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Fire up the Grill with These Warm Weather Recipes

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May 2021

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One of the sure signs of summer is when we can fire up the grill and cook outside, without needing the fire to keep us warm. Even if you’re in a climate where grilling season is year-round, there’s just something about these fresh dishes that remind you of fond memories and warm weather.

While often when we think of grilling, thick-cut steaks or marinated chicken are go-to options. But such a versatile cooking method can incorporate much more than protein. Ever tried grilling pineapple? Or hear the sizzle of assorted veggies in a grill pan? This season, we’re sharing some of our favorite grilling recipes, perfect whether you’re a carnivore or vegetarian. Fire up your grill or heat up a grill pan on the stove, and try out these spring and summer-worthy recipes.

Enjoy, stay safe and eat well.


Stay Calm and Grill On

Whether you are “King of the Grill” or “Boss of the Burgers,” these recipes will have you cooking all summer long!

Let’s Get Together and Cook!

Celebrate the joy of cooking right from your home with a Fustini's Virtual Cooking Class. These interactive classes are led by experienced chefs in our community and invite you to discover new dishes and techniques right from your home. The class fee is per household location, so cook along with someone you are comfortable being around or plan to meet your friends virtually via class.

We can also help you cook with your friends virtually at a private virtual cooking class. Email denise@fustinis.com for more information.


June 10 – Berry Good Summer with Chef Christie,5:30pm
June 11 – Greek Table with Chef Laura, 6pm
June 12 – Flavors of Summer with Chef Laura, 6pm
June 17 – Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy with Chef Christie, 5:30pm
June 18 – Decadent Italian Salmon with Chef Laura, 6pm
June 19 – Taste of Morocco with Chef Laura, 6pm
June 24 – Berry Good Summer with Chef Christie, 5:30pm
June 25 – Steak Night In with Chef Laura, 6pm
June 26 – Flavors of Summer with Chef Laura, 6pm

IN-PERSON  – HOLLAND STORE ONLY, private groups of six (To purchase a class call 616-392-1111 or email lori@fustinis.com.):

June 12 – Summer Sliders Interactive with Chef John, 12pm
June 18 -  Build the Best Burger Interactive with Chef John, 6pm
June 19 – Build the best Burger Interactive with Chef John, 12pm
June 19 – Summer Sliders Interactive with Chef John, 6pm
June 25 – Sushirito Roll Interactive with Chef John, 6pm
June 26 – Homemade Pasta and Ravioli Interactive with Chef John, 12pm

Click HERE to view our July schedule. In-person classes are scheduled for the Holland location. The in-person class schedule is based on chef availability, design of each store's kitchen and the current Executive Orders to safely hold class.

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Just in time for Memorial weekend gatherings, here are some more ideas on getting the most out of your grill.

Fire Up the Grill: 15 Recipes to Get Your Summertime Cooking Started

Virtual Olive Oil Tasting--for Corporate Team Building

Are you looking for something to do with your team where they can learn something new and have fun at the same time? At a Virtual Olive Oil Tasting event, your team will learn how to taste olive oil like a pro. Each team member will receive a set of olive oils to use for the tastings. Choose a date that works for your schedule to join a Fustini's team member, via Zoom, to taste and discover the amazing flavor and characteristics these oils have to offer. Email denise@fustinis.com to schedule your group.

Curious about what you can expect in these experiences? To check out an article that shares all about how you can take your tasting virtual, click HERE.

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A Second Helping...

Keep the grill going beyond just the main course and sides. Show off more grill marks with these delicious desserts.


Here are just a few events planned in and around our stores in Traverse City, Petoskey, Holland and Ann Arbor:

ANN ARBOR–Store Hours: Mon-Fri 10-6pm; Sat 9-5pm; Sun 11-4pm

Please note: Fustini's Ann Arbor will be closed on Memorial Day, May 31.

Ann Arbor's Farmers' Market is open everying Wednesday and Saturday from 7-3pm.

The Sunday Artisans' Market is open from 11-4pm each Sunday.

HOLLAND–Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10-5pm; Sun 11-3pm

Visit us at the Holland Farmers' Market on Saturdays beginning this week, May 15!

PETOSKEY–Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6pm; Sun 11-4pm

In Petoskey, you can also order your Fustini's products through Local Eats. Learn more HERE.

TRAVERSE CITY–Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6 pm; Sun 10-5 pm

Learn more about these and other upcoming events on our events calendar.

Fustini's Oils and Vinegars • 141 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684 • Phone: (231) 944-1145 • orders@fustinis.com

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