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Hempler’s Sources Ingredients from Local PNW Businesses

Hempler’s Sources Ingredients from Local PNW Businesses

Hempler’s has deep roots here in the Pacific Northwest, and we take a lot of pride in the quality of our products. Because of our commitment to only bring you the best, we’ve worked hard to build relationships with other local businesses in the region that are...

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The Art of Making Hempler’s Pepperoni

The Art of Making Hempler’s Pepperoni

At Hempler’s we pride ourselves on the quality of the products we bring you, and the history and heritage behind them. Our pepperoni is no different - and crafting it is truly an art. Today we’re taking you behind the scenes to explain the essential elements that make...

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Oktoberfest: History and Traditions

Oktoberfest: History and Traditions

Everyone knows that Oktoberfest has German roots, but few people know the history behind the annual celebration that is now replicated worldwide. With our Hempler’s heritage dating back to the 1800’s in Borken, Germany, Oktoberfest naturally holds a special place in...

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Hempler Family Holiday Traditions

Hempler Family Holiday Traditions

It’s the most wonderful time of the year...and also the busiest. We recently had time to chat with Dick and Kestin Hempler and learn about some of their most well-loved family traditions - and also how they’re able to make time for them even when their business,...

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Fred Meyer Flame Crafted Ham

Fred Meyer Flame Crafted Ham

Have you tried the Fred Meyer Flame Crafted Ham yet? Hempler's juicy, slow-smoked boneless and bone-in hams are hand fired right in the store with a crunchy, sweet organic honey glaze that makes for an unforgettable holiday meal. Here's how it's done: The flame...

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Ham for Thanksgiving Instead of Turkey?!

Ham for Thanksgiving Instead of Turkey?!

Have you ever noticed how all of the traditional Thanksgiving sides pair perfectly with ham? Green beans + ham? Yes. Cranberry sauce + ham? Of course. Mashed potatoes + ham? Yum. Dinner rolls + ham? Delish. And while we know that you certainly can’t stuff a ham, most...

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Five One-Pot Pasta Recipes You Have to Try

Five One-Pot Pasta Recipes You Have to Try

If you’re a pasta purist you may have been skeptical when one-pot pasta recipes started flooding social media a few years ago. Cooking noodles right in the sauce without draining? How is that even possible? But these types of recipes have persisted - which means...

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Try This Now: The Most Decadent Thing to Do With Bacon

Try This Now: The Most Decadent Thing to Do With Bacon

Bacon. Fonduta. Fries. Just the thought of eating these sinful creations with crispy, magical Hempler’s bacon makes us feel all wicked and delightful inside. While they sound crazy complicated, they’re actually pretty simple, if you break it down into the four steps...

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Corie Cameron’s Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon

Guest blogger Corie Cameron cooks beautiful food at home. She’s letting us in her kitchen for great posts using Hempler's products. Check out more from her on her site, Good Life Everyday.   The rain and dreariness in Tacoma have been unrelenting lately! All I've...

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How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Cooking bacon is an art form, with so many ways to turn slabs of perfectly made meat into crispy masterpieces. And the method you choose is up to you: In a skillet, oven, or even cooked over the campfire, like one of our favorite Instagrammers showed off recently....

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Corie Cameron Chocolate Bacon Salted Caramel Cupcakes

  Guest blogger Corie Cameron cooks beautiful food at home. She’s letting us in her kitchen for great posts using Isernio’s products. Check out more from her on her site, Good Life Everyday.   Valentine's Day is coming RIIIIIGHT up, and I have such a fun,...

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Bacon Jalapeno Popper Roll-Ups for the Home Game

Cheesy, bacony, spicy goodness is in the playbook for game day, with our new recipe for Bacon Jalapeño Popper Roll-Ups on the menu for the home game. Just roll em out, roll em up, and roll your way into a culinary victory that will keep them cheering til the last...

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