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Lobster Bisque Recipe

Can’t make it to Maynards for our Valentine’s Day specials? Enjoy the Lobster Bisque at home with this recipe!

Becoming A Sommelier

I was recently invited by Master Sommelier Laura Williamson to play the role of maître d for the service portion of the Level 2 (Certified Sommelier) examination. I jumped at the chance to be a part of something so unique and rewarding, and it got me wondering how much people know about what’s involved

Chiltepin Pickling Liquid for Apples

The Pan-Seared Scallops feature diver scallops, apple butter, chiltepin compressed apple, date-walnut jam, and tarragon. Enjoy this delicious dish from our new dinner menu on your next visit to Maynards! In the meantime, try out Executive Chef Brian Smith’s recipe for Chiltepin Pickling Liquid for apples!

Sonoran Mushroom Toast Recipe

A highlight of Executive Chef Brian Smith’s new menu is the Sonoran Mushroom Toast. Try this delicious starter during your next visit to Maynards! In the meantime, try this recipe at home!

New Year, New Sommelier!

We are thrilled to welcome Sommelier Will Olendorf to the Maynards Market & Kitchen team! Get to know Will with this month’s wine blog, and be sure to say hello at our next wine tasting!

Squid Ink Pasta Recipe

Inspired by our Seafood Pappardelle New Year’s Eve special? Next time you are making homemade pasta, take your culinary skills to the next level and impress your family and friends with delicious and healthy (squid ink is a superfood!) squid ink pasta! This salty and sweet pasta will have everyone asking for seconds!

Any Port in a Storm

Dessert wines often get a bad rap. Satisfying a sweet tooth is more a guilty pleasure than it is a luxurious privilege. This was not, however, always the case. Dessert wines were once lauded for their sweetness and enjoyed by the elite of the old world.

Carrot Cake Recipe

Thank you to everyone who joined us on Thanksgiving! If you missed it, here is a recipe for the crowd favorite, Carrot Cake!

Cocktail Recipe: Million Dollar

Looking for a cocktail perfect for Fall nights? We’ve got you covered! For the nights you just want to stay in and stay warm, you can enjoy our Million Dollar cocktail at home with this recipe!

Exploring the Amazon

As part of his trip to UNESCO City of Gastronomy, Belem, Brazil, Chef Brian explored the Amazonian rainforest and discovered its many food products. Check out the slideshow for a taste of his trek into the jungle! Learn more about his trip in our first blog post, Cooking in Belem!