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Pumpkin Spice Glazed Bacon Recipe

Pumpkin Spice Glazed Bacon Recipe

‘Tis the season for pumpkin spice, and here at Hempler’s we got curious…what would happen if we let bacon in on this trend?  Now for all the nay-sayers, let us be clear. Pumpkin Spice bacon does not taste like pumpkin. It’s glazed with brown sugar and the earthy...
Seven St. Paddy’s Day Recipes Featuring Bacon

Seven St. Paddy’s Day Recipes Featuring Bacon

St. Patrick’s Day is coming up soon, and we’re not ones to pass up the opportunity to celebrate a holiday with delicious food. So in the spirit of “everything’s better with bacon,” here are some recipes you might want to try! Irish Beer Cheese Soup from A Spicy...
How to Carve a Ham – Boneless, Bone-in, and Spiral Sliced

How to Carve a Ham – Boneless, Bone-in, and Spiral Sliced

Hempler’s is proud to offer a full array of delicious hams for your holiday table – including Black Forest, Honey Cured, uncured, boneless, bone-in, spiral sliced, and the Fred Meyer Flame Crafted Ham. But you eat with your eyes first, so to make sure your...
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...
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...
Your Complete Bacon-Filled Easter Menu & Cooking Schedule

Your Complete Bacon-Filled Easter Menu & Cooking Schedule

Are you hosting Easter this year? Not only is Hempler’s ready to make your meal amazing by offering the best ham around, but we’ve also lightened your load by planning the entire meal for you. Here’s how to include Hempler’s in all aspects of your holiday table (not...
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...
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...