Let’s Toast: Spiced Hot Toddy


It’s about to get really cold on the Palouse. Like frozen-nose-hair cold. The perfect thing to combat the impending frigid temperatures (besides fleeing to warmer climes) is a hot toddy. The beauty of a hot toddy is that it’s so versatile. And that after one or two you absolutely will not care how cold it […]

Matzo Ball Soup


There are pain relievers and antibiotics, and then there is Matzo Ball Soup. Often referred to as Jewish Penicillin, this soup has a chicken broth base with dumplings made from matzo meal (flour), and sometimes veggies like carrots and celery. It can be served with or without chicken and noodles and is best, of course, […]

Peppermint Meringues


 Who knew that just three simple ingredients could create something so spectacular? Our bakery makes these peppermint meringue cookies each year and they have become a staple in our Co-op. But since we’re not selfish, we’re sharing the recipe with all of you. It is the holidays after all. To make these cookies you will […]

APPY HOUR: Manchego + Cider Syrup Bruschetta


Yesterday we brought you a “recipe” for Cider Syrup, which is just reduced apple cider. It becomes caramelly and tart and absolutely delicious. And, since you’re probably up to your dreidels in holiday entertaining, we’ve brought you a fantastic recipe that uses that syrup. This simple-to-assemble appetizer uses Co-op made baguettes, arugula, manchego cheese and […]

Cider Syrup


To call this a recipe is a bit of an overstatement. To call this amazing is a bit of an understatement. What’s a person to do? Once you try this boiled-down apple cider you’ll understand completely. Start with a gallon of your favorite apple cider. Our favorite is from Wilson Banner Ranch made on the farm […]

Potato Latkes


This recipe for latkes (potato pancakes) is gonna make you plotz. Latkes, traditionally made for the Jewish holiday Hanukkah, are made from six simple ingredients — potatoes, onions, eggs, flour (or matzo meal), salt and oil. Making them isn’t very complicated, but they do take a bit of time. Hanukkah is celebrated for eight nights (in […]

Classic Apple Pie Recipe


Warm apple pie, there’s nothing like it. With a flaky, buttery crust and tart apples it’s one of the most comforting things around. And since we’re in the midst of the holiday season, who couldn’t use an extra dose of warmth and comfort? There are dozens of apple pie recipes out there, but this classic […]

DIY Gift Idea: Peppermint Bark


Since you now have to dedicate a good chunk of your time to scraping the ice of your vehicle, shoveling your walk and building fires in your fireplace, why not make your holiday gifting and entertaining easier? Not only is this recipe for Peppermint Bark simple to make, but it’s a real crowd pleaser. It’s […]

Let’s Toast: Stout Gelato Float


Nothing is hollier or jollier than a stout float with eggnog gelato. Nothing. Not reindeer prancing through a snowy field. Not listening to Blue Christmas for the fortieth time. Nothing. And not only is this float holly and jolly, it’s boozy too. It uses the Sacred Cow Coffee Milk Stout from Paradise Creek Brewing Company […]

DIY Gift Idea: Lemon Thyme Salt Scrub


If you’re looking for some really simple (like pour and stir, simple) ideas for holiday gifts this year, look no further! You can purchase everything you need for this Lemon Thyme Salt Scrub right here in the store, even the beautiful jar. For the month of December the Veriditas Botanicals essential oils are on sale […]