Graduation Party? Holland Farms Can Make it Stress-Free!

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Graduation season is right around the corner, too, and if you’re planning a graduation party for your favorite scholar, Holland Farms can help take care of your catering needs. We offer a full catering menu, including our convenient Party-To-Go package.

When you order our Party-To-Go package, you’ll get everything you need to make your party a smash hit! The package includes:

  • Our “famous” potato salad
  • Macaroni salad
  • Tossed salad
  • Baked ziti or eggplant parmesan
  • Baked beans or scalloped potatoes
  • White Mountain rolls
  • Your choice of two meats – sausage & peppers, southern style chicken, meatballs, meat & cheese platter, or whole roasted ham, beef or turkey.

Of course, at Holland Farms Bakery & Deli, we’re always happy to customize for you. So, if our Party-To-Go package isn’t exactly what you want, we’ll be delighted to create a personalized menu for your grad party. For more information on our catering services, call us today at 315-736-6044. One of our deli specialists will be happy to make your party memorable – and delicious!

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Need a Graduation Cake? Holland Farms is at the Head of the Class!

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We know your favorite graduate is special to you, and you want their party to be perfect. At Holland Farms Bakery & Deli, we think our cakes are special, too. That’s because they are never commercially prepared – like all of our baked goods, everything from the batter to the frosting is made from scratch in the Holland Farms kitchen. So when you’re planning your party, don’t forget to order your graduate’s cake from us. It’ll make it special!

Our cakes come in a variety of popular flavors. Choose from:

  • White
  • Chocolate
  • Carrot
  • Canoli
  • Rum
  • Red Velvet

We can also fill our cakes – choose Bavarian cream, raspberry, strawberry, lemon or chocolate pudding. And, top it all off with our buttercream, cream cheese or whipped cream frosting! And, we’ll decorate your cake just the way you want it – with your graduate’s favorite or school colors and a graduation cap – so that it’s perfect!

So give Holland Farms a call today at (315) 736-6044 and find out how we can make your graduation party – and any occasion – more memorable with one of our delicious cakes!

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May is for Muffins (and Cupcakes) at Holland Farms

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In recent years, the unassuming petite treats – cupcakes and muffins – have taken the spotlight. It seems that just about everyone loves them, and why not? They’re perfectly sized and can be personalized in virtually endless ways. That’s why Holland Farms Bakery & Deli has made May “Muffin and Cupcake Month”!

When you stop into Holland Farms, you’ll find many delectable varieties of muffins and cupcakes – there’s sure to be something to suit your sweet tooth. Choose from muffins made from scratch daily in the following varieties:

  • Pumpkin
  • Raspberry Swirl
  • Chocolate Chip
  • Apple Cinnamon
  • Corn
  • Blueberry
  • Bran

Maybe you’re more of a cupcake person… no problem! You’ll enjoy delicious cupcakes made from the same homemade batter we use for our signature cakes – white, chocolate, carrot, red velvet – frosted with our buttercream, whipped cream or cream cheese frosting.

And, we’re whipping up special muffins for every day of the week. You’ll be able to choose from:

  • Monday – Strawberry cream cheese
  • Tuesday – Jalapeno corn
  • Wednesday – Pineapple orange
  • Thursday – Lemon poppy seed
  • Friday – Chocolate peanut butter cream cheese
  • Saturday – Craisin raisin
  • Sunday – Pistachio

Don’t miss out on muffins and cupcakes, all throughout the month of May – stop in to Holland Farms Bakery & Deli for a petite sweet treat today!

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Mad for Half Moons? Don’t Miss March Moon Madness at Holland Farms!

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The half moon cookie is unique to our area – in fact, it originated right in Utica in the early part of the 20th century. Today, Holland Farms Bakery & Deli bakes some of the very best half moon cookies, fresh from scratch, every day. We’re so mad for half moons here at Holland Farms that we’ve declared March as Moon Madness Month.

Of course, we offer the traditional chocolate half moon cookie frosted with half chocolate and half vanilla icing. And yes, we make the same cookie in vanilla. But we also know our customers have different tastes, and sometimes are looking for something a little bit out of the ordinary.

