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Monday-Friday 10-6pm
Saturday 10-5:30pm
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Location:
341 W. State Street (IL Rt. 64)
Sycamore, IL 60178





Gourmet


Locally Made Natural Foods for Giving
All made in the USA

We hope you enjoy our Specialty food department. We have created a wonderful assortment of soups, baking mixes, dips & dessert mixes to savory sauces, condiments, glazes, and salsas. We have a sweet tooth too and our candy collection is always expanding. Most of our selection is all natural, whole ingredients. All made in the USA. We make it easy for you to give something yummy and healthy or just eat'em yourself! 






Gift Baskets
Let us help you create a personal and unique gift that is sure to bring a smile!
Our experienced and friendly staff makes building gift baskets fun and easy.

Want to create something yourself?
We have baskets, tins, and boxes, cello bags, ribbon, paper shred--just about everything you need to package it up right.


Sweet Treats-All Natural Made in the USA

 Chapel Hill Toffee, North Carolina
homemade by Mother & Son Team-Mark & Karen Graves

Chapel Hill Toffee begins with a layer of traditional English toffee spread thin and cut by hand into bite sized squares. Each piece is coated on both sides with a top-secret blend of dark chocolates. The smooth layers are finished off with the sprinkling of pecans that gives Chapel Hill Toffee it's iconic look and distinctive southern twist!

 
Did I say ChocoLOVE? All natural Chocolove Choclates made in Boulder, Colorado

























Chocolove’s custom-designed chocolate factory, tucked away in the Rocky Mountain Foothills of Boulder, Colorado, has been churning out premium, love-inspired chocolate bars for over a decade. To create the best premium chocolate in America they use the highest quality ingredients and using traditional small-production techniques like those of Europe's finest chocolatiers.

Brand new tastly bars: Hazelnut in Milk Chocolate, Salted Almond Butter in Dark Chocolate, Salted Caramel in Dark Chocolate, and Salted Peanut in Milk Chocolate. Plus we are bringing back Peppermint in Dark Chocolate for the Holidays. Choose from Almonds & Sea Salt in Dark Chocolate, Toffee & Almonds in Milk Chocolate, Orange Peel & Dark Chocolate, Raspberries in Dark Chocolate, Cherries & Almonds in Dark Chocolate, Ginger Crystallized in Dark Chocolate Pretzel in Milk Chocolate, and Strong Dark Chocolate.

We carry both large and small bars, that are the perfect little gift. Love poem inside each wrapper.

Southbend Chocolates-All Natural, Southbend Indiana Great jumbo Malt Balls and Chocolate Covered Peanuts. Choose Milk Chocolate or Dark Chocolate. Handmade in Southbend this company started out by making Chocolates for the University of Notre Dame and has grown ever since!












 

Raven's Originals Specialty Foods
All Natural Made in South Carolina
Enjoy these award winning gourmet foods made in South Carolina in the tradition of days gone by-in open kettles and hand-stirred in small batches. 

Pumpkin Butter & Apple Butter are delicious spread on biscuits, toast and bagels or blended with cream cheese.




Dip recipe: Use an electric mixer to blend 1/2 jar of Pumpkin Butter or Apple Butter with 8 to 12 ounces of softened cream cheese. Chopped pecans optional. Chill and serve with green apples, gingersnaps or graham crackers.


 
Introducing a delicous new product from Raven's Originals-Cinnamon Pear Jam. Cinnamon pear jam makes the perfect
hors d'oeuvre, snack or dip.










Where Sweet Meets heat!

Take your taste buds on a tropical vacation with Mango Salsa. The strong fruity flavor of the mango meets the heat of the peppers to give your mouth a real treat.The zesty and spicy complexity of this salsa leaves you wondering what to pair with it next … or maybe just eat it on its own. Use it as a dip with chips for an exceptional appetizer, or try it on your favorite fish. New for 2017 Serrano Mano Salsa, takes the heat up just a notch!

Treat your guest to Raspberry Jalapeno Gourmet Jam, plus new for 2017- Strawberry Jalapeno and Blackberry Jalapeno! During the holidays just spread over a block of cream cheese and serve with your favorite cracker. It's sweet with a little heat! Simply wonderful and perfect for leftover Turkey Sandwiches!.


















