Save the Date: Bloomington’s 30th Annual Salsa Contest

Bloomington’s 30th Annual Salsa Contest will take place on Saturday, August 4, 2018! Entry packets will be available in store by early July.  Save the date and check back often for more info!

10 reasons to run for the board

I’ll be honest- serving on the Bloomingfoods board has been more work, more time-consuming, and more emotionally draining than I expected when I submitted my application. It’s also been more satisfying and fulfilling than I had anticipated. In the balance, I’d say it’s worth it, Read More »

Corn with Cilantro Cumin Butter

Total Time: 10 minutes Servings: 6 Brighten up your summer meal with this fresh and tasty corn on the cob recipe. Ingredients 6 ears of corn, shucked 1/4 pound (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature 2 tablespoons cilantro, finely chopped 1 teaspoon ground cumin 2 tablespoons Read More »

May 2 Owner-Member Forum Update

Thank you to everyone who attended the owner-member forum on May 2nd.  We had a lot of great discussion about the future of Bloomingfoods and where to go from here.  There was general agreement that Bloomingfoods needs to have a clear niche.  Owner-members were enthusiastic Read More »

Pork Tenderloin with Indian Spices

Total Time: 40 minutes Servings: 6 Pork tenderloins cook quickly, and like chicken breasts, can dry out easily. The foil packet helps prevent this by cooking the lean meat in a flavorful marinade steam bath. This is mildly spiced, to keep it kid-friendly, but you Read More »

RECIPE: SPRINGTIME AVOCADO TOAST

  Total Time:  20 minutes Servings:  4 Enjoy the simplicity of this winning avocado toast. Ingredients 4 ounces fresh goat cheese 1 teaspoon lemon zest 2 tablespoons chopped arugula, plus sprigs for garnish 4 slices hearty whole grain bread 1 large avocado 4 small red Read More »

Recipe: Smoky Grilled Burgers

Total Time:  1 hour, 10 minutes; 35 active Servings:  8 Burgers can soak in the smoke, too. These have the added smokiness of crispy smoked bacon in the mix—so they are doubly delicious. Ingredients 4 slices smoked bacon 2 pounds ground beef 1 teaspoon salt Read More »

Run for the 2018 Board of Directors!

Dear Owner-Members, It’s almost Board election time! Are you passionate about the future of Bloomingfoods? Do you have great ideas or business experience that you’d like to share with the co-op? We are seeking candidates to fill three positions this fall. Joining our dynamic and Read More »

PRODUCT RECALL: MIDWEST NORTHERN

Midwest Northern Nut of Minneapolis, MN, is voluntarily recalling various products roasted in their facility and sold in consumer packaging that may contain undeclared peanuts and various tree nuts (listed below). People who have an allergy or severe sensitivity to peanuts and various tree nuts Read More »

Cajun Roasted Chicken

Total Time:  1 hour 45 minutes; 15 minutes active Servings:  6 Cajun spice is a medley of all the flavors of Louisiana. In this version, smoked paprika adds the smokiness of grilling without ever firing up the grill. This makes enough spice rub for two Read More »