Nugget Markets Daily Dish https://www.nuggetmarket.com/ Nugget Market news, tips and products. Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 en <![CDATA[Eat your Rainbow, Part 1]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1790/dr-liz-eat-your-rainbow/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1790/dr-liz-eat-your-rainbow/ Nothing says summer like the abundance of fresh veggies and fruits you see in the produce aisles and at roadside stands and farmers markets. Take advantage of eating fresh this season and infuse your body with a bounty of more than just vitamins and minerals typically found in produce.

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<![CDATA[Eat Your Rainbow, Part 2]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1793/eat-your-rainbow-part-2/ Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1793/eat-your-rainbow-part-2/ Freshly picked vegetables and fruit (especially those locally grown) are bursting with phytonutrients that give these summer favorites their rich hues of purple, red, orange and yellow—yes, the rainbow! The likes of carotenoids and anthocyanins give summer produce its rich colors while giving you a host of health benefits such as protection for age-and diet-related diseases such as cancer and heart disease. Check out a few of our summertime favorites!

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<![CDATA[Fresh to Market Vitamins for a Cause]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1786/fresh-to-market-vitamins-for-a-cause/ Tue, 23 Aug 2016 10:39:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1786/fresh-to-market-vitamins-for-a-cause/ Eating healthy is a vital part of maintaining good health, and our nutritional supplements can help! Our Fresh to Market Vitamins come straight to you from Vitamer Labs, a family-owned-and-operated nutritional company that shares the same commitment to quality and integrity we do.

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<![CDATA[Pretty in Pacifica]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1788/pretty-in-pacifica/ Mon, 22 Aug 2016 15:31:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1788/pretty-in-pacifica/ Natural skincare and beauty products that actually work? Sounds pretty good if you ask us! Thanks to great companies like Pacifica, you can magnify your natural beauty with natural skincare and cosmetics.

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<![CDATA[DIY Avocado Hair Mask]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1787/diy-avocado-hair-mask/ Sun, 21 Aug 2016 10:45:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1787/diy-avocado-hair-mask/ Avocados aren’t only good in the kitchen—treat your tresses to this easy DIY Avocado Hair Mask for a natural salon experience at home!

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<![CDATA[Simple Blends for Stress Relief]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1789/simple-blends-for-stress-relief/ Sat, 20 Aug 2016 15:41:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1789/simple-blends-for-stress-relief/ Tired out after a long day? Feeling pressed for time, stressed out or upset? Breathe in, breathe out and chill out with a little help from essential oils and aromatherapy. Along with pre-made blends and individual essential oils, you can also use recipes and ratios like these two, crafted by one of our Cameron Park associates!

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<![CDATA[Raise a Glass to Rio!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1794/raise-a-glass-to-rio/ Thu, 18 Aug 2016 16:03:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1794/raise-a-glass-to-rio/ The summer games are in full swing, but there’s still plenty of time to cheer on all your favorite athletes from around the world. The next time you kick back to watch the games, get in the spirit with a classic caipirinha cocktail—a traditional Brazilian drink made with cachaça, the country’s most common distilled beverage!

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<![CDATA[Frozen in Time]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1782/frozen-in-time/ Wed, 17 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1782/frozen-in-time/ Capture the luscious summer sweetness of fruit by freezing it now and enjoying it on a rainy day this winter! You can easily DIY this summer’s bounty following these tips.

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<![CDATA[Nugget Markets On Tour]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1785/nugget-markets-on-tour/ Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:37:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1785/nugget-markets-on-tour/ Just as all the world’s a stage, all the world can be a classroom, too! Here at Nugget Markets, we love connecting with local schools and youth organizations and offer free store tours to promote interactive education.

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<![CDATA[We’ve Got School Spirit!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1784/weve-got-school-spirit/ Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:13:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1784/weve-got-school-spirit/ School’s back in session and we’re excited to ring in the new school year by continuing to support our local students, teachers, schools and educational foundations! Since 1926, Nugget Markets has been committed to supporting our community, with a special focus on youth education and empowerment.

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<![CDATA[UCD Fruit & Veggie Updates!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1783/ucd-fruit-veggie-updates/ Mon, 15 Aug 2016 16:47:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1783/ucd-fruit-veggie-updates/ You may have read back in 2015 how Nugget Markets started partnering with UC Davis to help reduce food waste and provide college students with fresh fruits and veggies through their Fruit & Veggie Up program. Nearly one full year later, we’re proud to say the program is still going strong and have some exciting updates to prove it!

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<![CDATA[It’s Tomato Time!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1781/its-tomato-time/ Mon, 15 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1781/its-tomato-time/ You say tomato, we say terrific! Drop by our deli for fresh, new dishes highlighting some the season’s finest produce.