 
Create an family tradition with Award-Winning Raven’s Original Mulling Spices! We have carried this mix for several years and we always sell out. This custom blended mulling spice mix dissolves instantly to make delicious hot spiced cider and hot mulled wine. Add it to cranberry or cranapple juice, tea, red wine, sangria … even cooking and baking … to create memorable mulled drinks and irresistibly spiced recipes. Sold out for the Season, check back in September.
 













 
I make this absolutely wonderfully delcious bundt cake with Pumpkin Butter and Raven's Original Mulling Spices. Turns out perfect everytime, easy to make. Free recipe available at Sweet Earth! Ask for our Apple Butter Bar recipe too! Sold out for the Season, check back in September.
















 
Stonewall Kitchen
Handmade in York, Maine

 
We are proud to carry Stonewall Kitchen Specialty Foods in our store. Made on the east coast in Maine, everything is absolutely delicious and most are all natural! The entire Stonewall Kitchen product line continues to be one of the most awarded in the food industry year after year.

We have expanded our entire selection, including the new organic jams. Find all the best jams and jellies, baking mixes, salsa's, and more. Yummy to eat, perfect to give. Don't miss personal care products from Stonewall Kitchen too!



Start with the Wild Blueberry Jam and you can't go wrong!





This fall stop in for Pumpkin Muffins, Apple Cidar Doughnut Mix, and Gluten Free Cinnamon Doughnut Mix--yes we sell donut pans too!










 

Try a Seedless Black Raspberry Jam, Strawberry Rhubarb, Cherry Berry and so many more, including the newest in Ogranics from Stonewall Kitchen.
You will find always find a great selection of jams & jellies right in downtown Sycamore.











 
Make an easy Cheeseball with a wonderful Chutney, Choose from Apple Cranberry Chutney or Old Farmhouse Chutney.Recipe Cards are available for FREE with Purchase. These Chutneys are perfect for leftover Turkey Sandwiches too!











 
Great selection of Salsa's, Corn Relish and Grilling Sauces, Dressings and more!














Cooke Tavern Soups
Made in Pennslyvannia
Simple, Easy Delicous!

In keeping with Colonial tradition, Cooke Tavern Soups captures the hearth-cooked flavor in all it's soup. Made in Pennslyvannia, these soups are designed for busy people who want to serve a great pot of homemade soup without the fuss of starting from scratch. Cooke Tavern soup mixes are beautifully hand packaged using only high quality air and freeze dried vegetables, herbs & spices. Free from preservatives & artificial flavoring. Each soup can be made to order for your families' taste by adding a few easy to find fresh ingredients.Gluten-free, No SALT, No MSG--just all natural ingredients!
Save 20% OFF on select soups.









 
 
At Sweet Earth you will find a great selection. My personal favorite is Yankee Doodle Chicken Noodle with homemade noodles. We also carry: Corn Chowder, Ten Shilling Sherried Mushroom, Henna Marie's Potato Cheese, Mi Madre Maria's Chicken Tortilla, Barn Raising Country Vegetable, Farmer Al's Homegrown Tomato Basil Bisque, Blacksmith's Black Bean Chili, Colonel Maxwell's Minestrone, Colonial Broccoli Cheddar Chowder and Wagoner's White Bean Chili.


Perfect for Fall-Autumn Harvest Pumpkin Lentil and Sweet Annie's Butternut Squash Bisque!



Yummy, yummy, yummy get some Vintage Bee Creamed Honey in your Tummy!
All Natural, made with Organic Fruit, Made in South Carolina

Vintage Bee takes raw honey and creates an extra smooth and creamy spreadable honey and just at the peak of creaminess– organic fruit is stirred in to create the spectacular taste and to preserve the wholesome nutrition in every jar. Try Creamed Honey with Pumpkin Spice, Cinnamon, Spiced Apple, Blackberry, Raspberry, Strawberry, Lemon and Award Winning Hibiscus. No dairy, no fat, no cholesterol, no kidding! Just wholesome goodness direct from the Busy Bee Apiary hives in North Carolina to you! The Perfect snack that needs no refrigeration.

Did you know?
** Honey can help treat sore throats thanks to its antimicrobial properties.
**Honey is a great immunity system builder.
**Honey has antiseptic properties and helps treat external wounds.
**Honey is gentle on the stomach and contains a mix of natural sugars such fructose,
which is known to speed up the oxidation of alcohol by the liver, acting as a 'sobering' agent.
**Need help sleeping? Mix in a teaspoon of honey with warm milk or put it in chamomile tea.


