GREAT FOOD FOR THE GREATER GOOD

A BETTER MEALTIME FOR ALL.  Whether they are helping you provide a quality meal on your table, or donating meals to local food banks in your communities,  Simek’s is committed to helping make a difference.  They believe everyone deserves quality mealtimes which is why all SIMEK’S products are free from preservatives, artificial colors, and artificial…

BLACK PEARL SCOTTISH SALMON

Have you experienced Black Pearl Scottish Salmon?  Black Pearl Scottish Salmon are distinguished by their naturally pure, clean flavor and buttery sweet fat. Sourced from the Shetland Islands and northern Scotland at the junction of the North Sea and Atlantic Ocean, Black Pearl Scottish Salmon are raised in an ideal environment for sustainable fish farming.…

CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF GRINDS

Confused about different Meat Grinds?  Harding’s Markets’ Ground Beef starts with the same Certified Angus Beef you’ve come to expect and love from us.  We then grind this exceptional meat in our stores daily.  The result is the ultimate in ground beef – sure to make the juiciest and most flavorful meal possible! Breaking down…

COPPER RIVER SALMON

Born Free. Caught Wild. Naturally Delicious. We are excited to announce that Harding’s West Main in Kalamazoo will be offering Copper River Salmon as soon as it’s available this May!  There’s not one thing that makes Wild Alaskan Copper River Salmon different – there are many. Deep color. Silken texture. Rich flavor. The Copper River…

MEAL SOLUTIONS USING PREPARED ENTREES

You’re busy.  You’ve worked all day, gotten the kids to soccer practice and back, you’re finally home.  And now, what to cook for dinner.  Sound familiar?  We all want to give our families tasty and nutritious meals but sometimes that is hard during the weekdays.   There are ways to cheat.  Keep veggies stocked and prepped…

QUALITY AND FRESHNESS. GUARANTEED.

With our hectic schedules, it can be a challenge to prepare healthy and nutritious meals. We want to help by offering you a variety of fresh, affordable food choices.  Open Acres products are made from simple, quality ingredients and feature an array of wholesome foods that you can feel good about eating — without stretching…

KIDS IN THE KITCHEN

Baking With Kids Can Be Rewarding, But it Must Be Safe Teaching a child to bake can be awesome for both the teacher and student. Kids love to mimic their parents, and a child who routinely sees their parent cooking and/or baking may ask to join in. If not, encourage them to. Learning their way…

PEEPS. LOVE THEM OR HATE THEM?

Either way, PEEPS have been the number one non-chocolate Easter candy in the US for more than a decade. Although yellow is America’s favorite color for PEEPS chicks and bunnies, they also come in pink, lavender, blue, orange and green.  The fluorescent marshmallow bunnies and chicks were hatched over 50 years ago. They got their…

HOW THE USDA GRADES BEEF

The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) meticulously grades beef at the request of a meat packer. Only beef that is USDA inspected may carry the USDA shield of authenticity. The grading system determines the quality rating of beef based upon a very complicated inspection system which measures the amount of marbling (fat specs) in…

FISH FRIDAYS

Lent began Wednesday, February 14, 2018, starting the 40-day period leading up to Easter that many Catholics observe. Eating fish on Fridays is a long-standing Lenten tradition, but a day without meat doesn’t have to be a fast – you can make it a feast with simple family dinners, easy lunches and dishes worthy of…