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Weekly Update and Specials :: April 15th – 22nd

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We’ve got a great weekend of events coming up.  See below for details on our Spring Festival on Easter Sunday (meet the “Debonaire Hare”!), and the much-anticipated return of Adriene Mishler teaching yoga on our lawn (as part of the Fusebox Festival).  Also on the horizon are two wonderful food events: Cooking Up Cultures on Sunday the 27th and our ever-so-popular Go Texan, Go Local Culinary Workshop now scheduled for May 4th.  Sign up today – spots go quickly!

Weekly Specials

You probably know by now that we’re huge proponents of eating locally and seasonally.  This isn’t always a simple or easy task, but it all starts with awareness.  Maple syrup, for example, is only produced in Northern regions where the Sugar Maple tree thrives and the climate is just right for sap flows.  So while we can’t make our own maple 

syrup here in Texas, we can still appreciate and celebrate “sugaring” season.  It’s hard for us Texans to imagine, but up North the sap is a-flowing and the syrup is a-boiling.  To honor the season of the sap flow, we’re putting our delicious and small-batch maple syrup from the Maple Valley Cooperative on sale.  Plus, we’ve shared one of our favorite cornbread recipes (“Maple Cornbread” from the Vermont Maple Syrup Cookbook – see below), and put most of the other ingredients needed to make this delicious gem on sale, too! 

Events

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, April 17th at 7pm

Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 and $10 store credit for first and second place, respectively).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Comedy Night
Thursday, April 17th 
@ 9pm (after trivia)

Our very own comedy showcase continues!  Hosted by Team Member Ben Cholok, the funnies kick off right after trivia at 9 pm.  Come hang!

Live Music on the Porch
Friday, April 18th @ 7pm 

Enjoy your Friday evening with some blues and country tunes from one of our regulars, Skylar Evans.  From Townes Van Zandt, to Kris Kristoferson, to Leadbelly, Skylar’s got a solid repertoire of American roots music fit for a pleasant Friday night.  Come relax in our beer garden with the family and enjoy some fresh, local brews and eats while supporting local.  

Yoga with Adriene
Saturday, April 19th, 10:30am-12pm 

We’re glad to be hosting one of many free Fusebox yoga classes offered by friend and regular, Adriene Mishler.  Advance reservations are preferred.  Find out more here.  

Kid’s Art Camp
Saturday, April 19th, 12-2pm 

This is the third in a 4-week series of free art classes for kids in the neighborhood taught by Erin Davis.  This week they’ll learn about Andy Warhol and then use recycled materials to make their own work.  Get the full picture here.

Easter Sunday Spring Festival
Sunday, April 20th, 1-5pm

This Easter we’re making a whole Spring Festival out of the occasion, with candy for the kids (handed out by our “Debonaire Hare”), the return of Linnae Kraemer playing live harp (pictured at right), arts and crafts for the whole family, and lots of free samples from some of our vendors.
OTHER EVENTS
Saturday, April 19th, 12-3pm: Roscoe Open Air Market, Volume 2 Parking Lot
Sunday, April 27th, 5pm: Cooking Up Cultures Global Soup Party
Sunday, May 4th, 6pm: Go Texan Culinary Workshop w/ Traveling Recipes
Fridays in May, 7-9pm: Brand New Key, Porch Sessions Residency

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Promotions and News

New Seasonal Hours

We’re now open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Fosbury, a mobile wallet tool that links paperless coupons to your phone’s geolocation, is a great way to stay up to speed on our latest weekly and pop-up specials.  Click here to get our pass and never miss another deal.  

Coffee of the Month

Barrett’s finds and roasts some of the tastiest coffee in town.  That’s why we’re featuring their bean from Chiapas, Mexico this month, available at a special price.  Stock up for April and live south of the border! 

Featured Recipe | Maple Cornbread

This recipe is a guaranteed crowd and family pleaser.  The maple syrup makes it wonderfully moist and sweet, but the whole wheat flour keeps it hearty and nutty.  Serve it with dinner or cook it into a rich porridge for breakfast (one of our favorites!). Just mush a slice into a cup of milk and heat  slowly in a saucepan.  

From the Vermont Maple Syrup Cook Book:

in.gredients:

  • 1 1/4 c. corn meal
  • 1 c. whole wheat flour
  • 3 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 c. maple syrup
  • 3/4 c. milk
  • 1 egg
  • 3 Tbsp. butter, melted

Directions:

  • Preheat oven to 400 F 
  • Combine dry ingredients, make a well in the center, and add the wet ingredients
  • Mix just enough to combine
  • Pour into greased 9″ baking dish
  • Bake at 400 F for ~20 minutes, or until a knife comes out clean
  • Serve warm with butter and more maple syrup! 

Next-Day Maple Cornbread Porridge

  • Mash a generous piece of cornbread into a saucepan of milk.  Stir to combine and heat slowly.  Add milk to desired consistency.  
  • Heat and stir until a smooth and thick porridge forms.  
  • Serve with maple syrup! 

