Deli & Bakery News + Don’t Snooze & Lose – Order Peaches by Saturday

What do you call soft, chewy, peanut buttery cookies with chocolate chips and chocolate pieces? Monster Cookies, of course! You can make your own – they take time, ingredients and make a little mess. OR you can stop by and try the newest, sweetest bakery item here.


New Deli Changes
There’s a little shift happening in the deli. Our sale items will be available for two weeks now. Plus, there will be two cheese options. One will be for those who like life to be predictable; the other for those who like a little more adventure.

NEW! Deli Specials

This sale runs for  two weeks – until August 15th
Pork Loin – normally $5.79 – now $4.39
Mild Cheddar – normally $5.39 – now $4.39
Bacon Cheese – normally $5.59 – now $4.59

Order Michigan Peaches by 8/12

Here’s the scoop. Peaches, once again, seem to be scare this year. We have found some available Michigan Freestone Peaches.
They will arrive Saturday, August 19th.
Orders must be places by Saturday, August 12th.
Call 815.692.3383, email or stop in to order.

Baked Eggs with Basil Sauce

Ready in 45 minutes. Serves 4
These little cups are great change to a traditional meal. Pop them out and place them between English muffins for a yummy sandwich.
Use a 1/4 c. of regular hummus in place of the eggs if you can’t have eggs.

3 tablespoons butter*

  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour*
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt*
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper*
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1/4 cup shredded Muenster*
  • 3 T minced fresh basil or 1 t dried basil*
  • 4 eggs*
  • Basil sprigs, optional

*Ingredients available at The Country Cupboard.

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a small saucepan, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in flour, salt and pepper until smooth. Gradually add milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir 1 minute or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in cheese and basil.
  2. Spoon 3 tablespoons of sauce into four greased 6-oz. custard cups. Gently bread an egg into the center of each cup. Spoon remaining sauce over eggs.
  3. Bake 20-25 minutes or until the eggs are completely set. Garnish with basil sprigs if desired.

*This sauce is delicious and could be used as gravy over mashed potatoes.


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