Monthly Archives: August 2018



Long Weekend Screams
for Burgers, Lillie’s Q
and Handmade Fruit Pie

Just as Memorial Day weekend is considered the beginning of grilling season, some consider Labor Day weekend the end of it. But that simply isn’t the case for a lot of folks around these parts! Many of us like to read more
August 29, 2018
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Let Your Hatch Flag Fly
and Catch Our Fever!

It’s Hatch chile season! We’ve caught Hatch fever big-time around here – four of our markets are hosting Hatch chile roasting events (schedule, times and details here); our Meat Markets are adding roasted Hatch chiles to our sausages and burgers; we’re read more
August 23, 2018
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Summer Winding Down
but Great-Eating Fruit
Remains (& Hatch Chiles)

The downhill side of summer is marked by the ending of the Northwest cherry season.  We are there, sadly, as we still have a few Sweet Red Cherries in the markets this morning, but I’d be surprised if we make read more
August 16, 2018
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Grillable Pizza Crusts, Upscale Hotdogs and Summer’s Still Tasty

Grilled pizza … sounds so delicious and intriguing. But the thought of putting raw pizza dough on a grill is rather intimidating to some (well, to me anyway). Essential Baking Co. to the rescue – they’re now bringing us organic, read more
August 15, 2018
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Loving Gazpacho,
Fresh Local Noodles
and Hatch Roasting

You likely either love gazpacho for its fresh flavor and ability to cool you down on a hot day… or you think cold soup is just plain weird. If you haven’t had it, and you’re willing to trust us that read more
August 8, 2018
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Coconut-Sausage Gravy

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Blistered-Tomato Linguine

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Sausage and Cheese Mini-Muffins

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Avocado-Green Goddess Sauce

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August Brings Bounty:
Melons, Figs and Mangos

August already? But … wasn’t the Fourth of July only a minute ago? August brings an end to the local berry season from Sterino Farms in Puyallup. We’ll see a few blackberries over the next few weeks and a trickle read more
August 1, 2018
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