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Fontina cheese and buttery fresh breadcrumbs make this cheesy Brussels sprouts gratin a great comfort food. Add bacon, ham, or pancetta to turn it into a main dish or serve it as a side with or without meat.

1 pound Brussels sprouts
1 clove garlic (cut in half)
3 tablespoons […]

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2 bunches Broccolini (about 1 pound total)
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes (optional)
1/2 cup water
Lemon wedges, for serving (optional)

-Rinse the Broccolini under cool water and shake off the […]

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Holiday Food Drive Sparkles

On December 15, 2019 By

Community FoodBank’s annual food drive tradition has been lighting up the community for the holidays. While we have not seen any of our 55 gallon food donation barrels hung from the eaves of houses or perched on top of trees, we have seen the unmistakable sparkle of giving in San Benito County!

Each year, from […]

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Hat tip to Top Hatters

On December 11, 2019 By

The Top Hatters Motorcycle Club once again lent a hand to help fight hunger in San Benito County, as they do every year. Here at the food bank, we have come to eagerly anticipate the arrival of roaring motorcycles (one of them ridden by Santa) and pickup trucks full of donated food that the Top […]

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San Benito High School’s annual Canned Food Drive to benefit Community Food Bank of San Benito County brought in 4,694 items, which will be donated to the organization that provides food, nutritional education and advocacy for locals in need.

SBHS Activities Director Catalina Lemos, who organized the effort along with Associated Student Body (ASB) […]

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[Recipe] Thai Curry Vegetable Bowl

On December 1, 2019 By

Ready for a recipe that boosts the immune system and makes your tastebuds sing? This Thai Curry Vegetable Bowl features a drool-worthy coconut yellow curry sauce, an array of crisp veggies and crunchy toasted coconut chips.

4 cups stock, chicken, beef or veggie are all acceptable
1 cup coconut milk

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This evening we visited the fantastic students and their families at Enterprise Academy Of Martial Arts in Hollister to see the 60 baskets of food they’ve worked to prepare for donation to the food bank.

Each year, Community FoodBank’s holiday food drive seeks donations of canned goods and other non-perishable food and we are […]

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Rolling out our annual Holiday Food Drive feels like an old friend came into town for a visit — great to see them, a familiar, friendly look and always bringing good cheer. This year, over 90 donation barrels are already placed at locations throughout the county and more are going out nearly every day.


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From December 1st through 12th, neighbors can support other neighbors in San Benito County through the 12 Days of Giving holiday campaign. Supporters who donate during the 12 days will have their funds matched by generous local businesses.

Community FoodBank is collaborating with fellow nonprofit organizations to raise awareness and funds about needs that […]

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Action has been the operative word in Bayer’s involvement with the food bank and we couldn’t be more excited about partnering with this fantastic group of local people. Hailing from their office and field operations in San Juan Bautista, the Bayer volunteer team arrived at the food bank just before 8:30 a.m. on the company’s […]

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