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November Deals and Recipes at Kent’s

Who’s ready for some comfort food – yet fresh and healthy? Check out Kent’s Market Season of Savings advertisement this week for some ideas on homemade meals that are sure to satisfy! To get you started – check out these recipes with links to our website to purchase!

BANANA SQUASH SOUP

Banana Squash Soup with Sweet Potato and Green Apple

Ingredients:

1 tablespoon coconut oil

1 tablespoon butter

1 white onion, diced https://shop.kentsgrocery.com/shop/product/604/ONIONS_WHITE

https://shop.kentsgrocery.com/shop/product/604/ONIONS_WHITE

3 cloves garlic, chopped

Salt and ground pepper to taste

1 pound banana squash, cubed https://shop.kentsgrocery.com/shop/product/640/Banana_Squash

1 pound sweet potatoes, cubed

1 green apple, cubed

4 cups chicken broth

1 tablespoon chopped fresh basil

1 tablespoon curry powder

1 teaspoon crushed dried basil leaf

Directions

Step 1

Heat coconut oil and butter together in a large pot or Dutch oven over medium heat; cook and stir onion and garlic in the hot oil-butter mixture until slightly softened, 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt and black pepper.

Step 2

Stir squash, sweet potatoes, and apple into the onion mixture and cook until heated through, about 5 minutes. Pour in chicken broth and bring to a boil; add basil, curry powder, and bay leaf. Reduce heat and simmer until sweet potatoes and apple are softened, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove from heat and season with salt and pepper.

Step 3

Puree soup in the pot with a hand blender until smooth.

Dijon Pork Tenderloin with Apples and Cabbage

Dijon Pork with Apples and Cabbage

Ingredients:

½ head green or red cabbage, cut into 1/2 inch thick wedges

2 large apples, cored and sliced https://shop.kentsgrocery.com/shop/product/362/Gala_Apples_Large

5 tablespoons olive oil

½ teaspoons kosher salt

½ teaspoon black pepper

2 (16 oz) pork tenderloins https://shop.kentsgrocery.com/shop/product/28782/Pork_Loin_Roast_Boneless

2 tablespoons white wine vinegar

2 teaspoons honey

1 teaspoon chopped fresh thyme leaves

1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley

Directions

Step 1

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Place 1 rack in center position and another 4 inches from broiler. Spray a rimmed sheet pan with cooking spray.

Step 2

Toss together cabbage and apples with 3 tablespoons oil, 1/2 teaspoon salt, and 1/4 teaspoon pepper on prepared sheet pan and arrange in an even layer.

Step 3

Pat pork dry and season with remaining teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper. Whisk together remaining 2 tablespoons oil with mustard, vinegar, honey, and thyme in a small bowl. Spread over all sides of pork and set pork on top of cabbage and apples.

Step 4

Roast on center rack until an instant-read thermometer inserted into center of thickest part of each tenderloin registers 130 degrees F, about 25 minutes.

Step 5

Remove pan from oven and turn oven to broil. When broiler is hot, put pan on top rack and broil until pork has a golden-brown crust, thermometer registers 145 degrees F, and cabbage and apples have a light char, about 5 minutes. Cover pan loosely with foil and let pork rest 10 minutes before slicing. Serve pork warm with cabbage and apples, sprinkled with parsley (if using).

Celebrate Halloween Safely

Safety is top priority for this year.  Follow these guidelines from halloween2020.org to ensure a safe experience for everyone. 

1. Take the Safe House pledge and register as an official Halloween Safe House​. Get the pledge here >>

2. Don’t hand out candy if you are sick​.

3. Wear a face mask covering both your mouth and nose​.

4. Use duct tape to mark 6-foot lines in front of homes and leading to driveway / front door-step​.

5. Participate in one-way trick or treating​:

  • Position a distribution table between yourself and trick or treaters​
  • Distribute candy on a disinfected surface to eliminate direct contact​
  • If you are preparing goodie bags, wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds before and after preparing bags​
  • Individually wrapped candy or goodie bags should be lined up for families to grab and go while social distancing​

6. Wash hands often​.

Learn more about Halloween2020.org.

