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    Making a great burger is not about the particulars so much as having the beef, condiments, and bun in all the right proportions.

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    It really pulls a burger together, but it’s also terrific on fries, roasted veggies, and all kinds of sandwiches.

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Packed with green onions, cilantro, and lime juice, this dip has a full, bright flavor and a buttery, smooth texture.

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They’re a fantastic treat for a weekend brunch, when you’ve got time to let the dough rise, and friends to help you eat them.

Ham and Cheese sliders

Mini Baked Ham Sandwiches

January 16, 2019

Luckily, these little guys come together in about 10 minutes, so if you’re making them as a game day snack, you’ll have no trouble at all whipping up two or three batches.

 

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Penne Pasta

Penne with 5 Cheeses

January 16, 2019

Five Italian cheeses combined with heavy cream, crushed tomatoes, and basil, tossed with penne noodles, and baked ’til golden.

 

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roasted chicken

One Pan Roasted Chicken, Sausage & Citrus

January 16, 2019

This dish is aromatic, full of color, and so scrumptious.

 

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citrus upside down cake

Citrus Upside-Down Cake

January 16, 2019

Looking for a reason to have a tea party? This grapefruit upside down cake is it!

 

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Aioli

How to Make Aioli

January 16, 2019

Think of it as mayo’s sophisticated cousin — it’s light and full of lemon and garlic.

 

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orange chicken

DIY Panda Express Orange Chicken

January 9, 2019

We like this particular copycat recipe because it’s even better than the original.

 

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bacon wrapped tator tots

Bacon-Wrapped Tater Tots

January 9, 2019

Add one bowl of creamy, nicely spicy aioli, and you’ve got a game day sensation!

 

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quinoa breakfast bowl

Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

January 9, 2019

It’ll make your house smell wonderful — like baking cookies. There are worse ways to wake up!

 

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cottage cheese and green onion biscuits

Cottage Cheese and Green Onion Biscuits

January 9, 2019

Made with creamy cottage cheese and a nutty quinoa flour, these biscuits are moist and have a subtle salty tang — and an almost absurd amount of protein!

 

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citrus guide

A Home Cook's Guide to Citrus

January 9, 2019

If we had to pick one family of fruit to take with us to a deserted island, it would probably be citrus.

 

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charred lemonade

Charred Lemonade with Mezcal

January 9, 2019

It’s sweet and puckery tart and full of smoke in all the right proportions.

 

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char citrus

How to Char Lemons & Other Citrus

January 9, 2019

Charring lemons gives them more depth and complexity: the sweets are sweeter, the acidity is less bitter and yet somehow brighter, and then there’s all that wonderful smoke.

 

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A bowl of chicken and tortellini soup.

Chicken & Tortellini Soup

January 2, 2019

For the soup lovers, it’s also a nice change from the regulars, like heavy beef stew, creamy butternut squash, or split pea with ham.

 

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Check out our recipe for Salted Pistachio Brittle

Salted Pistachio Brittle

January 2, 2019

It’s kind of the perfect afternoon treat because it’s so rich you can only eat a small piece of it, and it’s wonderful with a caffè latte.

 

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Check out our recipe for Mulled Bourbon Punch

Mulled Bourbon Punch

January 2, 2019

It’s like a top-notch hibiscus tea that’s been spiked with lemon, honey, bourbon, and a handful of spices.

 

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Check out our recipe for Jalapeño Popper Dip

Jalapeño Popper Dip

January 2, 2019

Gooey, creamy cheese with bacon and just a hint of fresh jalapeño pepper heat — it came together in 4 steps, and disappeared in 5 minutes.

 

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Check out our recipe for thai style slaw and chicken

Thai-Style Slaw & Chicken

January 2, 2019

It’s sweet and spicy, full of crunchy veggies and chicken, and it’s got a pleasantly funky fish-sauce umami!

 

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Check out our recipe for PBJ wings

PB & J Chicken Wings

December 26, 2018

There’s PB & J in our wing sauce, and we love it.

 

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Check out our recipe for Spanish Frittata

Spanish Frittata

January 2, 2019

This frittata is a glorious mash-up of the Spanish tortilla and a breakfast hash.

 

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Check out our recipe for Butter Chicken

Butter Chicken

December 26, 2018

It’s rich, deeply flavorsome, and just what you want at the end of a trying day.

 

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Check out our recipe for Crostini with steak and herbed butter

Crostini with Steak & Herbed Cheese

December 26, 2018

What pairs beautifully with both red wine and book clubs?

 

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Check out our recipe for Tomato-Basil Soup

Tomato-Basil Soup

December 26, 2018

It has a quiet kick, which makes it extra warming on a winter’s day — and the perfect dipper for your grilled cheese sandwich.

 

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Check out our recipe for Sriracha Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

Sriracha Shrimp Lettuce Wraps

December 26, 2018

This dish is so light and simple, and yet it packs in a bunch of flavors and textures.

 

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Check out our recipe for Grilled Cheese

How to Make the Best Grilled Cheese

December 26, 2018

What’s the secret to the best grilled cheese in SoCal? Fantastic condiments.

 

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Check out our recipe for Roasted tomatoes

How to Roast & Preserve Tomatoes

December 26, 2018

Once you’ve made them, you’ll be hard-pressed to keep them around, they’re so useful.

