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Sweet pairings for Strawberry season!

Amy Fouks, bakery category manager
Friday, May 23, 2014

My favorite fruit! You just can’t beat those luscious Driscoll’s strawberries and I can rarely walk my cart past them without grabbing a box. When they’re paired with bakery sweets, you can’t go wrong!

The story behind our cakes

Amy Fouks, bakery category manager
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

We pride ourselves on the quality of our cakes and know they’re second to none! But why?

They’re filled with quality ingredients, from our exclusive cake mix that you won’t find in any other market to our signature buttercream frosting made with a special vanilla extract. Our cakes are made in small batches resulting in fresher products. And all our cakes are handmade, right down to measuring ingredients by hand to ensure you always get the perfect cake.

February is Cherry Month

Amy Fouks, bakery category manager
Thursday, February 13, 2014

February is National Cherry Month! Seems strange that a winter month would get such notoriety from a summer fruit, so I went to the internet to find out why…

Different sources have different theories, but the primary one seems that National Cherry Month is associated with the month of February because George Washington’s birthday is celebrated in February. He, of course, is known for the famous phrase “I cannot tell a lie father, it was I who cut down the cherry tree.” So cherries are forever associated with the ex-president and February is as good a month as any to celebrate this delicious fruit.

Bakery Trends of 2014

Amy Fouks, bakery category manager
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

My bakery trend blog for 2013 certainly missed the Cronut (half croissant, half donut), so I had to include it as a prelude for this year! Here’s my list of trends that are hot in the bakery world for 2014:

Fudge even grandma will be proud of

Amy Fouks, bakery category manager
Thursday, December 5, 2013

Between parties, kid’s events, work, and shopping, there’s only a little time left to make those traditional Christmas goodies you remember from the past. I can handle baking a few cookies and assembling the gingerbread house with the kids, but when it comes to finding a candy thermometer and determining what’s a soft-ball or a hard-crack or thread, that’s where my expertise (and patience) comes to an end.

I’m sorry Grandma – I can’t make fudge from scratch!

Instead, I know just the place to find fudge that’s been lovingly made in a variety of scrumptious flavors - Lunds and Byerly’s. 

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