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<![CDATA[Tomato Talk]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1780/tomato-rundown/ Fri, 12 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1780/tomato-rundown/ To-ma-to, to-mah-to… However you say it, tomato season is back! Whether your harvest is too much to handle (is that even possible?), or you’re picking up farm fresh fruits from the produce aisle, we’ve got all sorts of tips, tricks and trivia for these garden variety tomatoes.

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<![CDATA[California-Grown Keitt Mangos]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1776/california-grown-keitt-mangos/ Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1776/california-grown-keitt-mangos/ Here in California, it’s officially mango season! California-grown Keitt (pronounced keet) mangos are large, tangy sweet fruits with a hint of honey flavor. Their thin seed allows extra room for the firm, fiber-free, smooth and juicy flesh.

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<![CDATA[California Bakery Buddies]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1778/california-bakery-buddies/ Thu, 11 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1778/california-bakery-buddies/ At Nugget Markets, we know our bakers are good, but we also know they’re not the only ones! Along with our own house-baked breads, cakes and other sweet treats, we’re proud to carry artisan delights from bakers and bakeries from all over California, the nation and the world. Speaking of California, drop by our bakery to try some of the sweetest things from our golden state bakery buddies!

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<![CDATA[Almond Power!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1777/almond-power/ Wed, 10 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1777/almond-power/ All about almonds? Awesome! These stellar nuts are best known for their vitamin E content, providing more than 40% of needs in just an ounce (about 23 almonds)! Studies show that almond–eaters have lower blood cholesterol levels, thanks to heart–healthy monounsaturated fats as well as phytonutrients, which scientists know keep hearts in tip-top shape.

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<![CDATA[Grab-&-Go Lunch Boxes]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1779/grab-go-lunch-boxes/ Tue, 09 Aug 2016 09:04:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1779/grab-go-lunch-boxes/ Whether you’re 15 or 50, a healthy lunch is an important part of getting through the day. Even if you don’t have the time to pack a lunch (or if you accidentally left it at home!), our chefs are here to help. Just drop by our deli wall for a variety of delicious, nutritious grab-and-go lunch options, all boxed up and ready to go!

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<![CDATA[Eggcellent Fresh to Market Eggs]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1775/eggcellent-fresh-to-market-eggs/ Mon, 08 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1775/eggcellent-fresh-to-market-eggs/ When it comes to producing our own Fresh to Market Eggs, our chickens come first. All-natural Fresh to Market Eggs are Grade AA for a good reason—these large brown eggs come from cage-free chickens raised on organic vegetarian feed and never given any added hormones, steroids or antibiotics. Sourced from humane-certified producers local to Northern California, these top-notch eggs are the definition of good eggs!

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<![CDATA[Specialty Cheese Bites Baskets]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1773/bites-baskets/ Fri, 05 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1773/bites-baskets/ Fancy some frugal fromage? Want to take your taste buds on a world tour for cheap? Explore the wonderful world of artisan cheese on a budget with our Specialty Cheese Bites Baskets! These baskets of bite-size cheeses offer low-risk, low-dollar options when you’re feeling a little adventurous and want to try something new, and can also whet your appetite for more if you find something you love! 

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<![CDATA[It’s a Sweet World After All]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1771/its-a-sweet-world-after-all/ Thu, 04 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1771/its-a-sweet-world-after-all/ Dolce, dulce, süß or sweet, no matter how you say it, sweet treats are made of these! If your sweet tooth is craving something a little different, take your taste buds on a mini vacation with these internationally inspired treats!

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<![CDATA[Make it Fresh!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1772/make-it-fresh/ Wed, 03 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1772/make-it-fresh/ Did you know making a dish from scratch not only tastes better, but can also be better for you? Compared to restaurant-prepared or off-the-shelf packaged foods, cooking fresh puts you in the know about what you’re eating and ultimately can lead to many health and personal benefits.

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<![CDATA[Snack to it!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1768/snack-to-it/ Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1768/snack-to-it/ We have some snacktastic news for grazers everywhere—snack food doesn’t have to be bad for you! Who needs additives and preservatives when you can have nutritious and delicious treats that will fill you up with natural goodness? The next time you feel the need to nosh, reach for something your taste buds and your tummy will thank you for.

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<![CDATA[Picking Peppers]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1774/picking-peppers/ Tue, 02 Aug 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1774/picking-peppers/ Peter Piper may have picked a peck of pickled peppers, but we think he might have missed a few! Along with the classics like Anaheim, jalapeño, habanero and a rainbow of organic sweet bell peppers, our produce department stocks a wide variety of peppers for you to pick, including some of these sweet and spicy favorites!