Two Leaves and a Bud is an independent tea company based in the small mountain town of Basalt, Colorado (population 3,000), and is known internationally for producing high quality organic and fairly traded tea in sachets, iced tea, loose leaf, and now teabags from their Paisley Label Tea collection.

Two Leaves and a Bud was a pioneer of the pyramid-shaped sachet in North America. These tea sachets have made drinking whole leaf tea convenient for all. The special shape and size of the sachets allows the tea leaves room to infuse completely, providing fuller flavor.

Named for the top two leaves and bud of the tea plant (Camellia sinensis) plucked by hand to make the world's best tea, Two Leaves and a Bud has built a grassroots following by "taking tea personally" — connecting tea lovers to the tea they love and introducing new tea drinkers to great tea. Cheers to that!

 
Locally Grown-Bud’s Popcor, grown and farmed in Maple Park, Illinois a white variety popcorn that has been carefully selected for its flavor and quality of pop.
 


























With Bud's popcorn, you will enjoy a perfectly popped kernel that has just the right ratio of tenderness and crispness. Bud’s Popcorn is known for its excellent popping uniformity, which when perfectly popped will leave you with little to no “old maids”.

Bud’s Popcorn is grown on a small scale so that we can closely monitor each crop. All work is done in house, from planting the seed to shelling and cleaning the grain. The corn is dried in our very own handmade corn dryer and we are proud to say that we still employ some of Bud’s equipment in the process. It makes us smile knowing that he is still working alongside of us.

The Perfect Pop
Add two tablespoons oil (we love coconut oil) and three kernels to a heavy bottom pan. Place lid on pan and turn heat to medium high. When kernels have popped, add 1/3 cup kernels to pan and swirl to coat- about 30 seconds. Replace lid and return pan to burner. Shake pan occasionally while popping.

Serve with a sprinkle of salt and your favorite seasonings (coriander, cumin, curry powder, turmeric….).



S.A.L.T. Sisters
What started as a personal endeavor to educate the populous on the many benefits of unrefined salt has blossomed into a business venture based in Goshen, Indiana. S.A.L.T. Sisters is comprised of fifteen employees and a healthy distribution of product in 44 states and Canada. The Brand mission is simple:

To produce and provide a product that is healthy, unrefined and made from responsibly harvested ingredients while at the same time teaching the consumer to make flavorful foods simply.

One of the most popular salts is Pink Himalayan Mineral Salt. We carry both coarse and fine. The clean crystals are the highest quality Himalayan salt available. S.A.L.T. Sisters Himalayan pink salt is carefully screened. Only the best 10% of the salt is packaged for our gourmet grade. Including this Jurassic-era salt into your life on a regular basis provides many health benefits, among those are respiratory health, sinus health, blood pressure regulation, bone strength and an all-over healthy PH balance. It can also help ease muscle cramps and regulate sleep and aid removing toxins such as heavy metals from the body.  This salt makes a great all-purpose salt. At Sweet Earth you can purchase an empty grinder for the coarse salts.














 
Halladays Harvest Barn Herb Blend Dips are All Natural, Made in Bellows Falls, VT.  They contain no MSG, GMO’s and many contain no salt.



















 
This fresh collection of blends will help to make your celebration special with a touch of homemade Vermont warmth and flavor. Each package has recipes inside to get you started. Affordably price, each package makes several servings. Enjoy Buffalo Chicken & Blue Cheese, Wood Fired Pizza, Garden Salsa, Lobster Bisque, Thair Curry and Garlic Chipolte just to name a few!

Dip Chillers are available, perfect to keep dips chilled while you relax with your guests. Available in Country Red or Country Blue Splatterware by Crow Canyon Home enamelware. Save 20-30% OFF on select pieces.















Cooking is easy with enamelware. Crow Canyon Home continues to be America’s premier supplier of high-quality, classic enamelware.It can be safely used on the stovetop (electric or gas), in the oven and dishwasher, and on outdoor grills and barbecues. Cook with it, bake in it, and serve food safely. Easy cleanup, too. Ours is enamelware you can really use.



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