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The Perfect Grilled Cheese Sandwich

By John Stewart, September 8, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread
Grilled Cheese and Tomato on Multi-Grain Bread

Simple. Sublime. A textural masterpiece. From college hotplates to 5-star kitchens, few foods offer such a combination of approachability, ease of preparation and sheer unadulterated yumminess. Delicious in its purest form and accommodating enough to welcome a broad range of party-crashers (Granny Smith apples, anyone?), the GCS is a joy to make and devour. Here are some basic guidelines for perfect grilled cheese sandwiches every time.

The Bread...

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What to Make This Week

By Megan Myers, September 7, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

Cooking a good meal at home doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when we’ve taken all the guesswork out of meal planning for you. Make these recipes for the entrée or to round out your main dishes this week!

Greens with...

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Get Some Food For Thought On Pivot TV

By Dark Rye, September 6, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Dark Rye

Dark Rye is the Whole Foods Market mixtape — raucous and always delicious — and hey! We’re on TV! Dark Rye airs on Pivot TV on Sundays at 10:00am ET/7:00am PT.

Why is it that fifty million people in the US, including one in five children, don’t know where their next meal is coming from? A Place at the Table is one film that shows...

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Eat Pineapple, Support Education

By Paige Schilt, September 5, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Paige Schilt

Whole Trade PineappleQ: What’s sweeter than a fresh pineapple?

A:  A fresh pineapple that helps rural farmworkers access education and opportunity, of course!

When you buy a Whole Trade® product, a portion of what you paid goes into a development fund for the community that produced it. The farmers and farmworkers then determine how to use those funds to meet the needs of their community.

Whole Foods Market sources Whole Trade organic pineapples from Finca Corsicana in the valley of the Mount Poas volcano in Northern Costa Rica. Workers at Finca Corsicana voted to invest community...

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Where Quality Meets Convenience

By Ryan Ochsner, September 4, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Ryan Ochsner

Whole Foods Market Sandwich

Living in San Francisco, I’m reminded every day how much convenience takes precedence over so much in this fast-paced world. I can call a Sidecar on my iPhone for a quick ride to work, and, on my way there, buy a case of water and some popcorn via Google Shopping Express that will be at my door when I arrive home just in time to catch my favorite show that dropped on Netflix last night — without commercials!

Convenience is a great concept, no doubt, but when it comes to fast food, quality is often the first thing to go (pun intended). At Whole Foods Market, our first core value is to sell the highest quality natural and organic products...

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