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Thanksgiving Menu 2021

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Due to limited availability, we have an earlier ordering deadline this year. All orders must be placed by Sunday, November 14th. Curbside pickup and delivery available Tuesday, November 23rd and Wednesday, November 24th, 10am–6pm*. Pickup from one of our locations below. Elephants Delicatessen 503.299.6304 | 115 NW 22nd Ave. Portland, OR 97210 Elephants on Corbett 503.937.1075 |…

Maia: September CheeseoftheMonth

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A soft, washed rind cow's milk cheese from Briar Rose Creamery in Dundee, Oregon. Custardy and fudgy texture with flavors of clotted cream, sweet corn, melon, and straw. Made with organic Ayrshire cow’s milk. Approx 1.5 pound wheels. Good to know: Gets softer and more luscious with age. Maia is a Greek/Italian earth goddess of…

Recipe: Rosé salad dressing

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A staff favorite, this versatile salad dressing is used on our seasonal house salad. Its gorgeous pink hue, creamy consistency, and tangy flavor make it ideal for a range of recipes. A great use for leftover rosé wine! We use vegan mayonnaise, but substitute what you use at home. Ingredients: 1 cup rosé wine 2…

Cacciocavallo: August CheeseoftheMonth

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The name means "cheese on horseback" for how the duos of gourd-shaped cheese are tied together by a rope and draped over a wooden board to drain and age. It is a mild but complex “pasta filate” (or stretched curd) cheese, like provolone or mozzarella. That means the curd is kneaded and stretched while it’s…

Rosh Hashanah & Yom Kippur Menus 2021

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Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, and Yom Kippur, the day of atonement, are two of the holiest days of the Jewish calendar. Along with these days comes a special menu of celebratory foods like crown challah, beef brisket, and apricot chicken. Our High Holidays menu is available for pickup during the following dates: Rosh Hashanah:…

Burrata: July CheeseoftheMonth

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This creamy dreamy  Italian cow milk cheese looks like mozzarella at first glance, but cut it open and fresh curds and cream spill out.  You'll find it in the cheese case at our flagship Elephants Delicatessen at NW 22nd. Good to know:   For peak creaminess, warm your burrata ball to room temperature before serving. Thirty minutes should…

Recipe: Caprese Pasta Salad Recipe

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We love everything Caprese. Caprese means "of Capri," as in Capri, the island off the coast of Italy. In its simplest salad form, Caprese consists of fresh mozzarella, tomatoes and basil. We use this combination in sandwiches, pasta salads, snack skewers, and even breakfast dishes like omelettes, scrambles and potato hash. This classic combination of…

Sample party menus for June

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We are currently planning new catering menus for summer celebrations and beyond. Please, email our Catering Team with any questions about our upcoming menus. Or use our catering request form. Below are a couple menus from recent events. We look forward to celebrating with you soon!   PICNIC FOR 40 Seasonal House Salad  Arugula, radicchio, red leaf lettuce,…

2021 soup calendar (kind of)

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As more customers return to our stores, more of our favorite soups are returning, too! Below are the monthly soup specials what we're planning so far. We always have Tomato Orange and Mama Leone's in our soup tureens! Soup fan pro tip: You'll always find the largest selection of soups (fresh and frozen)--including year-round Wild…

Recipe: Buttermilk Fried Chicken

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Nothing says summer like buttermilk fried chicken, whether you eat it on a picnic blanket in your park or at your kitchen table. A longtime customer asked Chef Scott for Elephants recipe, and he shared it with her. So now we can share it with all of you. Let's make some fried chicken! Four servings…

Staying SafeandHealthy

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UPDATE 5/14/2021.  Governor Brown announced yesterday that Oregon will follow the newly released CDC guidance to lift mask and social distancing requirements for fully vaccinated individuals. She said the Oregon Health Authority would provide updated guidance in the coming days for businesses and employers. For now, Elephants will continue to require masks and social distancing for all staff…

Delivery Menu Reheating Instructions

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Visit the link below to view our reheating instructions for all items in our Delivery Menu! DeliveryMenu_ReheatingInstructions_April 21, 2021    

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