Category: Fresh Ideas

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New From Market 32: Chefs’ Menu

Written by Sarah Palmer It’s never been easier to cook like a chef! Market 32 presents Chefs’ Menu, an easy way to cook gourmet meals at home in less than 15 minutes! Look for the Chefs’ Menu offering in the Butcher section at your store. In 3 easy steps you can whip up a delicious meal! Step 1: Pick an…

Apples Abound!

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN, Senior Nutritionist Apples are delicious, certifiably good for us, and are so connected to our region and culture. It is a well-known symbol of health, often a first fruit for many young children, and their aroma as you bake them into your “famous” family apple pie recipe is like getting a hug from your kitchen! According to…

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Cow-to-Cup Tour: Chobani Tour

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN  Senior Nutritionist   We arrive at the Chobani plant, and find trucks busily rolling in and out, the sun glancing off shining clean silver milk silos. The first thing I learned – the facility was originally a cheese plant, built in 1920. Sustainably re-purposed for Greek yogurt production, the current plant has grown to three different…

Dairy Delivers!

Ellie Wilson, MS, RDN  Senior Nutritionist   Delectable, decadent, and delightful – dairy, in its many forms, delivers all that and more. Packed with protein, full of flavor and nutrients, familiar and affordable, wholesome dairy brings richness to so many foods. Dairy is one of our unique “natural resources”. We use milk, yogurt, butter, and cheese to bake, batch, sip…

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home.grown: Christmas Trees

Written by Sara Lilkas and Tyler Blance  We’re proud to support farmers and producers of the Northeast throughout the whole year! Our Christmas trees are grown and harvested on farms in New York and Vermont: When it’s grown here, we get it here. We recently were able to talk with Richie Hourihan, our farmer at Cabot Christmas Tree Farm in…

Sweet Corn Connection

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets We have been getting great produce from our local farmer partners, and the sweet corn has been outstanding! We have plenty, and will continue to showcase it in stores. Our Produce department is very innovative, and they have worked out some wonderful regional partnerships with our farmers. Several farms…

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Summer’s Bounty – Peppers and Cucumbers

Written By: Ellie Wilson, MS, RD  Senior Nutritionist, Price Chopper Supermarkets “Cool as a cucumber” – you can be all that enjoying the farm- fresh cucumbers in the stores right now from farmers like Walter Czajkowski and Mary McNamara at Plainville Farm in Plainville, CT. Cucumbers have a clean, mild flavor and they can star or be a supporting player…