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Hours:
Monday – Wednesday 9 am – 10 pm
Thursday – Saturday 9 am – 11 pm
Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

Happy Hour(s):
Monday-Friday 4-7 pm

Contact Us:
2610 Manor Road, Austin TX 78722
512-275-6357

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April 15, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Weekly Update and Specials :: April 8th – April 15th

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Weekly Specials

It’s a great week to come try some new products and finally pick up that t-shirt you’ve been eyeing!  We’re excited to feature a few of our favorites, including Wondercide, a cedar oil pest control product that is both non-toxic and effective!  Use it on your pets, in your yard, and on yourself for safe and natural pest control!  Also on special this week are Bragg’s Liquid AminosGrab Green Dishwasher PodsOrganic Red Miso, Organic Sweet Corn, and our t-shirts!

Events

Dos Lunas Cheese Sampling

Wednesday, April 9th at 4-7pm

Dos Lunas Artisan Cheese will be on our porch sampling their delicious, raw milk cheddar this Wednesday during Happy Hour.  Come grab a pint and taste some of the best, healthiest cheese that Austin has to offer.  

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, April 10th at 7pm

Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 and $10 store credit for first and second place, respectively).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Comedy Night
Thursday, April 10th 
@ 9pm (after trivia)

Our very own comedy showcase continues!  Hosted by Team Member Ben Cholok, the funnies kick off right after trivia at 9 pm.  Come hang!

Kid’s Art Camp
Saturday, April 12th, 12-2pm 

This is the second in a 4-week series of free art classes for kids in the neighborhood taught by Erin Davis.  This week they’ll learn about Picasso and then use recycled materials to make their own work.  These classes are free and open to the public.  Get the full 4-week lineup and more details here.

Third Coast Coffee Sampling
Saturday, April 12th, 11am - 2pm 

Come learn more about organic, fair-trade coffees and enjoy some delicious free samples on our porch.  Hot and cold brew will both be available for tasting.  
UPCOMING EVENTS
Friday, April 18th: Blues on the Porch w/ Skylar Evans and Friends (7:00pm)
Saturday, April 19th: Fusebox Yoga w/ Adrienne Mishler (10:30am)
Sunday, April 20th: Family-Friendly Spring + Easter Festival (1-5pm)

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Promotions and News

New Seasonal Hours

We’re now open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Fosbury, a mobile wallet tool that links paperless coupons to your phone’s geolocation, is a great way to stay up to speed on our latest weekly and pop-up specials.  Click here to get our pass and never miss another deal.  

Coffee of the Month

Barrett’s finds and roasts some of the tastiest coffee in town.  That’s why we’re featuring their bean from Chiapas, Mexico this month, available at a special price.  Stock up for April and live south of the border! 

Featured Vendor | Quality Seafood

 Quality Seafood is one of those Austin establishments we’re proud to have been working with since day one.  We use the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch to source only “Best Choice” fish, which you can find in our freezer.  These days we’ve got their Steelhead Trout and Catfish, the latter of which is raised in a zero waste aquaculture facility in Palacios, Texas.  

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Hours:
Monday – Wednesday 9 am – 10 pm
Thursday – Saturday 9 am – 11 pm
Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

Happy Hour(s):
Monday-Friday 4-7 pm

Contact Us:
2610 Manor Road, Austin TX 78722
512-275-6357

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April 8, 2014 at 3:26 pm

Weekly Update and Specials :: April 1st – 8th

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We love giving back to our community.  That’s why as of today, April 1st, our new community partner Kealing Middle School PTA will get 5 cents every time you reuse a container at our store (BYOC).  Over the past year and a half, our collective efforts have allowed us to donate thousands to local non-profits.

But we’re just getting started…

This cycle we’re introducing “First Fridays.” When you shop at in.gredients on the first Friday of every month, we’ll donate 1% of our sales directly to our non-profit partner. Not bad, ay?

Come visit the store this Friday, April 4th and stock up on some good karma!

Weekly Specials

This week we’re putting a few of our newest bulk items on sale, plus all of our sprouting seeds.  Never sprouted before?  It’s easy!  Just add a tablespoon of seeds to a quart-size mason jar (or try a muslin bag or sprouting tray), soak them in water overnight, and then rinse and drain several times a day until they sprout.  It’s a great way to grow your own nutritious greens right in your own kitchen.  Give it a try.   

Events

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, April 3rd at 7pm

Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 and $10 store credit for first and second place, respectively).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Comedy Night
Thursday, April 3rd 
@ 9pm (after trivia)

After some technical difficulties last week (apologies to any in attendance!), we’re back with our “Lo.cally So.urced: St.and-up Co.medy Sh.owcase.” Acts get going right after trivia at 9pm.    

Gardener’s Market
Saturday, April 5th, 9-noon 

‘Tis the season for planting!  Come by this Saturday morning to stock up on some beautiful seedlings from YardFarm, compost from Joe’s Organics, seeds from Baker Creek, and Ollas from Dripping Springs.  You can spend the rest of the day gardening!

