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Presidential Food Favorites

In honor of President’s Day, and our beloved first President’s birthday this week, we bring to you Presidential Food Favorites from our former commander-in-chiefs! Check out who has a sweet tooth, who has a penchant for eating their veggies and who likes to avoid them all together!

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Comfort Food Classics

Depending on which groundhog you’re following these days, we may be in for an early spring… or, according to Punxsutawney Phil (the most famous Groundhog from Pennsylvania), we have another six weeks of winter ahead of us! But don’t fret – because cold, harsh winters also mean more warm and delicious comfort foods to enjoy! Let us share some of our favorite cold weather “pies” with you; made fresh from one of our newest shops, Myers of Keswick!

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‘Ode to Chocolate’

Valentine’s Day is next week, and whether you’ve planned a romantic getaway or booked a fancy dinner reservation – there are two things your significant other will likely expect regardless of your plans… one being the flowers, and second being the chocolate! Feast your eyes on the chocolate finds we’re sweet on this Valentine’s.

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Big Game. Big Eats!

In honor of the “Big Game” this weekend, we’d like to share a few of our favorite game time recipes that will satisfy even the heartiest of appetites. Best part, Mercato will deliver the main ingredients right to your door, so you never have to leave the couch on game day!

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Mercato Must-Have: Halal Meats

Not only is this week’s must-have one of our favorites, but a Mercato customer favorite as well! We know many of you have already tried the Halal products from one of our top merchants, Honest Chops Butchery, but we’re determined to have you all try it! See what makes Halal Meats so popular, and sooo delicious!

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Mercato Must-Have: Fresh Mozzarella

The process of making fresh mozzarella is an art form! The ingredients, the preparation, the methodology of kneading the curd; it’s a meticulous process that is vastly underappreciated. One misstep could lead to unpleasant results. But in the right hands, the end result is a glorious bite of delicate, melt-in-your-mouth goodness! Get ready to dig in to this week’s Mercato Must-Have: Fresh Mozzarella. (more…)

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Mercato Must-Have: Wagyu Beef

January is all about trying new things at Mercato! This week, we’re excited to bring you our latest Mercato Must-Have. This must-have is something you may have stumbled across on the menu of a fine restaurant or as an ingredient in a gourmet cookbook. Drum roll please…it’s Wagyu Beef! What is it? And, why is it so amazing? Read on to learn more!

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Mercato Must-Have: Black Squid Ink Pasta

It’s a new year, and we’re making a resolution to bring out your inner foodie! This month, we’re all about exploring unique food finds in a series we call: Mercato Must-Haves. So get your forks ready and resolve to try something different in 2017. Try this week’s Must-Have…Black Squid Ink Pasta!

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Holiday Dessert Round-Up!

December and the year-end holidays are all about decadence! The decorations, the parties, the drinks, the FOOD! Cakes, cookies, truffles, and pie are just a few of the desserts we love to treat ourselves to during this jolly time of year! So do yourselves a favor…save the diets for January and enjoy the festive indulgences we all look forward to during the Holidays! Here’s a taste of our favorites of the season:

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