 

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Check out our recipe for Pan-Seared Salmon with Dijon-Caper Sauce

Pan-Seared Salmon with Dijon-Caper Sauce

December 26, 2018

It comes together in minutes, cooks in one pan, and is sure to please all the fish-lovers in your life.

 

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Check out our recipe for Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Crispy Smashed Potatoes

December 26, 2018

Why should you have to choose between a baked potato, fries, or mashed?

 

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Check out our recipe for Shrimp Scampi on Couscous

Shrimp Scampi on Couscous

January 2, 2019

We love the simplicity of this light scampi.

 

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Check out our Recipe Sapphire recipe here.

Red Sapphire

December 19, 2018

Its rosy hue makes it a natural for gatherings during the holidays

 

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Check out oour pairing ideas for New Year's Eve

New Year's Eve Cheese, Charcuterie, and Sparkling Wine Pairings

December 19, 2018

Our Tastemaster, Lisa Ali, has put together a few fantastically lavish cheese and charcuterie pairings for New Year's Eve - but you can splurge on them anytime, we won't tell a soul.

 

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Here's our recipe for chicken with coconut rice

Roasted Chicken with Coconut Rice & Ginger Cucumbers

December 19, 2018

One bowl, so many textures!

 

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Check out our recipe for Nutty Pesto Mousse

Nutty Pesto Mousse

December 19, 2018

It’s basil pesto whirled up in cream cheese and topped with sundried tomatoes and toasted pine nuts.

 

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 Check out our recipe for Spicy Penne alla Vodka

Spicy Penne alla Vodka

December 19, 2018

We love this recipe for unfussy entertaining.

 

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Check out our recipe for how to make Fresh Pasta

How to Make Fresh Pasta

December 19, 2018

We’ve put together a simple how-to that’ll have you rolling out rich, eggy noodles with a wonderfully tender texture in no time.

 

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Here's our recipe for Pasta Alfredo with Acorn Squash and Fresh Peas

Pasta Alfredo with Acorn Squash & Fresh Peas

December 19, 2018

With peas, leeks, and dill, our creamy alfredo sauce tastes deceptively light — it’s a refreshing break from heavy holiday eating.

 

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Our recipe for how to make Candied Nuts

How to Make Candied Nuts

December 19, 2018

Superbly crunchy, perfectly sweet, and filled with cinnamon spice and just a hint of peppery heat — they’re the perfect nut for all occasions.

 

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Learn more about Christmas dinner options

Gelson’s Christmas Dinners

December 12, 2018

We offer gourmet Christmas dinners prepared by some of the best chefs in Southern California. You can order a full meal with all the trimmings — or just a few of your favorite sides.

 

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Learn more about this Tequila Patron

Gelson's Exclusive: Patrón Reposado Tequila

December 12, 2018

Hand-selected by Gelson’s, this Select Reposado boasts aromas of fresh oak...

 

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Check out this recipe for Blood Orange Paloma

Blood Orange Paloma

December 12, 2018

Made with bitter-sweet blood orange, thyme-infused simple syrup, and a shot or so of Mezcal, it’s smoky and juicy — and quite pretty in its deep red blush.

 

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Check out this recipe for Caramelized Onion Dip

Caramelized Onion Dip

December 12, 2018

It’s dangerously good stuff, so you’ll want to make it for a party — and let your guests help it disappear!

 

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Check out this recipe for Corn Chowder

Corn Chowder

December 12, 2018

This corn chowder is everything we like in a winter soup.

 

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Here's a video on how to open a bottle of Champagne

How to Open a Bottle of Champagne

December 12, 2018

We’ve put together a splendid how-to that will help you pop the cork without destroying your eyes, the cat, or Great Aunt Lily’s Ming vase.

 

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Learn more about our USDA Prime CAB Beef

Only at Gelson’s: USDA Prime Certified Angus Beef

December 12, 2018

It’s a pretty big deal because it’s the best beef around.

 

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Here's how to Ferment Fall Vegetables

How to Make Fermented Fall Vegetables

December 12, 2018

Fermenting is as easy as quick pickling, and the subtle brine really lets the veggies’ flavor shine.

 

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 Check out this recipe for Peppermint-Chocolate Bundt Cake

Peppermint-Chocolate Bundt Cake

December 12, 2018

Meet Santa’s latest candy crush!

 

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Check out this recipe for our Shaved Brussels Sprout and Apple Salad

Shaved Brussels Sprout and Apple Salad

December 5, 2018

A Brussels sprout salad so scrumptious it’ll tempt even the sproutophobes!

 

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Here's our how to guide for roasting Chestnuts

How to Roast Chestnuts

December 5, 2018

If you’ve never eaten one, the texture of a roasted chestnut can be revelatory.

 

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Here's our guide to Holiday Cheese, Charcuterie, and Wine Pairing Ideas

Holiday Cheese, Charcuterie, and Wine Pairings

December 5, 2018

Putting together a holiday party? Go graze-y!

 

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Check out our recipe for Raspberry Mimosa

Raspberry Mimosa

December 5, 2018

This Raspberry Mimosa tastes so much like brunch, it seems to promise a pleasant day.

 

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Check out our recipe for Meyer Lemon Tart

Meyer Lemon Tart

December 5, 2018

Perfectly puckery, perfectly sweet, with a wonderfully dense yet tender shortbread crust.

