Sometimes heading to an event can make me anxious. I just don’t know how everything will go. Let me help you out a little bit.
It’s 9 AM Saturday. You pull into The Country Cupboard parking lot. There’s a lot of cars, but there’s still a parking space. You see folks meandering through the outdoor furniture trying to decide what is best for them.
As you walk up the steps, the door opens and the smells of fresh donuts waft out. You join the other hungry shoppers and make your way to the donut choices. Hmmm. What sounds best? Pumpkin? Glazed? Salted Caramel? For sure, you don’t want to miss the season special – the Lángos. Someone next to you recommends the Salted Caramel.
After your donuts are on the plate, you head to the free samples. Cider or coffee? What a choice! And Trail Bologna and Dill & Ranch cheese curds? Yum!
You head to the sale items. You don’t want to miss the Gouda and Blueberry Cheddar cheese. Plus, the Trail Bologna is great snack to have on hand. You see others taking advantage of the sales in the deli. You ask for a sample and discover why everyone says Hard Salami is so great!
The checkout line is long, but moving quickly. Your friend is in line too! Cool! You have a chat and nibble on your donut while you wait!
You scoot out the door and send a picture of your donuts to your friends with the message “you won’t want to miss this!”
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Donut Day 9/21
*Pumpkin, Glazed, Salted Caramel, Lángos**, Allergy Friendly Pumpkin (gluten, dairy, egg and nut free)
**Hungarian “donut” with garlic butter and cheese
Free Coffee and Cider!
*$1 off Specialty Cheeses, $2 off Cheese Curds, and $2 off Summer Sausages
*Furniture Sale 9/16-21 – 10% off play set orders and in stock furniture.
Hard Salami – $3.69
Kettle Fried Chicken – $4.29
Honey Ham – $3.99
Muenster – $3.29
Baby Swiss – $3.99
Green Onion – $3.79
Delicious Deli Deals
This sale runs for 2 weeks – until Sept 24
normally $5.69 – now $4.69
Swiss ‘n Rye
normally $5.39 – now $4.39
normally $5.29 – now $4.29
Sausage ‘N Apple Squash Bake
10 min prep + 60 min bake time | 8 servings
Yum! Sometimes we use cubed butternut squash instead which makes an easy, allergy friendly casserole. This is always well received!
1 c. chopped apples
½ c. chopped onions
4 Tbsp. dry bread crumbs (use gluten free if needed)
½ tsp. ground sage*
¼ tsp. pepper*
1 lb. ground sausage*
4 sm. acorn squash, halved & seeded
*Ingredients available at The Country Cupboard
In medium bowl, combine apple, onion, bread crumbs, sage and pepper. Add sausage; mix well. Spoon into squash halves; place in a greased 9 x 13. Cover and bake at 375° for 45 minutes. Uncover and bake 10 minutes more or until sausage is no longer pink and squash is tender.