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<![CDATA[International Sauces]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1769/international-sauces/ Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1769/international-sauces/ If you want to add some international flair to your home-cooked meals, we’ve got just the thing. From curry to harissa and quite a few in between, you can pour on all your favorite flavors from around the world with these internationally inspired sauces. World-class cuisine is just a sauce away!

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<![CDATA[Adventure Wines: South America]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1770/adventure-wines-south-america/ Mon, 25 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1770/adventure-wines-south-america/ Ready for another adventure of the varietal kind? Get a taste of South America with a sip of some of these standout Adventure Wines!

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<![CDATA[The Scoop on Fresh to Market Ice Cream]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1767/fresh-to-market-ice-cream-flavors/ Sun, 24 Jul 2016 16:30:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1767/fresh-to-market-ice-cream-flavors/ Smooth, rich and dreamy, our Fresh to Market Ice Cream is crafted in small batches using only the finest ingredients, like real vanilla extract, heavy cream and Gertrude Hawk Chocolates, to create an extraordinary ice cream experience. Even better, you can find Fresh to Market Ice Cream in unique and decadent flavors.

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<![CDATA[Ice Cream, Gelato & Sorbet, Oh My!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1765/ice-cream-gelato-sorbet-oh-my/ Sat, 23 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1765/ice-cream-gelato-sorbet-oh-my/ Get the scoop on your favorite frozen desserts with this handy rundown of all the sweetest things in our freezer aisle!

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<![CDATA[Sundae Fun Day!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1766/sundae-fun-day/ Fri, 22 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1766/sundae-fun-day/ Ice cream cones and popsicles are tasty treats for sure, but there’s nothing quite like an over-the-top sundae piled high with all your favorite toppings. From the frozen dessert base to the cherry on top, get the scoop on what it takes to build the perfect sundae!

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<![CDATA[Guilt-Free Frozen Treats]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1764/guilt-free-frozen-treats/ Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:44:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1764/guilt-free-frozen-treats/ You don’t have to blow your diet to enjoy a sweet treat this summer. While many frozen desserts aren’t exactly health foods, we’ve gathered up a few non-dairy frozen treats you can be glad to eat when the heat is on. Visit our frozen foods section to explore even more ways to splurge without the guilt!

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<![CDATA[Cold Cup o’ Joe]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1761/cold-cup-o-joe/ Tue, 19 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1761/cold-cup-o-joe/ When the weather is warm from morning ‘til night, you may want to start enjoying your coffee cold—cold brew that is! Make your own cold brew coffee at home with CoffeeSock reusable coffee filters and cold brew kits. Handmade in the USA from 100% organic cotton, these reusable filters are an easy and economical way to enjoy rich, smooth cold brew coffee any time.

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<![CDATA[Brunch is Served!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1760/brunch-is-served/ Sun, 17 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1760/brunch-is-served/ Want to make the perfect parfait? There is nothing like a healthy, nourishing breakfast to get you through the day, and Nana Joes Granolas take that to heart.

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<![CDATA[Eating Healthy on Vacation]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1762/eating-healthy-on-vacation/ Thu, 14 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1762/eating-healthy-on-vacation/ Whether you’re heading to the beach, escaping to the mountains or enjoying an amusement park, vacationing often means throwing out any thought of healthy eating. Between fast food on the road and airport eating traps, many people feel lethargic on trips and come home with unwanted pounds. Make this summer’s vacation a fun and energetic one (not to mention healthy) with these simple strategies for on-the-road eating.

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<![CDATA[How to Trail Mix]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1753/how-to-trail-mix/ Wed, 13 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1753/how-to-trail-mix/ There’s a lot more to trail mix than just plain GORP (Good Ol’ Raisins and Peanuts)! Blaze a new trail with a wide variety of healthy, tasty and convenient options from our bulk section. From dried fruit and nuts to a bit of chocolaty goodness, build your next batch with some of these winning ingredients. The possibilities are endless

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<![CDATA[Reed’s Roquefort Adventures – Part 1]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1763/reeds-roquefort-adventures-part-1/ Tue, 12 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1763/reeds-roquefort-adventures-part-1/ Just recently, I had the pleasure of visiting Société in France, and we at Nugget Markets wanted to share both the joys of the adventure and the exploration into a legendary cheese. This is Part 1 of a series that will explain why Roquefort, France's famous raw, sheep's milk blue cheese, and specifically that from Société, is such a unique and important part of gastronomy.

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<![CDATA[Bocadillo Besties]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1755/bacadillo-besties/ Mon, 11 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1755/bacadillo-besties/ Made fresh in-house with crusty bread, mouthwatering meat and more, these Spanish-style sandwiches are your newest mealtime amigos!