Do you like chocolate with all chocolate icing? Vanilla with all vanilla icing? Raspberry jelly and coconut? What about a chocolate moon with vanilla swirled frosting… or a vanilla moon with chocolate swirled icing? Maybe you’d like carrot with cream cheese frosting… or perhaps red velvet? No problem. Holland Farms Bakery & Deli makes all of these varieties and what’s more, we dress them up special for holiday entertaining – pastels for Easter, green for St. Patrick’s Day, orange for Halloween. You can even special order colors for baby showers, bridal showers, school events – we make your moon just the way you want it, for any occasion.

Don’t live in the area and miss the great taste of Holland Farms half moons? That’s no problem – give us a call at 315-736-6044, talk with any of our smiling clerks, and we’ll have half moons on their way to you in a jiffy. We mail our half moons priority mail on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays specially packaged to stay fresh, and you’ll receive them in 2 to 3 days. Or, you can order conveniently online, and we’ll contact you with payment and shipping details.

Don’t miss out on March Moon Madness, happening right now at Holland Farms Bakery & Deli!

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It’s Freezing Out! Warm Up at Holland Farms With a Hot Cuppa Joe!

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There’s nothing like a steaming hot cup of coffee on a cold winter morning. When you choose Holland Farms for that morning cup of joe, you’ll be treated to our amazing gourmet coffees, brewed fresh all day long. Our private roast of Paul deLima coffee, the frequency with which we brew, and our super-clean coffee machines ensure that you get a delicious cup of coffee to start your day. Or, try a hot chocolate, hot tea or a French vanilla cappuccino.

Our coffee is always hot, fresh and served with real half & half cream. Like it light? Have it with milk or skim milk. Like it dark? Try our fresh brewed Midnight Blend. Like it flavored? Ask for fresh brewed Paul de Lima’s Hazelnut or French Vanilla or add a flavored creamer. However you like your coffee, when our smiling clerks see you coming they’ll have your order ready for you, steaming hot and ready to go.

This month, we’re also pleased to introduce our brand-new insulated mugs. These red mugs feature our Holland Farms logo, and are perfect for a cuppa joe on the go! And, Holland Farms coffee has been voted Best of the Best many times by the Observer-Dispatch’s readers – so stop in today for a warm up of Mohawk Valley’s best brew! And don’t miss out on our January coffee special – on Mondays, you can pick up a cup, any size, for only $1!

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Soup’s On – and So Is Lunch! Let Holland Farms Deli Items Warm You!

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When the temperatures outside turn colder, Holland Farms turns up the heat in our deli, offering delicious hot soups and lunch specials that are sure to warm you from the inside out.

Nothing says comfort food quite like a bowl of delicious soup. At Holland Farms Bakery & Deli, we offer a variety of yummy soups that are made from scratch every day. You’ll always find beef vegetable and chicken and rice on our menu. Or, depending on the day, you can choose from:

  • French Onion
  • Cream of Broccoli
  • Sausage & Potato
  • Italian Wedding
  • Bean & Ham
  • Clam Chowder

And, we have delicious hot lunch specials available on a daily basis as well. You can choose from tasty entrees like macaroni & cheese, meatloaf & mashed potatoes, Spanish rice and turkey pot pie, to name just a few.

So stop into Holland Farms Bakery & Deli and warm up today – you’ll be glad you did.

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Enjoy a Small Treat (or Two) at Holland Farms

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Good things come in small packages, and at Holland Farms Bakery & Deli, we’re making picking up a small treat (or two) even easier in January. That’s because we’ve put all of our cupcakes on special this month. All throughout the month enjoy our small cupcakes for 69¢ each or 6/$3.99; or take home some of our large cupcakes for $1.59 each or 6/$8.99. Not to mention, the special sale price applies to our clever cakes made out of artfully placed cupcakes (by order only).

