seafood/ Sat, 04 Aug 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2217/sustainable-seafood/ Quality and sustainability count when it comes to seafood, which is why we offer an extensive selection of sustainable, wild-caught fish and shellfish, and receive fresh seafood deliveries six days a week.

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: August 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2218/wines-of-the-month-august-2018/ Thu, 02 Aug 2018 09:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2218/wines-of-the-month-august-2018/ What will you find in our latest edition of Wines of the Month? Five wonderful wines sourced from the Sacramento Valley to the south of France, each perfect for enjoying outside on the patio on warm summer evenings.

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<![CDATA[Scrip 101 – Shop for a Cause]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2228/scrip-101-shop-for-a-cause/ Tue, 31 Jul 2018 09:30:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2228/scrip-101-shop-for-a-cause/ Want to support your favorite local nonprofits while you shop? It’s easy with our Community Scrip Program!

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<![CDATA[Lean Protein Power]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2213/lean-protein-power/ Sun, 29 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2213/lean-protein-power/ Think versatile, budget-friendly, nutritious and hearty—that’s chicken! Many of us have long enjoyed this lean protein as a diet mainstay, and these nutritional tidbits will help convince you it's a wondrous addition to your menu plans.

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<![CDATA[Chicken of Choice]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2212/chicken-of-choice/ Sat, 28 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2212/chicken-of-choice/ Don’t play chicken with your poultry picks—quality is key! Humanely raised on family farms, our Fresh to Market Chicken is cage free and vegetarian fed with no antibiotics ever. It’s also pure air-chilled and hand-trimmed, a difference you can see in the package. Drop by our meat department and see for yourself!

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<![CDATA[Freezer Goals]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2215/freezer-goals/ Thu, 26 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2215/freezer-goals/ Great for hot summer days and impromptu pool parties, glacial goodies like popsicles, mochi and more are a tasty way to keep your cool. Stock your freezer with sweet frozen treats like these, plus freezable cups to keep your drinks ice cold for hours!

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<![CDATA[Poolside Essentials]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2214/poolside-essentials/ Wed, 25 Jul 2018 19:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2214/poolside-essentials/ Transform a regular day at the pool into your personal paradise with a little glitz and a lot of glam. From natural sunscreen to stylish sunhats, stunning totes to sustainable jewelry, find a variety of poolside accessories at your local Nugget Markets!

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<![CDATA[Food Vibes Only]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2211/food-vibes-only/ Tue, 24 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2211/food-vibes-only/ These simple yet sophisticated snacks made with fresh fruit, veggies and artisan cheese are as scrumptious as they are stylish.

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<![CDATA[Summer’s Secrets: Infused Waters!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2210/summers-secrets-infused-waters/ Mon, 23 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2210/summers-secrets-infused-waters/ During these warm summer months, your body’s need for fluid can easily go up twofold with the climbing temps. Infused waters to the rescue! These simple DIY drinks combine the goodness of fresh herbs like mint or basil with fresh fruit and even vegetables in chilled water.

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<![CDATA[Snack Attack]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2208/snack-attack-part-1/ Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2208/snack-attack-part-1/ Whether you’re hitting the road or blazing a trail, get ready for any adventure with a backpack full of tasty and convenient snacks like these, plus reusable containers for sustainable storage!

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<![CDATA[Snack Attack]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2209/snack-attack-part-2/ Thu, 19 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2209/snack-attack-part-2/ The more snacks the merrier! Stock up on portable protein, baked nutrition and even pocket pour-over coffee with these tasty and convenient treats from our store.

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<![CDATA[Gear up for Hiking]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2206/gear-up-for-hiking/ Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2206/gear-up-for-hiking/ Get ready for the great outdoors with everything you need to take on the trail. From water bottles and walking sticks to easy ways to keep the bugs and sun at bay, we’ve got it all!

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<![CDATA[Gear up for Camping]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2207/gear-up-for-camping/ Wed, 18 Jul 2018 12:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2207/gear-up-for-camping/ While camping may be intense (…), it doesn’t have to be hard! Just add handy equipment like sturdy dishes and grilling tools, plus fun games and stylish hats to your pre-trip grocery list. 

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<![CDATA[Smörgåsbord!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2205/smorgasbord/ Wed, 18 Jul 2018 10:52:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2205/smorgasbord/ Enjoy the classic campfire dessert anytime, anywhere with s’more-inspired sweets from our bakery.