 

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Check out our recipe for endive salad

Endive Salad with Tangerines & Roasted Beets

December 5, 2018

Let’s just say this salad is for the devotees of texture and contrast, the ones who like their greens loaded up with good stuff.

 

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Check out our recipe for sweet and sour chicken

Sweet & Sour Chicken Tenders

December 5, 2018

This is a recipe we lean on when the week is crazy busy.

 

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Check out this recipe for Classic Grilled Artichokes

Classic Grilled Artichokes

December 5, 2018

Grilled artichokes beautifully charred on the outside, soft and creamy on the inside.

 

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Check out this recipe for Kale Salad with Ambrosia Apples

Kale Salad with Ambrosia Apples

November 28, 2018

It’s got texture, oodles of flavor, and more nutrients than we can name.

 

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 Check out this recipe for Potato Latkes

Potato Latkes

November 28, 2018

Tender on the inside and wonderfully crisp and crunchy on the outside, potato latkes are one of our favorite Hanukkah dishes.

 

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Check out this recipe for Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken

Lemon-Herb Roasted Chicken

November 28, 2018

Lemon lovers, this one’s for you!

 

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Check out this recipe for Short Ribs in Pomegranate Demi-Glace with Polenta

Short Ribs in Pomegranate Demi-Glace with Polenta

November 28, 2018

A classically good-looking dish with a comforting, meaty heft.

 

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Poached Pears & Chèvre on Puff Pastry

November 28, 2018

Poached pears make everything more fancy.

 

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Check out our recipe for Rugelach

Rugelach

November 28, 2018

They’re just a bite or two, so pretty — tiny, golden crescents — and right at home perched alongside our morning coffee or atop a scoop of ice cream.

 

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Banana Bread

McCann’s Oatmeal-Banana Bread

November 28, 2018

This banana bread is wonderfully moist and not at all mushy — a terrific update on traditional banana bread recipes.

 

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Check out the newly available JOIA Spirit Craft Cocktails

Introducing JOIA Spirit Craft Cocktails

November 21, 2018

All the fresh complexity we love in the soda, plus a crisp, clean premium vodka.

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Check out our list of easy hoiliday appetizers

Easy Holidy Appetizers

November 21, 2018

 

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Check out our recipe for Barbecue Brisket Sliders with Creamy Coleslaw

Barbecue Brisket Sliders with Creamy Coleslaw

November 21, 2018

A must for game days or any fall day when you don't feel like standing over the stove.

 

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Check out our recipe for baked brie and apple cranberry chutney 

Baked Brie & Apple-Cranberry Chutney

November 21, 2018

Bring this appetizer to Thanksgiving. The chutney's brilliant red  hue was just made for the holidays!

 

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Check out Gelson's New Pasta Sauces and Ravioli 

Introducing Gelson's Pasta Sauces and Ravioli

November 21, 2018

Our artisanal sauces and ravioli are made with incredible attention to quality and 100% natural ingredients.

 

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Order Gelson's Kosher-Style Hanukkah Dinners 

Gelson's Kosher-Style Hanukkah Dinners

November 21, 2018

Whether you want help with just a few dishes or a full spread, we've got your Hanukkah favorites.

 

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Check out this recipe for Gin Fizz with Pomagranate Kombucha 

Gin Fizz with Pomagranate Kombucha

November 21, 2018

This Cocktail is pretty in pink and dangerously drinkable!

 

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Check out our recipe for Lasagna Rolls 

Lasagna Rolls

November 21, 2018

Tender noodle spirals rolled up with creamy herbed ricotta and a lux meat sauce.

 

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Check out our recipe for Herbed Potato Gratin 

Herbed Potato Gratin

November 14, 2018

It's a dish that will delight dinner guests - elegant looking and tasting - but it comes together in just five steps..

 

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Event Poster for our evening with  San Simeon Wines 

An Evening with San Simeon Wines

November 16, 2018

Be wine and dined at our partnering event with San Simeon Wines!

 

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Check out our recipe for Honey-Glazed Roasted Sweet Potatoes 

Honey-Glazed Roasted Sweet Potatoes

November 14, 2018

Honey glaze gives these a lightly caramelized, chewy, crisp skin, and a hint of citrus sweetness that's well nigh irresistible.

 

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Check out our recipe for Oyster Stuffing 

Oyster Stuffing

November 14, 2018

A classic blend of warm bread, fresh herbs, and a pop of sea and salt from the oysters.

 

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Spinach & Mushroom Strata

November 14, 2018

With custardy bread, earthy shitake, soft spinach, and a delicately tangy feta, our strata is just what Sunday morning ordered.

 

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Charcuterie Platter 

A Spanish-Themed Cheese & Charcuterie Plate for Thanksgiving

November 14, 2018

Full of interesting tastes and textures, it will give your guests plenty to talk about as they nibble.

 

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Pomegranate Seeds & Pistachios

November 14, 2018

With just a few whole ingredients, this dish is a riot of flavor and texture.

 

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Steak Salad & Warm Bacon Winaigrette

November 14, 2018

With cranberries, Brussels sprouts, and chicories, this salad has an intense side!

 

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georges duboeuf wine 

Thanksgiving Wine Pairings from our Tastemaster

November 14, 2018

These are both food friendly wines, just perfect for a Thanksgiving celebration with friends and loved ones.

