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Soups made from Scratch


Fall weather brings on soup season, and here at DLM we make them everyday from scratch. Not frozen, canned, or in a vacuumed sealed bag. Just our excellent, high-quality ingredients and a little time. You can find a good variety served hot at our soup stations or find even more of a selection in two sizes ready to take home and enjoy. I like to buy my favorites and freeze them so I can always have something on hand that is comforting and delicious!

Here are a couple of my favorites to try this month.

Black Bean Pumpkin — Black beans and pumpkin are simmered with a little ham and finished with a little Spanish Sherry making this soup deliciously different.

Minnesota Style Turkey & Wild Rice — Midwestern classic – a thick and hearty wild rice soup made with our local turkey and slivered almonds.

Butternut Squash — A gorgeous and delicious vegan soup made with butternut squash and a splash of DLM’s own apple cider.
Italian Wedding Soup — Our famous meatballs (only smaller) and tender pasta make this soup a family favorite.

Split Pea and Bacon — A rich and satisfying soup slowly simmered with DLM Uncured Bacon that is practically a meal in itself! Enjoy!


Chef Carrie Walters
DLM Culinary Director

Time Saving Packed Lunches



No time to pack a lunch? Grab a DLM Lunchbox — they’re perfect in both size and content! This cute and recyclable lunchbox will fit into a backpack, briefcase, or the newest Vera Bradley tote. You might have to wrestle one away from your children to enjoy one for yourself.

The DLM Lunchbox is filled with smart choices that not only make mom happy, but the kids as well. Each box has a freshly made sandwich using our high quality ingredients and our freshly baked Unbleached White Sandwich Bread or Classic 10-Grain Bread but are sized slightly smaller than our overstuffed Deli Famous Sandwiches. We have three to choose from: Ham and Cheddar; Turkey and Cheddar; or Classic PB & J using DLM Organic Peanut Butter and sweet DLM Strawberry Preserves. Nestled alongside is a crisp Red Delicious apple, string cheese, whole grain Cheddar cheese goldfish, and a box of raisins.

Next time you or your family is in need of a healthy lunch on the run, come in and grab a couple of our Lunchboxes. They are packed and ready to go when you are!


Chef Carrie Walters
DLM Culinary Director

Fresh & Local Flavor



Come in and taste what our local farmers and DLM chefs can do! We’ve got everyone’s favorites back this season including a couple new recipes you just have to try!

New! Creamy Cucumber Dill Salad

I grew up with my mom making this salad all summer long. I love it ice cold, right out of the fridge. We are now making this fresh for my DLM family with local cucumbers, fresh dill, sour cream, and sweet onion. YUM!

Homegrown Tomato Salad

Only available for a short time! We pick the best local varieties of ripe tomatoes and lightly dress them with a citrus and herb vinaigrette.

Ed’s Fresh Corn Salad

Our best-selling summer salad is back using sweet local corn. We shuck each ear by hand every day and can barely keep up with the demand. I think it’s so popular because it just tastes like summer. Fresh, simple, and delicious!

BLPeach Sandwich

If you like BLT sandwiches, you’ve gotta try this one! I think it may be the perfect summer sandwich. Our delicious bacon, lush ripe peaches, and peppery arugula all slathered with basil mayo and piled on top of our toasted Farmhouse Bread.


Chef Carrie Walters
DLM Culinary Director