Market Musings Blog

Hot Sauce Scrimmage

We have some serious hot sauce fans at the co-op and we were curious if there was a consensus on a clear favorite. Thus, the hot sauce scrimmage was born! Read more …

Fair Trade First Hand: Destination Kerala

Last year, Mississippi Market took part in a contest to sell fair trade Alter Eco’s chocolate truffle variety packs; maybe you, dear reader, were even one of the awesome customers who purchased a box. Read more …

Almost flourless chocolate cake

Chocolate and butter combine to create the definition of decadence in this almost flourless chocolate cake. Read more …

Fair Trade First Hand: AlterEco in S. India

Until early December, I thought I knew what Fair Trade was: it was a symbol on a box that meant the farmers got paid a better price for their product. I recently learned first hand it means so much more. Read more …

3 Game Day guacamole recipes

Get your crew together and grab the ingredients for your Game Day guacamole! Here, we share 3 guacamole recipes – one from a produce expert at each store.  Read more …

Broccoli Bacon Salad

With organic broccoli and local Beeler’s bacon on sale January 20-26, 2016, there’s no better time to make this broccoli bacon salad. Read more …

Recipes from Upper Mississippi Academy’s Culinary Classroom

These recipes were created by 8th grade students at Upper Mississippi Academy. This is the students’ third year in the culinary classroom where they experience culture, history, math, and chemistry through the preparation of food. Read more …

Garlic Grilled Cheese

Total comfort for cold days calls for grilled cheese and a hot cup of soup. Pick up one of our Market Made soups to enjoy with your sandwich. Read more …

Hearty Beef Stew

One of the best things about Minnesota winters is that we get to warm up with delicious meals like this Hearty Beef Stew. Read more …

Hoppin John for good luck in the new year

New Year’s Day in the American South is celebrated by many families with Hoppin John, a stew made with black eyed peas. Some people add a penny or other small trinket to the beans when serving them. Whoever finds it is promised especially good luck in the new year. As many recipes can be found for Hoppin’ John as there are cooks who make it, so use this one as a foundation for creating your own version. Read more …