Market Musings Blog

Touchdown treats

Once the nacho plate is gone and the chili bowls are empty, these sweet treats will taste like a touchdown after a long drive down the field. Read more …

Super Bowl Game Plan

From drinks to snacks to entree ideas, we’ve got a Super Bowl Game Plan ready for you.  Read more …

Hot Sauce Scrimmage

We have some serious hot sauce fans at the co-op and we were curious if there was a consensus on a clear favorite. Thus, the hot sauce scrimmage was born! Read more …

Fair Trade First Hand: Destination Kerala

Last year, Mississippi Market took part in a contest to sell fair trade Alter Eco’s chocolate truffle variety packs; maybe you, dear reader, were even one of the awesome customers who purchased a box. Read more …

Almost flourless chocolate cake

Chocolate and butter combine to create the definition of decadence in this almost flourless chocolate cake. Read more …

Fair Trade First Hand: AlterEco in S. India

Until early December, I thought I knew what Fair Trade was: it was a symbol on a box that meant the farmers got paid a better price for their product. I recently learned first hand it means so much more. Read more …

Recipes from Upper Mississippi Academy’s Culinary Classroom

These recipes were created by 8th grade students at Upper Mississippi Academy. This is the students’ third year in the culinary classroom where they experience culture, history, math, and chemistry through the preparation of food. Read more …

Hoppin John for good luck in the new year

New Year’s Day in the American South is celebrated by many families with Hoppin John, a stew made with black eyed peas. Some people add a penny or other small trinket to the beans when serving them. Whoever finds it is promised especially good luck in the new year. As many recipes can be found for Hoppin’ John as there are cooks who make it, so use this one as a foundation for creating your own version. Read more …

Countdown Snacks for New Year’s Eve

10, 9, 8… whether you’re celebrating with a big group or keeping it low-key, you can’t go wrong with having some of these snacks handy for the count down to 2016. Read more …

Favorite Foodie Gifts

Not sure what to get your favorite foodie? Finding the right foodie gifts comes down to good taste and presentation. These pairings will not only please any serious foodie, but they will suit anyone on your list who appreciates small luxuries! Read more …