Turkey Roasting Tips

Roasting the turkey is probably the most nerve-wracking part of Thanksgiving for the hosting cook, and for good reason. The turkey is a challenging piece of meat for even experienced chefs. Keeping the white meat moist without over- or under-cooking it is key. The last thing your guests want is turkey so dry they need … Read More.

Show Gratitude with a Fair-Trade Thanksgiving

“Overeating is the reason for the season” – pretty much everything including this dog shirt Thanksgiving seems to be one of the most overlooked federal holidays on the American calendar. (Notice I said federal holidays. Days like National Answer Your Cat’s Questions Day do not count and probably deserve to be overlooked.) There are barely any … Read More.

The Vegan Meatballs That Sparked Beef In Philly

I spend a good amount of time searching for recipes on the web as part of my job at the Co-op, and occasionally I come across one I simply must try. If it’s touted as a better-than-the-original-meat-version plant-based recipe, I’m intrigued. When it’s a vegan recipe that started a full-on fight in a Philadelphia meatball … Read More.

There’s No Trick to the Co-op’s Halloween Treats

By: Mandy Makinen, StongerTogether.coop When I was a kid, people in my neighborhood that wanted to hand out a healthier Halloween treats apparently had two choices: pennies or pencils. I can remember staring at those items, strewn on the carpet amongst my brightly colored loot, so out of context I could barely understand what they were. … Read More.

What’s Up With A2 Milk?

You may have noticed it on our dairy shelves or heard tell of a new, “better-for-you” milk product, but A2 milk is just one of the newest dairy options competing for a spot in your fridge. How does one differentiate A2 from a multitude of milk offerings? If you experience dairy intolerance, is A2 the … Read More.

Bulk Shopping: Save Money and the Planet

“Did someone say spelt?” Bulk shopping for salt and oats may not seem like an exciting adventure (unless you’re about to set out on the Oregon Trail,) but when you shop our bulk aisle, you can be the master of your own destiny. You can eliminate single-use waste altogether, discover a new favorite flavor, actually … Read More.

Kodiak Cakes: Pancakes (and Waffles) that Pack in the Protein

Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix Ingredients: 100% whole grain wheat flour, 100% whole grain oat flour, wheat protein isolate, brown sugar, whey protein concentrate, milk protein concentrate, buttermilk powder, leavening, sea salt I’d been hearing about Kodiak Cakes Power Cakes Flapjack and Waffle Mix for a little while before finally picking it … Read More.

Fast & Tasty Five-Ingredient Meals to the Rescue

It’s been gray and rainy out, you just got home after a long day and you’re ready to eat some comfort food. The trouble is you’re hungry now, but haven’t even started dinner. That’s where five-ingredient meals can be a lifesaver, or at the very least your best defense against being hangry. Luckily the Co-op … Read More.