Foodie Finds

What exactly are Foodie Finds? It’s simple: unique and tasty products that we’ve searched the world over, so you can expand your tastes and experience Foodie-friendly items exclusive to Central Market. Check out this month's issue of Foodie Finds to discover what's in store.

The Stuffed of Legend

With summer about to heat up, it’s time to plan your next grilling masterpiece. Look no further than Central Market’s Stuffed Burgers hand-crafted daily by our Market Partners. 

After all, what could be better than a hot, juicy, tasty Angus burger filled with melted, cheesy deliciousness fresh from the grill? 

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Dessert by Design

For proof that what you learn in school really can be useful in the real world, look no further than Coolhaus Ice Creams and Bars.

Founder Natasha Case studied the concept of "Farchitecture" (Food + Architecture) in a graduate architecture program, and decided that ice cream sandwiches were the perfect realization of the Farchitecture concept, given the unique structure of Coolhaus sandwiches. 

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Viet Nom Nom Nom

The best Vietnamese sauces this side of Asia are handmade in Brooklyn. Brother and sister team Ken and Toan have bottled their mother’s recipes for a quick, easy way to liven up the flavor of your favorite dishes. 

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We Like Big Bundts and We Cannot Lie

We’re always looking for ways to combine a few of our favorite things into your new favorite, and we’ve another got a winner: Strawberry Lemon Greek Yogurt Cake.

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Your Mother-in-Law Was Right

Well, at least about kimchi. And only according to an old Korean legend.

As the story goes, Korean tradition calls for a new bride to learn the recipe for kimchi, a condiment made from pickled vegetables and still found in Korean homes and restaurants, from her mother-in-law.

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Some Like It Hot. Others, Scorching.

We’re known to crow about our ability to handle anything spicy. Most of us haven’t met High Octane Hot Sauces and Salsas. Central Market is the first retailer to carry Kevin Billings' four salsas and five hot sauces made in small batches just outside of Houston. 

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Pub Grub

Alex Albone’s Pipers Crisp Potato Chips are as unique as their home country. The chips gained somehwat of a cult following when they began as staples in pubs around England. Who doesn't like chips n' ale, right?

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Are You Ready for This Jelly?

Not all jams are created equal. That's probably because not all jams, preserves, and marmalades are have three generations of preserve-making experience in every jar.  Blake Hill Preserves do.

Artisan jam producers Vicky Allard and Joe Hanglin discovered the two hundred year-old Blake Hill Farm nestled in the quiet hamlet of Grafton Village in Vermont's Green Mountains. With fruit trees growing as far as the eye can see, it seemed like the perfect place to settle into the family business. 

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Sauced is Our Favorite Flavor

Since we’re all about grilling in the Lone Star State, it’s no surprise that we’ve got master Texas chefs coming up with sauces just for the occasion. That’s what Chef Charles Mayes did with his line of Austin Josie’s Grilling Sauces and Salad Dressings. 

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Beer Lovers, Say Cheese!

La Casearia Carpenedo near Treviso, Italy, has combined two of our favorite things—beer and cheese—to create Dolomitico alla Birra. 

Fresh, raw, mild-and-creamy blue cheese is flavorfully intoxicated with barley malt and double malt beer that makes your taste buds tingle. And not just any double malt beer, but, as the name implies, this cheese is made with Birra Dolomiti made in Italy's Dolomites mountain range where it's infused with pure, fresh water from rock springs. 

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