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Fresh News — March 13, 2008

In Our Meat Dept

Have a loaf of crusty bread on hand to sop up the gravy from this hearty stew.  If possible, make it ahead of time and refrigerate, because it's even better the second day!

Corned Beef Made by DLM's Own Leprechauns!
Corned Beef and Cabbage is a part of the Irish food culture. Once again we are making our own Honestly Better® Corned Beef.We start off with only the finest cuts of Coleman Natural Beef™ (flat-cut brisket, bottom round, and eye of round) and pickle it with a curing blend of special seasonings and spices for two weeks before it is ready to cook. The only shortcut taken here was that we had to use local leprechauns to produce this product! Roast a slab of this corned beef with a head of cabbage and five pounds of potatoes, and your family and friends won't go hungry for a week! The great thing about it is, the leftovers just get better. And think about the Reubens you can make!

In Our Bakery Dept

Mint Madness Cake
Top off your St. Patrick’s Day dinner with a Mint Madness Cake which has all the flavors of a grasshopper cookie — cool mint and decadently rich chocolate! Available only during the month of March.

In Our Seafood Dept

It's Halibut Time!
Alaskan halibut season has begun this month. It's like Groundhog Day to Alaskans - marking the "almost end" of winter! The supply should increase as the month goes on, so add this first-of-the-season treat to your menu. Large-flaked and mild, this white meat fish adapts well to any type of cooking. Get the grill out of hibernation, because the fresh halibut is here to stay, and it's just the beginning of the wild Alaska fish season. $19.99 lb

In Our Beer & Wine Dept

Beers FromThe Wild, Wild West!
Join us at the Oakwood loft on Wednesday, March 19 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., where we will be tasting beers from the West. The Best of the West beers include Breckenridge, Boulder Beer, Avery, Flying Dog, Fort Collins, Tommyknocker, and many more. No reservations are required, but there is a nominal fee to taste.

From Our Mail Order Dept

Send a Little Love From Dayton
If you've ever tasted one, you know our exclusive fully cooked, spiral-sliced, honey-glazed Heavenly Ham® is ideal for holidays and special occasions, as well as for everyday meals. We use the finest American hams that have been slowly cured and mildly smoked with hickory. This Honestly Better® ham is at its best after heating in the oven for an hour at 325ºF, covered with foil. It makes great sandwiches as well. The spiral-cut, uniform slices are easily released from the bone with just a touch of a knife blade. Family and friends will appreciate your gift sent from Dayton!

In Our Frozen Foods Dept

New! La Vera Pizzeria Italiana Pizzas
Discover an authentic Honestly Better® Italian pizza topped with Italian tomatoes, mozzarella, Grana Padano cheese, and Parmigiano-Reggiano. Premium southern Italian wheat and flour is used to make the dough. Each piece is hand-crafted and stretched to give it an irregular shape and make the middle lighter. Baking in a stone-brick oven provides the unique flavor only wood can produce. Enjoy a taste of Italy. Buon appetito!

Happy Baby Frozen Organic Baby Food

Certified organic Honestly Better® fresh-frozen baby meals that are delicious, nutritious, and like homemade - but without the fuss! Happy Baby's unique meals are developed by healthcare professionals and parents, to ensure your baby gets the essential nutrients needed for optimal growth and development. We offer Simple Purées for babies 6 month and up and Kinda Chunky for ages nine months and up. The later stage meals also contain DHA. They are so easy to use - just pop two cubes from the tray, and microwave for one minute. Mmmmm - you'll have one happy baby!

In Our Floral Dept

Mixed Spring Flower Arranging Class
Spring arrives on March 20 this year, and a great way to celebrate would be by taking our spring floral design class. We will be teaching you how to make an arrangement with an assortment of spring flowers such as liatris, lilies, tulips, irises, and pussy willows. You will be able to choose the colors from a few of the varieties, therefore tailoring the arrangement to your own liking. $35 includes vase, greenery, and assorted spring flowers. The class will be held Saturday, March 15 at the DLM School of Cooking, at either 10 or 11 a.m. Register online or call the Washington Square Floral Department at 434-1294 and ask for Scott or Debbie.

From Our Healthy Living Dept

Are You Getting Enough Fiber?
Most of us aren’t getting the recommended 35 grams of fiber in our daily diet, which is unfortunate considering all the benefits we can reap from fiber. When it comes to weight loss, fiber eliminates calories from the foods you eat, helps curb your appetite, allows you to eat more food and absorb fewer calories, and it slows down the rate at which your body converts carbohydrates to sugar. An easy solution to our lack of fiber is solved by The Fiber 35 Diet FitSmart Shakes and Bars. Each bar and shake serving contains 10 grams of fiber, providing you a delicious way to solve your fiber deficiency. Start reaping the benefits today!

At Our School of Cooking

Upcoming Celebrity Chefs - Breakfast & Brunch Breads with Mary Jo
Mary Jo McMillin's at it again, spreading the gospel of good food and great taste with her new cookbook that bears the same name as her former restaurant, Mary Jo's Cuisine, near Miami University in Oxford.

Bring the comfort of sweet yeast baking into your kitchen with hands-on guidance from Mary Jo, accomplished artisan baker and author of Mary Jo’s Cuisine: A Cookbook. We will begin with the simplest sweet dough for Cinnamon Rolls, move into the classic technique for Hot Cross Buns, and finish with authentic cake-like French Brioche. While the dough rises, we’ll make a batch of quick and welcoming Currant Scones – great for a holiday breakfast, brunch, or afternoon tea. We’ll round out the menu with a slice of Mary Jo’s famous quiche along with our DLM Irish Sausage.
Tuesday, March 18 6 – 9 p.m. $65.00