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<![CDATA[Dinner is Served]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2204/dinner-is-served/ Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2204/dinner-is-served/ Make campfire cooking a breeze with a quick trip to our meat department. Along with stacks of steaks and other premium proteins, we also offer a variety of convenient, ready-to-cook entrées, made fresh and perfect for an open fire feast.

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<![CDATA[Cheers to the Great Outdoors]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2203/cheers-to-the-great-outdoors/ Thu, 12 Jul 2018 14:17:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2203/cheers-to-the-great-outdoors/ Not all those who wander are hydrated. Luckily, you can quench your thirst on any adventure with an insulated Nugget Markets Klean Kanteen! This limited edition bottle is sure to keep your beverage cold or hot there and back again. Plus, it comes in pints!

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<![CDATA[Tea for Two or the Whole Crew]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2202/tea-for-two-or-the-whole-crew/ Wed, 11 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2202/tea-for-two-or-the-whole-crew/ Whether you’re planning an epic road trip or simply out running errands, drop by our coffee and juice bar when you hit the road for all sorts of cool summer refreshments! Bottled for grab-and-go convenience or made fresh to order, our iced teas and other delicious drinks are superb for sipping on a hot summer day.

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<![CDATA[Choose Your Own Adventure!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2201/choose-your-own-adventure/ Tue, 10 Jul 2018 14:21:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2201/choose-your-own-adventure/ Calling all epicurean explorers, groundbreaking gourmets and the culinary curious! Strike out on an al fresco adventure this summer with our latest Field Guide, a tailor-made treasure map to all things tasty. From patio parties to the ultimate road trip, flip through its pages to find amazing recipes, great gear and other delicious discoveries. Which adventure will you choose first? 

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<![CDATA[Serres Ranch Blueberries]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2200/serres-ranch-blueberries/ Fri, 06 Jul 2018 09:30:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2200/serres-ranch-blueberries/ It’s that time of year again—local, family-grown Serres Ranch Blueberries are in season and in stores now! Want to know what makes these legendary berries so darn good? For one, when “Big John” Serres and his family first acquired their ranchland in Mendocino County, they tested the soil to see what it was best suited for—blueberries! 

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<![CDATA[Apple Hill Feast on the Farm]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2199/apple-hill-feast-on-the-farm/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 19:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2199/apple-hill-feast-on-the-farm/ Want to enjoy an authentic farm-to-fork dinner? Apple Hill Growers Association’s inaugural Feast on the Farm is just the thing! Showcasing local food, wine and agriculture, this spectacular event will take place Saturday, July 7 from 6-10 p.m. at the beautiful Delfino Farms in Camino, California. 

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<![CDATA[Host Defense Gives Bees a Chance]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2198/host-defense-gives-bees-a-chance/ Thu, 05 Jul 2018 12:05:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2198/host-defense-gives-bees-a-chance/ On a mission to build a healthier world by harnessing the natural power of mushrooms, Host Defense combines centuries of wisdom with modern research and innovation to make the most of these functional foods. Along with supporting human and environmental health, they also created the Give Bees a Chance program to support research for healthy bee colonies.

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<![CDATA[Corn to be Wild]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2196/corn-to-be-wild/ Tue, 03 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2196/corn-to-be-wild/ Sweet, succulent and oh, so summery, there’s no question our kitchen’s grilled corn on the cob is crazy good. The real question is, what’s your favorite flavor…? 

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: July 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2197/wines-of-the-month-july-2018/ Mon, 02 Jul 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2197/wines-of-the-month-july-2018/ July in Northern California can only mean one thing—the California State Fair! All of this month’s wines are Gold Medal winners from this year’s State Fair Wine Competition. Give them a try and see if you agree with the judges.

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<![CDATA[Sundae Fun Day!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2195/sundae-fun-day-part-2/ Fri, 22 Jun 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2195/sundae-fun-day-part-2/ Fewer things make us happier on a hot summer day than a creamy, dreamy, indulgent ice cream sundae. In our first blog about these tasty frozen treats, we talked about the basics of building the best sundae with a few of our favorite flavor combos. This year, we used all Clover Sonoma Ice Creams as the foundation and added fresh fruit, decadent drizzles and a bit of crunch!

