October 2012 Newsletter

Wishing everyone a beautiful fall season and a Happy Halloween!

 Wine of the Month:

Alysa Red from California

Winemaker Notes:  This 2009 vintage is a blend combining old-world grape varietals and California sunshine.  It starts with a core of 49% Madera Syrah and 2% organically grown Viognier.  37% Mendocino Grenache is added then the blend is topped off with 12% old vine Carignane.  This wine has amazing flavors of berry and spice and is balanced and smooth with a long, lush finish.

 Oct. Special: $13.95 per bottle or 2 for $25.90


Pasta of the Month:

Sweet Potato Ravioli – Roasted sweet potato filling with fresh basil, parsley, spices, and a blend of imported cheeses.  Perfect as a side dish and exceptionally delicious with a butter, sage sauce or Alfredo sauce.

12 oz.   $6.95

Cheese of the Month:

  Piave Stravecchio

Satori Asiago w/ Rosemary & Olive Oil

Heralded as the “dew of the sea” Rosmarinus officinalis provides the perfect savory high not for this rich, nutty and fruity taste sensation.  A gold medal winner of the 2008 Cheese Contest in Wisconsin, this extraordinary delight wears its laurels as lightly as the perfect balance of hand-rubbed rosemary and Italian olive oil.

October Special @ $14.95/lb.


Wine Tastings:

Friday Oct 5 – w/ Rob from R.P. Imports

Friday Oct 12 – w/ Mike from Crush Wines

Friday Oct 19 – w/ Jackie from M.S. Walker

Friday Oct 26 – w/ Kristen from Martignetti Wines

Note: Tastings are from 3:00 – 6:00 p.m.


What’s New at Angela’s

Hot soup is back – available weekdays from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.


Lark Fine Foods

Shortbread Trio – 3 varieties of mini shortbreads in one convenient package.  Burnt sugar, salted rosemary, and espresso chip.  8.2 oz.           $6.95

Burnt Sugar & Fennel Shortbread – sugar and spice and everything nice.                6.7 oz.           $5.95


Lake Champlain Chocolates – fresh all natural chocolates from Vermont.  Using Belgian chocolate and Vermont cream, sweet butter, maple syrup and other local natural flavors, these chocolates are crafted in small batches to ensure exceptional freshness.  Fall theme packaged items are now available and make perfect hostess gifts.

Milk and dark chocolate coins        12 oz.    $12.95

Milk chocolate caramel or peanut butter leaves

6.5 oz.       $9.95

Individual chocolate bars in a variety of flavors

3oz.     $3.25 – $3.99


Kasilof Fish Company – from the state of Washington.

Smoked Salmon Pâté – made with wild Alaskan Salmon.  Ready to serve with your favorite crackers.

3.5 oz.                         $4.95

Outdoor Gourmet Smoked Sockeye Salmon – a gourmet treat to be enjoyed on the trail or anywhere.  Requires no refrigeration.  Simply cut the gold foil pouch, drain the natural oil, and serve.

3 oz.                $8.25


Minced Meat – a seasonal favorite is back.  Delicious as a pie filling, a topping for ice cream, or any creative use for this sweet treat.

1 lb.                 $3.99


Ajiri Tea Kenyan black tea.  This award winning tea was voted “the best of the best” at the 2011 World Tea Expo and has also won the Sofi Gold award from the National Association for the Specialty Food Trade.  Each label is handcrafted by women in the Kisii region of Kenya using dried bark from banana trees.  100% of the profits from this tea support orphan education in Western Kenya.

Loose tea                                 3.5 oz.             $8.95

Tea bags                                  16 bags            $7.95


Castleton Crackers – from Vermont.  All natural, hand-made, hand cracked crackers.

Cabot Clothbound Cheddar – made in conjunction with Cabot Creamery.  These crackers pair well with apple chutney or preserves, a floral honey, smoked meats, chowders, and brisk hoppy beers.

Putney Pumpkin – with dried cranberries and thyme.  Delicious with fresh chevre or blue cheese, corn chowder, salad, or a cup of tea.

6 oz.                $4.95


In-store Specials – September

Stonewall Kitchen Pumpkin Caramel Sauce –

This sauce combines spiced pumpkin and caramel to create a smooth, nutty flavor accented by sweetness. It is a surprisingly tasty blend inspired by SK’s nostalgia for state fairs and homemade caramel. A great topping for any dessert.

October special $5.95 / 12.5 oz. jar

Regular $6.95, save $1.00


Cheese deals and steals – as cheese wheels wind down to their last piece or two, watch for special prices on these items.  Help us make room to bring in new cheeses.

Stonewall Kitchen Country Ketchup – Ketchup all grown upJust the right ingredients.  An undeniable condiment must have, Ketchup. SK figured they might as well make it the best tasting ketchup available with nothing but all natural ingredients. Country Ketchup is a grown up ketchup kids will love too! Go ahead, put it on everything.

October special $5.50 / 16 oz. jar

Regular $6.50, save $1.00

Recipe for the Month

Bean Pot Baked Beans – serves 10 -12

From Stonewall Kitchen


Ingredients –

5-16oz. cans    pinto beans, well drained

4 strips             cooked hickory smoked bacon, approximately ¼ cup crumbled

1 cup               Stonewall Kitchen Country Ketchup*

½ cup              maple syrup

½ cup              onion, finely diced

¼ cup              brown sugar

1 tsp.               ground mustard powder

1 ½ tsp.           salt

Directions –

  1. Pre-heat oven to 325°.  Grease a 2-quart bean pot.
  2. Combine all of the ingredients; mix well and place in bean pot.
  3. Cook 1 ½ to 2 hours uncovered (cover if beans get too dry.


*Can also be made with SK Chipotle Ketchup