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For a refreshing, non-alcoholic beverage perfect for graduation celebrations, try Sonoma Sparklers. Bubbly like champagne and with a light-crisp taste, these family-friendly beverages are 100 percent juice. They’re made with six varieties of fresh apples blended with other fresh fruits and berries; flavors include Organic Apple, Natural Pear, Peach and Raspberry.
Say it with Papyrus
Don’t forget: Nugget now carries Papyrus cards and wrapping paper — check out our stock of grad-themed products.
Survive the Great Outdoors
Stay clean and comfy in the great outdoors with Burt’s Bees Natural Remedy Outdoor Survival Kit. The kit includes remedies for sunburns, insect bites, poison ivy and more to help shield your skin from the elements.
Appetizers on Ice
When the sun is blazing, you can keep your grad party hors d'oeuvres chilled and fresh for hours with this great tray. It uses a bed of ice to keep food cold — perfect for fruits, veggies, cold cuts, relishes, seafood or even sushi.
Nugget Markets Sponsors Wine at Town Center
The Rotary Clubs of Cameron Park and El Dorado Hills are proud to announce the Wine at Town Center event, Saturday, June 14, 2008 from 6 to 9 p.m., at the Town Center in El Dorado Hills. This event will showcase many local fine wineries, breweries and restaurants. Proceeds provide funding for Rotary programs in our area.
For more information, please visit www.wineattowncenter.org
Melons and Graduation
School will soon be out for the summer, and that means it’s graduation time! To celebrate your grad’s achievement, try some of Nugget’s best party foods, from a cool summer soup that makes a great grad party appetizer, to our pre-made sandwiches, beef skewers and graduation-themed cakes.
Featured Recipe: Tuscan Melon Gazpacho
On a hot summer evening, gazpacho makes a great first course or a tasty main dish when coupled with a fresh salad. Serve the soup in a shallow bowl with fresh shallots, a drizzle of extra-virgin olive oil and a few lightly seasoned croutons sprinkled on top.
Have a Pinwheel Party
Our Aram Sandwiches (also sometimes called Pinwheel Sandwiches) are made with fresh spinach, black olives, green onions, red bell peppers and cream cheese spread. Choose from ham, turkey or Chef-prepared roast beef or Go Vegetarian! with roasted red pepper hummus.
On sale for graduation May 29 to June 3. Save $10 on a tray with service for 15 – 20 guests.
For Nugget’s other party tray options, please consult our Special Events Menu (pdf file).
Dinner on a Stick
Nugget’s pre-made beef kabobs and chicken skewers are ready for grilling — a tasty and easy option for your backyard graduation celebration. Available from our meat department.
Let Them Eat Cake
What’s a graduation party without a celebratory slice of cake? Our quarter-sheet graduation cakes are custom made to feature your grad’s school colors and include your choice of one standard filling and one standard icing.
On sale for graduation May 29 to June 3. Graduation Quarter-Sheet Cakes $18.99, save $5.
Health Notes from Dr. Liz:
Nothing tastes quite as sweet and juicy as luscious, ripe summer melons. Cantaloupe, crenshaw, honeydew and other melons are distant relatives of the cucumber, and they’re loaded with goodness. Melons supply a scant 60 calories per cup, pack a wealth of nutrients such as carotenes and vitamin C and are loaded with water (over 85 percent by weight) for hydration. Select whole melons with sweet-smelling rinds, indicating ripeness — these fruits don’t continue to ripen once they’re off the vine. Eat them sliced, or cut them into cubes and mix into a delicious summer fruit salad with sprigs of fresh mint.
* Please note that these melons are seasonal and subject to availability.