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Posted on December 23rd, 2011 | Posted in New Products

New Products for the week of December 19th!

12.23 New Products

Recipe Thursday-New England Fish Chowder

Posted on December 22nd, 2011 | Posted in Recipes, Soup and Stew

This was a perfect dish for a cold wintery night. It is simple to make and not very heavy like other traditional chowders. We served ours with chopped up fresh chives, fried bacon and oyster crackers. Tonight I’ll be happily eating the leftovers.

New England Fish Chowder

Yield 6-8 Servings

2 tablespoons unsalted butter (880000)
2 onions, cut into 1/2-inch dice
4 ounces salt pork, rind removed, rinsed, and cut into 2 pieces (GRF130)
1 1/2 teaspoons minced fresh thyme
salt (991861)
pepper (CQP065)
3 bay leaves (CQB011)
5 cups water
2 pounds skinless cod or haddock fillets, sliced crosswise into 6 equal pieces (553292/553363)
1 1/2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch dice
2 cups whole milk (HPH004)
1 tablespoon cornstarch (991869)
bacon (KNZ2660)
oyster crackers (991702)

Melt butter in Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onions, salt pork, thyme, 3/4 teaspoon salt, and bay leaves; cook, stirring occasionally, until onions are softened but not browned, 3 to 5 minutes. Add water and bring to simmer. Remove pot from heat, gently place fish fillets in water, cover, and let fish stand until opaque and nearly cooked through, about 5 minutes. Using metal spatula, transfer fish to bowl.

Return pot to medium-high heat, add potatoes, and bring to simmer. Cook until potatoes are tender and beginning to break apart, about 20 minutes.

Meanwhile, whisk milk, cornstarch, and 1/2 teaspoon pepper together in bowl. Stir milk mixture into chowder and return to simmer. Return fish and any accumulated juices to pot. Remove pot from heat, cover, and let stand 5 minutes. Remove and discard salt pork and bay leaves. Stir gently with wooden spoon to break fish into large pieces. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Recipe from Cook’s Illustrated, January/February 2012

Seasonal Products-J & A Foods

Posted on December 19th, 2011 | Posted in New Products, Seasonal Products

ICC Foods is now J&A Foods! A new seasonal product they are introducing on Monday, December 26th is their Cherry Chocolate Dessert! These Seasonal J&A Products are available from December 26th-February 17th.

ITEM ID      DESCRIPTION                                                          PACK SIZE
ICC0130     DESSERT-CHERRY CHOCOLATE**                    1/5#
ICC0500    SOUP-HAM & BEAN(available till March 23rd)**     1/10#
ICC0301     TAPIOCA-CHERRY**                                                  1/8#
ICC0304    TAPIOCA-ORANGE**                                                  1/8#

**Special Order Products

Featured Product-Corn Nuggets

Posted on December 19th, 2011 | Posted in Featured Product

Yummy! I had these addictive little appetizers last weekend at Hometown’s Christmas party and they were delicious. Feel free to try them out for yourself!

Corn Nuggets

Description                                                  Pack        Item#
Corn Nugget-Sweet Battered Golden Crisp        6/2#           559611

New Products

Posted on December 16th, 2011 | Posted in New Products

New Products for the week of December 12th!

12.16 New Products

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