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How to Host an Olive Oil Tasting Party

By Sharon Gerhardt, September 19, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Sharon Gerhardt

Olive oil is everywhere, and like wine, there are many aspects to explore and enjoy: taste, olive varieties, geographic origin, and ways to use, of course.

What’s the most fun you can have with a bottle of wine? Sharing it with friends.

And it’s the same for olive oils. So host an olive oil tasting for your next get-together.

Whole Foods Market™ has five new single-origin, extra virgin olive...

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Bringing Healthier Prepared Foods to Market

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, September 18, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

We are frequently asked how recipes for the housemade soups, salads, entrées and sides we serve in our stores are developed. Many of our team members have a passion for cooking and developing recipes. And with nearly 400 stores, that’s a lot of creative cooks in the kitchen!

In the case of our new Health...

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Our Wieners are the Schnitzel

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, September 17, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

It’s time to celebrate everyone’s favorite fall flavors, and we’re ready with the best sausages in town. Whether you’re shopping for Oktoberfest, game day or simply dinnertime, we’ve got house-made sausages with the highest quality standards and varieties you won’t find anywhere else.

Nix the Mystery Meat

Our sausage meisters are highly skilled in the art of craft sausage making. Like all the meat in our meat department...

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A Taste of New Zealand’s Wine Country + a Contest!

By John Stewart, September 16, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by John Stewart

A relative newcomer to winegrowing, New Zealand is fast becoming a hotspot for making world-class Whites and Reds. The dramatic, mountainous South Island and the sun-soaked coastal plains of the North Island provide growing regions uniquely suited for crafting wonderful wines. These six picks give a delicious glimpse into this amazing country.

Read on to learn how you could enter to win a 9-night/10-day trip for...

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Make Mealtime Magic with Leftovers

By Elizabeth Leader Smith, September 16, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Elizabeth Leader Smith

Pasta Frittata with Chard, Bacon and Goat Cheese

Fall is often linked with a return to routine. This can mean adopting time-and money-saving strategies or embracing healthier eating habits. In both cases, the Whole Story blog is here...

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