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July 1, 2021

5 Steps to Tasting Great Food

Or, How to Taste Food Like an Expert Adapted from Zingerman’s Guide to Good Eating, by Ari Weinzweig If we’re going to eat multiple times a day for the rest of our lives, we might as well make our meals as enjoyable and interesting as possible. For a modicum of effort, even the least-experienced eater […]

July 1, 2021

Meet the Deli Detail: Chocolate Specialist

Meet the Deli Detail: We’re introducing you to our passionate team of experts. Today’s featured Deli crew members is our Chocolate Specialist Meet the Deli’s Chocolate Specialist When it comes to covetable careers, “chocolate specialist” is a title that’s hard to top. The Deli’s chocolate specialist puts her obsession to work curating the chocolate corner […]

July 1, 2021

Recipe: Fried Egg ’n’ ’Nduja Sandwiches

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Scrumptious, spicy, super good Spanish-style fried eggs, cooked in full-flavored extra virgin olive oil, are one of the best quick meals I know. The key is the quality of the oil and the eggs. Once you get used to cooking eggs this way, I feel confident you’re likely to stick […]

July 1, 2021

Recipe: Summer Salad with Dates and Parmigiano Reggiano

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A summer salad makes a whole meal in a matter of minutes The idea for this summer salad came to mind the other day walking through the Farmers Market, looking at the new season arugula coming in. You can grab good local arugula there or at Argus Farm Stop here […]

June 18, 2021

5 Steps for Tasting Chocolate Like a Pro

Learn how to taste and evaluate chocolate, just like we do at Zingerman’s! Our guide includes a free download pamphlet and tasting wheel to use.

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 […]

April 2, 2021

Chicken Cacciatore

A BUTCHER’S MONTHLY RECIPE FROM MARROW This recipe for Chicken Cacciatore comes to us from Nick the Butcher at Marrow, Detroit’s neighborhood butcher and a knowledgeable source for meat.  They work directly with local farmers and producers to guarantee fresh never frozen quality meat from people we trust.  We’ve partnered with them to bring you Butcher’s Monthly, […]

April 1, 2021

Recipe: Red Walnuts Make a Great Sauce for Pasta

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews Red walnuts are a wonderful way to make dinner Salsa Noci is a pretty common item on the Italian Riviera, where jarred sauces are a wonderful everyday item. I got to thinking about it the other day—while putting some of the super good red walnuts we have at the Deli on a salad, […]

February 18, 2021

Smoked Honey Whiskey Sour

a cocktail recipe from Bittermilk We’re pretty excited about these cocktail mixers from Bittermilk in Charleston, SC.  These mixers are hand crafted and hand bottled, all you need to do is add the booze! Husband and wife team MariElena and Joe Raya developed Bittermilk to make it easier for you to make craft cocktails at […]

February 18, 2021

La Cabra Cocktail

a cocktail recipe from Bittermilk We’re pretty excited about these cocktail mixers from Bittermilk in Charleston, SC.  These mixers are hand crafted and hand bottled, all you need to do is add the booze! Husband and wife team MariElena and Joe Raya developed Bittermilk to make it easier for you to make craft cocktails at […]

February 18, 2021

Pinky Swear Cocktail

a cocktail recipe from Bittermilk We’re pretty excited about these cocktail mixers from Bittermilk in Charleston, SC.  These mixers are hand crafted and hand bottled, all you need to do is add the booze! Husband and wife team MariElena and Joe Raya developed Bittermilk to make it easier for you to make craft cocktails at home.  They […]

February 18, 2021

Charred Grapefruit Tonic

a cocktail recipe from Bittermilk We’re pretty excited about these cocktail mixers from Bittermilk in Charleston, SC.  These mixers are hand crafted and hand bottled, all you need to do is add the booze! Husband and wife team MariElena and Joe Raya developed Bittermilk to make it easier for you to make craft cocktails at […]

February 6, 2021

Deli Knish

Let’s kibitz about knish. Have you tried these precious parcels of potato-filled pastry?! Not to toot our own ram’s horn, but we think our take on this Jewish specialty is truly something to write home about. Knishtory Worth Knowing A knish is a classic Jewish pastry stuffed with splendid fillings and wrapped in outrageously good […]

January 21, 2021

Deli Delivery

Don’t want to bother with pants or parkas? Partake of Zingerman’s Deli delivery! WHERE DOES ZINGERMAN’S DELI DELIVER? If you’re in Ann Arbor, you’re probably in luck! Zingerman’s Delicatessen, the land of 1,000 flavors, comes to your door! Our delivery area includes most of Ann Arbor, within the borders of I-94, US-23 and M-14. If […]

January 12, 2021

The Meaning of Passover and the Seder Plate

  If you’ve found yourself asking: What is the meaning of the observance of Passover? What’s the significance of a seder plate? What food is served at Passover? Why is bread not served at Passover? What are Passover desserts? You’ve come to the right place for answers At Zingerman’s Delicatessen, we believe in the value […]

January 7, 2021

Recipe: How to Make Spaghetti Toast

  Excerpt from Ari’s Top 5 enews A home treat for grain lovers Here’s a little bit of homespun comfort food that Tammie taught me shortly after we met many years ago now. Her mother used to make it for her and her sisters—spaghetti was one of her little sister Missie’s favorites and “spaghetti toast” turned out […]