  • Stay home if sick​
  • Trick or treat with people you live with​
  • Remain 6 feet apart from people not in your household​
  • Wear a face mask covering BOTH your mouth and nose​
  • Hand sanitize (60% alcohol) frequently while out​
  • Wash your hands as soon as you return home​

Parents 

  • Stay home if sick​
  • Talk with your children about trick or treating safety​
  • Guide children to stay on the right side of the road and ensure social distance​
  • Carry a flashlight ​
  • Wear a face mask covering both mouth and nose​
  • Wash your hands as soon as you return home​
  • Inspect candy
  • Limit the amount of friends and family in attendance​
  • Use your garage, front/back yard or cul-de-sac (preferably open-air space) ​
  • Have socially distanced chairs/tables/blankets 

Check out Halloween2020.org to learn more.

Cooking from Kent’s Ad – October 14

Check out the amazing Fall deals in the Kent’s Market ad this week! Are you getting the domestication itch? Here are some amazing recipes that combine several of the sale items currently at Kent’s! Get in the kitchen and whip up this amazing dinner dish!

Winter Fruit Salad

Ingredients

  1 pound clementine oranges (5 count, peeled and separated into segments)

  2 pears (cored and sliced)

  2 apples (cored and sliced)

  1 pomegranate (large, seeded, 1 to 1 1/2 cups arils or seeds**)

  4 kiwis (peeled and slicedj)

  3 tablespoons honey

  2 tablespoons fresh lime juice (from 1 medium lime)

  2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice (from 1 medium lemon)

Instructions

  1. In a large mixing bowl combine all prepared fruit – 5 segmented clementines, 2 sliced pears, 2 sliced apples, pomegranate seeds, and 4 sliced kiwis.
  2. In a measuring cup, combine: 3 Tbsp honey, 2 Tbsp lemon juice and 2 Tbsp lime juice, until honey is dissolved. If honey is not dissolving easily, warm for 10 seconds in microwave.
  3. Drizzle dressing over salad and toss gently to combine. Serve right away or cover and refrigerate if not serving right away.

Check out these ingredients through our website! Add to your cart straight from the link

Apples (red, gold, gala or fuji) $ .89/pound

Pomegranates($.69 each)

Clementines ($3.00/3 pound bag)

Bacon and Cheddar Chicken 

(recipe located at https://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/bacon-cheddar-chicken/)

Bacon & Cheddar Chicken

Ingredients

  • 4 bacon strips, chopped
  • 4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves (6 ounces each)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2/3 cup barbecue sauce, divided
  • 1/2 cup shredded cheddar cheese
  • Thinly sliced green onions

Directions

Preheat oven to 350°. In a cast-iron or other ovenproof skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp, stirring occasionally. Using a slotted spoon, remove bacon to paper towels; reserve drippings.

  • Sprinkle chicken with salt and pepper. In same pan, brown chicken in drippings over medium heat, 3-4 minutes per side. Brush with 1/3 cup barbecue sauce. Transfer to oven; bake 8 minutes.
  • Spoon remaining sauce over chicken; sprinkle with cheese and bacon. Bake until cheese is melted and a thermometer reads 165°, 4-6 minutes. Sprinkle with green onions.

You can grab your chicken and bacon on sale at Kent’s! Here are the links!

Chicken: ($5.99/5pound bag)

Bacon: ($3.99/pound)

What’s In This Week’s Ad – September 23

Check out Kent’s Market and all our savings going on in this week’s ad!

Craving steak and potatoes? Kent’s has you covered – we have both beef and pork roasts, steak, as well a chicken on discount this week!

Check out this awesome recipe to combine your favorite flavors – that just happen to be on sale!

Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes

(see recipe here: https://www.thekitchn.com/garlic-steak-and-potatoes-258348)

YIELD  Serves 4      PREP TIME   10 minutes  COOK TIME   45 minutes

INGREDIENTS

For the potatoes:

  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 pound medium potatoes, cut into 3/4-inch wedges
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt

For the steak and garlic butter:

  • 2 (1-inch-thick) rib-eye or New York steaks (about 12 ounces each), or 1 1/2 pounds flank steak, cut into 2 pieces
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley leaves
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice, plus more as needed

INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Cook the potatoes: Heat the oil in a 12-inch cast iron skillet over medium heat until shimmering. Add the potatoes cut-side down, sprinkle with the salt, and cook undisturbed until golden-brown and the potatoes release easily from the pan, about 10 minutes. Using tongs, flip each wedge to another cut side and cook until browned and the potatoes are tender, 10 to 15 minutes more.
  2. Meanwhile, dry the steaks with paper towels. Season all over with 1 teaspoon salt and set aside. When the potatoes are ready, transfer to a serving platter.
  3. Cook the steaks: Wipe out the skillet with paper towels and return to high heat until the pan starts to smoke just a bit. Carefully place the steaks in the hot pan and cook on the first side until enough of a crust has developed that the steaks no longer stick to the pan, about 1 minute. Flip and cook on the other side for 1 minute. Continue cooking and flipping for a total of 4 minutes.
  4. Carefully add the butter to the pan. Flip the steaks once more. Tilt the pan so the butter pools on one side and add the garlic to the pool. Use a large spoon to baste the butter over the steaks. Flip again and repeat with basting. Continue cooking and begin checking the internal temperature of the steaks at 6 minutes total cook time for your preferred doneness. Medium rare is between 125°F and 130°F. Remove the pan from the heat.
  5. Transfer the steaks to a clean cutting board and let rest for 5 minutes. Meanwhile, stir the parsley and lemon juice into the juices in the pan. Let cool for a few minutes, then taste and season with more salt and lemon juice as needed.
  6. Cut the steaks across the grain into 1/2-inch-thick slices. Place on top of the potatoes and drizzle with the garlic butter pan sauce.

Hit up our bakery and fresh produce section to add to this awesome meal! Check out these deals as well!

September 15 Ad – You Won’t Want to Miss It!

Kent’s has everything you need to throw an End of Summer BBQ or Party, survive a busy weekend, or whatever else may come your way – and it’s on sale!!! Check out our deals in this week’s ad that will save you money and provide some inspiration!

Throw a Fiesta!

Kent’s is having some awesome bargains on meat right now! Check out the following deals!

Throw in some beans, tortillas, veggies, sour cream and avocados – ALL ON SALE – and you have yourself the perfect fiesta-themed BBQ night!

Kiddos having a sleepover? Check out these breakfast deals going on! Easily feed a household of extra children with these serious bargains!

We also have fruit, yogurt, cereal, and frozen breakfast items on sale!

Do you have a weekend packed of sports outings? Picnics? Camping? Stop into Kent’s and grab your favorite deli item or snack food to fuel you through Saturday and Sunday! Check these deals out!

Check out our lunch specials for the 16-18th, and 21-22nd! Have a rushed lunch hour? You’ll be in and out in five minutes when you grab one of these amazing deals!

No matter your needs – Kent’s Market has you covered! Shop local and take advantage of our amazing deals!

Back to Basics – Cooking from Home

I don’t know about you but I’ve been cooking from home a lot more often lately. And, I kind of love it! A few months ago, our busy life was basically put on hold, our world stopped spinning, the hustle and bustle was put to a halt and I literally had to find my bearings and remember how to cook again. I will be the first to admit that we ate out entirely too much. As much as I wanted the family dinners around the table, our schedules just never quite lined up. So, when the opportunity presented itself, I jumped in quickly!  I have found a few awesome tips for getting back to basics and putting food back on the table. 