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<![CDATA[Chill out with the real thing!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2194/chill-out-with-the-real-thing/ Thu, 21 Jun 2018 16:06:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2194/chill-out-with-the-real-thing/ With the outside temps climbing, cool off with frozen treats made with real fresh fruits. Check the frozen novelty aisle for a wide array of better-for-you goodies made with real fruit such as fruit bars, sorbets and fruit-yogurt pops. Here are some tips on picking healthful frozen fruit treats along with some benefits of these refreshing goodies.

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<![CDATA[Thrilled to Grill]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2193/thrilled-to-grill/ Fri, 15 Jun 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2193/thrilled-to-grill/ Celebrate summer with our delicious Thrill of the Grill barbecue events! Join us from 4-7 p.m. Thursdays and Fridays through August 31, 2018 at select Nugget Markets for chef-prepared savory sandwiches, fresh veggies and meat hot off the grill. Visit our events page to see where we’re grilling this week! 

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<![CDATA[2018 Father's Day Gift Ideas]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2191/2018-fathers-day-gift-ideas/ Thu, 14 Jun 2018 08:36:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2191/2018-fathers-day-gift-ideas/ Get creative for Dad this year and get him something he’ll truly enjoy. We have a variety of goodies for that special father figure in your life. From greeting cards and simple gift cards to shaving products or delicious treats and smooth bourbon—you can build a heartfelt, customized gift basket to say, "Thanks" and "I love you!"

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: June 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2190/wines-of-the-month-june-2018/ Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:16:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2190/wines-of-the-month-june-2018/ Hello, sunshine! Summer is nearly here and we're ready to sip and swirl. Grab your sunnies and flip flops and head to your local Nugget Markets to check out these wonderful wines. Ranging from fun and bubbly to double award winners, there is most certainly something for everyone in our latest wines of the month.

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<![CDATA[Pomp & Soy Sauce]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2189/pomp-soy-sauce/ Thu, 31 May 2018 12:17:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2189/pomp-soy-sauce/ Get those chopsticks ready—just in time for graduation, select sushi party platters are 20% off through June 26, 2018! Made fresh on-site daily with local rice from Arbuckle, California, our sushi is available as individual rolls and in a variety of tasty party platters. 

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<![CDATA[Women’s Fitness Festival]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2188/womens-fitness-festival/ Wed, 30 May 2018 09:47:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2188/womens-fitness-festival/ Join thousands of moms, daughters, sisters, girlfriends, grandmas and other amazing ladies in celebrating womankind at the 14th annual Kaiser Permanente Women’s Fitness Festival! Produced by Fleet Feet Sports Sacramento, the Women’s Fitness Festival benefits Weave, their fight against sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking, and their support of survivors. Nugget Markets is proud to sponsor this one-of-a-kind event which will kick off at 7:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 3, 2018, at the corner of L St. and 9th St. in Sacramento.

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<![CDATA[Sauces to Savor]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2187/sauces-to-savor/ Fri, 25 May 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2187/sauces-to-savor/ From Chicago to the California Bay Area, these sauces, slathers and rubs are sure to bring your summer barbecues to the next level. Whether you say barbecue, barbeque or BBQ, it’s all going to be tasty with these sauces on top.

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<![CDATA[Chef-Prepared Salad Dressings]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2186/chef-prepared-salad-dressings/ Wed, 23 May 2018 14:25:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2186/chef-prepared-salad-dressings/ Did you know we make our own salad dressings at Nugget Markets? Even better, you can get your favorites by the bottle! Along with sprucing up salads, see how else you can use these delicious dressings. 

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<![CDATA[Will Wag for Food]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2185/will-wag-for-food/ Tue, 15 May 2018 08:22:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2185/will-wag-for-food/ Along with fabulous finds for the bipeds in your family, fetch some goodies for your four-legged friends, too! From grain-free and non-GMO foods to treats made with holistic and human-grade ingredients, we’ve got everything you need to keep your pet in prime condition. 

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<![CDATA[Say It With Art]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2184/say-it-with-art/ Fri, 11 May 2018 14:07:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2184/say-it-with-art/ Founded in the family kitchen of Marcel and Margrit Schurman in 1950, Papyrus believes in embracing, elevating and celebrating all that life has to offer.

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<![CDATA[Mother’s Day Gift Guide]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2182/mothers-day-gift-guide/ Tue, 08 May 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2182/mothers-day-gift-guide/ From stylish accessories and charming housewares to a DIY spa experience, we have everything you need to pamper the moms in your life!