Kid’s Art Camp
Saturday, April 5th, 12-2pm 

One of our devoted regulars, Erin Davis, is very excited to begin a 4-week series of art classes for the kids in the neighborhood. First up: Monet’s Garden.  These classes are free and open to the public.  Get the full 4-week lineup and more details here.

Sunday Afternoon Blues
Sunday, April 6th, 1-3pm 

Tony Redman plays our porch for the first time in a long while. We’re glad to welcome him back – his music was made for stomping on our porch!

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Promotions and News

New Seasonal Hours

We’re now open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Help us kick off our “First Fridays” initiative as we start our new partnership with the Kealing Middle School PTA.  1% of sales this Friday, April 4th, will go directly to our community partner.  

Fosbury, a mobile wallet tool that links paperless coupons to your phone’s geolocation, is a great way to stay up to speed on our latest weekly and pop-up specials.  Click here to get our pass and never miss another deal.  

Coffee of the Month

Barrett’s finds and roasts some of the tastiest coffee in town.  That’s why we’re featuring their bean from Chiapas, Mexico this month, available at a special price.  Stock up for April and live south of the border! 

Featured Product | id Soda

For those Epoch Coffee fans out there (the birthplace of this Austin-original gem), id Soda’s brilliant flavors and clever names should be pleasantly familiar.  For everyone else, these small-batch, handcrafted sodas are game-changing.  We always have one of their Freudian-inspired flavors on tap, like the Melancholy Cream – cardamom blueberry – or Narcitric – salted grapefruit.  Try the Narcitric mixed with Lone Star for a delicious cocktail known as the Beer Hound ’round these parts.  

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Hours:
Monday – Wednesday 9 am – 10 pm
Thursday – Saturday 9 am – 11 pm
Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

Happy Hour(s):
Monday-Friday 4-7 pm

Contact Us:
2610 Manor Road, Austin TX 78722
512-275-6357

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April 1, 2014 at 2:24 pm

Weekly Update and Specials :: March 24th – March 31st

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Announcing Our New Community Partner!

We’re pleased to announce that our new community non-profit partner, as of April 1st, is the Kealing Middle School PTA!  Congrats, y’all – we look forward to supporting and working with you over the next 6 months!  

Weekly Specials

With Spring officially upon us, we’re celebrating one of our favorite Texas seasons with two of our favorite Texas hobbies: drinking delicious craft beer and growing food out in the garden (they pair nicely, too).  

All this week we’ll take $2 off growler fills of beer, which means just 10 bucks for most of what you’ll find on our rotating taps (including Independence Brewing’s Stash, Live Oak’s Hefeweizen, and Austin Beerworks’ Pearl-Snap, to name a few).  That’s a pretty good deal for 64oz of fresh, local brews to go.  

Plus, we’re taking $2 off Joe’s Organic’s “Green Pastures” compost!  Kick start your spring garden with some rich and beautiful organic compost made right here in Austin.  

Events

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, March 27th at 7pm

Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 and $10 store credit for first and second place, respectively!).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Comedy Night
Thursday, March 27th 
@ 9pm (after trivia)

 Team Member Ben Cholok hosts our very own “Home Grown Comedy” night.  “Locally sourced” talent performing from 9-11pm, directly following Geeks Who Drink Trivia.  Lighten up after the intensity of the quiz competition (or celebrate your victory) and enjoy some laughs with us.     

Signing Story Time 
Saturday, March 29th at 11am

Come join The Signing Connection this Saturday morning for a unique and educational story time designed to teach you and your little one(s) how to communicate with American Sign Language! 

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Promotions and News

New Seasonal Hours

We’re now open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Fosbury, a mobile wallet tool that links paperless coupons to your phone’s geolocation, is a great way to stay up to speed on our latest weekly and pop-up specials.  Click here to get our pass and never miss another deal.  

Coffee (etc.) of the Month

Our new partnership with Equal Exchange, one of the pioneers in Fair Trade cooperatives that dates back to 1986, continues.  Find their rich “Love Buzz” coffee blend on sale all month, plus look for their emblem elsewhere in our bulk section for the highest quality, small-producer dried fruits and nuts.  We’re especially excited about their dried mango, which has the complex flavor and taste only small-batch harvests and sustainably-grown fruits can bring.  We also carry their organic baking cocoa, organic dried pineapple, and organic California almonds!

Featured Product | Pu-er

The West China Tea Company, lead by the passionate and knowledgeable “tea ninja” So-Han Fan, recently brought us these adorable “bird’s nests” of pu-er, a biologically-active aged tea from Yunnan in Southwestern China.  If you haven’t yet discovered the joy and benefits of drinking pu-er, keep your eyes out for his delightful and enlightening tea tastings in the coming months. Or, grab a few “mini tuos” and make some at home!   

