Turkey Time at Oryana
For your holiday meal, we are offering a choice of turkeys this year, starting Monday, Nov. 21, first come, first served. In addition to Biehl's turkeys, we will also have Duerksen's whole turkeys, and a few Duerksen's special heirloom turkeys. For tips on preparing a holiday turkey, click HERE.
For vegetarians, we will be stocking up on Field Roast brand "Celebration Roasts" and Tofurky brand "Roasts," both delicious vegetarian holiday alternatives.
A Thanksgiving Bonanza from
Lake St. Kitchen
Relax and let us do the baking! Enjoy a worry-free holiday gathering with our baked goodies, all made from the highest quality, mostly organic ingredients.
Pies - traditional or gluten free crustCheesecake – traditional or gluten-free crust
Pecan Pie – sweetened with agave nectar
Sweet Potato Pie
New York Style
Vegan Chocolate Peanut Butter
Pumpkin Cream Cheese Cake rolls Specialty Breads
Traditional or Vegan Banana Bread
Dinner rolls (made with whole wheat or gluten free ingredients)
Check out our Delicious Holiday Meal Plates or A la Carte Items in our Grab-n-go Deli Case Available Nov. 18
Sweet Potato Casserole
Classic Mashed Potatoes
Vegetarian Sage Stuffing
Home-style Poultry Gravy
Cranberry Orange Relish
Gluten-Free stuffing, gravy, and dinner rolls are also available.
Placing Special Orders
We will be taking special orders for pick-up Wednesday, November 23. Please place orders by Monday, November 20 by calling 947-0191 or stopping by Customer Service.
Products on Sale for Thanksgiving
Organic Valley Butter $4.69
Organic Valley Whipping Cream $2.99
Wholesome Brown Sugar $3.29
Grown Right Cranberry Sauce $1.99
Arrowhead Mills Stuffing Mix $2.49
Lundberg Basmati Rice $1.79
Note: These prices available beginning Nov. 16
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Farm Bill Update
A secret Farm Bill committee was formed a few days ago to hash out the bill behind closed doors without public input. As of this writing, no agreement has been reached. It's more important than ever to contact Sen. Debbie Stabenow, who is on this committee, to tell her you want her to protect rural, small, organic farms. Please call her at (202) 224-4822 to voice your concerns. For more information on this issue go to the National Sustainable Agriculture Coalition website.
Recipe of the Week
This is a simple yet delicious way to whet everyone's appetite and feed them nutritious greens at the same time.
Braised Kale Crostini
12 ½ - inch thick baguette bread slices
5 garlic cloves, 1 halved and 4 minced
1 pound kale, stems removed, chopped
4 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
3 cups chicken or veggie broth
Sea salt and pepper to taste
Romano or Parmesan cheese, shaved
Heat oven to 375. Brush bread with 2 tablespoons oil, arrange on a baking sheet, and bake for 6 minutes. Rub toast with halved garlic. Heat 2 tablespoons oil over medium-high heat in a large pot. Add garlic and pepper flakes and stir for a few seconds. Add kale and broth, bring to a boil, reduce heat, and cook for 15 minutes or until kale is tender. Season with salt and pepper. Drain in a colander and top toasts with kale. Top each slice with some cheese shavings. Makes 12.
Celebrate the Holidays with Local Produce
The produce department has plenty of local winter squash - kabocha, butternut, acorn, spaghetti, buttercup - and fresh local apples for baking, cooking, and eating. Help us support our farmers.
Holiday Recipes from Oryana
Our revamped website has a new recipe section that we are currently working to fill with great recipes for your convenience. Here are a few holiday-inspired dishes from our collection:
Maple Braised Squash
Apple Sweet Potato Gratin
Cranberry Pumpkin Bread
Chunky Apple Walnut Cake
Butternut Squash Soup w/Goat Cheese
Quote of the Week
"Don't you find it odd that people will put more work into choosing their mechanic or house contractor than they will into choosing the person who grows their food?"
~Joel Salatin, Polyface Farm, Virginia
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