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<![CDATA[CA State Fair Winner’s Circle: Beer]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1757/ca-state-fair-winners-circle-beer/ Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1757/ca-state-fair-winners-circle-beer/ From American ales to European lagers, there’s one thing all these beers have in common—gold! Find these 1st place picks from the California State Fair and more in our adult beverage department!

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<![CDATA[CA State Fair Winner's Circle: Wine & Cheese]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1758/ca-state-fair-winners-circle-wine-cheese/ Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1758/ca-state-fair-winners-circle-wine-cheese/ Celebrate the golden state in style with these California State Fair winners! Our pros matched up this year’s award-winning wines and cheeses for some gold medal pairings you’re sure to love.

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<![CDATA[CA State Fair Winner’s Circle: Olive Oil]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1759/ca-state-fair-winners-circle-olive-oil/ Fri, 08 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1759/ca-state-fair-winners-circle-olive-oil/ If you’re a fan of fresh, California olive oil, get ready to taste some liquid gold! These California State Fair gold medal winners represent a variety of topnotch California producers and extra virgin olive oils. Even better? You can find them right here at Nugget Markets!

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<![CDATA[Sausage Season]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1750/sausage-season/ Thu, 07 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1750/sausage-season/ Get along, little hot doggies, and make way for the real deal. Made fresh in-store with the very best ingredients, our Fresh to Market Sausage is the link you’ve been waiting for.

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<![CDATA[Ready-to-Drink Hamona Coconuts]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1756/ready-to-drink-hamona-coconuts/ Wed, 06 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1756/ready-to-drink-hamona-coconuts/ Guess what, coconut lovers! A new item is hitting our shelves this week that you’ll go (coco)nuts for! If you want the freshest coconut water around, drop by our cold drink aisle to find real Hamona Coconuts, packed with a straw and ready to drink from the shell.

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<![CDATA[Pro Picks for Summer Spirits]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1751/pro-picks-for-summer-spirits/ Mon, 04 Jul 2016 07:30:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1751/pro-picks-for-summer-spirits/ Looking for just the right libations to make your summer spectacular? Get in the summer spirit with these top picks from our pros!

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<![CDATA[Best of Summer Wine & Beer]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1752/best-of-summer-wine-beer/ Mon, 04 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1752/best-of-summer-wine-beer/ Summer’s here, so drink it in! From picnics to barbecues and everything in between, our pro wine stewards have rounded up some of the best brews and varietals for all your summer shindigs. Cheers to summer!

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<![CDATA[The Big Dippers]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1731/the-big-dippers/ Sat, 02 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1731/the-big-dippers/ Fast and easy finger foods are a favorite at any party, especially when all the work is already done. Need the perfect chip dip? 

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<![CDATA[4th of July Fixin’s]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1754/4th-of-july-fixins/ Fri, 01 Jul 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1754/4th-of-july-fixins/ Celebrate your independence from the kitchen this holiday weekend with a little help from our chefs! Drop by our deli for a full spread of delicious, ready-to-go fixin’s perfect for any size shindig. 

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<![CDATA[Great Cuts for Grilling]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1743/angus-cuts-for-grilling/ Thu, 30 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1743/angus-cuts-for-grilling/ When it comes to grilling, not all cuts of meat are created equal. Certain cuts take better to the barbecue than others, but even the tougher types can turn out well if treated right. So which cuts make the cut?

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<![CDATA[Going Green & Gold!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1740/cool-davis/ Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1740/cool-davis/ At Nugget Markets, we’re committed to working towards a greener, more sustainable future every day, in every store. That said, we’ve got some cool news to share!

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<![CDATA[Corn to Be Wild]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1739/corn-deli-items/ Mon, 27 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1739/corn-deli-items/ We’re celebrating mighty maize in our kitchens with four fantastically fresh, chef-made dishes featuring corn in all its tasty glory. Whether you like it in a salad or right off the cob, we’ve got all your corn cravings covered!

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<![CDATA[Rye for 4th of July]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1736/rye-for-4th-of-july/ Sat, 25 Jun 2016 19:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1736/rye-for-4th-of-july/ When you raise a glass to the founding fathers this Independence Day, why not go the extra mile and fill the glass like they did? Rye whiskey has a great tradition in early American history that continues on today.

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<![CDATA[Thrill of the Chill]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1742/thrill-of-the-chill/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 19:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1742/thrill-of-the-chill/ From cookies and cream to tropical treats, we’ve got all sorts of delightfully refreshing options hitting our coffee bars just in time for summer! Want a taste of our cool new menu?

