It’s National Sauce Month which means it's time to enjoy dipping sauces, hot sauces, pasta sauces, and more! There are so many different types of sauces to embellish your meals and round out pasta and meat dishes. Sauces are good because they add a lot of flavor with little preparation or extra seasonings. This flavor also makes it easier to eat nutritious foods like vegetables and lean meat and seafood.
Homemade and store bought sweet and salty snacks are delicious and satisfying! There’s just something special about that mix of slightly sweet with a little bit of salty flavor too... The contrasting flavors happen to complement each other nicely. And it's easy to make these snacks at home or conveniently pick them up from Tacoma Boys in honor of National Snack Food Month.
It’s just about that time of year to whip up some Valentine's Day treats! Or, get inspired to make your own with baking and pantry staples from Tacoma Boys. From cake and brownie mixes, to frozen pies and individual cheesecakes, there is something for everyone with a sweet tooth. Plus, a rotating selection of fresh fruit like raspberries and strawberries are always nice to have on the side. If you’re looking for chocolate bars and small candy treats to give to your significant other, friend, or children, we have plenty of those to choose from as well!
The crisp, cold season is wrapping up but there is still so much winter produce to eat! From kale, to cabbage, citrus and more, winter foods are abundant. Cooking seasonally is nutritious and connects you to your local farms as well as the earth beneath your feet. In the Pacific Northwest, most people consider summer cooking as the main event for local produce. But, there is a variety of different winter produce to experiment with around this time of year.
A new year is already upon us and many people are resolving to make more nutritious everyday meals. Healthy eating can vary from person to person. But in general, most people are probably aiming to eat more vegetables and leaner protein. It can be hard to pack in the nutrients with vegetables, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. Little steps can help get you there and on track to continue the habit throughout the rest of 2023! Read on for a few tips and ideas on how to make nutritious everyday meals on the regular.
Easy lunch recipes are helpful to get you back into the swing of things after a few days off work for the holidays. That transition from evenings cozied up with comfort food to workdays with nutritious lunch and dinner recipes can be a little tricky! And with the new year rolling in, there are new opportunities to make different recipes including more nutritious meals too. To make the transition simple and delicious, try these easy lunch recipes. They’re good for taking to the office or munching on when working from home, too.
For some households, the New Year means a new opportunity to learn how to cook more at home! It’s easy to get into the habit of stopping for fast food or takeout on the way home after a long day. But overall, cooking at home is generally more affordable and nutritious. Plus, you can experiment with new recipes and get into a new habit of enjoying home cooking on the regular. When you’re familiar with cooking often, this lends more freedom to eating what you want including more recipes from different cuisines.
Christmas and Hanukkah are almost here and it’s time to plan for your holiday prime rib roast! Tacoma Boys’ meat case and butcher counter offers multiple cuts and types of meat. This means you can stay prepared for the holidays with your choice of meat and seafood. A huge variety of already-assembled entrees like stuffed chicken breast or pork chops bring the flavor and cut down on prep time, too. But for Christmas or other winter holidays, consider cooking prime rib for a traditional and tasty dinner main!
Tacoma Boys wide selection of fresh Christmas trees is back for another season! The beautiful tradition makes the season extra special, signaling the presence of the holiday in the home. Whether short or tall, bright green or white and flocked, we have the perfect Christmas tree for every home. And with trees, wreaths, and garland, there’s nothing quite like the fragrance of fresh evergreen or pine!
From sweet or dry, to fruity or acidic, Tacoma Boys has plenty of Thanksgiving wines to try. A wide selection of hundreds of domestic and imported bottles means there is an option for everyone at the table! And red, white, and rosé wines all go so well with the rich and light flavors of Thanksgiving dinner.