Cooking with Heinen’s | Pan Seared Alaskan Salmon with Meyer Lemon Sauce

Cooking with Heinen’s | Pan Seared Alaskan Salmon with Meyer Lemon Sauce

 With turkey headed to a Thanksgiving table near you, for this week’s edition of Cooking with Heinen’s we’re taking a trip to the seafood counter! Today I’m preparing pan seared wild Alaskan salmon fillets served with Meyer lemon sauce and broccolini (which is our new FAVORITE form of broccoli. We may never turn back). Broccolini has a loose flowery head with a longer stem. It tastes … Read more…

Cooking with Heinen’s | Maple Caramel Bacon Crack

Cooking with Heinen’s | Maple Caramel Bacon Crack

 I had second-thoughts about keeping the name of this recipe true to the original. “Crack” might offend some people leading them to think of the illegal drug scene. After much deliberation and a few pieces of this delicious treat, I have decided to keep it’s original and apply given name. Frankly it should be illegal and it is truly addictive. When I first discovered this … Read more…

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Glantz Family Gumbo with Chicken & Sausage

Heinen’s Sunday Supper | Glantz Family Gumbo with Chicken & Sausage

 Something I so love about my blog, A Life From Scratch, is the doors it has opened and the people I have gotten to meet. What started off as a mere space to share recipes has grown and opened doors with Apartment Therapy, Martha Stewart Living, Make It Better, and most recently a darling business right in my own home town: 365 Barrington. The owner, … Read more…

Cooking with Heinens | Roasted Chicken, Three Ways

Cooking with Heinens | Roasted Chicken, Three Ways

 Starting with one simple recipe we’re creating three delicious meals for your busy week. Roasted Chicken Three Ways. Your gang won’t get tired of chicken by having it three times in one week because each dish is so unique.  We’re starting with Roasted Chicken with Lemon and Sage. You could just buy a ready-roasted chicken, but roasting your own is better in many ways. Your kitchen will … Read more…

Cooking with Heinen’s | Three Sausages with Three Sauces for Your Fall Football Tailgate

Cooking with Heinen’s | Three Sausages with Three Sauces for Your Fall Football Tailgate

 One of America’s great pastimes is in season: The Football Tailgate. It’s time to eat drink and root for your favorite time from the comfort of your hatchback. Tailgates down, foam fingers up and plenty to eat and drink. Last week I gave you a few ideas that were on the lighter side. Today it’s all about easy, portable and delicious. I’ve picked my three … Read more…

Cooking with Heinen’s | Late Summer Peach Raspberry Crostata

Cooking with Heinen’s | Late Summer Peach Raspberry Crostata

 In the last days of summer I’m always looking for ways to soak up every last bit of sunshine.  After a long summer of soaking up the sun, stone fruits are heavy with juice and intensely packed with flavor.  Peaches, plums, and fresh berries are at their very best this time of year.  We love pie. Who doesn’t?  But… with busy back to school schedules fussing over making a pie … Read more…

Heinen’s 4 PM Panic: Slow Roasted Pulled Pork with Hatch Chiles

Heinen’s 4 PM Panic: Slow Roasted Pulled Pork with Hatch Chiles

 In this week’s Heinen’s 4PM Panic post, we’re celebrating the peak of Hatch Chile season! Heinen’s Grocery will be hosting their annual Hatch Chile Roast from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Aug. 27 and 28th. This year, they’re adding a pig roast plus live music, kids’ activities, Hatch Chile Margaritas, Hatch Chile Paella, Portobello Mushroom Burgers and MORE from 3 to 8 p.m. on … Read more…

Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Kiss Melon & Prosciutto Panzanella Salad

Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Kiss Melon & Prosciutto Panzanella Salad

 The Kiss Melons I featured in our last Heinen’s 4PM Panic post were so delicious, I wanted to share one more recipe idea starring these sugary fruits  for this week’s edition.  Panzanella salad has long been one of my favorites.  Back in my college days I worked at a restaurant in Ann Arbor, MI that served the most delicious Italian food.  One of their signature salads … Read more…

Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Kiss Melon Grilled Cheese with Chorizo & Arugula

Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Kiss Melon Grilled Cheese with Chorizo & Arugula

 When I recently discovered Kiss Melons in Heinen’s produce department, I was inspired to come up with something new. I’ve made melon salads and melon balls wrapped in prosciutto. But for this week’s Heinen’s 4PM Panic post, I decided to add Kiss Melon to turn a classic grilled cheese sandwich into a new taste sensation. I’m going to ask you to trust me on this one. … Read more…

Heinens 4PM Panic: Glazed Ribeye and California Reds

Heinens 4PM Panic: Glazed Ribeye and California Reds

 For this week’s Heinen’s 4PM Panic post, I’m sharing a super simple way to entertain your friends with a delicious meal and a truly delicious wine paring. The bone-in Ribeye, hand cut by the butcher at heinen’s, is perfectly marbleized allowing for that rich “fatty” flavor in our steak. Fatty meats work great with bold and tannic red wines. The tannin is an astringent which works … Read more…

Heinen’s 4pm Panic: Simple Hot Dogs Made Better

Heinen’s 4pm Panic: Simple Hot Dogs Made Better

 For this week’s Heinen’s 4PM Panic post, we’re sharing another of our favorite summertime meals to answer the question, How do you #SummerWithHeinens? For us – one surefire way is Hot Dogs! Simple right!?  If you’re boiling a hot dog for a 4-year-old or if you’re a college student microwaving a quick snack, hot dogs are okay in a pinch. But it is also possible to make a real … Read more…

Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Summer Lobster Bake

Heinen’s 4PM Panic: Summer Lobster Bake

 Heinen’s Grocery wants to know how you #SummerWithHeinens! What summer memories do you have that center around the table and your favorite foods of the season? I can’t think of any meal that speaks to summer as well as a lobster bake. For this week’s Heinen’s 4PM Panic post, we’re sharing our summer holiday lobster bake. On the beach or in the kitchen it’s always our … Read more…