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Hours:
Monday – Wednesday 9 am – 10 pm
Thursday – Saturday 9 am – 11 pm
Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

Happy Hour(s):
Monday-Friday 4-7 pm

Contact Us:
2610 Manor Road, Austin TX 78722
512-275-6357

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March 25, 2014 at 2:28 pm

Weekly Update and Specials :: March 18th-24th

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What a week!  Thanks to all those who came out to in.sessions.  We had a great time and hope y’all did, too.  Each and every musician and band that came through brought something special, but a few of our favorites were POWERSOLO, Decorator, Yellow Red Sparks, Rock Bottom String Band, Vita and the Woolf, and Kiven.  

Check out more photos on our Facebook page.  Have some to share? Post ‘em and tag us!  And, of course, look for more live music on the porch this spring!  

Weekly Specials:

This week it’s all about “BYOC” (Bring Your Own Container). Rather than donating the usual 5 cents to our community non-profit partner each time you bring in a container for reuse, this week we’ll donate 10 cents per container!  Help us finish off our partnership with SafePlace on a high note by practicing zero waste shopping.  

New Community Partner Voting is OPEN! 

This week we’re asking you to help us decide our next non-profit partner by voting online or in person (at our front counter when you check out).  The four finalists in the running are: EcoRise Youth Innovations, Attendance Records, GALS, and Kealing PTA.  You have until March 23rd to cast your vote for the new partnership that kicks off on April 1st.  

Events:

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, March 20th at 7pm

Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 and $10 store credit for first and second place, respectively!).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Comedy Night
Thursday, March 20th 
@ 9pm (after trivia)

 Team Member Ben Cholok hosts in.gredients’ second “Home Grown Comedy” night.  “Locally sourced” talent performing from 9-11pm, directly following Geeks Who Drink Trivia.  Lighten up after the intensity of the quiz competition (or celebrate your victory) and enjoy some laughs with us.     

Cherrywood Lantern Walk

Friday, March 21st at Dusk
We’re glad to be the final stop on Cherrywood’s first “Lantern Walk,” a celebration of the Baha’i & Persian New Year, and the first day of Spring!  Join your neighbors at Pocket Park on 34th and Cherrywood at 7pm, then stroll up here to in.gredients with lanterns and glow bracelets to finish off the evening.   We’ll have plenty of local beverages and eats to cap a fine evening. 

Global Soup Party 
w/ Cooking Up Cultures

Sunday, March 23rd at 5-8pm

Global Soup is a once a month party that celebrates Austin’s multicultural community.  This month at in.gredients, a local chef will be serving up delicious soup (BYOBowl) with live music and conversation.  Get tickets here.  Proceeds benefit Cooking Up Cultures.

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Promotions and News:

New Seasonal Hours

We’re now open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Coffee (etc.) of the Month

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Equal Exchange, one of the pioneers in Fair Trade cooperatives that dates back to 1986.  Find their rich “Love Buzz” coffee blend on sale all month, plus look for their emblem elsewhere in our bulk section for the highest quality, small-producer dried fruits and nuts.  We’re especially excited about their dried mango, which has the complex flavor and taste only small-batch harvests and sustainably-grown fruits can bring.  Be on the lookout for their baking cocoa, cashews, and California almonds, too!

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Hours:
Monday thru Saturday 9 am – 10 pm
Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

Happy Hour(s):
Monday-Friday 4-7 pm

Contact Us:
2610 Manor Road, Austin TX 78722
512-275-6357

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March 18, 2014 at 5:06 pm

Weekly Specials and Update :: March 11th – 18th

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The festival is upon us!  We kick off our own little party this Thursday evening at 5:15 PM with four bands from all over the world.  Through Saturday evening, you’ll be able to experience March’s musical energy and diversity without leaving your neighborhood.  Ditch the mayhem of downtown and come have some fun with us.  Full line up below!

Weekly Specials:

We like innovation and trying new things. That’s why we’re partnering with a mobile coupon platform developed here in Austin, TX called Fosbury.  Not only is it paperless, but it’s also geospecific, which means it cues up the deal when you’re close.  Pretty cool if you ask us.  We’re glad to be a part of their “SXSW Can’t Miss Guide,” which highlights deals at 30 spots around town.  Click here to see the full guide and download our “Free Coffee” coupon!

Instant Win Game!

 Last March we offered “Belly Bites” for new Belly users.  This year we’re doing Instant Wins: every 150 “taps” a random customer will win a free cup of coffee and every 400, a free t-shirt!  Tap to Belly, tap to play! Check out our Belly page for a full list of rewards.  

Events:

No Trivia This Week!

Sorry to any and all who were getting in their trivia groove, but we’re not hosting a Geeks Who Drink quiz this week due to our in.sessions line up of acoustic music.  Come by and hang with us anyway, and get revved up for next week. Our new “Locally Sourced” Comedy showcase will be back, too!

Gardener’s Market!
Saturday, March 15th, 9am-12pm

Join us for yet another morning of beautiful seedlings from YardFarm, compost from Joe’s Organics, and Dripping Springs Ollas!  Vendors will be on hand to answer all your questions.  

Cherrywood Lantern Walk

Friday, March 21st at Dusk
We’re glad to be the final stop on Cherrywood’s first “Lantern Walk,” a celebration of the Baha’i & Persian New Year, and the first day of Spring!  Join your neighbors at Pocket Park on 34th and Cherrywood at 7pm, then stroll up here to in.gredients with lanterns and glow bracelets to finish off the evening.   

