Monthly Archives: September 2017

Pear and Blue Cheese Flatbread

By |2017-09-29T10:04:12-05:00September 29th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , , , , |

Maytag is a blue cheese produced by Maytag Dairy Farms from the milk of prize-winning herd of Holstein cattle. In 1938, Iowa State University developed a new process for making blue cheese from homogenized cow's milk instead of the traditional sheep's milk.  The farm located outside Newton, Iowa has been making this handcrafted cheese since [...]

October Co-op Nickel Recipient

By |2017-10-30T15:45:38-05:00September 28th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

November 2017 Recipient: Food at First The Food At First program (in Ames, Iowa) currently consists of two parts: a free meal program and a perishable food pantry. Free Meals The free meal program serves seven meals per week and is open to anyone who is hungry, no questions asked. Most are evening meals and [...]

Cheese Fest! A Week Long Celebration of Cheese!

By |2017-10-13T14:55:18-05:00September 25th, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: , |

Join us Monday, October 16 through Saturday, October 21, 2017 for Cheese Fest - a week long celebration of cheese! Each day we will have different cheese samples with pairings in our Cheese Department. Save 10% on the featured cheeses everyday and save 10% on ALL CHEESES on Saturday, October 21.  Samples and Demos: [...]

Ham and Snowfields Stromboli

By |2017-09-22T10:50:00-05:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes the ingredients in a recipe take the finished product to a new level.  Typically a Stromboli uses mozzarella cheese. Substituting Saxon Creamery's distinct Snowfields cheese makes a flavorful, memorable appetizer or light lunch. Saxon Homestead Farm focuses on growing lush grass pastures for their cows to graze. A variety of grasses and legumes in [...]

Board Highlights – August 16 Meeting

By |2017-09-21T11:21:00-05:00September 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

A slate of candidates for the upcoming board election was approved by the Board.  With three candidates for three open seats, there will not be a contested election for seats on the 2018 Board of Directors.  Instead, members will be asked to approve the slate of candidates approved by the Board during the Annual Meeting [...]

Easy Artisan Bread

By |2017-09-08T13:33:12-05:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Presented by Becky Ringsby, Savor Specialty Chef Services, in the co-op class "No Knead Breads" Makes 1 large loaf 3 c unbleached all-purpose or bread flour ¼ tsp granulated yeast ¾ Tbsp kosher salt, or 1 tsp. table salt 1 ½ c lukewarm water, more as needed The night before, combine all ingredients in a [...]

Honey Whole Wheat Sandwich Bread

By |2017-09-08T13:30:00-05:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Presented by Becky Ringsby, Savor Specialty Chef Services in the Co-op Class "No Knead Breads." Makes 2 (2-lb) loaves 7 c whole wheat flour (31 ½ oz) 1 ½ Tbsp granulated yeast (2 packets) 1 Tbsp kosher salt, or to taste ¼ c vital wheat gluten 3 ¼ c lukewarm water ½ c honey You [...]

Vegetable and Egg Dumplings

By |2017-09-08T13:19:19-05:00September 8th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|Tags: , , |

Makes 60-70 dumplings depending on amount of filling used • 2 LB celery • 1/2 LB fresh mushrooms, finely chopped • 3.5 oz firm tofu curd, finely chopped • 4 eggs, whisked • 1/8 LB chopped green onion • 2 tsp salt • 1 tsp white pepper • 3 tsp sesame or olive oil • [...]

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