The Country Store Blog

Sweet Treats for Summer

It’s no secret that at Calef’s we love candy. Candyland is a staple at the store and is always filled with new and nostalgic candy. But our sweet tooth goes beyond Candyland and summer is the perfect time to delight in sweet treats. We have lots of new goodies including some homemade treats made just for the summer and worth the stop or slight detour (if you are passing through).

Our Top Picks for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is right around the corner and we have gathered some of our favorite products. We have lots of great options online and at the store. If you live close or find yourself in the area stop by! We would be glad to help you find the perfect gift. We always stock high quality, unique, products that you just might not find anywhere else.

All things maple for maple month!

March is maple month in New England. Warm days and cool nights mean the sap is running! Sugar maple trees are being tapped to collect sap to make maple syrup. While there are a lot of fun ways to celebrate maple month, here at Calef’s we try out different maple syrups and experiment with ways to use maple in our kitchens. Here are some of our favorite ways to use maple, from adding a drop into a coffee to creating baked treats.

Get your Super Bowl party started with Calef’s easy apps and recipes!

The biggest football event of the year will be here Sunday February 12th. Do you have your game day menu ready? We are here to walk you through some potential food line ups. We believe food that is easy to eat is essential when your eyes are on the game. Start with the easy apps. Apps that stand out from the usual spread, things that you can’t necessarily find in your local grocery store.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with nostalgic sweet treats!

Calef’s is known to bring you nostalgic, locally made items, and this Valentine’s Day is no different. With a bountiful Candyland, it’s clear we have a sweet tooth. Here are some top sweet treats for Valentine’s Day! To start Moon Pies. Moon Pies began back in 1917 and are as popular as ever. Today, they are known for the perfect combination of marshmallow, graham and chocolate.