  • Buy in bulk. The staples that you know you will need, stock up on those! Keep your eyes open for sales such as Kent’s Market’s case lot sale! These sales come around often and you wouldn’t want to miss them! This will save you time and more importantly, money! 
  • Start grocery shopping ONLINE! It saves time and it’s a good way to keep your distance from other shoppers. Kent’s Market makes online shopping so simple and I trust that they will always get my order right! https://shop.kentsgrocery.com/shop/home
  • Prep your meals! Take a day to make a few freezer meals! It’s worth the time and effort! You can find a lot of meal prep recipes on Pinterest! From freezer meals to weekly breakfast and lunch meals and more! Make sure you are adding your ingredients to your Kent’s Market online basket as you go! 
  • Find a good meal plan service! This has been a life saver for me and possibly by best tip yet! It will help switch things up a bit and will get you away from making the same dish too often! Give DinnerHub from Kent’s a try! You won’t be disappointed! https://thedinnerhub.com/kents?banner=true

So, with all of the uncertainty going on in the world today, make certain that you are getting the family back around the table again! 

Savory Summer Delights

When you think of summer time – you think of barbeques, pool and park dates, and time spent with family. What goes along with these? FOOD! And at Kents Market – you have your pick of the best local and fresh meat, produce, bakery items, and deli selections.

Why is local and fresh so important? Our meats, produce, and deli items are served to you at their peak production and ripeness. Fresh = nutrient dense. At Kents Markets, not only do you get personalized service, but we serve our customers only the best. Serving local meat and produce also enhances the economy around us – so that is a win-win!

MEAT

No BBQ is complete without the perfect steak or meat selection! Let the friendly and knowledgeable meat department butchers help you pick the best cuts of meat that will surely make your next get together one to remember. Our chicken, beef, pork and fish are all premium sourced.

PRODUCE

Nothing goes better with the perfect cut of meat than the ripest vegetables! Pick out the perfect side in our produce department! From grilled, sautéed, or steamed – veggies are just the best. And you can never go wrong with the perfect fruit tray!

BAKERY

Kents Market hosts the BEST bakery items! Made fresh every day, you can’t go wrong. We have the experience and expertise when it comes to bread, rolls, cookies, cakes, and donuts! We even cater and take special orders! Browse our website for ideas and prices. https://kentsgrocery.com/department/bakery

DELI

Want the perfect meal but don’t have the time? We have you covered! From fresh sliced deli meat, cheeses, as well as salads and sides – you can just swing into the Market and walk out with fresh food! Easy as that! We can also provide catering and deli trays! Craving something a little extra? We have fresh made sandwiches and SUSHI!

When you are wanting to make a big hit at your next gathering, remember Kents Market and all we have to offer! Check out our website! https://kentsgrocery.com/

5 Tips to Stay Healthy

In this time of uncertainty and disruption of our daily lives – we would like to pass on five tips for eating healthy and staying safe to our community and customers. You don’t need to look beyond your local Kent’s, we have you covered!

1.) As if you haven’t heard it enough lately, washing your hands and disinfecting your home and just about everything you touch is paramount to keeping germs at bay! Make this a daily, if not hourly practice in your daily routine. Kent’s is your one stop shop for hand wash, disinfecting wipes, and germ-killing cleansers.

2.) As more and more research emerges about how diet effects our health – it has never been more important to take a hard look at what you consume. Balanced diets rich in wholesome fruits and vegetables should be your first focus. The more colors of the rainbow you can add to your daily meals, the better! Health.gov recommends at least five servings of both combined in a day! Shop our fresh produce here:

3.) What about Organic? Kent’s offers an exclusive line of organic items from Full Circle Market – a brand that carries produce, meat, and poultry, dairy, deli, and baby items. Organic foods are grown from responsible, sustainable farms that do not use persistent pesticides. If you want to take your health to the next level without major expense – take a look at what we have to offer in organic products!

