Food Safety /Meat & Seafood
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Mythbuster Monday: Brown and purple hamburger meat

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That’s right! It’s Taco Tuesday. Or, Taco Monday … whatever works in your house.

So you’re all excited about an evening fiesta with ground beef and all the toppings (and maybe some margaritas) so you grab a package of fresh ground beef from your local Festival Foods store. When you open it, you find that the middle is a much different color than …

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Meat & Seafood
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A new way to do seafood

It may sound a little — ahem — different, but we’ve found a great new way to make a delicious seafood dinner.

Cooking it in a specially made bag!

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(Our Center Cut Seasoned Salmon.)

That’s right. A bag. The innovators at Festival Foods have found a seafood cooking process that is healthy, easy and high quality with little to no clean up. Did …

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Eating Gluten Free /Meat & Seafood /Nutrition /Produce
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Follow me for Gluten Free at Festival!

celiac awareness #festfoods

If you’re a gluten free shopper, you know the drill when you’re grocery shopping. You know which products to avoid, and which departments have gluten free offerings.

For even more details about great must-have gluten free products in our stores, our registered dietitians Stephanie Schultz and Lauren Lindsley appeared this week on WFRV’s Local 5 Live to talk about some quality options.

Even …

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Meat & Seafood
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Garden Valley & Isle Seafood

Garden Valley & Aisle Seafood #festfoodsQuiz time! What do ahi tuna, albacore tuna, marlin, spearfish, sword fish, red snapper, mahi mahi, moonfish, monchong and ono all have in common?

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20 Minute Meals /Eating Gluten Free /Meat & Seafood
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20 Minute Meals: Spicy Mussels with Pancetta & Tomatoes

Spicy Mussels with Pancetta & Tomatoes #festfoods

Do mussels sort of freak you out? They definitely did for me, at first. But now that I know what I am doing, they have become my best friend. Our meat team cleans them for you, so all you have to do is rinse ‘em, toss ‘em in a bath of this amazingly spicy broth with cherry tomato halves and …

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Eating Gluten Free /Meat & Seafood /The Dietitian’s Top Pick
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The Dietitian’s Top Pick: Buddig® Fix Quix™ Grilled Chicken Breast Strips

Buddig® Fix Quix™ Grilled Chicken Breast Strips

On most weekdays, I find myself losing time and energy to prepare meals. After working, exercising, and running errands, cooking dinner and preparing lunch for the next day can seem stressful. But, meal preparation just got a hundred times easier with this week’s pick, Buddig Fix Quix Grilled Chicken Breast Strips.

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Only the Best from Favco

Favco #festfoodsWe wanted to take this oppor-tuna-ty to tell you about our next Fresh Flight Fish supplier. We’re not squidding around when we say that it doesn’t take a brain sturgeon to know that Favco is dolphinitely one of the best.

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20 Minute Meals /Eating Gluten Free /Meat & Seafood
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20 Minute Meals: Seared Scallops with Orange-Ginger Sauce

Seared Scallops with Orange-Ginger Sauce #festfoods

Scallops can be intimidating to the first timer, but they are totally worth learning about! The jumbo variety we are using today is typically referred to as “sea” or “diver” scallops {my favorite}. Call ‘em what you want; I think of them as little gems of the sea! When prepared properly, they are tender and melt in your mouth. In this …

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Nor’easter Seafood

Pecan Crusted Cod #frestfoods

Paul, you may say to yourself, I read your last blog but I’m still not convinced. Your Fresh Flight Fish seems like a really neat-o program, but I’m concerned about where the fish comes from. I understand it’s flown in fresh daily, I understand it comes right from the docks and I understand that it really is the freshest fish in town. But …

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Behind Festival Foods’ Fresh Flight Fish

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We just can’t help it.

Like a proud parents watching their child graduate at the top of their class from a very prestigious doctor-astronaut-engineer school with a triple major and a minor in linguistics, we just can’t help but want to shout from the mountain tops about our Fresh Flight Fish.

“Fish?” you ask. “Paul, I see fish at the grocery store all the time! What …

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