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<![CDATA[Finger-Lickin’ Rib Recipes]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1733/finger-lickin-rib-recipes/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:23:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1733/finger-lickin-rib-recipes/ Nothing says summer quite like finger-lickin’, lip-smackin’, fall-off-the-bone ribs! Whether you like your ribs a little sweet, a little spicy or straight up savory, we’ve got an array of recipes that are sure to keep you coming back for more.

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<![CDATA[Camping Cocktails]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1747/camping-cocktails/ Fri, 24 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1747/camping-cocktails/ Sleeping bags? Check. S’mores? Check. Cocktails? You know it! These cocktail recipes are easy enough to mix at your campsite and tasty enough to make it worth the effort.

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<![CDATA[Keep it Green with Biodegradable Bags]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1749/keep-it-green-with-biodegradable-bags/ Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1749/keep-it-green-with-biodegradable-bags/ Around here, we like to keep it green. Whether it’s through our companywide sustainability program, partnering eco-friendly companies or offering green products like compostable bin liners, we take pride in doing everything we can to make being green just a little bit easier.

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<![CDATA[Easy as Pie]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1735/tips-on-summer-pies/ Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1735/tips-on-summer-pies/ With all the fresh fruit ripe for the picking (or for the purchasing), it’s the perfect time get your pie on! Whether you’re a seasoned pie-making pro or a pastry rookie, here are some expert tips to help make your summer fruit pies easy and delicious!

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<![CDATA[Summer Bakery Items ]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1744/summer-bakery-items/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:44:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1744/summer-bakery-items/ Life gave us lemons and we couldn’t be happier! Try our bakery’s latest summer sweets, each one bursting with the bright, tangy flavors of our favorite sunshine fruit.

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<![CDATA[S'mores Galore!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1745/smores/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 12:22:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1745/smores/ Toasted marshmallows and rich, melted chocolate sandwiched between a couple of crunchy graham crackers… there’s a simple (if not messy) beauty to s’mores, we wouldn’t trade for the world. But that’s not the only way to enjoy this classic campfire dessert.

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<![CDATA[Red, White & Blue Planet]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1734/blue-planet-eyewear/ Wed, 22 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1734/blue-planet-eyewear/ Looking for some eco-awesome eyewear to sport this summer? We’ve got just the pair! 

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<![CDATA[On the Go Bars & Bites]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1724/on-the-go-bars-bites/ Tue, 21 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1724/on-the-go-bars-bites/ If you’re going out and about this summer, you’ll need convenient, good-for-you snacks to fuel you and your adventures. Luckily, there are plenty of healthy bars and bites you can enjoy anytime, anywhere. Throw some of these great options in your backpack, pocket or beach bag for nutritious and delicious energy on the go!

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<![CDATA[Fun in the Sunscreen]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1746/fun-in-the-sunscreen/ Mon, 20 Jun 2016 10:27:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1746/fun-in-the-sunscreen/ If you’re going to have fun in the sun this summer, make sure you’ve got plenty of sunscreen to keep your skin from feeling the burn! Not a fan of the greasy, chemical-based options of the past? Don’t worry— nowadays it’s easy go all natural without going au naturel. Here are a few natural sun care options that will keep UVA/UVB rays at bay without exposing your skin to lots of chemicals.

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<![CDATA[#NuggetVacation Instagram Contest]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1730/nuggetvacation-instagram-contest/ Mon, 20 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1730/nuggetvacation-instagram-contest/ Summer is officially here and that means vacation time! Whether you’re packing up for a beach day, cross-country road trip or other exciting adventure, don’t forget to take us with you—or at least one of our reusable shopping bags!

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<![CDATA[Everyday We’re Cycling]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1728/everyday-were-cycling/ Fri, 17 Jun 2016 15:08:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1728/everyday-were-cycling/ The miles are officially tallied from our companywide May is Bike Month cycling challenge, and we have some exciting numbers to report.

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<![CDATA[Get Saucy!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1719/get-saucy/ Fri, 17 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1719/get-saucy/ From veggies to chicken, steaks and more, the easiest way to raise your grilling game is with the right sauce. Sweet, savory, smoky or spicy, find all your favorite flavor combos just in time for summer!

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<![CDATA[Gone Fishin’]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1729/gone-fishin/ Thu, 16 Jun 2016 15:23:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1729/gone-fishin/ Who doesn’t love fresh fish? Two of our favorites, fresh Northern Halibut and Copper River Salmon, are in season and in our seafood cases now! From flavor profiles to sourcing info, learn more about these tasty fish and how to make the most of them in your kitchen.

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<![CDATA[Store to Farm with California Safe Soil]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1726/store-to-farm-with-california-safe-soil/ Tue, 14 Jun 2016 10:56:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1726/store-to-farm-with-california-safe-soil/ CSS began collecting food scraps from our West Sacramento store as a trial program in 2013. Soon after, our stores in Woodland and Davis joined in the program and started providing food scraps later that year. In early 2014, our Sacramento and Elk Grove stores started participating in the program, too.

