2023: International Year of the Millets

2023: International Year of the Millets

The United Nations declared 2023 the International Year of Millets, which got us pretty excited about this little grain. There are a number of reasons why the United Nations is shining a spotlight on this little-known nutri-cereal including millets’ suitability...

5 Serotonin Boosting Recipes

5 Serotonin Boosting Recipes

During the winter time, the lack of sun and overwhelm from the holidays are just some of the many contributors to imbalanced serotonin levels, our happy hormone. One effective way we can increase our serotonin is through our diet. Foods don’t have serotonin in them,...

35 Holiday Cookie Recipes

35 Holiday Cookie Recipes

Classics for a reason Iced Gingerbread Cookies Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies Chocolate Chip Walnut Cookies Iced Oatmeal Cookies Rainbow Sugar Cookies Strawberry Thumbprints Black and White Half Moon Cookies Make it vegan Vegan Thumbprint Cookies Vegan Snickerdoodles...

Holiday Cheese Pairing: Brillat-Savarin + Champagne

Holiday Cheese Pairing: Brillat-Savarin + Champagne

Written by Co-op Owner and former Beer, Wine and Spirits Specialist Sterling Carlton “I would like to open a cheese shop in Hyde Park like that kept by my friend, Monsieur Pierre Androuet in Paris” – Franklin D. Roosevelt, shortly after winning his 4th term as...

How to Host Friendsgiving

How to Host Friendsgiving

Hosting Friendsgiving  There are a myriad of (completely understandable) reasons that people choose not to celebrate Thanksgiving. You may find yourself feeling the same way this year but still longing to gather around the table with good friends and good food. If...

All of the Co-op’s Thanksgiving Recipes

All of the Co-op’s Thanksgiving Recipes

Looking for something to make this holiday season? You came to the right place. Indigenous Recipes Members of our Management Team attended NCG’s (National Cooperative Grocers) 2022 Co+nvergence Conference in St. Paul this last August. Rocio, our Store Operations...

Hispanic Heritage Month Staff Recipes

Hispanic Heritage Month Staff Recipes

Hispanic Heritage Month Staff Recipes Chilaquiles Recipe by Marketing Specialist Christine Ciganovich’s Mom Chicken Fajitas Recipe by General Manager Laura Sanchez Beef Chile Colorado Recipe by General Manager Laura Sanchez Sopa de Fideo Recipe by IT Manager...

Late Summer Savory Melon Recipes

Late Summer Savory Melon Recipes

Melons are in season late spring through late summer. Thanks to our hot summers and mild winters, melon season in California can stretch into November. You’ve probably been eating lots of watermelon, cantaloupe, muskmelon and more this summer and now you’re on the...

Beer and Cheese for Hot Summer Days

Beer and Cheese for Hot Summer Days

Beer and Cheese for Hot Summer Days Written by Sterling Carlton, DFC Owner and former Beer, Wine & Spirits Specialist Ensuring the health of the environment, as well as that of the goats, is a priority for Cypress Grove and it shows in the decisions they make....