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Promotions and News:

Seasonal Hours

We’re now open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Coffee (etc.) of the Month

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Equal Exchange, one of the pioneers in Fair Trade cooperatives that dates back to 1986.  Find their rich “Love Buzz” coffee blend on sale all month, plus look for their emblem elsewhere in our bulk section for the highest quality, small-producer dried fruits and nuts.  We’re especially excited about their dried mango, which has the complex flavor and taste only small-batch harvests and sustainably-grown fruits can bring.  Be on the lookout for their baking cocoa, cashews, and California almonds in the coming weeks and months!  

Featured New Vendor – Revolver Brewing

Some might say we’re “obsessively local,” and they may be right.  When it comes to beer, we’re pretty much devoted to the Austin breweries we’ve known and loved since day one.  But there’s always room for something a little different, a little new, and a little delicious, especially if it’s coming from not-too-far-from-here Texas, aka Granbury.  What’s more? These guys use aquifer water and their brewery was supposed to be a fracking plant.  That’s what we call upcycling for the win.  

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Hours:
Monday thru Saturday 9 am – 10 pm (11pm Th-Sat)
Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

Happy Hour(s):
Monday-Friday 4-7 pm

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March 11, 2014 at 2:56 pm

Weekly Update and Specials :: March 4th – 11th

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We’re getting pretty excited for our line up of in.sessions out on the porch next week and hope you are, too.  See below for more details on what’s shaping up to be a great few days.  In the meantime, come by and take advantage of our weekly deals, including the much-anticipated return of Pure Luck Farm & Dairy fresh chevre.  Thank goodness those goats have finished “kidding” their young! 

Seasonal Hours
Beginning 3/6, we’ll be open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Weekly Specials:

Morehart Farm is owned and operated by two Cherrywood residents. Their heritage “New Hampshire” hens are laying beautiful (and plentiful!) eggs after a slower winter season.  Come in and grab a dozen – on sale this week for $4.99 – and taste the difference of happy, heritage hens.

Pure Luck Farm and Dairy in Dripping Springs, Texas makes some of the most luxurious goat-milk cheeses around.  The only reason not to fall in love with their cheeses is the inevitability of having to go without it for a few months while the goats nurse their young (aka “kidding”). To celebrate its return, we’re putting their fresh chevre on sale at $9.49/half pound (save $3/lb).  

JBG Organic Beets - $2.49/bunch

One crop that doesn’t mind these cold nights is one of our favorites: beets!  We’ll be saying goodbye to this winter crop before long, so this week we’re offering them up on sale.  Want a really delicious side dish?  Roast ‘em, peel ‘em, and toss them with the Pure Luck Chevre that’s also on sale this week.  Your dinner guests will be talking about your culinary skills for days.  

Nature’s Path “Kidz” Cereal 

This week find all of our kid cereals on sale.  These are organic, gluten free, and delicious.  Channel your inner child and enjoy a bowl in house – we’ll give you a complimentary splash of rich Mill-King milk (or almond/soy, if you prefer) and soon you’ll be drinking that chocolatey, milky goodness just like when you were ten.  

Events:

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, March 6th at 7pm

Geeks Who Drink Trivia is back!  Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 store credit!).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Comedy Night
Thursday, March 6th 
@ 9pm (after trivia)

 Team Member Ben Cholok hosts in.gredients’ first ever “Home Grown Comedy” night.  “Locally sourced” talent will perform from 9-11pm, directly following Geeks Who Drink Trivia.  Lighten up after the intensity of the quiz competition (or celebrate your victory) and enjoy some laughs with us.     

Gardener’s Market!
Saturday, March 8th, 9am-12pm

Join us for yet another morning of beautiful seedlings from YardFarm, compost from Joe’s Organics, and Dripping Springs Ollas!  Vendors will be on hand to answer all your questions.  

Live Music on the Porch
Sunday, March 9th, 2-4pm

A musician’s co-op from Bloomington, Indiana - The Grant St. Musicians – is kicking off our week of live music a bit early with a Sunday afternoon set of tunes ranging from Daniel Johnston to Hank Williams.  Whet your appetite for the rest of the week with this relaxed Sunday session on our porch.  

Acoustic porch sessions are back!  Catch bands from all over the world and all over the city for three days of neighborhood music.  We kick things off the evening of Thursday, March 13th, and run all day Friday, and all day Saturday.  Find specifics, including band announcements here.  The icing on the cake?  We’ll have beer and soda floats made with Lick Ice Cream available on Friday and Saturday.  See y’all soon!

Promotions and News:

Coffee (etc.) of the Month

We’re excited to announce a new partnership with Equal Exchange, one of the pioneers in Fair Trade cooperatives that dates back to 1986.  Find their rich “Love Buzz” coffee blend on sale all month, plus look for their emblem elsewhere in our bulk section for the highest quality, small-producer dried fruits and nuts.  We’re especially excited about their dried mango, which has the complex flavor and taste only small-batch harvests and sustainably-grown fruits can bring.  Be on the lookout for their baking cocoa, cashews, and California almonds in the coming weeks and months!  