4.) Get in the kitchen! Prepare your own meals from scratch with the knowledge and empowerment that you know what you are putting in your body! We can make it easy on our customers to choose healthy meals while providing all the necessary ingredients! Kent’s offers recipes which in turn helps you with your shopping list!

5.) Vitamins and Supplements – we all know our bodies are deficient in some manner. With the instruction and guidance from your health care professional – ask what you could be taking to supplement a healthy diet to improve your health that much more! Kent’s offers a wide range of dietary vitamins and supplements to benefit children, adults, and the aging. Again – coordinate with a health care professional – then bring your list to Kent’s!

A Real Life Story About Digital Coupons

I am a real- life Kent’s Market customer…I am not a blogger nor do I have an internet following on social media.  I am just a regular shopper trying to save money on groceries while feeding my family.  Here is my experience with using the Kent’s Market website and their digital coupons.

Kents has made it really easy to set up an account online and begin using all their great tools.  Just go to kentsgrocery.com  to get started.  Set up your account and next time you need to login just put in your email and password!  The website has so much information…it even keeps track of your recent receipts and purchases! I am new to their digital coupons but I want to share my experience using them. I love Kent’s grocery store and have shopped there for about 12 years.  They have the best produce in town at the best prices and their meat department can’t be beat! Plus they have great customer service.  Kents is just a great home town grocery store…but they are really working on keeping up with what’s new in the marketing world. 

When you log in to the website there are three bars on the right side of the page – just click on that to bring up their menu.  Scroll down to ” digital coupons”.  Once you select digital coupons it brings up their coupon page where you can ‘clip away’!  Just scroll through the HUNDREDS of digital coupons and select the ones you want to add to your account.  

They are stored under your kickbacks rewards account and when you give the cashier your phone number they automatically are redeemed as the items are scanned at the register.  No need to fumble through your wallet for paper coupons!  It really was so easy! Plan your weekly meals around the items that are on sale in their Ad, plus use the digital coupons to really save money on your grocery bill.  

As you can see from my receipt I saved $21.40 on my total purchase using 18 digital coupons! Almost all the items I bought were already on sale in their weekly ad, and some were also an additional amount off using coupons I added online to my account! Double savings!!There were a few items I had digital coupons  for that I could not find in the store, but overall there were hundreds of coupons! You can select categories to help you find what you are looking for such as frozen foods, or dairy/ eggs/ cheese or paper/cleaning/home.  It stores all your added coupons under the tab ” My digital coupons”.  It also allows you to see what coupons you have redeemed or that are expired. 

I will be using Kent’s digital coupons from now on. It is so easy and so organized! Try it for yourself and see how much money you too can save! 


–A.S.– Perry 

Introducing Single Sign On

We’ve upgraded our website!

Planning for and saving on your grocery shopping has never been easier. The Kent’s team has been hard at work looking for ways to help you better use our website, app, digital ads and all the benefits and perks associated with them. Based on your feedback, we have made a variety of updates to each platform to help you have the best grocery shopping planning experience around.

What has changed on our website? The first time you visit our updated website, you’ll need to re-register your account so it can be updated to the one username and one password program and our new website experience. Don’t worry! You won’t lose any of your points, wallet credits or saved coupons as long as you use the same phone number connected to your original account. Once you log in, you can move from page to page without being asked to sign in again regardless if you’re checking your points or looking for coupons.

This makes managing your rewards account much easier. Once you are signed into the site, you can instantly see your points, special offers and other benefits of being a Kickbacks member.

Save more with digital coupons! The new digital coupons experience on the Kent’s website is easier than ever to use and is tied directly to your account. Coupons are now organized by category. When we have special events at the store, we’ll create a separate category for those coupons, making it simple to find the coupons that matter most to you. To use our digital coupons, simply visit the Digital Coupons section of our website, select the coupons you want, save them and then go shopping. Every coupon you add to your account is automatically applied when you check out so you don’t’ have to remember to clip them and bring them with you.