Category: Produce

March 1, 2022

Asparagus 101 with Oliver’s!

On the Origins of Asparagus Our love-affair with asparagus in the West started around 2,000 years ago, in the area along the eastern stretch of the Mediterranean. While they started as a wild plant, it wasn’t long before people began working to cultivate the tasty spears domestically. The ancient Greeks and Romans were two such […]

February 8, 2022

All is Fair in Love and Football

Featured Drinks Ingredients: Grand Marnier Orange Liqueur (375 ml Bottle $19.99) Kettle One Vodka (750 ml Bottle $17.99) Recipes: Cupid’s Arrow Cosmo Playbook Party Punch Featured Appetizer Ingredient: Nicasio Valley Cheese Co. Locarno Brie ($18.99/Lb.) Recipes: Sweetheart Brie with Fig Preserves Game Day Brie with Sweet & Spicy Jelly Featured Main Dish Ingredients: Oliver’s Choice […]

February 1, 2022

Winter Citrus in the Lime-light!

A Zest-y History Fun fact: Did you know all citrus fruits can be traced back to a single ancestor? This great-great-great grandmother citrus tree originated in what was once a part of the Persian Empire, where it quickly diversified into several types of different citrus fruits, some of which we might recognize today and others […]

January 12, 2022

Flavor Meets Function….Eating Well for Mental Health

This week at Oliver’s Market, we are celebrating the foods and nutritional supplements that are especially great to include in your diet for optimal physical and mental health. Many of these are great options for creating a pantry of healthy food to set yourself up for success in healthy living this year: Rosie Organic Whole […]

November 23, 2021

Thanksgiving Leftovers Reinvented

The Thanksgiving Day meal is one of the most, if not the most, planned out and anticipated meals of the year. We spend hours figuring out our guest list, searching for a new stuffing or brine recipe and getting our house ready for the big day. Thanksgiving arrives, and we spend countless hours in the […]

November 8, 2021

Orange You Glad? Winter Citrus is Back!

Between the sleeting rain and chilly nights, it can be hard to remember that winter is still a “fruitful” time of year, so to speak. Each season, we wait patiently through the frost for that shining beacon of juicy winter deliciousness – CITRUS. And lo, the time has come for this year’s delicious arrivals to […]

October 26, 2021

Awesome to the Core

Pink Lady This sweet-tart apple has high sugars and high acids with a crisp bite and effervescent finish. It tends to fall more towards the tart side than sweet but is oh so refreshing! This apple is extremely versatile and can be used for baking, snacking, salads, pairing or for sauce. Fuji Fuji apples are […]

October 19, 2021

Local Pumpkin Partners: Muelrath Ranches

Muelrath Ranches, established in 1936 as a dairy in Bodega Bay, is a real working ranch. The Muelrath family added the Santa Rosa location in 1946, where Bob Muelrath still farms today growing pumpkins, gourds, winter squash and sunflowers. He also raises cattle and grows hay and silage. Bob and his wife Audrey strive to […]

October 12, 2021

Itadakimasu! Japanese Ramen At Oliver’s

No matter who you are or where you’re from, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ve had instant ramen at some point in your life. Instant ramen is tasty, very shelf-stable, and most importantly for many, it’s very cheap; however, if you look beyond the flavor packets and starchy wheat noodles, what you’ll find is a complex […]

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