Recipe of the Week  -  Broccoli Cheddar Soup

When Urban Roots brings us a box of beautiful broccoli from their 2 acres of heaven down on Bolm Road, we just can’t help but turn it into a rich and delicious soup, especially when winter rears its chilly head the way it has this week.  Come enjoy a cup or bowl with us at the shop this week, or take the ingredients home and make a big pot with the following recipe.  Salud!

Adapted from The Pioneer Woman Cooks  

in.gredients

  • 1 whole onion, diced
  • 1 stick butter
  • 1/3 cup Bona Dea GF Flour
  • 3 cups Mill-King 1% Milk
  • 3 cups Mill-King Half and Half
  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 Tbsp. Better Than Bouillon 
  • 4 lbs broccoli
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 2 tsp chipotle powder
  • 3 cups grated cheddar cheese
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Preparation

  1. Melt butter in a pot over medium heat, then add the onions.
  2. Cook the onions for 3 to 4 minutes and then sprinkle the flour over the top.
  3. Stir to combine and cook for 1 minute or so, then pour in milk and half and half.  
  4. Add the nutmeg and chipotle powder, then the broccoli and a dash of salt and lots of black pepper.
  5. Cover and reduce heat to low.  Simmer for 20-30 minutes, or until the broccoli is tender.
  6. Stir in cheese and allow to melt.  
  7. Eat as is or blend with an immersion blender or (carefully) transfer portions to a blender to puree.  
  8. Add broth to desired consistency and serve with a slice of hearty bread.  

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Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

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March 4, 2014 at 4:16 pm

Weekly Specials and Update :: February 25th – March 4th

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This week we bid February adieu and welcome March aboard!  In Austin, March means a bit of madness and a lot of lovely days.  It means getting into your garden to grow your own food and out into the community to engage with the bustle of spring-time activities.  It means welcoming a plethora of visitors to this fair city of ours.  And, of course, tons of live music, including here at in.gredients (find out more below).  Cheers!

New Community Partner  - Accepting Applications!

It’s almost time to choose our next community partner!  That means now is a great time to nominate your favorite Austin non-profits.  Click the button below to start raising more money and awareness for your favorite ATX cause.    

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Seasonal Hours
Beginning 3/6, we’ll be open until 11pm on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.

Weekly Specials:

This week we’re putting our gardening goods on sale because, well, this weather has just been asking for it.  We want this to be the spring that you take your garden to the next level so you can share in the wonders of growing your own food.

 All week we’ll have seeds, transplants, and the amazing water-efficient olla on sale.  Plus, on Saturday we’ll have our first ever “gardener’s market” here at the store where you can fill up on compost and worm castings, and choose from an even larger selection of seedlings. Find out more in our events section below. 

Events:

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday party.  

Wine and Cheese Tasting
Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30pm
Don’t let this liquid sunshine keep you away – our wine and cheese tasting is on! Try four delicious pairings of Antonelli’s Cheese and Pedernales Cellar wine plus La Villa Ranch sausage.  Find out more on our event page here

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, February 27th at 7pm

Geeks Who Drink Trivia is back!  Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 store credit!).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Live Music on the Porch
Friday, February 28th at Sundown

Devoted regular and music teacher Erin Davis is celebrating her birthday with in.gredients! She’s pulled together a few neighborhood musicians to lead a good old fashioned sing-a-long and you’re invited.  Maracas will be provided, but feel free to bring your own instruments and join the fun.  

Gardener’s Market!
Saturday, March 1st, 9am-12pm

Join us for our first ever “gardener’s market.”  Fill up on Joe’s Organics compost (bring your own 5 gallon buckets), choose from an enhanced selection of YardFarm seedlings, and talk gardening with your neighbors.    

Sunday Brunch and Shoot
Sunday, March 2nd, 9am-2pm

Want to be famous?  Come hang with us on Sunday when we’ll be taking some photos for our next ad campaign. We’ll make it worth your while with some free coffee and drinks, plus if you get there early enough you can enjoy one of our newest creations: fresh Sunday waffles. 

Other March Happenings…..

  • in.gredients’ first Comedy Night on March 6th (after Trivia)
  • in.sessions 2014 – You won’t have to go far to experience the magic of so much music in one place.  Starting Thursday 3/13, join us as we host an exceptional list of musicians for acoustic in.sessions on the porch. More details and band announcements coming soon!

Promotions and News:

Coffee of the Month

Last month Casa Brasil brewed some delicious pour-over coffee on our porch with a visiting farmer from Brazil.  We were smitten with the results and thus decided to make that morning’s bean – Santa Ines – this month’s featured coffee.  Get it at a special low price just this month at in.gredients.  

