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Gourmet Condiment Blog

Charcuterie anyone?

Charcuterie anyone? August 16, 2016 gourmet condiments gourmet mustard Made in NH party snacks whole seed mustard

We are thrilled that Brian Aldrich from Seacoast Newspapers included Little Acre Gourmet Foods in his article "Build your own charcuterie platter".   "These sauces inspired me to create my own platter of goodness. The mustard in particular is my favorite." Seacoast Online ... See More   Both the Original Whole Seed Mustard or the Balsamic & Fig Whole Seed Mustard work really well as a garnish for Pâté. Top any sausage with the Original Whole Seed Mustard. For all those Brie lovers, try the mustard on Brie and crackers or Brie and puffed pastry. But don't forget the hot dogs! They may need a touch of...

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Want to know how two retirees are out-hustling you?

Want to know how two retirees are out-hustling you? June 13, 2016 Bourbon cranberry sauce condiments gourmet condiments gourmet mustard Made in NH New Hampshire spicy ketchup

We would like to share our excitement with you. We were recently featured in a Shopify Blog and thought you might like to know a bit more about how we got started in the condiment business. It all started with Bill's love of condiments and his hot dog business. Bill believes that "Food is merely a vehicle for condiments. And hot dogs are the perfect vehicle for any and all condiments."   Read more... about the Condiment Hustle"Regular old steak sauce and ketchup simply wouldn't do." Bill loves the Balsamic & Fig Whole Seed Mustard paired with sauerkraut on a grilled cheese. But...

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The Health Benefits of Gourmet Mustard Might Surprise You

The Health Benefits of Gourmet Mustard Might Surprise You May 02, 2016 gourmet mustard healthy mustard mustard ingredients whole seed mustard

Like any good label reader, we took a close look at what’s inside your typical commercial mustard and compared it to the ingredients we use in our gourmet version. The health benefits of...well, “healthy mustard” might just surprise you. How Healthy Is Your Mustard? Do you have mustard in your fridge? If so, it’s most likely one of the major brands that you see in the grocery store on a regular basis. We’re all familiar with the usual suspects: French’s, Gulden’s, and all the other brands in between. Whether it’s yellow, deli-style, or dijon, odds are it contains a multitude...

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Behind The Scenes: 6 Steps to Crafting The Best Cranberry Sauce on Earth

Behind The Scenes: 6 Steps to Crafting The Best Cranberry Sauce on Earth March 30, 2016 bourbon condiment cranberry cranberry sauce glaze gourmet

Making high quality condiments is a labor of love, and no one knows this better than the dedicated individuals who craft Little Acre Gourmet’s artisan products. All of our products, including our Bourbon and Berry Cranberry Sauce, are created at Genuine Local, a specialty food facility (located in Meredith, New Hampshire) that is home to Little Acre and a myriad of other homegrown gourmet food companies. Creating our amazing cranberry sauce at Genuine Local is easy and quite honestly a good time! While we do utilize a commercial kitchen, they’re made by down-to-earth people in small batches with top-notch ingredients,...

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An Interview With The Condiment Connoisseur

An Interview With The Condiment Connoisseur February 23, 2016 bill ahrens condiments connoisseur gourmet interview little acre three pepper ketchup

It takes two to tango they say, and half of Little Acre Gourmet’s dynamic duo is none other than Dover, New Hampshire’s “hot dog man”, Bill Ahrens. It would seem that Bill has always had a calling for condiments, as even from a young age he has slathered anything and everything in ketchup, mustard, relish…the whole shebang. This guy sure loves his condiments. With the creation of his gourmet hot dog business Downtown Dogs out of downtown Dover, Bill’s affinity for adding flavor and personality to food only grew as he partnered with his wife Trina Ahrens (the other half...

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