Jul 13

Burning Issue of the Year: SPICE BAGS!

Burning Issue of the Year:  SPICE BAGS! Yes, that’s right. The Co-op has recently had an enormous run on spice bags. Weird, I know. The issue is that they are prohibitively expensive- about 5 cents a bag. There have been some suggestions about how to deal with this cost: Charge for the spice bags. Build …

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Jul 11

Insane Cilantro Salad

Heidi Swanson does it again.  I got this from 101cookbooks.com, always worth a looksie… This is the perfect thing for all the gorgeous local cilantro we have right now from Lifeline Produce.  Do it! Cilantro Salad HS: You’re going to make far more shallot oil (and shallots) than you need here. Keep the remaining oil …

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Jul 09

Fried Green Tomatoes

INGREDIENTS: ~5 green tomatoes 1 egg 1/2 cup sour cream (substitute milk or non dairy milk) 1 cup all-purpose flour (substitute gluten-free flour) 1 cup cornmeal 2 teaspoons coarse kosher salt 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper oil for frying   METHOD: Slice tomatoes. Whisk eggs and sour cream together in a wide bowl. Put flour …

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Apr 01

Meet the Double SNAP Dollars Program

by Amanda Riphenburg Hi all! I’m Amanda. I have been working with the Co-op and the NMCDC over the past couple months as an intern student with the University of Montana’s School of Social Work program. I have enjoyed meeting many of you while in the office, at the last Community Dinner, the Welcome to …

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Nov 24

A Thankful Cooperative

A Thankful Cooperative It’s the time of year to reflect as individuals on what we deem best about our lives and it seems appropriate to think similarly about our Co-op. The number one reason for collective appreciation is our coordinator team who selflessly give beyond the call of duty to keep the store operating efficiently. …

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Nov 14

Sticky Buns (Apple Pecan Winter Squash Flax Vegan Sticky Buns)

Ingredients: DOUGH 1 cup  unsweetened flax milk (any type of milk product) ¼ cup vegan butter 2 1/4 tsp yeast 1 Tbsp sugar 1/4 tsp salt ~3 cups all-purpose flour 2 Tbsp flax meal ½ cup winter squash puree FILLING 1/4 cup vegan butter, melted 1/2 cup brown sugar 1-2 tsp cinnamon STICKY CARMEL 1 …

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Oct 27

Fall Spice Cake with Caramel Fudge Icing

Fall Spice Cake with Caramel Fudge Icing  from Bobbe’s Community Food Blog Fall Spice Cake with Caramel Fudge Icing Come late September early October, my mind turns once again to baking.  One of the memories that also returns is of my Dad’s favorite, spice cake. In an article titled How Smell Works, Sarah Dowdey tells us …

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Oct 25

Coordinating from the North Country

Hello friends! I am sorry to miss the meeting and potluck tonight; sharing food and ideas and laughter with all of you is one of my greatest pleasures. But I am approximately twenty five hundred miles away, sitting in a small cafe in my hometown of Canton, NY having just finished lunch with my brother …

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Sep 03

Eggplant & Mushroom Veggieballs with Romesco Sauce

Ingredients: 1 large eggplant, peeled and chopped 8-10 mushrooms, finely chopped ½ cup onion, chopped ½ cup bread crumbs 2 cups kale, chopped 2 small-medium or 1 large egg (vegan option – omit egg,  add ¼ cup oil) Olive oil Salt and pepper   Romesco Sauce 1 large slice crusty bread, day old or fresh …

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Aug 25

Big Issues, Little Co-op

Big Issues, Little Co-op At the owner meeting last night (thanks to all who attended!) we were lucky enough to have two presentations from local groups taking on some big (inter)national issues. I’ll share a quick overview of what we heard and maybe some ideas for follow up: The Montana Reproductive Rights Coalition presented their concerns about …

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