 

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Chicken, Apples, & Brussels Sprouts

November 14, 2018

This dish is so tender and juicy and scrumptious, even our kids give it a thumbs up!

 

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Gelson's Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner 

Order Your Gourmet Thanksgiving Dinner Today

November 7, 2018

We offer all the classic dishes prepared to culinary perfection, so your family can share a beautiful gourmet meal with very little fuss.

 

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Special limited time only cheese 

Our New Ginger & Turmeris Promontory Cheese -

Made for Gelson's by Beehive Cheese Co.

November 7, 2018

What's special about our Ginger & Turmeric flavored Promontory Cheese? We made it!

 

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Check out our recipe for Fall RIsotto with Beehive Truffle Cheese 

Fall RIsotto with Beehive Truffle Cheese

November 7, 2018

This dish is full of seasonal color and deeply satisfying!

 

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Check out our recipe for Bacon-Wrapped Dates

Bacon-Wrapped Dates

November 7, 2018

These appetizers are rich, satisfying, and super easy to make.

 

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Check out our recipe for  Spaghetti Bolognese

Spaghetti Bolognese

November 7, 2018

It’s rich and hearty and full of meaty flavor — and it comes together in about an hour.

 

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Here's how you can make whipped cream

How to Make Whipped Cream

November 7, 2018

Is there anything more splendid than homemade whipped cream?

 

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Here's our recipe for Roasted Rainbow Carrots

Roasted Rainbow Carrots

November 7, 2018

Serve them at Thanksgiving. They’ll look gorgeous next to your turkey and mashed potatoes!

 

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Turkey Dinner

Gelson's Fresh Turkey

November 7, 2018

We offer fresh antibiotic-free turkeys, organic turkeys, and heirloom turkeys. If you want, we’ll even spatchcock your turkey for you.

 

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Butter Guide for Cooking

A Home Cook’s Guide to Butter

November 7, 2018

What’s the difference between all these butters, and what are we supposed to do with them?

 

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Check out our recipe for Pumpkin Pecan Squares

Pumpkin Pecan Squares

November 7, 2018

When we tested these squares, our chefs and our tasters went nuts!

 

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Sausage & Cornbread Stuffing

November 7, 2018

Sweet, dense cornbread, crunchy celery, and crispy chunks of salty, hot Italian sausage — our stuffing is the stuff of Southern Thanksgiving tradition.

 

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Check out our recipe for Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

Vegetarian Stuffed Acorn Squash

November 7, 2018

With sweet acorn squash, tart cranberries, bright, peppery greens, salty cheese, and nutty farro, they’re full of flavor and very healthy.

 

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Filet Mignon & Cherry-Balsamic Reduction

October 31, 2018

This rich, layered sauce brings out all the subtle savory flavors of the filet mignon.

 

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Goat Cheese & Delicata Squash Crostini

October 31, 2018

These little crostini have all the texture and color of fall!

 

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Check out our reicpoe for Cedar-Planked Salmon

Cedar-Planked Salmon

October 31, 2018

We were also surprised at how easy it was to make planked salmon.

 

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Butternut Squash & Apple Soup

October 31, 2018

In this recipe, we’ve mixed things up a bit by adding carrots and tart Granny Smith apples...

 

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Three LaCroix Cocktails in Glasses

Three LaCroix Cocktails

October 31, 2018

Not surprisingly, LaCroix is a fantastic mixer.

 

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Our Recipe for Mashed Cauliflower

How to Make Mashed Cauliflower

October 31, 2018

Mashed cauliflower delivers everything we love about mashed potatoes: it’s warm, and it comes with plenty of butter and salt and a creamy, smooth texture.

 

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Chicken, Kale & Penne Pasta

October 24, 2018

A fresh and beautifully balanced meal with just the right amount of protein, grains, and veggies.

 

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Check out our recipe for Tangerine Margarita

Tangerine Margarita

October 24, 2018

Tangerine pairs well with tequila, holding its own without being too bossy.

 

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Check out our recipe for Skillet Nachos

Skillet Nachos

October 24, 2018

This nacho recipe is definitely for the topping lovers...

 

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Now you can make Spaghetti Squash right at home

How to Make Spaghetti Squash

October 24, 2018

Whatever your plans, our how-to will help you get the squash prepped and ready — a tender blank slate for your culinary masterpiece.

 

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Gluten-Free Bacon & Egg Muffins

October 24, 2018

Hearty, satisfying, portable, and if we do say so ourselves, handsome.

 

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Hindsight wines

Hindsight Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon and Chardonnay

October 24, 2018

Hindsight Vineyards is committed to making great wine at affordable prices — using 100% Napa Valley grapes.

 

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Roasted Ratatouille & Penne Pasta

October 24, 2018

A SoCal weeknight take on the classic French Provençal stew.

 

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Swordfish & Tomato Tomatillo Salsa

October 17, 2018

Swordfish steaks are the perfect vehicle for salsa...

 

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Here's our recipe for apple crisp

Apple Crisp

October 24, 2018

Our crisp will fill your kitchen with the smell of fall baking and give your ice cream purpose.

 

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Learn about the new Gelson's granola

Gelson’s Granola

October 17, 2018

It’s terrific in a bowl with fresh milk, scattered over Greek yogurt, or baked into a berry cobbler.

 

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Villager Coconut Water Flavor Options

Villager Coconut Water

October 17, 2018

It’s our new favorite afternoon treat.

