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December 5, 2020

Cranberry Walnut Pie

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews One of the quiet wonders of the Bakehouse If you’re a long time Zingerman’s regular, you likely know the items that have gained us fame over the last quarter century of baking. Sour cream coffee cakes, Jewish rye bread, Pecan Raisin, Magic Brownies, pecan pie . . . Then there […]

December 5, 2020

Marash Turkish Red Pepper Flakes

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews The magical spice of eastern Turkey If you want an easy way to help bring the flavors of your cooking alive in under a minute, you might want to pick up a jar of this terrific dried red pepper from Turkey. Marash pepper is magical. The more you use it, […]

December 5, 2020

The Zeke Bar from Askinosie Chocolate

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A man who will help lead the fight against the pandemic puts his signature on an amazing dark chocolate When I first wrote about my friend Shawn Askinosie’s new chocolate bar back in 2019, I asked him a few times who “Zeke” was. I vaguely remembered Shawn saying that Zeke […]

November 13, 2020

Cranberry Pecan Bread from Zingerman’s Bakehouse

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Cranberry Pecan Bread: A whole lot of tasty holiday eating Brad Hedeman, skilled marketing manager at Mail Order and wonderful writer, says that a loaf of Cranberry Pecan Bread is the “kissing cousin to our extremely popular Pecan Raisin Bread.” Over half a pound of dried cranberries and pecans are […]

November 11, 2020

Holiday Blend from Zingerman’s Coffee Company

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Holiday Blend: A beautiful brew that can turn any day into a holiday! If you’re thinking about what to drink when you dive into a nice piece of pecan pie or with a toasted slice of Cranberry Pecan bread for breakfast, this seasonal brew from Zingerman’s Coffee Company could be […]

November 6, 2020

Incredibly Delicious California Dates

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Medjool dates from Rancho Meladuco in the Coachella Valley, California In the desert, the sight of a date palm is almost always an indicator that an oasis is at hand. Fresh water and ripe dates have always been welcome sights for travelers. Although an oasis isn’t generally the end of […]

November 2, 2020

Pu-erh Tea, a Fermented Tea from China

  Excerpt from Zingerman’s Guide to Good Eating by Ari Pu-erh Tea is not just for the aficionados Pu-erh is to the tea world what balsamic is to the realm of vinegar.  A rare, long-aged offering, it’s known outside Asia only to a small circle of aficionados. Not everyone likes Pu-erh tea. It has an […]

October 30, 2020

Trea Wildflower Honey from Greece

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews This wildflower honey is a culinary gift from the island of Thasos Here’s an awesome way to lighten and brighten your day. Toast a slice of good bread from the Bakehouse—I’m really high right now on the True North. Pour on a bit of your favorite olive oil. Spread on some […]

October 22, 2020

The Marvelous Olive Oil of Eric Martin

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A terrific taste of Eric Martin and Provence If you’re looking for a special olive oil to grace your autumnal table, give some thought to this great one we get from Eric Martin in southern France. I learned about this one twenty-something years ago through Mort Rosenblum, longtime political writer […]

October 15, 2020

Zingerman’s Spiced Pecans

Spiced Pecans are one of our most-loved holiday offerings! Toasted with butter, Tellicherry black pepper, ginger, cloves, and more enticingly exotic spices.

October 14, 2020

First Flush Darjeeling 2020

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews One of my favorite teas has just arrived in Ann Arbor–This year, First Flush Darjeeling comes from the Jungpana Estate   As we enter the final quarter of a year that’s clearly been a rather difficult one for everyone, here’s a small thing that’s been brightening my days. Drinking hot […]

October 7, 2020

American Spoon Valiant Grape Jelly

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A Great, Hard-to-Get, Grape Jelly at The Deli In one of the many ways that I feel like I never fit, I will confess here, publicly, that as a child I never liked peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. Even now, all these years later, when I clearly know better, I still […]

October 5, 2020

Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic Inquiry

A new pamphlet by Zingerman’s Co-Founder Ari Weinzweig While the world focuses on blaring headlines and dramatic confrontations, humility continues on quietly—but meaningfully—behind the scenes, and away from the spotlight. In his new pamphlet, “Humility: A Humble, Anarchistic Inquiry,” Zingerman’s co-founder Ari Weinzweig shares his two-year-long inquiry into how the gentle art of humility can […]

October 1, 2020

PX Sherry Vinegar, Ari’s all-time favorite vinegar

Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews My all-time favorite vinegar I keep thinking I’ll outgrow this sherry vinegar, imagining that one of these days my attention will be drawn elsewhere and that I’ll move on to marveling at some other of the many amazing offerings we have on the shelves at the Deli. But when all is […]

October 1, 2020

Organic Handmade Couscous from Tunisia

Simple and superb handmade couscous from the southern Mediterranean Written by Ari Weinzweig, Zingerman’s Co-founder Have you ever tasted something so shockingly good that it makes you reframe everything else you ever thought about that product? I remember the first time I tried new harvest extra virgin olive oil right out of the press, or […]