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<![CDATA[DIY Relaxation Bath Tea]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2183/diy-relaxation-bath-tea/ Mon, 07 May 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2183/diy-relaxation-bath-tea/ Give the gift of a luxurious spa day experience at home with this DIY bath tea. (You might want to make an extra batch for yourself!)

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<![CDATA[Tres Tacos]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2180/tres-tacos/ Fri, 04 May 2018 08:35:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2180/tres-tacos/ According to Smithsonian.com, the taco dates back to the 18th century Mexican silver mines and has been reinvented and evolving ever since it crossed our borders into the southwest. In her Health Notes, Tacos: Hand Held Wonders!, Dr. Liz noted ways to keep your tacos nutritious. We tried our hand at folding together some healthy taco recipes of our own with lean proteins, lots of veggies and bold flavor.

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<![CDATA[Gluten Free and Feeling Fine]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2179/gluten-free-and-feeling-fine/ Wed, 02 May 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2179/gluten-free-and-feeling-fine/ At Nugget Markets we pride ourselves on providing options for every lifestyle and an easy shopping experience. For those with a sensitivity to gluten, we have the Gluten Free icon on shelf tags to indicate products that could fit into one's daily diet. 

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<![CDATA[Tacos: Handheld Wonders!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2178/taco-hand-held-wonders/ Tue, 01 May 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2178/taco-hand-held-wonders/ This may shock you, but tacos are nearly a perfect food when it comes to taste, convenience and super nutrition! (Of course not the fried versions from fast food eateries.) You can make your own with an almost endless variety of healthful fillings and extras, and it’s easy to scale up from making a few for you to many for your family and friends. Follow these taco basics to build a your signature handheld wonder.

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: May 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2181/wines-of-the-month-may/ Tue, 01 May 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2181/wines-of-the-month-may/ May Day, Mother’s Day, Spring is here! Enjoy it with our latest edition of Wines of the Month featuring some award–winning California wines. Keep reading for a few of our favorite picks of the season.

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<![CDATA[Spring Wine & Cheese Pairings]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2177/spring-wine-cheese-pairings/ Thu, 26 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2177/spring-wine-cheese-pairings/ Bright and zesty, fruity and sweet or toasty and mature, these spring wine and cheese pairings will please any palate! Try them one by one, or pick up an assortment of cheeses, wines and accompaniments to make yourself a well-rounded cheeseboard. Enjoy as an easy way to entertain, celebrate spring or even just wind down for the evening.

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<![CDATA[Cal-Organic Farms]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2176/cal-organic-farms/ Wed, 25 Apr 2018 07:11:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2176/cal-organic-farms/ We always want our guests to eat the rainbow at Nugget Markets, and we offer the finest selection of fresh, organic produce delivered six days a week for maximum freshness. One vendor we are proud to partner with is Cal-Organic Farms! Family owned and headquartered in Bakersfield, California, they started in 1984 with a quarter acre of lettuce and the determination to do things differently.

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<![CDATA[Rhubarb Done Right]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2175/rhubarb/ Mon, 23 Apr 2018 14:47:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2175/rhubarb/ Rhubarb is a versatile veggie that not everyone knows how to use. But once you do, you'll want to put it in everything! Here are a few sweet and savory recipe ideas from our chefs and helpful health notes to get you started.

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<![CDATA[Salad Soiree]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2173/salad-soiree/ Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:28:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2173/salad-soiree/ For an easy and nutritious way to feed a crowd, Nugget Markets chef-prepared salads are fresh, convenient and best of all—delicious! Tossed to perfection with the freshest and, whenever possible, local ingredients, enjoy small or large salads like our Mixed Greens with Grapes, Arugula Pasta Salad and more.

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<![CDATA[Sips of Spring]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2172/sips-of-spring/ Fri, 20 Apr 2018 08:22:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2172/sips-of-spring/ Spring is here and we’re excited for warm sunshine! Our coffee bar has done it again with their seasonal menu full of freshly squeezed and delicious springtime drinks. Check out these health notes for some of our favorite Spring Refreshers. 

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<![CDATA[Picnic Packing Essentials]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2169/picnic-packing-essentials/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:40:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2169/picnic-packing-essentials/ The weather is warming up and the sun is shining, you know what that means—it’s picnic season! Wherever you wander this picnic season, pack your perfect picnic with beautiful baskets, insulated drinkware and more. Happy trails!

