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Happy Independence Day!

by Cassidy Stockton

Wishing you a happy and safe Independence Day! We hope you have a chance to spend some quality time with friends and loved ones, enjoy some great food and generally take a day to reflect on what it is that you love about America.

From all of us at Bob’s

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Polenta Cupcake

Marionberry Lemon Polenta Cake & Cupcakes

by Meagan Nuchols

Tis’ the season of summer for Polenta Marionberry Cake. Here at the Whole Grain Store they are going fast! Great for picnics, parties or tonight’s dessert! Add a side of ice cream, coconut or whipped cream, yum. They will only be available through June, so hurry in or make one

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Get Your Spurtle On

by Cassidy Stockton

All it takes is a little creativity and a video camera and you, too, can enter Spar for the Spurtle. We’re not looking for a fancy high-budget video, any old smart phone will do. What we are looking for, however, is a creative dish using Steel Cut Oats. Whether

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Visit from the Africa Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

by Cassidy Stockton

Last week, the US State Department brought a group of seven women from the Africa Women’s Entrepreneurship Program on a tour of Bob’s Red Mill. This group, representing Benin, Ghana, Malawi, Nigeria, and Zambia, was touring around the United States to learn about different industries and how they can improve

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Natural Flavors *Partially* Demystified

by Cassidy Stockton

What’s the deal with “natural flavors” anyway? There’s something that seems inherently unnatural about them. Aren’t “natural flavors” a bit redundant? Shouldn’t the flavor of something already be present without the addition of more flavors? That’s what I’ve been asking myself and I know many of you wonder the same

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