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Freezing Blueberries

We’re crazy about blueberries at Sawyer Home & Garden Center!  Now is the time to stock up and freeze some blueberries so you can enjoy them for a long time! You can pick up a 5 or 10 pound box from our Famers Market everyday between the hours of 8:00am and 8:00pm.

What’s Fresh, What’s Good, What’s Hot! The Fresh Produce Update from Sawyer Home and Garden Center **All of these exciting fruits will be available for purchase on Friday 02.12.16, we can hardly wait! ** Amazingly Beautiful Fresh Artichokes are here! These beautiful deep green artichokes were an early surprise from California. We love preparing this delicious vegetable simply and letting it shine. Follow the recipe below and you are all set! Recipe: Artichokes with Parmesan Black Pepper Yogurt via Bon Appetit Magazine Give Cauliflower a shot this weekend! It’s easy to get bored with the “usual suspects” in the vegetable isle of the store, but if you prepare the classics correctly they can yield a delicious meal. This time of year, one of the old standbys that we turn to is cauliflower. Check out these delicious recipes to kick away your cauliflower boredom. Recipe: Cauliflower with Pumpkin Seeds, Brown Butter and Lime via Bon Appetit Magazine Recipe: Roasted Cauliflower and Grapes via Food & Wine Magazine Recipe: Cauliflower Casserole with Cheddar via Food & Wine Magazine Asparagus from Peru Asparagus is a beautiful hint of spring right now! After a long winter of funky asparagus, we are finally getting into some beautiful stuff from Peru right now.

There is still time to ROCK out some awesome food for the big game this Sunday! Start planning now with our favorite recipes from only the most trusted sources.   Starters…………. Queso Fundido With Chorizo, Jalapeño and CilantroThis looks amazing! A great way to start the partyVia New York TimesView this recipe.   Guacamole de FrutasThe addition of fruit in this recipe makes is complex and sublime! Via New York TimesView this recipe.   Classic Wings Just like the original wings at Anchor Bar in Buffalo, NYVia Saveur MagazineView this recipe.   Sriracha Chicken WingsThese look amazing! Via Food & Wine MagazineView this recipe.   Firecracker ShrimpVia Food & Wine MagazineView this recipe.   Cadillac NachosCan’t go wrong here! Via Saveur MagazineView this recipe. Main Dishes………….

The 4th of July is this weekend and what will you be drinking? When hosting a party there are many different palates you need to please. To help you out, here are three different cocktail recipes perfect for celebrating the land of the free! Red, White & BOOM!

Or smelled better either! Why is Father’s Day igniting our senses? Because Sawyer Home & Garden Center is hosting Weber Weekend this Saturday, June 20th! From Noon to 4:00pm a Weber Representative will be here grilling up some pizzas for everyone to try. Michigan made BBQ sauces and grilling spices will also be available for sampling.

In an age where things are more convenient but less natural, it is always a good idea to show kids the not-as-easy way of doing things. Buying a kit with dyes in it is very easy and convenient, but naturally dying eggs can be more time spent interacting and learning.

What happens when you have random things in your fridge? You make soup out of them! My cousin Jocelyne came up with this recipe just trying to make dinner with what she had and it turned out DELICIOUS! And just before soup month is over! So I give you, Sweet Pokale Soup.

This dip is the spicy combination your taste buds have been looking for. Add some fire to your tortilla chips with this blend of fresh jalapeños and cheese. A match made in heaven. Make this for your friends on game day, or bring it to a weekend get together.