Sweet Story and Sweet Savings {inside}

Comfort Food Recipe - Zuppa Toscona Make Valentine's Day sweeter - buy one, get one 50% this week only. Maybe you haven't thought that far yet, but you can be Ready Betty or Early, Shirley when you stop by. Almost as far back as I can remember, Valentine's Day has meant a special, fun, thought … Continue reading Sweet Story and Sweet Savings {inside}

Announcing: Homemade Frozen Soups & Savory Super Dips!

Allergy Free Saturday 2/2 - Free Samples! *Essential Oil Refresher - Thursday, February 7th 6:30-8 pm What's new? It's the age-old question. It can mean "how are you?" "what's happening in your life?" or even "hi". Today it means - here's what new at The Country Cupboard. Supper: We're excited!!!!!Our stovetop is heating up and … Continue reading Announcing: Homemade Frozen Soups & Savory Super Dips!

Are You Eating What Everyone Else Is?

What are you eating? Soup? That's what everyone is eating these days. And not just soup, but amazing, easy soup from mixes. Like Cheesy Potato, Garden Vegetable, 13 Bean, and Tomato Soup. With over 15 choices, your meals will be souper. And with eating, comes drinking. Drinking what you ask? Hot Chocolate! And not just … Continue reading Are You Eating What Everyone Else Is?

Don’t Forget – Gluten/Allergy Free Day Saturday

Seasonal. Give the word a little thought. It's about change. Often change is hard. But honestly, life is boring when it stays the same. We do seasonal here at The Country Cupboard. Seasonal items and items for all the seasons. Like, for example, Soup. We've got soup ingredients (dried veggies, pasta, bouillon) and soup mixes. … Continue reading Don’t Forget – Gluten/Allergy Free Day Saturday

What Illinois and Oregon Have in Common + New Cheese

I was in Oregon recently. I saw several little coffee huts that inspired The Coffee Steamer. I was served this amazing Fish Stew (recipe below). I met a few people who raved over The Country Cupboard sandwiches they had while in IL. While it was an effort to travel that far, you don't have to … Continue reading What Illinois and Oregon Have in Common + New Cheese

Don’t Forget – GF/Allergy Free Day/Health Fair – Saturday

Just in Time for Gluten/Allergy Free Day Even if you don't need or want to eat Gluten Free, you might want to try our Namaste Brand Gluten Free Mixes. They are delicious - and I'm not the only one who says that. I hear reports all the time about the Waffle and Pancake mix or the Pizza … Continue reading Don’t Forget – GF/Allergy Free Day/Health Fair – Saturday

Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Here – the Place for Last Minute Gifts

Hello Winter! No, most people are not glad you are here. However, since you are here, we'll soak up some cozy time by the fire, or curled up under the blanket with a mug of something hot. Tea? Hot Chocolate? Cappuccino? Coffee? Spiced Chai? or maybe one of each. Find every single one of these … Continue reading Hear Ye, Hear Ye: Here – the Place for Last Minute Gifts

And the winner is…

It Continues to Look a Lot Like Christmas! I saw a lot of smiling people munching cookies Saturday. Even a reindeer landed in the parking lot (in the form of car turned reindeer). Several musicians shared their talents. Thanks Megan, Haley, Janelle, and Brittney. It was a merry day! Congratulations to Heidi Endres from Forrest who won the … Continue reading And the winner is…

Save $1-2-3 on Black Friday!

This past week I looked at the calendar and said "it's two weeks until Thanksgiving"! Then it sunk in - IT'S TWO WEEKS UNTIL THANKSGIVING! Now it's past that and hopefully it's stuck in your mind and mine. If you are like me, you have a lot to do in the next few weeks. It's … Continue reading Save $1-2-3 on Black Friday!

New Year’s Snacks + a Cold Fighting Soup recipe

How do you bring in the New Year? With food, of course! How about lots of snacks, crackers, cheese and dips? We have some amazing savory dips:  Southwest, Bacon & Horseradish, Cheddar Ranch, Garlic & Onion, Hot Pepper or Alpine Spinach. All of these are delicious with crackers, pretzels or as sandwich spread. Starting next … Continue reading New Year’s Snacks + a Cold Fighting Soup recipe