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<![CDATA[That’s a Wrap!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1711/thats-a-wrap/ Mon, 13 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1711/thats-a-wrap/ From dads and grads to birthdays, weddings and random acts of love and kindness, it’s easy to celebrate all of life’s special moments with Papyrus Greeting Cards & Gift Wrap. Express just how you feel with artful, eloquent greeting cards, and add that personal touch with stylish wrapping paper in a variety of patterns.

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<![CDATA[Time for a Coffee (Cake) Break]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1713/time-for-a-coffee-cake-break/ Sun, 12 Jun 2016 19:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1713/time-for-a-coffee-cake-break/ Fresh, moist cake and buttery, crumbly streusel topping come together in one of our all time favorite breakfast desserts: classic coffee cake. This sweet treat is hard enough to resist as is, but wait until you try our bakery’s new and improved version, sure to make mouths water everywhere!

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<![CDATA[How to…Cut a Mango ]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1715/how-tocut-a-mango/ Sat, 11 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1715/how-tocut-a-mango/ Interested in mastering the art of mango slicing? Take a peek at this quick video to see how it’s done!

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<![CDATA[Great Gifts for Dad]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1717/fathers-day-gift-guide/ Sat, 11 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1717/fathers-day-gift-guide/ Not sure what to get the dad in your life for Father’s Day? Our handy gift guide will help you find just the right thing for all your favorite father figures!

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<![CDATA[Healthy Frozen Treats Contest]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1725/healthy-frozen-treats-contest/ Fri, 10 Jun 2016 16:34:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1725/healthy-frozen-treats-contest/ Hot summer days are the perfect time to enjoy a refreshingly healthy frozen treat, especially one that’s homemade! Do you have a go-to recipe you enjoy when the temperature hits triple digits? Share your favorite summertime Healthy Frozen Treat for a chance to win a $50 Nugget Markets Gift Card and a Zoku popsicle mold (retail value $16.99)!

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<![CDATA[Tea Time on Ice]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1721/tea-time-on-ice/ Fri, 10 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1721/tea-time-on-ice/ In our opinion, any day over 80°F is a good day for iced tea. Whether you like to brew your own or enjoy a sip straight from the bottle, cool down today and any day with all sorts of refreshing iced tea options!

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<![CDATA[Much Ado About Mango]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1723/much-ado-about-mango/ Thu, 09 Jun 2016 16:27:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1723/much-ado-about-mango/ Mad about mangos? So are we! Luckily, since mangos have two growing seasons that overlap in various parts of the world, we have practically a year-round supply of this fabulous fruit!

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<![CDATA[SacPride Recap]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1722/sacpride-recap/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 13:45:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1722/sacpride-recap/ Wow, what a weekend! Nearly 30 Nugget Markets associates and friends took part in the Sacramento Pride Parade and Festival Saturday on the Capitol Mall, representing our stores all the way from Marin County up to El Dorado Hills!

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<![CDATA[Iced Tea at the Coffee Bar]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1720/iced-tea-at-the-coffee-bar/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 11:49:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1720/iced-tea-at-the-coffee-bar/ When the weather outside is frightfully hot, drop by our coffee bar for a refreshing cup of iced tea! From our classic iced black tea to the floral and fruity flavors of hibiscus, we’ve got cool, unsweetened and organic flavors for every palate!

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<![CDATA[Mozzarella Rundown]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1708/mozzarella-run-down/ Wed, 08 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1708/mozzarella-run-down/ What’s the difference between fresh mozzarella and buffalo mozzarella? What about ciligine and bocconcini? Is “caprese” pronounced kuh-preese or kuh-pray-zay? Is your head spinning yet? Don’t worry, we’re here to help—for all your pressing mozzarella questions, we’ve got the answers!

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<![CDATA[SchoolsRule-Marin Gala Ticket Giveaway!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1714/schools-rule/ Mon, 06 Jun 2016 12:43:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1714/schools-rule/ Step right up! It’s time to celebrate and support local education at SchoolsRule-Marin, a spectacular benefit under the big top, and we want you to join us! To enter for your chance to win two tickets to this fantastic event, visit our Contest Page!

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<![CDATA[Go for the Gold]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1712/go-for-the-gold/ Mon, 06 Jun 2016 11:36:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1712/go-for-the-gold/ Large, plump, juicy and sweet, Taylor’s Gold Pears are the perfect addition to a springtime brunch. Their creamy white flesh and smooth texture makes them ideal for enjoying in salads, desserts or baking.