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<![CDATA[Fresh to Market Bouquet]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2171/fresh-to-market-bouquet/ Thu, 12 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2171/fresh-to-market-bouquet/ Add a little floral fabulousness to any occasion with a Fresh to Market Bouquet from our floral department! This beautiful bouquet features a variety of seasonal flowers fresh from Bandy Ranch Floral, an eco-friendly and Rainforest Alliance Certified flower farm right here in California.

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<![CDATA[Care Tips for Fresh Cut Flowers]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2170/care-tips-for-fresh-cut-flowers/ Tue, 10 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2170/care-tips-for-fresh-cut-flowers/ Make the most of your fresh cut flowers by taking good care of them! Follow these pro tips from our floral team to help keep your flowers blooming as long as possible.

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<![CDATA[Green Pledge Coloring Contest]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2165/green-pledge-coloring-contest/ Fri, 06 Apr 2018 07:30:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2165/green-pledge-coloring-contest/ Want a fun way to celebrate Earth Day for the kiddos? We’ve got the perfect thing—our Green Pledge Coloring Contest! 

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<![CDATA[Gil Family Estates Spanish Wines & Tapas Pairings]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2166/gil-family-estates-spanish-wines-tapas-pairings/ Thu, 05 Apr 2018 09:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2166/gil-family-estates-spanish-wines-tapas-pairings/ Grown on old growth vineyards across Spain, Gil Family Estates wines are diverse, complex and delicious varietals that boast impeccable quality for the price. Here are a few of our favorite hidden gems from the Spanish wine scene, along with delicious tapas recipes to match.

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<![CDATA[Artisan Breads from Our Bakery]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2167/artisan-breads-from-our-bakery/ Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2167/artisan-breads-from-our-bakery/ Break bread with the best bread—a.k.a. fresh artisan rounds, baguettes and more from our bakery! From simple sandwiches to tantalizing tartines, French toast to olive oil dipping, we have the best breads for any occasion. Swing by your local Nugget Markets bakery to find a variety of beautiful breads like these.

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<![CDATA[Castillo de Canena Olive Oils]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2168/castillo-de-canena-olive-oils/ Mon, 02 Apr 2018 08:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2168/castillo-de-canena-olive-oils/ Along with outstanding local olive oils, we’re also thrilled to offer some of the finest oils from around the world. One world-famous producer of award-winning extra virgin olive oils is Castillo de Canena from the Guadalquivir Valley of Andalusia in southern Spain.

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: April 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2174/wines-of-the-month-april-2018/ Sun, 01 Apr 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2174/wines-of-the-month-april-2018/ What better way to celebrate spring than with a glass of fine wine from our adult beverage department? Our latest edition of Wines of the Month features a variety of standout sips including hidden gems in the Spanish wine scene and Nugget Markets exclusives!

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<![CDATA[Spring Sides to Satisfy]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2164/spring-sides-to-satisfy/ Fri, 30 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2164/spring-sides-to-satisfy/ Along with the centerpiece for your springtime feast, don’t forget the sides! These gourmet dishes from our kitchen are the perfect accompaniment for Easter ham, rack of lamb or a variety of other entrées. And since they’re prepared fresh by our talented in-house chefs, you can spend more time enjoying the meal instead of making it!

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<![CDATA[Foodie FAQs: Eggs]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2163/foodie-faqs-eggs/ Thu, 29 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2163/foodie-faqs-eggs/ Crack the code on perfect hard-boiled, scrambled and over easy eggs with our latest in-depth Foodie FAQs. Along with pro cooking tips, these frequently asked questions also cover fun facts and useful how-to’s you can use at home!

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<![CDATA[Egg-cellent News!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2162/egg-cellent-news/ Wed, 28 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2162/egg-cellent-news/ Modestly petite and a bit unsuspecting in appearance, eggs are at the top on my list of “perfect” foods. They are jam-packed with an array of nutrients that support heart health, brain power and so much more!

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<![CDATA[Springtime Menu: Dream Dinner]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2158/springtime-menu-formal-feast/ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2158/springtime-menu-formal-feast/ Whether you’re hosting a romantic date night in or a formal dinner party, this elegant menu is sure to impress. Visit our kitchen for a variety of gourmet, chef-prepared sides, drop by our bakery for rolls and dessert, and make the centerpiece for your feast with our signature recipe. Get ready for the oohs and aahs…!

