- Created on Wednesday, 26 November 2014 11:10
Milaeger’s Handmade Holiday Evergreens—Now at Sunset Foods!
Highland Park, Lake Forest, Libertyville, Long Grove, and Northbrook, Illinois (November 21, 2014) — Just in time for the holidays, Sunset Foods is offering Milaeger’s handcrafted fiber pot, window box and kissing ball evergreen arrangements at all of its stores. These premium Wisconsin-made arrangements are the perfect addition to any home’s holiday décor.
- Created on Saturday, 22 November 2014 21:16
Nothing hits the spot when it’s cold out quite like a hearty soup, and our Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup fits the bill perfectly. This velvety soup is creamy without being too heavy and is loaded with savory flavor. Even better, the addition of wild rice turns this dish into a complete meal. This soup can also be easily modified to suit your needs. Have some beans or peas you need to use up? Go ahead and chuck them in the pot! Want the soup to be gluten-free? Just make sure to use gluten-free stock or bouillon, and you’re good to go!
This week's recipe: Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup
Why We Like It
Let’s face it: no one want’s to put much effort into cooking right after Thanksgiving, but no one really wants to eat reheated leftovers for a week either. That’s where this soup comes in! Our Creamy Turkey and Wild Rice Soup is a great way to use up some of that leftover turkey without spending your whole evening making dinner. Since the turkey is already cooked, just about all you have to do to prepare this soup is chop a few vegetables and throw them in a pot.
- Created on Friday, 14 November 2014 18:58
Thanksgiving is a holiday steeped in tradition. It’s a day filled with family and with delicious dishes that have been handed down for generations. In most households, turkey is the entrée of choice on this special, festive, and food-centric holiday. In fact, for many, it’s not really Thanksgiving if there isn’t a freshly roasted turkey on the table. That said, turkey is a dish that intimidates many; even those with a considerable amount of culinary experience may not be confident in their ability to cook a turkey to perfection. In this article, we’ve put together plenty of tips for preparing the perfect Thanksgiving turkey. The information below is based on the considerable experience of Sunset’s skilled staff, and is sure to make your holiday easier and more delicious than ever.
- Created on Friday, 07 November 2014 17:32
Our Morning Glory Muffins are easy to make, have a perfectly moist texture, and are bursting with exciting flavors. Raisins and apples give these muffins just the right amount of fruity sweetness, while the chopped walnuts add great crunch. Our Morning Glory Muffins also contain cinnamon for added warmth and have just the right amount of shredded carrot which keeps the muffins from drying out and adds great color. No matter how or where you serve them, these muffins have something for everyone.
This wholesome and delicious recipe was recently featured at our Thyme in the Kitchen Future Chefs “Snack Attack” cooking class. Sunset offers a wide range of Thyme in the Kitchen cooking classes and demonstrations perfect for every age and skill level. Visit the link below for our full schedule of Thyme in the Kitchen events.
- Created on Friday, 17 October 2014 03:22
Fall is finally here, and Sunset Foods is celebrating the season in style! On Saturday, October 25th and Sunday, October 26th, Sunset Foods is hosting a Fall Festival Weekend. The weekend will consist of a wide variety of fun, educational, and delicious seasonal events. With so many events happening in one weekend, Sunset’s Fall Festival is sure to have something for the whole family. Sunset encourages everyone to mark their calendars, because the Fall Festival Weekend is one event that no one will want to miss.
- Created on Wednesday, 08 October 2014 10:24
Fall is known for its warm spices and its cozy flavors, and this week’s recipe is the perfect side for crisp autumn nights. Not only is this recipe seasonally appropriate, it’s also healthful and packed with nutrition. This light and filling salad is also easy to make and only requires a few ingredients; with quick recipes like this one, you’ll have plenty of time to enjoy the beautiful fall weather while it lasts.
This week’s recipe: Fall Quinoa Salad with Apples, Pecans, and Cranberries