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The story behind our rotisserie chickens

Byron Hanson, director of food service and bakery
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

For those of you shopping our stores on Fridays, you know about the best deli deal of the week: 5 Buck Cluck! We offer our hot, fresh and oh-so-delicious rotisserie chickens for just $4.99. Let me just say it’s extremely popular and an incredible value!

Our rotisserie chicken normally provides 4 servings. Where else can you find a hot, ready-to-eat, center-of-the-plate entrée for $1.25 per person? 

When we first created the delicious flavor profiles for our rotisserie chickens, we wanted to make a statement. We wanted our chickens to be the best in town. I’m proud to say this became a reality.  

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How to marinade chicken breasts the tasty way

by Michael Selby, executive chef
Monday, March 19, 2012

Why are we constantly slathering chicken breasts with marinade? The most common answer is to enhance flavor and tenderness. Chances are, only one of the two take place; not both. But which of these are more important and why?

To answer this, you really need to know where we, as a chicken loving society, have come from. Over the past 10 years, you may have noticed at weddings that guests who were pleased with the food almost always said, “The chicken was so moist”. Why is this phrase so common? Was “DCS” (dry chicken syndrome) more common decades prior? Absolutely. So what happened? Marinades happened, but not for flavor.


FREE Monthly Organic and Natural Magazine

by Bea James, senior manager of organic, natural and sustainable programs
Friday, February 24, 2012

Every month we publish our Organic and Natural magazine and offer it to our customers for FREE. The magazine is always loaded with new item information, health and wellness articles, terrific recipes, and we showcase more than 30 organic and natural brands that are on sale for the entire month.

Here’s just a little of what I got out of this month’s issue:

  • Did you know that tangerines contain a flavonoid called ‘tangeretin’ that may help protect against heart disease, Parkinson’s disease and cancer?
  • New items we have on sale all month: Mamma Chia, Liberte 0% Greek Yogurt, Q.bel Wafer Bars, Talbotts Teas, evol Flatbreads, Natures Organic Freeze Dried Fruit
  • Garlic helps lower cholesterol and fight inflammation, plus a super easy recipe called Easy Roasted Garlic that is a delicious topping on baked potatoes

Cuddy Blog: Grilling Chicken

by Michael Cuddyer, player for the Minnesota Twins
Thursday, May 19, 2011

Hey everyone… Michael Cuddyer here for Lunds and Byerly’s! I’m back out on the field which means not only the baseball season has begun, but grilling season has finally arrived!

Lunds and Byerly’s asked me to contribute to their new blog and share some of my favorite grilling tips with you. I told them I’d give it a shot…so here I go!

My wife Claudia and I like to grill as much as my schedule allows, and like most people, we’ve tried lots of things over the years. One of our favorite quick and healthy things to grill is chicken. It is easy to grill and only takes a few minute per side before it is ready. Anytime you grill chicken, there are a few things you can do that will make the cooking easier.

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