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<![CDATA[Springtime Menu: Beautiful Brunch]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2161/springtime-menu-beautiful-brunch/ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2161/springtime-menu-beautiful-brunch/ What do you serve at a springtime brunch? We’re glad you asked! Our suggested menu features everything from chef-prepared Llano Seco Ham to scones, muffins and fruit tarts fresh from our bakery, plus a recipe for a Mediterranean Frittata should you be in the mood to cook. Add in hot coffee and fresh-squeezed orange juice from our coffee and juice bar for the perfect morning get-together.

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<![CDATA[Springtime Menu: Picnic Lunch]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2160/springtime-menu-picnic-lunch/ Fri, 23 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2160/springtime-menu-picnic-lunch/ Spring is here and the sun is shining—it’s picnic time! If you’re wondering what to pack in your picnic basket, we’ve got you covered. Our suggested menu includes chef-prepared meats from our kitchen, fresh bread from our bakery and easy recipes for gourmet spreads to make tasty tartines to go, plus side salads and a recipe for delicious dessert. Enjoy!

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<![CDATA[Fresh & Fruity Flavors ]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2154/fresh-fruity-flavors/ Thu, 22 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2154/fresh-fruity-flavors/ Hosting a springtime celebration? Deck out your dessert table with sweet treats from our bakery! From fresh fruit tarts and almond tortes to elegant cakes and chocolate-covered strawberries, these desserts are as dazzling as they are delicious.

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<![CDATA[Welcome to Spring!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2153/welcome-to-spring/ Wed, 21 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2153/welcome-to-spring/ From Easter extravaganzas to Mother’s Day brunch and everything in between, spring is a time to celebrate. To help plan your springtime spectacular, check out our latest and greatest Field Guide, FREE in stores now!

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<![CDATA[Spring Cheese Pairings: Beer & Spirits]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2152/spring-cheese-pairings-beer-spirits/ Fri, 16 Mar 2018 08:02:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2152/spring-cheese-pairings-beer-spirits/ Artisan cheese pairings don’t always have to involve wine. These specialty cheeses, for instance, pair perfectly with craft beers and spirits selected by our pros. To make your beer, booze and cheese board extra festive for spring, add accompaniments like fresh berries, light crackers, candied nuts or your favorite springtime snacks.

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<![CDATA[Feast Your Eyes on This]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2151/feast-your-eyes-on-this/ Fri, 16 Mar 2018 07:55:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2151/feast-your-eyes-on-this/ For a springtime centerpiece that’s sure to impress, look no further than our meat department. Our talented butchers offer a variety of unique cuts, traditional classics and premium selections fit for an Easter feast, Mother’s Day brunch and any occasion in between! Whet your appetite with a few of our fan favorites perfect for spring entertaining.  

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<![CDATA[St. Patrick's Day Dessert Pairing]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2150/st-patricks-day-dessert-pairing/ Fri, 09 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2150/st-patricks-day-dessert-pairing/ Looking for a sweet St. Patrick’s Day pairing? Lucky for you, we’ve got just the thing—Irish coffee and cake cups!

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<![CDATA[Irish Cheese Pairings]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2149/irish-cheese-pairings/ Thu, 08 Mar 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2149/irish-cheese-pairings/ Who needs green beer when you can have true Irish brews and artisan cheese? This St. Patrick’s Day, set your table with tasty pairings like these pro picks, or drop by our adult beverage and specialty cheese departments to find your own favorites from the Emerald Isle! 

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: March 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2146/wines-of-the-month-march-2018/ Fri, 02 Mar 2018 09:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2146/wines-of-the-month-march-2018/ It’s a new month, and you know what that means—new wines to enjoy! With spring just around the corner, our pros have picked out a variety of sips ideal for enjoying with family and friends, plus the perfect pairing for your St. Patrick’s Day feast. Cheers to spring!

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<![CDATA[Cascade Creek American Lamb]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2148/cascade-creek-american-lamb/ Wed, 28 Feb 2018 10:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2148/cascade-creek-american-lamb/ Perhaps you already love lamb and enjoy it twice a year for special occasions, or maybe you tried it once five years ago and decided once was enough. Either way, we think it’s time to revisit the idea of enjoying fresh lamb a little more often with ultra premium Cascade Creek American Lamb.

