Contrary to popular belief, Corned Beef and Cabbage is not a traditional meal you’d find in Dublin on St. Patrick’s Day. Instead, Corned Beef and Cabbage has become a meal we often associate with St. Pat’s in America. So how has this beloved dish become so synonymous with the Irish? Learn about the history behind this popular meal…and get a delicious, and super easy recipe to for Corned Beef and Cabbage to make on your own!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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…)