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HOLIDAY It's the

SEASON

Warm up with our

FRESH Cranberries

WINTER WINES

5

Villa Cafaggio Chianti Classico Aged for

12

months in traditional Slavonian oak

casks, this Chianti has wonderful structure which is balanced by voluptuous fruit. It's a lovely bright

1

) Cranberry sauce: Combine

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cherry red with spicy cloves on the nose, refined black cherry and plum fruitiness.

19 99

$

10 15 -

3

3

cups cranberries,

cup maple syrup, zest & juice of

cup water &

.

more wines on page

WAYS TO ENJOY

1

1

orange,

min over medium-high heat until a sauce has

2

1

) Cranberry relish: Add a

peeled ginger, peel), and

1

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1

inch piece of

chopped orange (including

cup brown sugar,

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parsley

chopped, seeded apple. Pulse

until finely chopped, add

3

cups

cranberries pulse another few seconds.

CHEESE PLATE Aim for 4-5 cheeses with a variety of textures and flavors

Season with

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tsp kosher salt and let

sit in the fridge for

30

3

min before serving.

) Cranberry oatmeal: Heat

Aged - Vermont Cheddar Soft - Camembert, Brie, Feta

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2

/

cup cranberries,

/

tsp cinnamon and

2

cups water,

tbsp brown sugar,

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tsp salt

over medium heat until berries pop.

Firm - Manchego, Parmesan, Pecorino Blue - Gorgonzola

Or vary your plate by the milk type

Add in

4

Condiments, preserves, chutneys Dried fruits and nuts

Bread and/or crackers

2

.

2

stalks celery,

seeded jalapeno,

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cup sugar &

1

2

1 12

small onion,

cup cilantro,

5

) Baked brie w/ cranberries:

w/

14 1

1

/

cup chopped cranberries

tbsp honey,

1

tbsp olive oil,

tsp chopped rosemary &

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tsp

cinnamon. Slice the top off a wheel

Helpful tips:

of brie or camembert, place in a small dish, top w/ the cranberry

Use a different knife for each cheese mixture & bake

Serve cheeses at room temperature Spread the cheese out to make it easy for people to access and distinguish

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/

tsp

tbsp lime juice until

chopped. Add cranberries & pulse .

Mix

Cured meats

cup rolled oats and cook as

) Cranberry salsa: In a food processor,

salt,

Possible additions:

1

usual. Serves

pulse

Look for cow, sheep and goat cheeses

/

formed. Adjust sweetener & seasoning as needed.

!

Win your holiday party with the perfect

12

tsp of cinnamon in a pot. Simmer

min at

375

° F

until bubbly. Serve w/ crackers.


Get GIVING 7 99

LUNAR PHASE CALENDARS: $

.

LIFEFACTORY GLASS WATER BOTTLES

19 99

W/ SILICONE SLEEVES: $

.

WE'MOON

26 99

- $

2017

.

19 95 15 95

DAY PLANNERS: $

.

WALL CALENDARS: $

.

ESSENTIAL Oil Central

25 % off   Now Essential Oils

through December

Essential oils are distilled from the leaves, stems, flowers, bark or roots of a plant. They contain the plant's true essence and are highly concentrated. Unlike fragrances and perfumes, they

Essential Oil Gift Ideas Peppermint Eucalyptus Bath Oil

3 10 20

ounces carrier oil (see note to the left) drops peppermint oil drops eucalyptus oil

are naturally derived and can contain therapeutic benefits when

Combine ingredients in a small bottle.

inhaled or diluted and applied to the skin. Essential oils are often used by diluting with a carrior oil such as sweet almond

Shake to mix. Add

1

tbsp to bath water.

oil, coconut oil, apricot kernel oil, grapeseed and even olive oil.

Focus Enhancing Air Freshener

8 8 1 14

drops peppermint oil drops rosemary oil

Oil Diffusers

cup filtered water

/

cup vodka or rubbing alcohol

Power me Combine ingredients in a spray bottle. via USB & take Shake well to mix. Spray as needed. me on the go!

Enjoy the natural and therapeutic

Citrus Shave Gel

benefits of aromatherapy with these

14 14 8 8

stylish, healthy alternatives to candles and aerosol air fresheners. Just add tap water and your favorite

/

cup olive oil

/

cup aloe vera gel

drop lemon oil

essential oils for a quiet, clean, cool

drops grapefruit oil

& fragrant steam. Great around the

Combine ingredients in a

home, office and even the car!

43 99

STEEL: $

.

23 99

TRAVEL: $

.

pump bottle. Shake well to mix. Use as needed.