 

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Check out our recipe for Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria

October 17, 2018

This recipe is as light and refreshing as a summer sangria, but it’s filled with fall flavor.

 

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Brown Butter Butternut Squash & Bucatini

October 17, 2018

Here's a glorious way to end a fall day...

 

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Check out our recipe for Chicken-Parmesan Sliders

Chicken-Parmesan Sliders

October 17, 2018

These sliders are infinitely snackable.

 

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Rosé Wine & Charcuterie Pairing

October 17, 2018

Here Lisa gives us a handful of charcuterie pairings with not only Gelson’s Rosé, but also a variety of bottles from our wine stores.

 

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Check out our recipe for Gluten-Free Cali'Mex Pizza

Gluten-Free Cali'Mex Pizza

October 17, 2018

A fun, healthy dinner in 20 minutes!

 

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Check out our recipe for Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

Pumpkin Bars with Cream Cheese Frosting

October 17, 2018

(Confession: We didn’t even try to resist. We licked the bowl!)

 

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One-Pan Sausage & Pepper Medley

October 10, 2018

In celebration of the last days of Oktoberfest, we’ve put together this very simple dish...

 

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Wine and shopping list

Gelson’s Sip 'n' Shop program

October 17, 2018

You relax in the wine bar with a glass of wine or a few tapas, and we take your grocery list and do all the shopping for you.

 

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Check out our recipe for roasted chicken and grapes

Roasted Chicken & Grapes

October 10, 2018

This recipe tastes like early fall to us: roasted chicken infused with thyme, wine, and fruit.

 

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Check out this recipe for Pineapple Mojito

Pineapple Mojito

October 10, 2018

Ever since we made these Pineapple Mojitos, we’ve been daydreaming about brunch...

 

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Grilled Ribeye Steak & Herb Butter

October 10, 2018

It’s a simple, classic recipe that comes together in minutes, yet never fails to impress...

 

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Brie, Apple & Walnut Crostini

October 10, 2018

This crostini is perfect for early fall, the peak of the apple season.

 

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Check out this recipe for Raspberry-Chocolate Pots de Crème

Raspberry-Chocolate Pots de Crème

October 10, 2018

Deep, dark, chocolate infused with raspberry liqueur and whipped into a mousse that is at once lush and decadent and unbelievably light.

 

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Chili recipe

Game Day Chili & Skillet Cornbread

October 10, 2018

We garnish our chili with a classic skillet cornbread recipe from Bob’s Red Mill.

 

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beef jerky

Taste Test: Beef Jerky

October 10, 2018

There are so many brands and flavors it’s sometimes hard to choose between them — so we put our crack team of tasters on it.

 

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Pickles

How to Make Quick Pickles

October 10, 2018

They’re so easy to make — and they can help you use up spare veggies and fruit...

 

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cheese platter ideas

Oktoberfest Beer & Cheese Pairings

October 3, 2018

In celebration of fall and Oktoberfest, our in-house Tastemaster put together four intriguing beer and cheese pairings.

 

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Chorizo taco

Chorizo Seitan Tacos

October 3, 2018

They’re a meatless marvel — and they come together in under 30 minutes...

 

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baby kale caesar salad recipe

Baby Kale Caesar Salad with Sourdough Croutons

October 3, 2018

In honor of National Kale Day...

 

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Mahi Mahi

Mahi Mahi & Southwestern Succotash

October 3, 2018

This is not your grandma’s succotash...

 

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Goat cheese crostini

Goat Cheese, Fig & Prosciutto Crostini

October 3, 2018

These crostini have everything we need in a snack and all the poise of a great appetizer.

 

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Pomegranate

How to Seed a Pomegranate

October 3, 2018

Here’s a fool-proof method for getting all the seeds out of the husk with very little time and effort, no wasted seeds, and no red splatter.

 

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Garlic-Braised Brussels Sprouts

October 3, 2018

Braised in garlic-infused chicken broth it’s wonderfully savory and fork tender...

 

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Meet Lisa Ali — Gelson’s Tastemaster

October 3, 2018

Lisa Ali has a food lover’s dream job.

 

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Apple Galette

October 3, 2018

This galette crust is just as buttery and tender as they come, and it’s filled with SweeTango apples, wildflower honey, and cinnamon spice.

 

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Sliders on Röckenwagner Pretzel Buns

September 26, 2018

The buns make the burger!

 

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Rao's Famous Meatballs

September 26, 2018

Moist, tender, and full of meaty flavor, Rao’s Famous Meatballs are a favorite...

 

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cuban flank steak

Cuban Flank Steak

September 26, 2018

Our Cuban Flank Steak marinade is bright and zingy with citrus, garlic, spices...

 

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salmon and curry yogurt

Salmon & Curry Yogurt

September 26, 2018

Curry, fish, and leafy greens are a powerful combination...

 

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tomatoes

Talking Heirloom Tomatoes with Be Wise Ranch

September 26, 2018

Bill Brammer at Be Wise Ranch is great to talk to about organic heirloom tomatoes...

 

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Check out our recipe for Brainy Breakfast Granola

Brainy Breakfast Granola

September 26, 2018

Granola is one of our favorite breakfasts...

 

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Me & the Bees Lemonade

September 26, 2018

Thirteen-year-old entrepreneur, student, and beekeeper Mikaila Ulmer, founder of the company, has a great mission — and maybe the cutest origin story ever...

