Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta


Oft-maligned as a classic “icky vegetable” parents force their kids to eat, Brussels sprouts are enjoying the spotlight these days. I was first introduced to them at a bbq restaurant in Myrtle Beach, SC. They were roasted with a barbecue rub and totally blew my mind. THESE were Brussels sprouts? Why have I spent my life fearing you?

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Invite Sangria to Your Holiday Party


Sangria is a perfect holiday party drink that looks festive and tastes merry. It’s also easy to make! Surprise your guests with homemade sangria and don’t be surprised when they whip out their phones and start taking posting pics of their pretty glasses loaded with fruit and good cheer! 

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Perfect Wine Pairings for Holiday Gatherings


Today our expert wine buyer answers your questions about what wines are great bets for holiday dinners and what they pair well with. These selections also make great host gifts if you're traveling! 

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Red Jacket Orchards Apple Cider


Enjoyed cold and crisp or served warm while cozied around a fire, apple cider is a seasonal favorite. You’ll find Red Jacket cider in our stores (and on sale through Christmas Eve), and one sip will put some extra merry in your Christmas.

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Sweet Secret


Dalmatia Fig Spread is one of my favorite secret weapons. It perfectly straddles the line between sweet and savory and can find a purpose from breakfast to late in the evening. I promise once you have tried it, you will fret if you're getting to the bottom of the jar. 

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Purple Cauliflower Hummus


Did you know purple cauliflower gets its color from the antioxidant anthocyanin, also found in red cabbage and red wine? And did you know with just a few steps you can turn it into a jewel-toned hummus sure make an impression at your holiday parties? First step is to pick up the purple cauliflower during our purple produce sale, going on through 12/13! 

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New Launch: Central Market Kombucha!


Kombucha fans, we have exciting news! Today we're launching our line of fizzy and fabulous kombucha teas! For the uninitiated, kombucha is a fermented probiotic tea. It’s a tasty, fizzy drink with little sugar (making it a great alternative to sodas) and is considered by many to be good for your health.  

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Let Us Do The Cooking This Holiday


Serving up an incredible holiday meal is deliciously easy: Let us handle it. You? You just pour a glass a wine and sit down and actually talk to all those family members and friends in your house. We've got dinner (and dessert, and appetizers) covered. 

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Vital Farms Pasture-Raised Butter & Eggs


Pasture-raised is all they do! Vital Farms goal is to “bring ethically produced food to the table” and they believe that “pasture-raising animals is the most humane and sustainable way to do so.” We’re happy to carry their eggs and butter from “happy hens or contented cows!” Plus, we have an awesome Foodie Freebie right now – buy Vital Farms butter and get 2 boxes of Nature’s Path Waffles FREE! 

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