Pass around the coffee and some

PUMPKIN PIE Holiday savings throughout the end of the year

WOODSTOCK ORGANIC WHOLE OR JELLIED

4 29

CRANBERRY SAUCE $

SIMPLY ORGANIC

MIDEL GLUTEN FREE

TURKEY BRINE

CHOCOLATE SNAP &

$

GRAHAM CRACKER PIE

.

BLANCHARD & BLANCHARD WHOLE PEELED

8 59

ARROWHEAD MILLS

.

4 29

3 29

CHESTNUTS $

CRUSTS $

.

GRAHAM CRACKER

3 79

.

CRUST $

.

FLAVORGANICS

2

OUNCE

4 79

FLAVOR EXTRACTS $

.

FLAVORGANICS VANILLA EXTRACT

2 4 8

5 19 9 39 17 89

OZ $

.

OZ $

.

OZ $

2 89

FARMERS MARKET PUMPKIN PUREE: $

3 19 2 79

PUMPKIN PIE MIX: $

.

.

SWEET POTATO PUREE: $

SIMPLY ORGANIC

THE MAINE PIE

ROASTED TURKEY OR

.

VEGETARIAN GRAVY

1 49

MIX $

.

.

IMAGINE FOODS ORGANIC ROASTED TURKEY, WILD MUSHROOM OR SAVORY

2 49

BEEF GRAVY $

CHESTNUTS

.

CO GLUTEN FREE FROZEN APPLE OR PUMPKIN

17 29

PIES $

how to cook

.

Check out our newly expanded

Put down the matches. Chestnuts are best enjoyed cooked, but you don't need to roast

Wine Department

them over an open fire. Just boil & broil.

First, use a sharp knife to mark an x on the flat side of each chestnut. Then bring them to a simmer in a small pot of water for

15

minutes. If eating right out of the shell, cook under the broiler for another

5

minutes or

until browned. Either way, it's easiest to peel them when still warm.

how to use serve alongside roasted meat

Savee Sea Sauvignon Blanc Enjoy aromas of citrus,

Moss Roxx Zinfandel A dense and dark, full bodied red wine. With notes of

tropical fruits and freshly

cherry, raspberry, chocolate,

cut grass. Taste ripe fruit

caramel and baking spice, this

flavors of melon, passion

zinfandel has a smooth, long

puree and add into mashed potatoes

fruit, citrus and herbs. This

finish. Consider pairing this

toss chopped chestnuts with roasted Brussels sprouts

Sauvignon Blanc is fresh

mix into your holiday stuffing

and juicy with loads of

use in desserts like you would

flavor, tangy acidity and a

almonds or hazelnuts - they pair well with chocolate!

lingering finish.

$14.99

wine with your holiday feast, especially if serving beef, lamb, venison or pork ribs.

$20.99


assembl e your  own

Mix it Up

VERMONT GIFT BASKET Share your love for Vermont with those near and far by creating a basket full of unique, locally made items found at the Co-op.

Try these simple mixes featuring

ingredients from our bulk department

Start with a great basket. We carry a variety of African Market Baskets

Spicy Hot Chocolate Mix

handwoven by women in developing African communities.

Warm up with your own hot chocolate mix this winter. For an easy gift, place the mix in a decorative jar with instructions for serving.

A few of our favorite things

Whisk together:

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cup cocoa powder

/

cup sugar

/

tsp salt tsp cinnamon

/

tsp ground ginger

/

/

Sausage

Cheese

/

Coffee

Various VT Dairy

Vermont Smoke

Vermont Coffee

Farms

& Cure

Company

tsp ground nutmeg

tsp cayenne pepper

To serve: Whisk

3

tbsp mix into

1

cup of

your favorite hot milk. Makes enough for about

8

servings.

Gingerbread Spice Mix

Apples Champlain Marmalade & Preserves

Crackers Castleton Crackers

Orchards

Blake Hill Preserves

Prepare a batch for all of your holiday baking. Or gift a jar for your favorite baker.

In a jar, mix together:

2 2 2 1 1 12

tbsp ground cinnamon tbsp ground ginger tbsp ground allspice Salsa

tbsp ground nutmeg tbsp ground cloves

/

Maple Syrup

Salsa From

Hard Cider

Various VT

Granola

the Gut

Citizen Cider

Sugar Houses

Back Roads Granola

tsp black pepper

Everyone loves a Co-op

Store in an airtight jar. Use as needed. Makes about

12 /

cup.

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Holiday shopping needn't be stressful. We

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Christmas Eve....

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am-

pm

Co-op shopper in your life. Best of all, they

Christmas Day....Closed

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New Year's Eve....

am -

offer gift certificates in any amount for the

4

pm

never expire! Pick one up at the register.

New Year's Day....Closed

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