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<![CDATA[Foodie FAQs: Lamb]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2147/foodie-faqs-lamb/ Tue, 27 Feb 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2147/foodie-faqs-lamb/ If the thought of cooking lamb makes you feel a little sheepish, never fear! These frequently asked questions will help shepherd you through the process of cooking lamb like a pro.

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<![CDATA[The Seaweed Bath Co.]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2145/the-seaweed-bath-co/ Thu, 22 Feb 2018 13:42:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2145/the-seaweed-bath-co/ Get ready to unleash your inner mermaid. The Seaweed Bath Co. is transforming skin and hair care rituals by harnessing the natural power of—you guessed it—seaweed! Their nutrient-rich, performance-optimized personal care formulas offer visible results along with a unique, ocean-inspired sensory experience.

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<![CDATA[Foodie FAQs: Seafood]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2144/foodie-faqs/ Fri, 16 Feb 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2144/foodie-faqs/ If you’re a fan of eating fish but need a little help when it comes to cooking it, ease your fishy fears with the answers to these frequently asked seafood questions!

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: February 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2143/wines-of-the-month-february-2018/ Fri, 09 Feb 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2143/wines-of-the-month-february-2018/ Celebrate the month of love with swoon-worthy wines you’re sure to adore—namely our latest Wines of the Month! From light rosé to velvety pinot noir, local love to international intrigue, these pro picks will tantalize your taste buds from the very first sip.

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<![CDATA[A Rose by Any Other Color]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2142/a-rose-by-any-other-color/ Thu, 08 Feb 2018 17:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2142/a-rose-by-any-other-color/ Forget text and email, send your special someone a message by flower! Roses specifically are a classic choice for Valentine’s Day, and each color conveys a different meaning. So consider the sentiment you want to send carefully before you pick out your bouquet!

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<![CDATA[Charcuterie Made Easy]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2141/charcuterie-made-easy/ Thu, 01 Feb 2018 04:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2141/charcuterie-made-easy/ You probably already know about Nugget Markets’ amazing specialty cheese selection, but did you know we also offer an array of topnotch charcuterie? Drop by our kitchen to find all sorts of authentic, high-quality cured meats sourced from the world over, perfect for crafting your own charcuterie board or enjoying as a savory snack.

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<![CDATA[Carpe Vinum]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2140/carpe-vinum/ Fri, 19 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2140/carpe-vinum/ By now, you’ve probably seen all the wine publications’ yearend lists featuring their top wine picks, and now it’s time to get a taste of ours—Nugget Markets’ Top 10 Best Bang for Your Buck Wines! Our wine experts are excited to share some of their favorite sips, each with outstanding character and personality, plus tremendous value for the price.

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<![CDATA[Pro Tips: Lean Beef]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2139/pro-tips-lean-beef/ Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:51:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2139/pro-tips-lean-beef/ Looking to eat better but not willing to give up the beef? It’s easy to go lean without losing flavor or texture! All you need is the right kind of meat and a few simple cooking tips.

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<![CDATA[Wines of the Month: January 2018]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2138/wines-of-the-month-january-2018/ Wed, 10 Jan 2018 08:55:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2138/wines-of-the-month-january-2018/ The new year is a perfect time to explore new ideas in food, flavors and wines. Start the year fresh by branching out from your usual sips and trying one or more of these top wines selected by our pros. Happy New Year!

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<![CDATA[Oats of Note]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2137/oats-of-note/ Thu, 04 Jan 2018 08:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2137/oats-of-note/ Oh, oats, how we love thee. With options ranging from steel-cut to old-fashioned to instant, you can enjoy their whole-grain goodness in almost infinite combinations. Whether you’re cooking up oats for breakfast, dessert or even dinner, start with great grains like these to make your masterpiece oat of this world.

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<![CDATA[Cheers to 2018!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2136/cheers-to-2018/ Wed, 03 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2136/cheers-to-2018/ The New Year is here, and so is our coffee and juice bar’s new seasonal menu! Featuring the freshest flavors around, our talented team of baristas is serving up a variety of delicious and nutritious juice blends made fresh to order.

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<![CDATA[Go Oats!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2135/go-oats/ Tue, 02 Jan 2018 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2135/go-oats/ You know oatmeal is good for you, but chances are you don’t just how good it is for your health. Over the past two decades, reams of scientific studies have examined how a simple bowl of oatmeal boosts your health by warding off a variety of age-related ailments.

