November Update

Happy Fall From Passanante's

As we change seasons it’s time to change up your menus. Put away those summer salads and cozy up to watch the leaves fall with these hearty and satisfying treats.

Double Good Stew

Double Good Stew RecipeNothing says Fall like a hearty stew dinner. Enjoy Double Good Stew with warm cornbread covered in honey and a glass of your favorite red.

ingredients:
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green pepper, chopped
  • 1 cup celery, chopped
  • 1/4 lb. butter
  • 1 1/2lbs. frozen mixed veggies
  • 3/4 lb. frozen yellow corn
  • 2 cups cubes beef
  • 1 can tomato soup
  • 1 tsp. Worcestershire
  • 1 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black pepper
method:
  1. Use 1/2 the butter to saute the cubed beef until well browned. Place in stew pot and add 1 pint of water. Start cooking over medium heat.
  2. Use remainder of butter to saute onion, green pepper and celery until tender and onions are clear. Add to meat and cook over low heat for 1 hour.
  3. Add remaining ingredients and cook another 30 minutes. Add only enough water to keep good boiling action.

Easy Peanut Brittle

Peanut Brittle RecipeIf you’ve got a microwave you can handle this next recipe for Easy Peanut Brittle. This is a great treat to have on-hand during the holiday season for the occasional rogue sweet tooth.

ingredients:
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup white corn syrup
  • 1 cup raw peanuts
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 1 tsp. baking soda 
method:
  1. Mix together sugar, white corn syrup, peanuts and salt. Microwave on high 4 minutes.
  2. Remove, stir and microwave 4 minutes more then add 1 tsp. butter, 1 tsp. vanilla and microwave again for 1.5 minutes.
  3. Remove, stir in 1 tsp. baking soda and immediately pour on cookie sheet to cool.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast Cancer Ribbon
Wow. What an incredible month October was! Thanks to all of your support we gained more than 500 new Facebook and Instagram followers and delivered more than 1,100 PINK Free Food Samples!

We’re so grateful for everyone’s participation in making this year our largest donation to the American Cancer Society yet at a rock solid $6,125!

2016 Donation: $6,125
2015 Donation: $5,550
2014 Donation: $2,500
2013 Donation: $1,228

 

RECAP: Battle of the Burgers

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As many of you may know, Passanante’s hosted our first ever Battle of the Burgers on Saturday, Sept. 24th and it was a HUGE SUCCESS!!

A sincere thank you to everyone who came out to enjoy the good weather, great food and fun activities – we love this community and thoroughly enjoyed the opportunity to get to know some of our neighbors a little better. From cornhole competitors to clever chefs, artists to face painters and families of foodies, the Battle of the Burgers had it all!

Battle of the Burgers Judges

A special thank you to our generous judges for their excellent palettes and continued support of both our community and Passanante’s Home Food Service. We so appreciate you spending the day with us!

  • Greg Pezza, Councilman of the Bristol Borough
  • Justin Saxton from CBM
  • Dave Nemeth from Radcliffe Insurance
  • Rick Mousseau from Time Investments

To all of the competitors in the burger cook-off, thanks for your great energy and positivity as the battle raged – all of the entries were outstanding and we loved watching each of you in action!Battle of the Burgers Winners

And finally, congratulations to the winners of the Battle of the Burgers! You guys are true burger aficionados and your entries were out of this world.

  • Bill Brady – All Meats Category Winner
  • Team Mill Street Cantina – All Beef Category Winner
  • Sam Fiorelli (Team Agostino Foods) – All Beef Category Winner
  • Ismeal Rivera (Chef Hermie on Wheels) – Purple Cow (most unique) Award Winner

Stay tuned to the blog for details on each of our winning entries and get busy perfecting your burger for next year’s competition!

Thanks again to everyone for an incredible day!

A Special October Promotion

Passanante's Breast Cancer Awareness Promotion

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and for the 4th year we will be raising funds to donate to the American Cancer Society, but we need YOUR HELP!

