For those with a passion for chocolate, the world of chocolate affords fans many choices beyond bittersweet, milk, and semi-sweet. If you’re a chocolate lover, you no doubt know how amazing it tastes, but how much do you know about this food Mayan and Aztecs enjoyed for thousands of years? Here’s a nibble into the
What’s Fresh? Foods for Love! This week, the Co-op is offering a special assortment of fresh fruits and veggies in celebration of Valentine’s Day. Look for strawberries, raspberries, artichoke hearts, and much more to prepare a romantic meal for that special someone. If words can’t express the way you feel, remember that the best way
At the beginning of the New Year, people around the world celebrate with traditional foods meant to bring luck. Here are six international food traditions for you to try to increase your good fortune in the coming year. Grapes – In Spain and Mexico, folks eat 12 grapes at the stroke of midnight. Each grape
May this season find you in good cheer, with family and friends and all you hold dear. May your heart be full (and your belly, too) and may all of your fondest wishes come true. Happy Holidays from all of us at Chequamegon Food Co-op
‘Tis the season for gift-giving, but it’s not always easy to come up with what to give. Our team scoured the shelves for gifts you would not only love to give, but would also love to receive. You’ll find food (and non-food) gift ideas in the Co-op Gift Guide below. Mouse-over the image to see
It’s Customer Appreciation Day in downtown Ashland this Saturday, December 5, 2015. We’ll be roasting chestnuts out on the sidewalk from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., plus you’ll find specials, samples, and more in the store!
Roasting the turkey on Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be a hassle. Check out these tips and tricks to help you have your best bird yet. Roasting Tips • Remove the giblets from turkey cavities after thawing. Cook separately. • Set oven temperature no lower than 325° F. • Place turkey or turkey breast on
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It’s been a year of big change here at Chequamegon Food Co-op. Thanks for your support. We wouldn’t be what we are without this great community! Check out this little review of our 2014 expansion project. Click the arrows to navigate through the slideshow.
Before we talk about the food associated with Valentine’s Day, we need to talk about the history of the day itself. Like many holidays, the origins of the day we set aside to celebrate love are murky. Historians believe the day is named after a Roman saint (or possible more than one), named Valentine. One
Traditionally, holidays are celebrated with all sorts of particular foods and the New Year is no different. The foods eaten to celebrate the start of another year tend to represent luck, health, wealth, and moving forward. Here are ten traditional New Year’s foods that you can add to your party menu to bring you good
If you’re the type who celebrates the season with stockings and the goodies that go inside them, you’re probably looking for last-minute stocking stuffer ideas. Here’s a quick list of cool stocking stuffers you can grab at the Chequamegon Food Co-op. Chocolate bars – Whether you want straight up chocolate or fancy flavors like hazelnut