This month, we’re featuring a wide variety of cupcake flavors to choose from as well. In addition to our traditional chocolate and vanilla, you’ll be able to choose from:

  • Marble
  • Red Velvet
  • Pina Colada
  • Mocha
  • Lemon Meringue
  • Hazelnut
  • Cherry
  • Strawberry
  • Lemon
  • Carrot

And, this month we’re offering a new frosting flavor – berry souffle made by combining our delicious traditional buttercream frosting with real berry puree. Additionally, you can get cupcakes filled with our Boston cream filling, our buttercream, or various fruit fillings. We’re always up for a challenge – if you don’t see a particular cupcake that piques your interest, let us know, and we’ll do our best to create one for you. Give us a call for larger orders or specific flavors.

Our cupcakes are perfect for just about any occasion – birthday parties, weddings, anniversaries, baby or bridal showers, or no occasion at all! So stop into Holland Farms this month for a small treat!

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Holland Farms Pies are the Creme de la Creme!

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Are you a fan of cream pies? Then you won’t want to miss the tasty offerings at Holland Farms. We offer a wide array of cream pies, which are all topped with our incredible real whipped cream. No skimping! You’ll taste the difference when you try a cream pie, available in these delicious varieties:

  • Chocolate
  • Coconut
  • Banana
  • Strawberry
  • Lemon
  • Boston Cream
  • Pumpkin Cream
  • Lemon Meringue

But don’t just take our word for it that Holland Farms cream pies are the best around – just ask the 145 Holland Farm customers that served our chocolate cream pie this Thanksgiving… or the 85 customers who served up our pumpkin cream. They’ll tell you that our cream pies, are, well… the creme de la creme!

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It’s Beginning to Look A Lot Like Christmas… at Holland Farms!

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If you’re not in the Christmas spirit yet, you should stop in at Holland Farms! Our bakers have been busy stocking our shelves with holiday delights. From our specialty treats like Dutch letters and sticks, stollen, and coffee cakes with fruit and cinnamon crunch, to our specially decorated items, you’re sure to find the perfect treat to satisfy your holiday sweet tooth at Holland Farms.

Right now, we’re busy making beautifully decorated Christmas cupcakes that are perfect for children’s parties at school, office get-togethers or special times with family and friends. We also offer holiday cakes whimsically shaped and decorated to look like Santa, elves, trees, and snowmen. They look too good to eat – but they taste great, because they’re made from Holland Farms’ signature cake batter and frosted with our amazing buttercream icing.

No time to bake this holiday season? We can help you there, too. We have a variety of decorated butter cookies that taste just like homemade – if you want to tell your family and friends you made them, go right ahead – we promise we won’t give your secret away! You’ll find all sorts of shapes and sizes, like trees, wreaths, snowmen and stockings – they’re just too tasty to eat just one, so bring home a batch!

And don’t forget, all of our other offerings are available during the holiday season as well. Have a friend or relative who has moved from the area and misses our half moons? Send them some for the holidays! (Just remember to place your order by Friday, December 16 if you want them to get there in time for Christmas.) And of course, giving the gift of Ramon’s famous New York style cheesecake is always in good taste!

What better way to show your appreciation at the holidays than with a delectable bakery item from Holland Farms? Stop in today to check out all of our delicious goodies!

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What IS Stollen, Anyway?

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Every year during the holiday season, Holland Farms Bakery & Deli offers customers our take on the traditional German bread-like cake, stollen. We think you’ll find that our delicious stollen is a far cry from the original recipe from the 1400s – which consisted of flour, oats, water and… turnip oil!

The reason original stollen had to be made with turnip oil was because in medieval Saxony, bakers were not allowed to use butter during the Advent season. It was not until 1490 that the ban on butter during Advent was lifted (for the royal family only).

Stollen certainly has changed over the years, and while most people are used to the traditional German Christstollen, other cultures feature a similar cake, such as the Dutch Kerststol or the Italian panettone. Holland Farms’ stollen is a sweet delight, filled with fruits and spices, and drizzled with icing. So stop into Holland Farms today and enjoy a traditional taste of the holidays.

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