Recipe of the Week

Erica’s “Bug Sauce”

In the buzz of last week’s in.sect launch event, Harman of World Ento turned to in.gredients for a simple teriyaki sauce to use in his cricket cooking demo. Erica, a veteran team member and the creative force behind our weekly salads (among other things), sprang into action and pulled together this impromptu “bug sauce.” To say the crowd was impressed and pleased with the results is an understatement.

Well, here’s the recipe, by popular demand!

This isn’t just for sautéing crickets – use it as a marinade or salad dressing, or wherever a recipe calls for a teriyaki-style sauce.  It’ll add a delightfully tangy sweet and sour flavor to just about anything.  

in.gredients

  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup tamari
  • 2 tsp ground giner
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp dried cilantro
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • 2 tsp turbinado sugar
  • 1/2 cup sesame oil

Preparation

  1. Combine all the ingredients except the oil
  2. Drizzle the sesame oil into the mixture while whisking to emulsify.
  3. Enjoy! On crickets, a salad, chicken, or stir-fry!

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February 25, 2014 at 3:07 pm

Weekly Specials and Update :: February 18th – 25th

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What a week it’s been!  We’d like to thank everyone who made our Valentine’s Day Singles Mixer and Game Night such a success.  We saw at least a few sparks flying across those tables.  A very special thanks to Tiny Pies, Lick Ice Cream, id Soda, and ChocoSutra for their generous and delicious contributions.  We’re thinking we might not be able to wait a whole year to do beer floats, games, or even a singles mixer again.  Keep your eyes out for all of the above in the near future! 

New Community Partner  - Accepting Applications!

It’s almost time to choose our next community partner!  That means now is a great time to nominate your favorite Austin non-profits.  Click the button below to start raising more money and awareness for your favorite ATX cause.    

Community Partner Application

Weekly Specials:

This gorgeous weather is giving us spring fever, which means we’re feeling generous.  Let’s do our growler fill special this week:  $2 off all growlers of beer!  That’s just 10 bucks on our craft brews and 13 on our premium.  Cheers!

Events:

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday celebration.  

Little Herds Pre-Party and World Ento Product Launch
Tuesday, February 18th, 6:30pm
Tonight’s our big in.sect launch party!  We’ll have Hops and Grain Zoe on tap  (w/ $2 of every pint sold going to Little Herds) and lots of free samples.  Curious why we’re so excited about eating (and selling) crickets? Read our full blog post here and come tonight to see (and taste) for yourself.  Or, get tickets for the main event here.

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, February 20th at 7pm

Geeks Who Drink Trivia is back!  Come compete with your friends and neighbors for some coveted prizes (including $25 store credit!).  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Casa Brasil Demo and Tasting
Fri, February 21st, 10:30am-2:30pm
A few weeks back, Casa Brasil came out to our hood to show us how to brew the perfect cup of coffee.  Let’s just say they know what they’re doing and you won’t be disappointed with the results.  Besides, who doesn’t love a free cup of coffee on a Friday?  

Illuminate Austin – Donate!
Saturday, February 22nd, After Dark
We’ve pulled together an IlluminateATX team to walk and raise money for our non-profit partner, SafePlace.  Support the few of us who will be walking this weekend by donating here

Wine and Cheese Tasting
Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30pm
We’re just a week away from our (now highly anticipated) Wine and Cheese event.  Experience four delicious, expert pairings of Antonelli’s Cheese, La Villa Ranch sausage, and Pedernales Cellars wine.  Find updates and details on our Facebook event page here

Promotions and News:

Coffee of the Month

Last month Casa Brasil brewed some delicious pour-over coffee on our porch with a visiting farmer from Brazil.  We were smitten with the results and thus decided to make that morning’s bean – Santa Ines – this month’s featured coffee.  Get it at a special low price just this month at in.gredients.  

Recipe of the Week

Raw Asian Slaw

We can’t get over how incredible last week’s Go Texan, Go Local Culinary Workshop was.  Andi Jo of Traveling Recipes left all of us with so many wonderful cooking tips and recipes that we just can’t help but feature another one of her recipes this week.  

This Asian slaw is the perfect fit for the season’s abundance of cabbage and kale.  Enjoy it as a side salad, main salad, or turn it into an entree by adding brown rice and tofu like a stir-fry.  Happy, healthy eating!  

Adapted from Traveling Recipes

Ingredients (Dressing):

  • 3-4 lemons, juiced and zested
  • 4 Tbs apple cider vinegar
  • 4 Tbs Triple Threat Mustard
  • 3 Tbs onion powder
  • 3 Tbs garlic powder
  • 1 Tbs TX Wildflower honey
  • 1 Tbs ginger powder
  • 1 Tbs red pepper flakes
  • 1 Tsp tarragon
  • 1/3 cup water

Ingredients (Slaw):

  • Green or red cabbage, shredded
  • Curly green cabbage, shredded
  • Yellow onion, shaved
  • Chopped cilantro
  • 1 cup sunflower seeds
  • 1/2 cup sesame seeds

Procedure: 

  1. Prep all veggies.  
  2. Make dressing by combining all dressing ingredients in a bowl and whisk together with hands until fully blended.  
  3. Place shredded cabbage and kale in a large bowl and add dressing.  MASSAGE with “attitude” for 1-2 minutes, coating all veggies.  This soften the fiber and makes it more palatable.  
  4. Toss the salad with the onions, cilantro and seeds.
  5. Place slaw on serving platter and garnish with cilantro.  Be creative!

