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February 18, 2021

Hungarian Almond Kifli from the Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Superb little cookies that can spiritually transport you to Budapest with every bite One of my all-time favorite Bakehouse cookies are Hungarian almond kifli. If you, like me, have a high affection for Mexican wedding cookies or any other powdered-sugar-coated, kind of crumbly, butter cookie of that delicious ilk, I’m […]

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February 18, 2021

Tinned Trout from Scout, a Craft Seafood Cannery

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Delicious new Canadian convervas I’ve long been a huge fan of tinned fish, or what folks in Spain call conservas—tinned tuna, anchovies, mackerel, salmon, and sardines (about which I wrote a whole little hand sewn book, titled Sardines!), and I eat them all regularly at home. So, it’s no surprise that I’m so […]

Zingerman's News Features

February 6, 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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February 6, 2021

Pecan Raisin Bread from the Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A classic bread to bring comfort We’ve been baking this lovely Pecan Raisin Bread for well over 25 years. It has stayed at the top of the Bakehouse’s list of favorites for so long now that I almost forget about it sometimes. Fortunately for me, the bread bakers at the […]

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February 6, 2021

Pitchfork Farmhouse Cheddar

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews New raw milk artisan cheddar from the southwest of England In 1982, the same year we opened the Deli, Patrick Rance published The Great British Cheese Book. Back then, when I knew little about cheese, his thin tome was a bit of a bible for me. The cheeses and the history […]

Chocolate News & Notes

February 4, 2021

Valentine’s Day Chocolate News and Notes

Valentine’s Day Chocolate News and Notes by Jennie B, Zingerman’s Chocolate Specialist This Valentine’s Day, visit Zingerman’s Delicatessen for swoon-worthy sweets that are sure to win hearts. Whether it’s a bar of chocolate, a custom box of truffles or a date night at home at our Virtual Happy Hour, our chocolate experts are here to […]

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January 30, 2021

Chicken Broth from the Deli Kitchen

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The centuries-old chicken broth recipe that still makes us feel better As we shift into the middle of winter, there are any number of ways we can take care of ourselves through the cold months still to come. I wrote a whole long piece about comfort food in the current […]

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January 28, 2021

Pumpernickel Raisin Bread

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A Zingerman’s Bakehouse Special Bake provides a taste of Jewish New York From one element of great eastern European Jewish culinary culture to another. Like a rare appearance of a musician with a strong cult following, Pumpernickel Raisin pops out of the Bakehouse ovens from time to time as a “Special Bake” […]

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January 7, 2021

Great New Harvest Greek Olive Oil

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Amazing arrival from the island of Antiparos I’m sitting here, in Ann Arbor, watching snow fall. The forecast for every day this week looks to be gray and in the low 30s, which is certainly, I know, better than the 3°F-below that it could be. Most of us will not […]

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January 5, 2021

Balsamic Vinegar: A Buying Guide

Ever wandered around the Deli and wondered what food could possibly be so valuable that it would be locked inside that little glassed off section of shelving near the olive oils? The answer is vinegar: finely aged, potently flavorful, rare and authentic balsamic vinegar.  While our top-shelf vinegars are kept safe behind lock and key, we […]

From the Deli Kitchen

January 3, 2021

Deli Pot Pies: The 6 Flavor Line-up

Try all six delicious flavors of our Deli Pot Pies! Winter brings shorter days and cooler temperatures, and also Pot Pies at Zingerman’s Deli!  the Deli’s pot pies are handmade and are a special way you can warm up your dinner table this winter. Pick them up anytime and tuck them into your freezer for […]

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January 3, 2021

Pot Pies For Perfect Winter Meals

A collection of six kinds of handmade pot pies flows through the Deli during the coldest months of the year. Every year, the Deli team dreams up ways to evolve the already beloved savory pies – they get better and better.

Ari's Favorites

January 1, 2021

Recipe: Swiss Potato Mac & Cheese with Caramelized Onions

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Swiss potato mac is a great winter dish from the mountains to make at your house There’s no denying that we’re into the first full-on formal weeks of winter here in Michigan. A sprinkling of snow and plenty of below-freezing temperatures. Which means it’s a good time of year to […]

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January 1, 2021

Willi Lehner Cheese

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Bandaged Farmhouse Cheddar and Farmhouse Grana–A pair of exceptional, long-aged, artisan cheeses from Willi Lehner in Wisconsin If I were putting together a book of poetry about people who stayed in place and made a long term lasting difference in their communities, Willi Lehner would surely be in it. He’s been making […]

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December 27, 2020

An Expanded Selection of Tea at the Deli

A vision is realized with an increased selection of tea by Jackson Konwinski, Zingerman’s Delicatessen Tea Buyer/Specialty Foods Supervisor Our new selection of tea goes out to all you leaf lovers out there–the regulars who have been with us for decades, the first-timers looking for something special, and everyone else who will walk through our […]

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December 27, 2020

Ben Shan Oolong Tea from Fujian

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A new Oolong Tea at the Deli brews a delicious cup Thanks to the hard work and passionate pursuit of excellence of longtime Deli staffer Jackson Konwinski, we have this lovely new oolong tea that’s only recently arrived from China. The Ben Shan is a delicate and delicious Tieguanyin (aka, […]