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Thank You, Mr. Hempler

Thank You, Mr. Hempler

At Hempler’s we’re more than just a company. We’re a family. And recently our family had to say a very hard good-bye. Richard “Dick” Hempler passed away on April 4th. To say he’ll be missed is an understatement – his legacy here at Hempler’s can hardly be put...
Five Father’s Day Recipes He Won’t Forget

Five Father’s Day Recipes He Won’t Forget

Father’s Day is coming up soon and it’s time to treat Dad right. What better way to show that you love and appreciate him than to cook a hearty and satisfying summer meal? Here are five manly meal options to choose from for a memorable Father’s Day dinner. The secret...
Spoil Mom on Mother’s Day with these Breakfasts Kids Can Help Make

Spoil Mom on Mother’s Day with these Breakfasts Kids Can Help Make

We all know the cliché – mom awakes on Mother’s Day to a surprise breakfast in bed of barely-palatable eggs or a soggy bowl of cereal. Here at Hempler’s we love all things family, all things food, and all things tradition. And we believe that with just a little help...
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...
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...
Make Father’s Day Magical with This Spicy Candied Bacon Recipe

Make Father’s Day Magical with This Spicy Candied Bacon Recipe

  There are few delights as thrilling as fancy, crunchy, candied bacon. Spice it up with some cayenne, and there’s no end to how wonderful the joy can be of eating such a treat. Our friend Ed Sargent experimented with a gazillion versions of spicy candied bacon before...

Potato Sausage – a Hempler’s Holiday Tradition

Around here, holiday time also means Potato Sausage time.  Our Potato Sausage has been a part of the Hempler family tradition for as long as I can remember.  My grandmother used to serve this traditional Swedish dish at every family gathering during the holidays....
The Holidays are Upon Us

The Holidays are Upon Us

I love this time of year! The sky grows darker earlier, cozy fires warm our homes, and all the kids anticipate the first snow fall. With the frigid air and frosted windows come the onset of reminiscence and reflection. It is this time of year that we recall treasured...
Easter Celebration

Easter Celebration

Ah, its spring time again! We welcome the smell of freshly cut grass, the sounds of the frogs and the birds, and the many trees already boasting their gorgeous blooms.  Easter is just around the corner now. As my family, my siblings and I prepare for our annual Easter...