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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Learn To Do Al Dente Right


Central Market is bringing some of Italian cuisine’s most celebrated chefs to Texas during Passport Italy! Find out when these culinary artists will be visiting your favorite store.

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Tre Numeri Parmesan, the King of Formaggi


Cheese is a staple on any Italian dinner table. For Passport Italy, we’ve stocked our shelves with over 30 fine Italian cheeses and invited cheesemakers to share their specialties with in-store visits and samplings.

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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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You’ll Scream for Ice Cream. Literally!


Now this is an ice cream for Texas if there ever was one. Bonfatto’s Spice Cream Ice Cream started life as – wait for it – hot sauce for wings.

Here's the story: While at a food show displaying those award-winning wing sauces, third-generation Bonfatto family-member David Letterman (no, not that David Letterman) and his wife faced 100-degree heat with no end in sight. (That sounds familiar, right?)

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Raising the (Olive) Bar


If you were a fan of our Olive Bar before, get ready to hear angels singing now. We’ve given our Olive Bar an extreme makeover. The new and improved Olive Bar features always-refrigerated, unpasteurized olives, exciting olive blends, new varietals, marinades, and salads. What you’ll see: Olives in shades of sharp apple green and deep, rich black. What you’ll taste: The more delicate, real fruit flavor of each olive variety. Trust us, you’ll appreciate olives all over again.

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Cheers! Salud¡ & Clang Clang… Come Join Us for a Toast!


There is a new local can hitting our shelves, and we could not be more excited, so we thought we would throw them a party. So please join us and help us welcome Four Corners Brewery to the Central Market family during their canning release party at Dallas Lovers.

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The Art of Extraction


Extracting coffee from coffee beans is better known as brewing coffee. How you brew your coffee affects the quality and taste of each cup you sip. But fear not! The perfect cup of coffee is only six steps away.

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