Patriotic Dessert in a Jiffy


Yikes! Your guests are coming this afternoon and while the grill and salads are all taken care of, you don't yet have a dessert. (That half-eaten package of cookies in the cupboard doesn't count.) No worries, here is a bright asummer berry trifle that comes together quickly and looks fabulous.

Get ready to party like it's 1776!

 

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Menu Ideas to Make Your 4th Sparkle


It's 4th of July weekend! Time for patio parties, pool parties, block parties, backyard parties, and neighborhood parties. And no matter where you gather, one thing is for certain: there will be food!
Lots of it. Yea, America! Here are some menu ideas so tasty that Uncle Sam will want YOU
to dish him up seconds.


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5 Foodie Ideas for a Tasty Week


From grilling fresh peaches with maple cream to sipping a summery Saison, here are 5 ideas for after your next trip to Central Market. Grab your shopping list and get a pen -- you're going to want to make some additions! 

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Provolone Piccante


Have you seen the large, almost teardrop-shaped yellow cheese hanging in the middle of our Cheese department lately? The big, segmented shape is called a mandarone, which means “large tangerine.” And when you walk past it in your store, that will make complete sense: It looks like a (super) giant cheese tangerine.

But it is actually Provolone Piccante, a delightful cheese with a profile everyone can enjoy. It's an Italian cheese we have brought to you from the city of Vescovato, in the province of Cremona, southeast of Milan. And it's exclusive to Central Market!

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Do Yourself A Favor: Try Martin House Brewing Company


If you’re a DFW native and craft beer enthusiast, there’s no doubt you are familiar with the beer genius flowing forth from the Fort’s wild boys, Martin House Brewing. Founded by longtime pals Cody Martin (Evil Beer Genius), David Wedemeier (Marketing & Sales Wizard), and Adam Myers (Mister Fix-it, and Tap-handle Forger), this may just be our favorite Texas brewery, here in Southlake! So come on in and look for Martin House brews on our shelves. You don't want to miss these! 

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Local DFW Brews In-Store for You!


As a beer buyer, I am always looking for what's new, unique, and local to our community.  I love introducing shoppers to beers that are brewed and bottled in our backyard. It has been very exciting lately with new craft breweries opening locally all around us, and I'm excited to introduce you to some during Beer Fest! 

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Grilled Sandwiches (Go Great with Beer)


Beer and the grill are two of summer's finest companions. Here's a recipe idea for when you want to grill up something tasty to enjoy with a cold beer, and are looking for a burger alternative. Check it out: Torta with Grilled Chorizo, Avocado, and Cilantro Cream. Sit out on your patio with this grilled sandwich in one hand, an iced down beer in the other, and those worries you had? They'll fade far, far away. 

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Try Something New from Real Ale Brewing in Blanco, TX


Real Ale Brewing in Blanco, Texas, has been brewing top qualty craft beers since 1996 with as little processing as possible. It starts with water from the nearby Blanco River and the highest quality ingredients. Then they take the time to allow all the unique characteristics of the ingredients to shine. Real Ale believes doing less to the beer actually creates more complexity, aroma, and flavor. It is unfiltered, unpasteurized, and they never use preservatives or artificial colors.


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Wine Lovers, This Beer's For You


Making the leap from your favorite adult beverage to a new one sometimes takes a bit of encouragement (u-hum, Cory). So when we found this reference from Vinepair we knew it was perfect for you wine lovers out there and had to share.

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It's Dad's Day!


Happy Father's Day to all the fathers, grandfathers, foster dads, step dads, daddys, pops, poppys, grandpas, papas,  paw paws --- all of you guys doing the good work of being a dad! Because whatever name you go by, you totally rock and deserve a day (at least) to celebrate! (Hint: Beer Fest is going on.) 

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