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<![CDATA[Perfect Pairings: Cheese & Bubbly]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2134/perfect-pairings-cheese-bubbly/ Fri, 29 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2134/perfect-pairings-cheese-bubbly/ Ready to ring in the New Year? There’s no better time to break out the bubbly and your favorite specialty cheeses than a celebration with family and friends! Raise a glass to the good times with these delightful sparkling wine and cheese pairings recommended by our talented team.

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<![CDATA[Light Up Your Holidays]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2131/light-up-your-holidays/ Fri, 15 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2131/light-up-your-holidays/ Bring the sights and scents of the season home with lovely luxury candles in a variety of seasonal styles! Along with being a festive way to decorate any time of the year, candles also make great hostess gifts and stocking stuffers. Lucky for you, we’ve got a sleighful of sizes, styles and scents in stock so you can find just the right thing for everyone on your list.

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<![CDATA[Novelty Gifts]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2130/novelty-gifts/ Thu, 14 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2130/novelty-gifts/ If you’re looking for fun and festive presents that are both slightly silly and more refined than a rubber chicken, we’ve got a few brands up our sleeves that have just what you need. Whether you're shopping for a white elephant exchange or fun-loving friends or family, these great, goofy gifts are sure to make them smile.

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<![CDATA[Merry Manicures]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2129/merry-manicures/ Wed, 13 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2129/merry-manicures/ Are you ready to party? Make your nails Pinterest-perfect this holiday season with a very merry manicure!

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<![CDATA[Fashionably Great Gifts]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2128/fashionably-great-gifts/ Tue, 12 Dec 2017 08:19:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2128/fashionably-great-gifts/ When the weather outside is frightful, it’s time to bundle up! Give the gift of warmth and style with scarves, hats, ponchos and wrist warmers that are as chic as they are comfortable. Just be warned, with accessories this classy, you may end up getting some for yourself, too…

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<![CDATA[Bona Fide American Whiskey]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2127/bona-fide-american-whiskey/ Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:16:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2127/bona-fide-american-whiskey/ Neat or on the rocks, we’ll raise a glass to American whiskey any day, and apparently, we’re not alone! The last decade has seen more distillers across the country make whiskey than ever before. While there were just 204 distillers in the U.S. in 2010, just five years later there were 1,100! To celebrate the American whiskey movement, we’ve put together some fun facts about whiskey’s unique history. Check it out!

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<![CDATA[Sustainable Style]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2132/sustainable-style/ Sun, 10 Dec 2017 08:40:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2132/sustainable-style/ Stylish, sustainable and socially responsible? Sign us up! We’re proud to team up with Terra Natural Designs to offer our guests a variety of eye-catching, eco-friendly and fair-trade jewelry and accessories.

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<![CDATA[The Centerpiece for Your Feast]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2126/the-centerpiece-for-your-feast/ Fri, 08 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2126/the-centerpiece-for-your-feast/ If you’re cooking your own holiday meal this year, make sure to reserve your protein in advance with our meat department. Choose from premium roasts, savory porchetta, traditional turkey and more!

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<![CDATA[Celebrate Hanukkah]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2125/celebrate-hanukkah/ Wed, 06 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2125/celebrate-hanukkah/ Spend less time in the kitchen and more time celebrating with family and friends this Hanukkah with an array of chef-prepared delicacies fresh from our kitchen and bakery!

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<![CDATA[The Contemporary Holiday Meal]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2124/the-contemporary-holiday-meal/ Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:00:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2124/the-contemporary-holiday-meal/ This holiday season, wow your guests with an extra special, chef-prepared Contemporary Holiday Meal featuring all your favorites with a gourmet twist. Each meal comes with your choice of main course, plus a full spread of sensational sides handcrafted in-house by our team of chefs.

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<![CDATA[Book Club Pairings – Classics]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2123/book-club-pairings-classics/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 11:48:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2123/book-club-pairings-classics/ December already?? After a full year of reading adventures, it’s time to finish strong with the genre that started it all—Classics! That’s right, we’re going to dust off the dust jackets of longstanding stories and set the table with sips and snacks that have stood the test of time.

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<![CDATA[Wines of The Month: December]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2122/wines-of-the-month-december/ Fri, 01 Dec 2017 07:57:00 -0800 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/2122/wines-of-the-month-december/ Whether you’re getting ready for a Christmas party, Hanukkah gathering or winter solstice shindig, ‘tis the season to raise a glass and celebrate! Get in the spirit with a few wonderful wine picks from our pros.

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