 

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Check out our recipe for How to Roast Peppers

How to Roast Peppers

September 26, 2018

Whether it’s a sweet pepper or a hot pepper, roasting takes the edge off its sharp, vegetal side, brings out its natural sweetness, and gives it a smoky charred flavor...

 

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Tilapia Tacos with Apple Salsa

Tilapia Tacos with Apple Salsa

September 19, 2018

How about fish tacos for dinner?

 

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Lamb

How to Make Chimichurri

September 19, 2018

Once we have a jar of the stuff, we want to put it on everything...

 

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Check out our recipe for gold rush

Gold Rush

September 19, 2018

With its sunny, golden hue, this cocktail seems to shine with summer...

 

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Peach and Heirloom Tomato Toast

September 19, 2018

Here we’ve piled a perfect mix of summer flavors on toast...

 

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check out our recipe for grapefruit brule

Grapefruit Brûlée

September 19, 2018

No torch required!

 

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all kinds of tortilla chips

Taste Test: Tortilla Chips

September 19, 2018

What did we find out? We really love eating tortilla chips...

 

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check out our recipe for bloody mary

Bloody Mary

September 19, 2018

Bloody Marys can either be the start of a great day or the end of great night...

 

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check out our recipe for summer pasta skillet

Summer Pasta Skillet

September 19, 2018

This is comfort food, Southern California style...

 

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check out this caesar chicken recipe

Grilled Caesar Salad with Chicken

September 19, 2018

It’s always fun to turn an old favorite like Caesar Salad on its head...

 

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check out our recipe for these ahi tuna tacos

Ahi Tuna in Lettuce Wraps

September 18, 2018

We’re obsessed with these super fresh lettuce wraps right now...

 

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McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams

September 19, 2018

We love McConnell’s because it’s absurdly creamy and all of its flavors are true blue...

 

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shrimp ceviche

How to Make Shrimp Ceviche Appetizer

September 16, 2018

Fresh and full of bright citrus, ceviche is the perfect dish for a hot summer evening...

 

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Grilled Peaches

September 18, 2018

Peaches are one of summer’s best treats...

 

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here's how to break the fast

Break the Fast Frittata

September 15, 2018

This savory frittata is hearty and satisfying yet still light and custardy...

 

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here's our recipe for an old fashioned cocktail

Old Fashioned Cocktail

September 14, 2018

We like this recipe for its exquisite balance...

 

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alkaline coffee

Alkaline Coffee Co. Cold Brew

September 14, 2018

Full bodied, rich, and sweet, without any of the bitterness...

 

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Gelson's Wines Uncorks Three New World-Class Bottlings

September 5, 2018

We also have sampling events around the corner...

 

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check out this CA Avocado guac recipe

Fire Roasted Corn Guacamole with California Avocados

September 13, 2018

Break out your thickest, crunchiest tortilla chips

 

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summer tortellini salad

Colorful Summer Tortellini Salad

August 27, 2018

Try this recipe...

 

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ahi tuna tacos

Recipe: Ahi Tuna Lettuce Wrap Tacos

July 25, 2018

We are obsessed with these delicious, summery lettuce wrap tacos right now...

 

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Stay Cali-Cool with Gelson's

July 19, 2018

Gelson’s loves helping our customers discover the finest local food Southern California has to offer...

 

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hatch chile

Hatch Chile Season 2018 Is Here!

August 14, 2018

August in Southern California is always reserved for a special treat unique to the area; it's hatch chile season! Each year, our Gelson's locations provide our customers with healthy and delicious dishes that include fresh hatch chile in celebration of our Annual Hatch Chile Roasting event. Visit our service deli and taste some of the masterfully prepared recipes featuring the distinguished taste and spicy flavor.

 

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check out this coleslaw recipe

5 Ingredient Coleslaw Recipe

June 26, 2018

This simple coleslaw side dish has five ingredients and uses...

 

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hatch chile

Don't Miss Our Annual Hatch Chile Roastings!

July 23, 2018

Visit Gelson’s for uniquely delicious Hatch Chiles, from Hatch, New Mexico!

 

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cold beers

BJ's Brewhouse Beer Pairings Perfect for Your Cookout

June 26, 2018

Plan your grill party like a pro...

 

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gelson's century city

Join Gelson's Century City Grand Re-Opening Celebrations!

July 16, 2018

We are excited to announce...

 

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BBQ

Gelson's 4th of July Grilling Guide

June 27, 2018

Aside from fireworks and the birth of our nation, the Fourth of July is known for one particular thing: fantastic food. There really is no better way to celebrate the holiday than by gathering together with your friends and family and trying out some fantastic grill recipes. If you are stuck when it comes to putting together your menu for your Fourth of July bash, take a look at the meat buyer's guide and BBQ tips below.

 

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Ice Cream

Your Guilt-Free Guide to Healthy Summer Desserts

May 30, 2018

Summer is a time for socializing and spending evenings with friends and family. With these types of events come numerous desserts and sweets that could wreak havoc on your waistline. Instead of indulging in those types of rich desserts, consider learning a few light, healthy summer dessert recipes you can indulge in without any guilt.

 

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check out this burger recipe

The Original Rockenwagner Pretzel Burger

June 26, 2018

A different twist to your grilling menu...

