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Fat Tuesday and Paczki Day!

Is it PUNCH-key or POONCH-key?

However you pronounce the name of those wonderful Polish jelly-filled doughnuts that people eat just before Lent, Festival Foods has them! And not only do we have them, we have plenty of information about them!

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What’s a Paczki?

Paczki are flattened, sphere-shaped deep-fried pieces of dough filled …

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#FestivalHolidays: Talking holiday traditions

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My kitchen last year via Instagram.

It was among the first Sundays in December and my then 6-year-old son and I were doing what we had done for the past few years: “make” gingerbread cookies for the holidays. And by “make” them I mean, of course, purchasing a tub of Festival Foods’ amazing molasses cookie dough …

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Bakery /Eating Gluten Free /Natural Foods /Nutrition /The Dietitian’s Top Pick
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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Organic Valley® Grassmilk® Whole Milk Yogurt

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It’s a fact that Festival’s Dietitians are yogurt enthusiasts. Yogurt is one of our favorite foods for breakfast, lunch, snacks, toppings, desserts – you name it! With so many varieties to choose from today, it’s one of the best and easiest ways to get protein and calcium, which are two important nutrients our …

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Bakery /Deli /Meat & Seafood /Nutrition
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Are you ready for some football food?!

BBQ Pulled Chicken

Football season is HERE! Whether you’re a die-hard football fan or not so much, we can all agree on the importance of mouthwatering eats and thirst-quenching drinks at every game. At Festival Foods, we live and breathe football food. In fact, we are the Grocery and Tailgating Headquarters of the Green Bay Packers.

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Bakery /The Dietitian’s Top Pick
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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Festival’s Sprouted Grain Breads

Sprouted Grain Honey Wheat with Raisins

Looking to get more out of your whole grains? Look no further than Festival’s new Sprouted Grain Breads from our bakery department.

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Bakery /Food Safety /Produce
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Addressing Food Waste

Did you know that each year in the United States alone over 60 million tons of food is wasted? That is a lot of grub! That’s also a big problem. At Festival Foods, we are committed to our green initiatives, which includes the repurposing of a lot of what was once – waste! Here are three major ways that Festival Foods is part of the food waste solution:

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National Doughnut Day at Festival Foods

Friday is National Doughnut Day, which means it’s like a requirement to have some fried, sugar-coated doughy goodness, right?

Indeed.

That’s a good thing because our bakers are doughnut masters. They do everything from glazed crawlers to triple chocolate doughnuts to cinnamon rolls to crullers topped with chocolate frosting AND sprinklers … so, everything.

Across our 20 stores, we sell a little more than 4 million doughnuts a year. And just in our De Pere …

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Bakery /Deli /Events /Front End /Grocery
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Not just a job, but a career at Festival Foods

Meet Tia Watermolen, she is one of Festival’s amazing Human Resources associates.

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We’re saying “Hi Tia!” because she’s heading to our store on the west side of Green Bay, 2250 West Mason St., on Friday, May 8, to talk to people who want to work for Festival Foods.

She’ll be at the store from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. with …

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Bakery /Deli /Grocery /Specialty Cheese
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Cheeeeeeeese!

Cheese!

And I don’t mean the look-at-the-camera-smile kind. And not the very funny Dean Pritchard welcome in “Old School.” No, I mean the oooey, gooey stuff between two pieces of glorious grilled bread kind.

Two of Festival Foods registered dietitians show you how to make a few different gourmet grilled cheese options in this segment for WFRV’s Local 5 Live show.

We’re talking about the most perfect sandwich ever — second only to my …

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Festival Cookie Dough Ideas!

cookiesSugar Cookie Dough

1) Cut Outs – Roll out dough 1/8” thick on a floured surface and cut shapes. Bake 350°F 7-9 minutes.

2) M&M Cookies – add holiday or regular M&Ms. Roll or scoop into balls. Bake 350°F 8-10 minutes, optional to dip half in chocolate or to drizzle with chocolate.

3) Andes Mint Cookies – 1 tablespoon dough wrapped around each chocolate mint candy …

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