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Staff Picks! May 2017

May 2017 Housemade Garlic Rosemary Roasted Chickens So delicious and so easy—all the roasting is done right here so you can have a night off from making dinner. The container is microwavable for reheating at home. But it’s also great cold—I love adding it to a salad. Cage-free Freebird chickens have no antibiotics, just all […]

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Staff Picks! March/April 2017

March 2017 House-made Spring Chicken Salad I know that Spring is just around the corner when I see one of my favorite deli offerings at the prepared foods counter—the Spring Chicken Salad! The chicken is tender and the dressing is light. It’s just perfect for lunch, especially if I add it to a bed of […]

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Staff Picks! February 2017

Februrary 2017 Rishi Tea House Matcha Tea  This matcha is the real deal—a fantastic first flush pick, Japanese powder. It’s a great price for .70 grams—I’ve shopped around! I’m crazy about this super condensed green tea—160x the benefits of regular green tea—and this one is amazing for many reasons, like taste, but the health benefits […]

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Staff Favorite: Urban Moonshine

Jen Young, the Monadnock Food Co-op’s Wellness Buyer, had a hard time picking just one favorite Urban Moonshine product — so she chose two: the Citrus Flavored Bitters and the Chocolate Love Tonic. “Their flavors taste truly amazing; not overpowering,” she shares.  “I like that Urban Moonshine started as a small family business.” Based in […]

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Staff Favorite: Talenti Gelato Pops

Maura, from the Co-op’s Front End Department, grabs a Talenti Gelato Pop when she’s looking for a special treat.  “They have a rich flavor and are just the right size,” she shared.  Curbs your hankering for something sweet. From Talenti’s Website: Because we use way more fresh milk than cream, our gelato not only tastes […]

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Staff Favorite: Bonne Bouche

Agela, our Cheese Buyer, shares this about her favorite cheese, Bonne Bouche from Vermont Creamery in Websterville, VT:Bonne Bouche translates to “good mouthful” and it certainly is!  When young this cheese has distinct notes of lemon.  As the cheese ages the flavors develop and change, creating flavors of cultured yogurt, arugula and black pepper.  This […]

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Staff Favorite: Smoked Maple Syrup

Matt West, Meat & Seafood Manager, gives a shout out for a unique new product in his department: Smoked Maple Syrup from Sugar Bob’s Finest Kind in Londonderry, VT.  “We have used the smoked maple syrup in our house steak tip marinade since opening last April and it’s been a huge success,” shared Matt.  “This […]

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Staff Favorite: Real Pickles

Peter, our Grocery Manager, loves the entire line of Real Pickles products.  He says they offer a great burst of flavor with each bite.  When’s the best time to eat Real Pickles? Peter recommends anytime — even breakfast! Learn more about how Real Pickles successfully transitioned to a Worker-Owned Cooperative: “We’re re-writing the standard storyline […]

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