 

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BBQ ideas

Father’s Day Cookout: 3 Simple Grilling Recipes

May 23, 2018

Planning a Father’s Day BBQ is one of the best ways to honor the special dad in your life. BBQs are a quick and easy way to bring family and friends together for a casual yet entertaining time. Take a look at a few of these simple grill recipes to help give you some inspiration for your own BBQ celebration.

 

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Sarah Wright

Gelson's Staff Nutritionist Visits CA Avocado Grove

June 22, 2018

When the CA Avocado Commission invited me to an avocado tour, which included a behind-the-scene visit to the West Pak Avocado sorting & packing facility...

 

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CA Avocado picnic salad recipe

Picnic Potato Salad with California Avocados

May 22, 2018

Give this classic picnic dish some extra pizzazz with California avocados. Be prepared – your guests will want second helpings...

 

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BBQ Picnic plate

5 Side Dishes to Bring to Your July 4th BBQ

May 18, 2018

Are you planning upcoming summer parties and are looking for 4th of July BBQ ideas? Picking the main course is usually quite simple, dictated by the diets and preferences of your guests. Trying to come up with BBQ side dish ideas can be a bit harder. Here are just a few suggestions for some delicious and easy dishes for BBQ parties you can try this summer.. 

 

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dried fig salad recipe

Dried Fig and Arugula Salad with Stracciatella Cheese

May 25, 2018

Stracciatella is the creamy, rich cheese that is found in the center of burrata cheese balls. Eating it is kind of a transcendent experience...

 

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avocado toast

Avocado Toast Recipe for Mother's Day Brunch

May 4, 2018

Let Mom linger over this dish from Gelson’s Registered Dietitian Jessica Siegel...

 

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Wine and Beer Pairings for Grilled Foods

May 22, 2018

Beverage pairings for your weekend grill session...

 

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green smoothie

Foods that Keep You Hydrated During the Summer


April 27, 2018

Staying hydrated is important all-year round, but is especially crucial during the summer months when high temperatures and long days in Southern California can easily result in heat exhaustion. While drinking water is a great way to keep yourself refreshed, it can get boring after a while. Liven up your diet by consuming some of the best foods for hydration, including these delicious fruits and vegetables.

 

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grilled ribeye

Grilled Ribeye Steak with Herbed Steak Butter

May 21, 2018

Herbed Butter brings out the best of a thick, juicy, and delicious grilled steak. You’ll want to make this again and again...

 

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CA Avocado Guac

Recipe: Fire Roasted Corn Guacamole with California Avocados

April 27, 2018

California avocados yield world-class guacamole and fire-roasted corn makes it even tastier. It’s a dip that’s bursting with fresh flavor...

 

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Wine & Cheese Pairings Perfect for Mother's Day

May 7, 2018

Rosé Wines are wonderful for the warm summer season, as they are light-bodied, fruity, pairing well with cheeses and food that are equally light...

 

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Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed Ideas to Make Her Day

April 24, 2018

Everyone wants to be sure that their mom feels loved, especially on Mother’s Day. Moms do so much for their families all year long; they definitely deserve a day to be pampered. There is no better way to say thanks than serving up a delicious homemade brunch or offering mom breakfast in bed. To help you properly spoil your mom, we have compiled a list of some of the easiest, and tastiest, Mother’s Day brunch recipes and breakfast ideas. 

 

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Join Gelson's Newport Beach Grand Re-Opening Celebrations!

May 3, 2018

Beautifully remodeled, the relaunched Gelson’s Newport Beach will offer new sit-down wine, craft beer, and tapas bar...

 

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check out this recipe for honeycrisp fish tacos

Recipe: Honeycrisp Salsa Fish Tacos for Cinco de Mayo

April 27, 2018

Fragrant Honeycrisp apples are highlighted in this crunchy, sweet and spicy salsa that will excite your taste buds...

 

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almonds

How to Eat to Lower Your Blood Pressure

April 18, 2018

Certain foods contribute the most sodium to our diets since they have a lot of added salt and we tend to eat them daily and in large quantities...

 

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tequila

Special Cinco de Mayo Tequila and Beer Tasting Events

April 26, 2018

Join our complimentary tasting events...

 

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Health Risks of Belly Fat and How to Lose It

March 29, 2018

If you tend to hold your weight around your midsection, you may be “apple-shaped,” which increases your risk for developing many chronic diseases, such as heart disease...

 

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3 Healthy Cinco De Mayo Recipes

April 23, 2018

Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner. For many families, this means cooking and eating tons of food. Many traditional dishes are filled with fats, carbs, and calories, which is not ideal if you are trying to eat a healthier diet. Thankfully, there are numerous healthy Cinco de Mayo recipes you can try, giving you the chance to partake in all festivities without sacrificing your balanced lifestyle.

 

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check out this goat cheese recipe

Fig and Nuts with Goat Cheese Recipe

March 21, 2018

Your guests will thank you...

 

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Join Gelson's Santa Monica Grand Re-Opening Celebrations!

April 12, 2018

Enhancing the customer experience with exciting new features and amenities...

 

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brisket

Traditional Beef Brisket Recipe

March 21, 2018

Looking for a tender, mouthwatering entrée? It’s all about flavorful seasonings and careful cooking...

 

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Let's Make March Matter

March 12, 2018

We are proud to announce that we are partnering with Children’s Hospital Los Angeles to Make March Matter....

