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June 5, 2021

Zingerman’s Delicatessen Roast Turkey is Better Than Ever!

  By Grace Singleton, managing partner, Zingerman’s Delicatessen Zingerman’s Delicatessen is proud of our partnership with Ferndale Market, a third-generation family farm in Minnesota. Ferndale Markets allows the birds to be free-range when Minnesota’s weather allows: April through November. We’re sure you’ll enjoy the improved flavor of our roast turkey, especially in the Deli’s second-largest […]

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May 14, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Deli Meat Monger

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured Deli crew members are our Meat Mongers  Meet the Deli Meat Mongers With a landmark Reuben and a destination-worthy deli counter, Zingerman’s Delicatessen is a haven for meat lovers. The Deli’s meat mongers are responsible for curating the Deli’s impressive […]

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May 14, 2021

Anchovy Stuffed Peppers

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews “Red Truffles” from Northern Italy–Powerfully good Piemontese cherry peppers stuffed with anchovies and capers These amazing anchovy stuffed peppers are, without hesitation, truly one of the most terrific things I’ve ever eaten. Food writer Faith Willinger refers to these as “red truffles,” which I think is an appropriate description—they’re almost […]

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May 14, 2021

Paesano Bread from the Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A bread from Zingerman’s Bakehouse that is great for everything! If I could only pick one Bakehouse bread to offer solace in a time of struggle, this would be my top choice. Over the last 28 years I’ve taken Paesano bread to probably a dozen different countries and a host of […]

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May 11, 2021

In Memoriam: The Magical Honeys of Mieli Thun

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The tragic loss of a culinary legend and a call to continue his tradition The Italian culinary journal Gambero Rosso wrote: “Andrea Paternoster, the innovative beekeeper who revolutionized the honey sector in Italy with his Mieli Thun honeys, died today, April 18, 2021.” Andrea was killed, tragically, at the age of […]

Chocolate News & Notes

April 27, 2021

Mother’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Jennie’s Wow-Worthy Top Gift Picks for Mother’s Day by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist Our shelves are filled with mom-thrilling confections and as always, we are ready to assist you in finding the perfect gift.  We miss you for our in person sampling and gift selection conversations, but we are still here to help you […]

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April 24, 2021

Tinned Fish at the Deli: Not Your Dad’s Tuna

Is tinned fish a pantry’s ultimate secret weapon? The Zingerman’s Deli specialty food staff thinks so. They’re here to make the case to doubters and tinned fish heads alike. Rich in protein, omega-3’s and full-flavored goodness, tinned seafood preserves the oceans best at the peak of flavor and quality. Tinned fish is not only a […]

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April 24, 2021

Traditional Portuguese Sea Salt

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A small bit of saline loveliness from the South Coast It’s over 20 years ago that I first visited the south of Portugal. I love the sun and I love the beach. It’s a beautiful place. In a sense though, what’s stayed with me most, is this wonderful traditional sea […]

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April 24, 2021

Uganda Rwenzori Coffee

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Uganda Rwenzori: New Coffee from East Africa While so much has been turned topsy turvy over the last year, one thing that has provided comfort and consistency throughout has been the quality of the beans at Zingerman’s Coffee Company. In fact, I would venture to say, through all the ups […]

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April 24, 2021

Mons 1924 Blue Cheese from France

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A terrific taste of “traditional Roquefort” and the Roaring Twenties The year was 1924. It was roughly four years after the winding down of the Spanish flu pandemic. Women were winning the right to vote throughout much of the world. In New York, the Harlem Renaissance was in full swing. In […]

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April 11, 2021

Milk Oolong Tea

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Terrific New Tea Arrival from Taiwan It’s nearly 20 years ago now that we started to roast our own coffee. Up until that point I drank coffee only rarely, mostly if (as is still often the case, in Italy) there was no other choice. Tea was my thing. Every morning, […]

Pantry Staples

April 1, 2021

Versatile Grains to Try

Healthy and delicious ideas straight from your pantry Contributed by freelance writer Jennifer Birch Grains can be a healthy and delicious component to have in your pantry. They are readily available, easy to cook, and if stored properly, can even last for up to six months. Plus, you can pair them up with a pretty […]

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April 1, 2021

Cruschi: Crunchy Fried Sweet Peppers from Southern Italy

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The potato chip of the pepper world Looking for a terrific new taste treat? These amazing little fried Cruschi peppers—which are not spicy—are as awesome as potato chips and also equally addictive. If you’re at all like me, you might eat most of the bag in the course of a […]

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April 1, 2021

Crozier Blue

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Ireland’s only sheep milk blue cheese is tasting terrific! Not long before I read The Fifth Discipline I travelled for the first time to Ireland. The trip had a huge impact on my life—I’ve been back about 20-something times, I’ve come to study Irish history and culture extensively, I’ve made dozens of […]

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April 1, 2021

The Superb Olive Oil of Mariano Sanz

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews New harvest oil “Teresa Arrojo” arrives from western Spain Nelson Mandela, said “May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears.” Mariano Sanz Pech did exactly that. He set out to save traditional Spanish cheese. The disconnection and despair that came out of the industrial revolution is not limited to […]

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April 1, 2021

Patagonia Provisions Smoked Mackerel from Spain

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Terrific tinned fish to make your meal into something special If you like tinned fish even a tenth as much as I do, you’ll definitely want to check out this newly-arrived smoked mackerel from Patagonia. Not Patagonia in Argentina. Patagonia the clothing company—they’ve started a terrific new line of sustainable tinned […]