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Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

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February 18, 2014 at 1:32 pm

Weekly Specials and Update :: February 12th – February 18th

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Meet the crew from our third “Go Texan, Go Local Culinary Workshop” with Traveling Recipes.  What an inspiring evening we shared on Sunday at the Sustainable Food Center kitchen, where we cooked up six delectable plant-based dishes focusing on seasonal and local ingredients. It’s what building a better local food system is all about.  Find one of the recipes – Beet this Quinoa – featured below.  

New Community Partner  - Accepting Applications!

It’s almost time to choose our next community partner!  That means now is a great time to nominate your favorite Austin non-profits.  Click the button below to start raising more money and awareness for your favorite ATX cause.    

Community Partner Application

Weekly Specials:

This week it’s all about romance (of course).  From adorable handmade brooches and beautiful pressed cards, to the rich and decadent Kiskadee drinking chocolate, we’ve got plenty of tasteful gifts for everyone.

Little Low Valentine’s Cards: $3.50 ea (Save $1.00)

Dear Today Wooden Brooches : $13.00 ea (Save $3.00)

Sir Richards Condoms: 10% off all packs

 

Kiskadee Drinking Chocolate: $8.99/lb (Save $1.00/lb)

 

Great Bean Chocolate Bars : $5.95 ea (Save $1.00)

Events:

Last night’s Wine and Cheese Event was postponed due to weather (if we had a nickel for every time that’s been said this month).  See below for the new date.  

Send us a message if you’d like to plan an event here – we’re a great spot to host your next happy hour, meeting, or birthday celebration.  

Geeks Who Drink Trivia

Thursday, February 13th at 7pm

After a long hiatus (made longer by last week’s weather delay), Geeks Who Drink Trivia returns to Manor Road!  Come compete with your neighbors for some coveted prizes.  This is a free and open event but please note that the content is not intended for children.   

Valentine’s Day Singles Mixer and Game Night
Friday, February 14th at 6:30pm
We had so much fun last year, we had to do it again. With Tiny Pies, Lick Ice Cream, ChocoSutra, and id Soda all represented, you’ll be too happy not to fall in love – we promise.  

Wine and Cheese Tasting
Tuesday, February 25th, 6:30pm
Once again rescheduled due to weather, we’re determined to bring you delicious pairings of Antonelli’s Cheese, La Villa Ranch sausage, and Pedernales Cellars wine.  These pairings will blow your palates away – believe us.  Updates and details here

Little Herds Pre-Party and World Ento Product Launch
Tuesday, February 18th, 6:30pm
When it comes to old ideas resurfacing to solve new problems – i.e. removing unnecessary food packaging – you know we’re in.  And that’s why we’re getting into another new, old idea: eating insects.  Read our full blog post here, attend our launch party next week, or get tickets for the main event here.

Promotions and News:

Partner Spotlight: SafePlace

We believe in supporting our community.  That’s why we donate 5 cents for every container you bring to in.gredients to reuse.  Our current partner is SafePlace, a non-profit dedicated to ending domestic abuse and violence.  Practice zero waste with us and support our community partner!

Recipe of the Week

Beet this Quinoa

We’re still giddy from the energy and excitement of our recent Go Texan, Go Local Culinary Workshop.  Fifteen of us from the community came together to share six inspired recipes from the creative wellspring that is Andi Jo at Traveling Recipes.  This one was one of our favorites.   Enjoy!

Adapted from Traveling Recipes

Ingredients:

  • 2 beets-quartered, boiled & blended
  • ½ c apple cider vinegar
  • 4 cups quinoa, rinsed
  • 7 ¾ cups water
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 3 carrots, diced
  • 1 sprig rosemary, de-stemmed & chopped
  • 1 ½ cups pecans
  • 1 tbs Outer Spice Spicy Blend
  • Pinch salt and cracked pepper

Procedure: 

  1. Rinse quinoa and place in pot with OuterSpice and water. Bring to boil, cover, reduce to simmer and cook for 11~13 minutes.
  2. Place beets in small pot, cover with HOT water and boil until tender (10-15). Remove and drain. Place in blender with 3 tbs of water and blend. Set aside.
  3. While cooking, prep all veggies and the apple.  Place onions in a hot pan and caramelize. (To caramelize, heat pan on high, add onions and allow to brown while stirring. Once all are browned, add a splash of water, stir and repeat for 4 minutes.) Add carrots & garlic after 4 minutes and continue to cook for 5 more minutes. Turn off heat.
  4. When quinoa is ready add sauteed veggies, beet mix, vinegar, pecans and remaining ingredients. Mix thoroughly until all is PINK! Season to taste.
  5. Place in serving bowl and make art! Be creative!!
 

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Sunday 10 am – 10 pm

Happy Hour(s):
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