 

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shingles vaccine

Shingles Vaccine Now Available at Your Gelson's Pharmacy

March 16, 2018

Here's what you need to know...

 

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colcannon

Traditional Irish Colcannon Recipe for St. Patrick's Day

March 11, 2018

This hearty dish, headlined by (you guessed it!) potatoes, will bring a helping of scrumptious tradition to your shamrock shindig. And it's easy to make.

 

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check out our corned beef recipe

Our Favorite Corned Beef and Beer Crock-Pot Recipe

March 13, 2018

Try this today...

 

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cheese dipping

Awards Night Pairing Ideas

February 23, 2018

Chateau Souverain Chardonnay perfectly complements Emmi Fondu. Stella Rosa Italian wines and pasta sauces will please the toughest critics...

 

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baked potatoes recipe

Lucky Irish Twice Baked Potatoes

March 11, 2018

The luck of the Irish smiles on these cheesy stuffed baked potatoes with California Avocado and guacamole...

 

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Spring Fruit Coming Out of Hibernation

February 19, 2018

As spring draws ever closer, Mother Nature is preparing her bounty of beautiful, fresh produce to add color and flavor to your daily plate, brightening your day with a range of wonderful spring fruits.

 

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vegetables and hummus

Jessica's Picks: Awards Night Entertaining can be Healthy and Delicious

February 22, 2018

Get that veggie vibe going with satisfying selections recommended by Gelson's Registered Dietitian Jessica Siegel. Hummus, spinach-red pepper soufflés, and nut mix, anyone?...

 

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Join Gelson's La Costa/Carlsbad Grand Re-Opening Celebrations!

February 14, 2018

Gelson's is excited to announce the Grand Reopening of its La Costa/Carlsbad store, to take place from February 19-25...

 

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Buoncristiani Wines

First to Market: Buoncristiani Wines

February 21, 2018

Now available at your local Gelson's...

 

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Shop with Your Doc at Gelson's Rancho Mission Viejo

February 5, 2018

Attention shoppers: looking to incorporate healthy foods with lots of nutrients to boost your immune system?...

 

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Join Gelson's Del Mar Grand Re-Opening Celebrations!

February 14, 2018

Gelson's is excited to announce the Grand Reopening of its Del Mar store, to take place from February 19-25...

 

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chocolate and wine pairing

Cheese and Chocolate Pairings for Valentine's Day

February 4, 2018

The indulgent pairing of cheese and chocolate is sweet and savory bliss...

 

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Join Gelson's Rancho Mirage Grand Re-Opening Celebrations!

February 14, 2018

Gelson's is excited to announce the Grand Reopening of its Rancho Mirage store, to take place from February 19-25....

 

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cheese curds recipe

Fried Cheese Curds Recipe for Game Day

January 29, 2018

Why not indulge in this delightful finger food you can make at home?...

 

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Salmon

Valentine's Day Prepared Meals For a Romantic Night at Home

February 5, 2018

With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, many people are trying to figure out how to spend the holiday of love.

 

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Miracle Noodle recipe

5 Minute Recipe: Miracle Noodle Angel Hair with Veggies

January 16, 2018

Great with your choice of protein...

 

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chocolate dipped strawberries

Hand-Dipped Chocolate Strawberries Available for a Limited Time Only

February 2, 2018

The perfect romantic pairing...

 

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quinoa salad recipe

Marukan Quinoa Salad

January 11, 2018

This Quinoa Salad is healthy and full of fresh ingredients...

 

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Bread bowl

Bread Heads: Game Day Recipes

January 29, 2018

La Brea Bakery certainly knows how to make a stellar loaf. These appetizing items feature breads that are on sale...

 

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Sarah Wright

A Message From Our Staff Nutritionist...

January 5, 2018

I am Sarah Wright, Gelson’s Staff Nutritionist, here to help you and your family make healthier choices...

 

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Question about what to eat

Shop with a Dietitian at Gelson's

January 15, 2018

Get a shopping list makeover with an expert...

 

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Apple salad

Spiralized Envy Apple & Kale Salad

January 4, 2018

The crunchy goodness of Envy apples fuses with kale...

 

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Healthy Foods for Weight Loss

January 8, 2018

Don’t go on yet another diet! Instead, change your eating style to achieve your weight goals...

 

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Cheese Platter

Best New Year's Eve Celebration Deli Platters

December 29, 2017

Deli platters are an excellent option for serving at a New Year’s Eve celebration because guests can select their favorites for snacking and then continue with mingling. Unlike a full-course, heavy meal, a meat and cheese platter doesn’t require anyone to pause their good conversation to enjoy a bite to eat....

 

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Jessica's Heirloom Tomato Salad

Healthful Salad Tastings at All Stores

January 5, 2018

Come taste Jessica’s Mediterranean Tomato and Cucumber Salad along with other...

 

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Baked Brie

Holiday Brie en Croute Recipe

December 21, 2017

Making your own Brie en croûte is surprisingly easy! For larger parties, inquire about our discount on whole wheels of imported Brie...

 

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Salmon

Top 3 Wild Salmon Recipes

January 4, 2018

Make a great dinner tonight...

 

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Eggnog

How to Make a Classic Eggnog

December 20, 2017

The holidays are here and so is the time for delicious eggnog?

 

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