Tag Archives: Sloppy Joes

Sloppy Joes seem to be a family tradition in many households but we always forget about them when deciding what to have for dinner. They are quick and easy to make, yet fairly inexpensive because you tend to have many of the ingredients already in your pantry. And for those of you with kids, they tend to be a kid-friendly option even for the picky child, so it’s a win for everyone. Needless to say, now that we’ve made them once they will become a recurring meal in our house. I don’t eat red meat so I like to use ground chicken instead. Ground chicken tends to have a little less fat and little more protein than ground beef so it’s also a slightly healthier option. The consistency between the ground chicken and ground beef is very similar, or so I’m told by Andrew because he’s the only one that would … Continue reading

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We’ve got some scary good food to make  your BOOFFET perfect with some of our delicious prepared foods and recipes! Mini Ham Sandwiches should be on your menu because you can make them a day ahead and just pop them in the oven before your guests arrive. Don’t be surprised if they are the first thing to go! If you’re a little more adventurous how about making Booofalo Chicken Sliders using our Buffalo Burger recipe, a tasty slider with a little kick. Our Killer Artichoke Bread is to die for! A really easy recipe with excellent flavor your guest will love. Sloppy Joes are another great comfort food to make ahead of time and re-heat to serve.   Our Queso recipe is another item that can be made ahead and re-heated before serving with your choice of tortilla chips. If you don’t want to do any cooking we have a fa(boo)lous selection of prepared items in our Deli: … Continue reading

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Fall has arrived and it’s time for some football!  Throw that beer in the fridge and start planning what football-friendly food to serve while watching the game. Make up some Game Day Pretzels for that crunch that every gathering needs, this is one that you need to make a couple of days ahead so plan accordingly. If the kids are watching the game with you it might be fun to make Sloppy Joe Nachos (the adults will love these too). Make our simple but tasty Sloppy Joe recipe, next make our Queso recipe, again really simple. Now you are ready to assemble your nachos. Layer a platter with tortilla chips and spoon your hot Sloppy Joe mix over the top of the chips and drizzle hot Queso over the top. Serve the remaining Sloppy Joes in buns and you also have plenty of Queso for dipping. Buffalo Wings seem to … Continue reading

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Our glorious spring weather disappeared quickly with a dusting of snow so we turned to some heartier dishes for this week’s menu. One of the dishes this week is Speedy Baked Ziti. I was a fan of the Sopranos on HBO and all of the characters loved Carmella’s Ziti and a dish that brought the family together for Sunday dinner so when I ran across this recipe in Food and Wine, I had to give it a try! Another recipe this week is our Southwestern Pot Roast, a very simple recipe for the slow cooker that we serve with  provides another great meal with leftover pot roast used for Shredded Beef Quesadillas, here is our video for the quesadillas. The perfect accompaniment to either of these meal is our recipe for Cilantro Lime Rice: Cilantro Lime Rice Ingredients: 1 Cup Basmati Rice – Rinse lightly in cold water, then cook … Continue reading

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We have some beautiful salmon filets in our store this week and a recipe that is sure to please is Bacon Wrapped Salmon. This recipe uses Tom Douglas Rub with Love – Salmon rub as well as a Savu smoker bag. The salmon rub is brown sugar based  and this rub flavors “the best salmon in Seattle” at Etta’s restaurant, according to Northwest Palate Magazine. If you love easy clean up with the bonus of great taste you will love the Savu smoker bag. Our weekly menu also has another salmon recipe for Maple Glazed Salmon, another delicious option! As if we needed an excuse to eat salmon, here is an interesting article A Diet Rich in Fish May Help the Brain. The new Tide “pods” have just arrived in our stores, great pre-measured detergent so no messy cups to measure and spill. Another new item in our innovative bakery is … Continue reading

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While we are having a mild winter, it is still plenty chilly outside to make us hungry for something warm and tasty. If you are looking for something warm yet “lighter” try our fresh stir fry packages that we call Samurai Stir Fry.  Use the veggies on their own or pair them with chicken, beef, or pork for a delicious & quick one-pot meal. This week in our menu we share one of our favorite recipes for Fajita Steak Salad, here is a link to our video on YouTube for the recipe as well, we hope you enjoy the videos. We welcome you to post photos of the recipes you prepare on our Facebook page, be sure to “like” us to find out about new products and promotions.  We are always on the watch for new products and work diligently to have them on our shelves as soon as possible. If … Continue reading

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Halloween is one of our favorite holidays and we have gathered some of our favorite products for a Festive Fright Night gathering. Our Chef Ryan video for Halloween, The Feast of Fools has some ideas for some scary treats of Witches Fingers and Creepy Chocolate Spiders and an easy recipe for Sloppy (Spooky) Joes. One of our spooky appetizers sure to please is our BOOfalo Chicken Dip, the same great flavor as buffalo wings with a delicious cheese sauce.  Available for purchase in an ovenable tray,  all you have to do is heat and serve with your favorite tortilla chips. Another menu item that we offer in our Deli is  our Ghoulash, it is a hearty dish and a wonderful entrée for your  family, and all you have to do is heat it up!  If you’re thinking meat and potatoes, we have Mummy’s Meatloaf (Mom’s Meatloaf) available in our meat … Continue reading

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