Portland Creamery | Local Maker

Meet Shawn Fels, president of Portland Creamery, who shares his passion for making single-origin, farmstead chèvre with fresh milk that comes from an award-winning, pasture-raised herd of dairy goats in Molalla, Oregon. You'll also learn about the close relationship we've developed over the years and what that means to you, as a Market of Choice customer. Enjoy! Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:31:37-07:00August 20th, 2020|Local Makers, Videos|

Market of Choice and Hair of the Dog Collaboration | Our Favs

We love to partner with local makers, especially when we get to bring you something new. In this video, you’ll learn about our new Market-made Bratwurst, handcrafted with Portland’s own Hair of the Dog beer and Zenner’s sausage. These fully cooked brats feature Lila Country Lager, which is light and clean and only brewed once a year as an homage to the mother of Hair of the Dog founder Alan Sprints. Lila and Bierweek, a lightly smoked lager by Hair of the Dog, can both be found at your Market Beer Shop, while supplies last! Watch the video.

2020-10-15T14:46:10-07:00August 11th, 2020|Inspiration, New at MoC, Our Favs, Videos|

On The Menu in August

Savory, sweet and full of summer flavor, your Market Kitchen is cooking up excellent in-season eats the entire month of August. The Sweet Fire Hot Chicken and Waffle Sandwich is an open-face extravaganza, featuring Liège Belgian waffles topped with crispy fried chicken, sweet-hot honey, red-eye gravy and pickled jalapeños. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:38:09-07:00August 8th, 2020|New at MoC, On the Menu, Videos|

Baking in Season in August

At your Market Bakery, we're making the most of in-season produce during the month of August. Enjoy berry delicious pies and pudding cakes. Start your day with a peachy-keen muffin, or slice into wholesome zucchini bread with apples and spices. See (and taste) for yourself at your local Market! Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:38:59-07:00August 8th, 2020|Baking in Season, New at MoC, Videos|

Queso Fundido Recipe | Chef’s Kitchen with Chef Greg

What’s not to love about ooey-gooey queso fundido? It’s easy, cheesy and delicious! This is a classic offered at many Mexican restaurants, served as an appetizer with chips and salsa. It makes a great shared dish for camping, and it’s even better with a cold beer! Chef Greg explains how to make it in a few quick steps. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:39:53-07:00August 6th, 2020|Chef Greg, Recipes, Videos|

Barnacle Foods | Our Favs

Lifelong Alaskans Matt Kern and Lia Heifetz create unique foods with locally grown, harvested and foraged ingredients from the rugged woods and picturesque coastline of Juneau, Alaska. They make unique jams and jellies, as well as four kinds of kelp salsa, kelp pickles and dried kelp seasonings. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:40:24-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Inspiration, Our Favs, Videos|

Hibisbloom | Local Maker

Popular throughout West Africa, hibiscus flower tea is a tradition that Hibisbloom owner Affouet Price wanted to share with the world. This Portland-based company was started by Affouet and her mother in June 2019 to do just that. Plant-based, gluten-free and naturally sweetened, this wholesome beverage is as versatile as it is delicious. Watch the video.

2020-09-03T10:53:24-07:00August 3rd, 2020|Local Makers, Videos|

Oregon Star Tomatoes | Dig Local

Oregon Star Tomatoes are now available at your Market of Choice! A cross between Santiam and Roma varieties, these large, meaty tomatoes have a well-balanced flavor and beautiful red color. They are excellent for slicing or making sauces. In this video, meet our Dig Local partners Charlie Harris and Deva Harris-Williams, owners of Flamingo Ridge Farm in Gaston, Oregon. Charlie and Deva share what makes these tomatoes unique and how to enjoy them. Watch the video.

2020-10-15T14:45:25-07:00August 1st, 2020|Dig Local Produce, Videos|

Villa Jerada | Local Maker

Market of Choice works closely with local makers and importers, like Mehdi Boujrada, owner of Villa Jerada in Portland, to source the very best products from around the world and close to home. Mehdi started his business by importing the highest-quality, cold-pressed cooking and dipping oils from Morocco. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:41:35-07:00July 28th, 2020|Local Makers, Videos|

Bloom Caramel | Local Maker

Handcrafted in Portland, Bloom Caramel sauces are made with organic cane sugar, Oregon sea salt, vanilla and coconut milk. The result is a caramel that is wonderfully flavorful, vegan-friendly and free of allergens. Use them to top ice cream, stir into coffee, dip fruit, add to baked goods, pair with cheese, or simply enjoy by the spoonful. In this video, Owner Chris Bailey explains why he was inspired to launch Bloom Caramel. Watch the video.

2020-08-31T13:41:58-07:00July 27th, 2020|Local Makers, Videos|