2016 Donation Goal: $7,000
2015 Donation: $5,550
2014 Donation: $2,500
2013 Donation: $1,228

How can you help us reach our goal?? 
Spread The Word!

We have 1,000 PINK cooler bags ready to be packed with delicious gourmet food samples and for each one we deliver during the month of October we will donate $5.

In addition to the gourmet food sample donations we pledge to donate $1 for each new Facebook Fan and Instagram Follower we get all month long!

We hope you’ll spread the word and be a part of something incredible this October by joining us in supporting the American Cancer Society!

Free Food Sample Request Form = www.homefoodservices.com/free-food-sample
Facebook
= www.facebook.com/homefoodservices
Instagram = @Passanantesfood

Battle Of The Burgers

Battle of the Burgers

Whether you’re looking to win $500 CASH, or just looking for a fun activity for the whole family – we invite you to join us for an afternoon of food, games and fun for everyone!

In celebration of our 100 year anniversary we’re hosting a Battle of the Burgers cook-off competition right here in Bristol, PA and we want YOU to come show your stuff! Passanante’s Home Food Service will supply competitors with both a grill and 2 lbs. of either ground beef, chicken, lamb, veal, bison, turkey or pork for the cook-off. Winners will be selected in 3 categories…

  • Best in Show (Beef) -Prize of $500 CASH and a feature post on our blog, social media pages and newsletter
  • Best in Show (Non-Beef) -Prize of $500 CASH and a feature post on our blog, social media pages and newsletter
  • The Purple Cow (most unique) – Prize of 6 months of FREE Passanante’s burgers and a feature post on our blog, social media pages and newsletter

Interested in competing? Visit www.BattleOfTheBurgers.EventBrite.com to download your entry form.

We hope you’ll join us for this great celebration and friendly competition!

What:
Burger Cook-Off
Corn Hole Tournament
Food Trucks
Local Vendors
Music

When:
Saturday, September 24th
12 to 6pm

Where:
1901 Farragut Ave.
Bristol, PA 19007

More info at www.BattleOfTheBurgers.EventBrite.com
Free To Attend – Competitors Wanted!

 

Can You Guess What New Products We’re Adding To The Menu In July?

June Update

Summer is officially here and we are so looking forward to the next few months as we continue our 100 Year Anniversary celebration and begin planning for an exciting event in our hometown of Bristol, PA. All the details are top-secret for now, but this is unlike anything we’ve done before in our 100 year history and we think it’s going to be a blast!

With summer also comes pool parties, trips to the beach and (our favorite) cookouts! Don’t let Passanante’s be your best kept secret to summertime success – be a good friend and share the wealth! We now service families in Colorado, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Virginia so be sure to encourage your friends and family to request their free food samples now!

New Products

Question MarkThis July we will be introducing 5 delicious new products from a award winning company based right here in Bucks County area for generations! It’s always exciting when we get to expand our product line-up and offer even more delicious foods to our great customers and we can’t wait to start stocking freezers very soon – you’re going to love them!

Curious to know what we’re adding? Stay tuned to our Facebook page for quizzes, hints and opportunities to get free samples of our newest additions leading up to the big reveal on July 1st!

Featured Partner Of The Month

LA FitnessOur Featured Partner of the Month is LA Fitness Health Clubs. LA Fitness is a top-tier fitness facility featuring indoor pools, sauna’s, racquetball courts, juice bars and personal training services.

Ready to get started? Ask any of their managers about scheduling your complimentary health screening and fitness assessment and be sure request your complimentary 3-day work out pass!

100 Days of Food Campaign

100 Year AnniversaryIf you haven’t donated to our 100 Days of Food campaign benefitting Feeding America there’s only about 1 month left to do so. Remember, when you donate you’re not only helping this wonderful organization – you’re helping yourself! As our way of saying thanks for your support we’re giving away free food in exchange for donations. Visit our GoFundMe page for more details and info about how you can help!