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<![CDATA[Father's Day Giveaway]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1707/fathers-day-giveaway/ Mon, 06 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1707/fathers-day-giveaway/ This Father’s Day, treat your dad to a stylish gift he’ll love on us! In honor of all the great dads out there, we’re giving away six sets of Viski Crystal Tumblers and Glacier Rocks just in time for dad’s special day.

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<![CDATA[Summer Cheese Pairings]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1705/summer-cheese-pairings/ Sat, 04 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1705/summer-cheese-pairings/ Summer lovin’, had me some... cheese? You bet! After all that fun in the sun, there’s nothing quite like chilling out with good friends and good food on a cool summer night. While it may be too hot to cook in the kitchen, it’s the perfect weather for an evening wine and cheese party! Try a few of these cool summer combos to get the party started.

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<![CDATA[Fruit Beers Ripe for the Picking]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1704/fruit-beers-ripe-for-the-picking/ Fri, 03 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1704/fruit-beers-ripe-for-the-picking/ Thirsty for something a little different this summer? How does a refreshing Radler or Shandy-style fruit beer sound? Give it a go and raise a glass with one of these fruity favorites!

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<![CDATA[The “Rad” History of Fruit Beer ]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1709/the-rad-history-of-fruit-beer-/ Fri, 03 Jun 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1709/the-rad-history-of-fruit-beer-/ Have you tried fruit beer yet? Despite what you may think, this isn’t just that latest trend. Mixing fruit juice with beer has a long history dating back to the early 1900s in the Munich region of Germany.

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<![CDATA[Acai What You Did There]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1703/acai-what-you-did-there/ Tue, 31 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1703/acai-what-you-did-there/ Nutritious and delicious acai bowls are all the rage right now, and with good reason! These sweet, smoothie-style bowls pack a punch with the superfood benefits of acai (ah-sigh-ee) and make a great breakfast, dessert or power snack.

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<![CDATA[The Thrill of the Grill]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1699/thrill-of-the-grill/ Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1699/thrill-of-the-grill/ Are you ready to get your grill on? You will be soon with these great grilling tips! Just in time for summer, our chefs and meat pros shared their best tips and tricks for making the most of your next barbecue. Let’s get grillin’!

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<![CDATA[Angus 101]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1700/angus-education/ Thu, 26 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1700/angus-education/ Our mouthwatering Fresh to Market USDA Choice Premium Angus Beef serves up a grilling experience that is exceptionally flavorful, naturally juicy and incredibly tender. Wanna know why?

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<![CDATA[Best of the Best – El Dorado Hills]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1698/edh-best-of-the-best/ Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1698/edh-best-of-the-best/ Our guests are the best. Thanks to your incredible support, our El Dorado Hills store has been voted #1 in not one, but FOUR different categories in the El Dorado Hills Telegraph’s Best of the Best readers’ choice competition!

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<![CDATA[How to… Cut a Pineapple]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1701/how-to-cut-a-pineapple/ Wed, 25 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1701/how-to-cut-a-pineapple/ Learn how to slice a pineapple like a pro with this quick vid from our own Chef Stazi!

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<![CDATA[Cheese-Based Steak Butters ]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1697/steak-butters/ Tue, 24 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1697/steak-butters/ Raise the steaks this summer with a slather of one of these amazing cheese-based compound butters. The richness of the creamy butter pairs with the complex flavors of each unique cheese and other complementary flavors for a mouthwatering final product sure to take your steak to a whole new level.

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<![CDATA[Adventure Series Wines]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1696/adventure-wines-ii/ Mon, 23 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1696/adventure-wines-ii/ Ready to sip something a little different? Step off the beaten path and explore some of the unique wines Nugget Markets has to offer as part of our Adventure Series. These palate-pleasing libations include uncommon varietals that hail from lesser-known growing regions of the world. Explore some curious kinds and unusual finds with these wonderfully unique wines. 

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<![CDATA[Tray Magnifique!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1695/deli-tray-options/ Fri, 20 May 2016 09:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1695/deli-tray-options/ Planning a party? From invitations to scheduling, you’ve got enough on your plate, so let us help with the cooking! Delicious deli trays made fresh in our deli are the perfect option for group entertaining, providing plenty of easy, tasty food everyone can enjoy. 

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<![CDATA[Let Them Eat Cheese]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1694/cheese-cake-wheels/ Fri, 20 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1694/cheese-cake-wheels/ For a simple yet show-stopping dessert, layered cheese “cake” is the way to go. Along with this delicious combination, you can also try using different fillings or decorations like dried fruit, Marcona almonds or chocolate.

