Happy September!

Wow…September is already here!  The kids are already back in school and summer is winding down.  Need a quick supper idea or snacks for after school or lunch?  Keep reading!


50 pounds of 90% LEAN GROUND BEEF is just $3.79/lb.  85 % LEAN GROUND BEEF is just $3.59/lb. 


We have a NEW BRAT FLAVOR just in time for Oktoberfest: WILD RICE & MUSHROOM.  We also have several NEW FLAVORS OF BEER in stock: Farmer Brown Ale, Dirty Blonde Chocolate Ale, 483 Pal Ale, Zywiec Beer from Poland, Hips Don’t Lie, 8 Bit Pale Ale,  Steelhead Double India Pale Ale and Extra Pale Ale and Happy Buddah Beer.  (You have to see the bottles for Happy Buddah Beer!)



DINNER: Do you need a quick idea for dinner?  Try our CORDON BLEU CHICKEN BREASTS or our variety of FROZEN SOUPS.  Our FROZEN COOKIE DOUGH is perfect for a quick baked  dessert!

SNACK TIME:  DIPPIN’ STIX are a new product for us and perfect for lunch or snacks.  They come with Apple Slices or Carrots.  FLAVORS:  Apple Slices with Caramel, Apple Slices with Yogurt, Apple Slices with Peanut Butter and Carrots with Ranch.

PAIRING: Cocobon California Red Wine pairs nicely with New York Strip Steak from the Holmen Locker!

WINE TASTING:  Join us from 6-8pm, Thursday, September 19th as we sample wines from Argentina.  Learn something new while having fun and perhaps find a new favorite!

FUNDRAISER:  Do you need an idea for FUNDRAISING?  Contact Tom Hermanson from the Holmen Locker & Meat Market at (608) 317-0371.

Have you ordered your SUMMER GRILLING BUNDLE yet? 10 8 oz Top Sirloins, 81 lb packages ground beef, 6 Polish Sausages, 5 lbs Chicken Filets, 6 Thick Cut Pork Chops, 48 Hot Dogs and 30 Brats for just $169.  Click here to see all of the meat bundles we offer.  September is THE LAST MONTH for the Summer Grilling Bundle…keep watching for details on our FALL MEAT BUNDLE

Wine Bar News:  We will be reopening our Wine Bar in September.  Watch Facebook for the exact date!



o        Slow-Cooker Brat and Sauerkraut Soup

(Thank you Nancy V. for sharing!)

PREP: 30 minutes SLOW COOK: 6 hours

1 pound fresh Holmen Locker brats, cut into 1/2 inch slices
1 pound tiny new red potatoes, quartered
2 small onions, chopped
1 cup sliced celery
2 cloves garlic, minced
3 bay leaves
1 14.5 ounce can Bavarian-style sauerkraut
2 14.5 cans low sodium beef broth
1 Tablespoon spicy brown mustard
1 Tablespoon cider vinegar
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon fennel seeds, crushed
1/2 teaspoon caraway seeds

1. Cook brat slices 3-4 minutes, until browned.
2. Combine potatoes, onions, celery, garlic and bay leaves in a 4 to 5 quart slow cooker. Top with browned brats and sauerkraut. Whisk remaining ingredients and pour into cooker.
3. Cover and cook on low for 6 to 7 hours, or on high for 3 to 4 hours. Discard bay leaves. If desire, top each serving with sour cream.

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