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<![CDATA[Whey Cool Combos]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1689/whey-cool-combos/ Thu, 19 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1689/whey-cool-combos/ Specialty cheese, great wine and artisan chocolate… what more do you really need? How about a handy guide to some fab fromage formulas? Take a page out of our talented cheese specialists’ book and try a taste of these unique and flavorful pairings, perfect for a picnic, barbecue or casual night in with friends.

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<![CDATA[Rallying for Relay for Life ]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1693/rallying-for-relay-for-life-/ Wed, 18 May 2016 11:40:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1693/rallying-for-relay-for-life-/ For 24 hours from April 30 to May 1, Nugget Markets team members and other excited supporters participated in this year’s Relay for Life at UC Davis. Overcoming gale-force winds all day, everyone had an absolute blast supporting a fantastic cause!

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<![CDATA[Spring & Summer Field Guide Fun]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1692/spring-and-summer-field-guide-fun/ Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1692/spring-and-summer-field-guide-fun/ It’s official—the latest Nugget Markets Field Guide to all things sizzling for spring and summer has arrived! Along with a ton of great recipes for grilling, brunch and everything in between, our seasonal guide is bursting with insider tips on healthy living, sustainable products, kitchen hacks, entertaining inspiration and more. 

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<![CDATA[Bellwether of the Ball]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1688/bellwether-of-the-ball/ Wed, 18 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1688/bellwether-of-the-ball/ Fresh, decadent and creamy Bellwether Farms Ricotta makes a beautiful addition to any sweet or savory dish. Locally made with 100% Jersey cow's milk, this ricotta has a delicate texture and a rich, buttery flavor. 

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<![CDATA[Fresh to Market, Fresh to You!]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1691/fresh-to-market-fresh-to-you/ Tue, 17 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1691/fresh-to-market-fresh-to-you/ At Nugget Markets, we’re committed to bringing you the best products at the best prices. To do that, we partner with local producers that share our same values and standards to offer our Fresh to Market line of unique, high-quality items produced with care and integrity. 

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<![CDATA[Bite-Sized Bliss ]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1690/bite-sized-bliss-/ Mon, 16 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1690/bite-sized-bliss-/ What’s better than a single slice of cheesecake? A bunch of mini cheesecake bites drenched in chocolate! Satiate any sweet tooth with Chuckanut Cheesecake Bites.

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<![CDATA[Sweet as a Sugar Plum]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1687/sweet-as-a-sugar-plum/ Sun, 15 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1687/sweet-as-a-sugar-plum/ Since 2009, Sugar Plum Vegan has been providing the Sacramento region with wonderful, cruelty-free baked goods that taste as good as they sound. Local, vegan and non-GMO, Sugar Plum goodies are a sweet treat indeed.

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<![CDATA[Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet – Part 3]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1685/benefits-of-the-mediterranean-diet--part-3/ Fri, 13 May 2016 08:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1685/benefits-of-the-mediterranean-diet--part-3/ Want to maintain a heart-healthy diet, but have a weakness for the sweeter things? You’re in luck! You don’t have to nix all your decadent favorites to keep a heart-healthy diet. The traditional Mediterranean diet includes a balance of many foods including some sweet, rich and indulgent options like these. Just remember, everything in moderation!

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<![CDATA[Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet – Part 2]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1684/benefits-of-the-mediterranean-diet--part-2/ Fri, 13 May 2016 07:30:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1684/benefits-of-the-mediterranean-diet--part-2/ If you’re aiming to eat more heart-healthy foods, you may want to look to the traditional Mediterranean diet for inspiration. Scientists note that lowering risk for heart disease is less about eating a particular food and more about eating a balanced collection of foods that work together to take care of your heart. Some of these foods include options like whole grains and vegetables, long known for their nutritional value.

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<![CDATA[Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet – Part 1]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1683/benefits-of-the-mediterranean-diet--part-1/ Fri, 13 May 2016 07:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1683/benefits-of-the-mediterranean-diet--part-1/ Of course you take care of yourself, but are you eating what’s best for your heart? For decades, researchers have noted that people living in Mediterranean regions tend to have lower risk for heart disease thanks a diet full of unprocessed foods that supply an array of heart-healthy nutrients and compounds. Delicious staples like salmon, olive oil and nuts supply both a wealth of great nutrition and flavor. Check out how some of these foods typical of the Mediterranean diet can help.

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<![CDATA[Mediterranean-Style Wines]]> https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1681/mediterranean-style-wines/ Thu, 12 May 2016 12:00:00 -0700 https://www.nuggetmarket.com/articles/1681/mediterranean-style-wines/ Planning a Mediterranean-style meal? Don’t forget the wine! With a wide variety of domestic and imported libations available in our adult beverage department, you’re sure to find the perfect wine for pairing with your inspired spread.

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