Tommy Mc’s Produce & Country Store – Albany, Georgia’s PHUN Spot!

Founder of Phickles, Angie Tillman …grew up in Albany, GA but with her visits back to her hometown spent with her Grandma, Aunts, Uncles & Cousins …mostly during holidays …there just hasn’t been time to focus on sales. A trip to visit her Grandma in the hospital allowed for a little bit of time to pop in with pickle samples at Tommy Mc’s Produce & Country Store last week …and we are happy to spread the PHUN news that Albany, GA finally has a spot selling Phickles Pickles AND our Hot Mess Cheese Spread!

Tommy’s the owner of Tommy Mc’s where he and his wife, Wendy stock their country style market with cakes, cheeses, wines, Cafe Campesino Coffee from Americus, GA, Sterling Silver steaks, fresh seafood from Apalachicola, casseroles, homemade pies, & now…. our pickled okra, beans, carrots, cucumbers, our original pickle…our pickled green tomatoes and our cheese spread made with aged white cheddar with our pickled jalapeños mixed in!

We love that our food business bridges us together with fine store owners like Tommy! 

Tommy Mc’s Produce & Country Store is located at 2357 Lake Park Drive in Lancaster Village in Albany. 

Go get your PHIX at this refreshing breath of Southern hospitality all under one roof!

One Stop Shop For Tailgate Goodies In Athens, Georgia

Headed into Athens for game day?!  Well…in case y’all don’t know yet…we opened a store!  Phickles PHUN Foods is located at 720 Baxter Street and we have everything you need to make your tailgate the tastiest in the parking lot! Bloody Mary mix from chef, Linton Hopkins mixed half ‘n half with our pickle juice is our go-to for game day and we have all the fixings to garnish your cocktail:  pickled okra, celery, green tomatoes, carrots, jalapeños, beans and more!  Our new cheese spreads, HOT MESS & SOUTHERN CHARM pimento cheese are always in stock and pair perfectly with NUT-THINS gluten free crackers.  We also prepare in-house our signature Chicken Salad, Boiled Peanuts & fresh SALSA!  All are available by the pound to please a hungry crowd.  Wash it all down with HOOCH bubbly limeade mixer with your choice of vodka! 
11822354_10206556843177252_2530473242633013001_nSo…. let us help you enjoy game day stress free!  And to top it all off… there are spaces in our parking lot available to purchase for game day parking.  We provide a clean restroom and a TV in our store for the pregame show.  See y’all soon and GO DAWGS!!!  SIC ‘EM! 

To be sure we have enough chicken salad…. you can email us to order ahead.  Please email orders by Wednesday so we have time to get the chicken on the grill! Email orders to:  phicklechickle@gmail.com

If it ain’t PHUN….don’t do it!

Thanksgiving Relish Tray – Pickled Carrots and Asparagus

ONE WEEK ONLY …(ends Friday, November 14!). Stock up with four jars of healthy, tasty Phickles Stix for your Thanksgiving table and we’ll throw in a jar of our pickled asparagus for FREE!

That’s FIVE jars of Phickles (4 pickled carrots & 1 pickled asparagus) for $45!
Includes all shipping fees!

Email to order: angietillman@phickles.com
Please include your shipping address in your email and choice of payment (check or credit card.)

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THE LOCAL PALATE – A Thank You Note!

“These are tangy, crunchy, and hot — pretty much pickle perfection.” ~Maggie White, Editor in Chief Local Palate Magazine

It’s PHUN to start off the month of November feeling thankful! Thank you, Local Palate Magazine for featuring our pickled carrots on your What To Buy page …featuring “a few favorite southern goods to progress your palate.”

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Local Palate Magazine’s pages are full of tantalizing recipes and stories about the southern people who make good food, southern places that serve and sell good food and southern cocktail recipes. It’s our favorite foodie magazine! Subscribe to their print or online editions at http://thelocalpalate.com

To order our pickles —> https://phickles.com/shipping

Happy November, PHriends!

Chicken Salad and Pickle Wrap

Six simple ingredients to a delicious, quick meal for anytime of day. I actually made this for breakfast today…it’s a good balance of carbs, protein, fiber & salty yumminess from the pickles!

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I gave a flour tortilla a squirt of Sriracha chili sauce, then layered on arugula, chicken salad, our House Pickles & black pepper.

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The chicken salad is available here in Athens at Bell’s Food Store. It’s a recipe from an old Athens favorite …the Five Points Deli …that was a popular spot with locals for many years until it sadly closed a few years ago. Fortunately, we can still get a taste of it by picking up a container of it at Bell’s …a family owned and run grocery store that has all the regular stuff with a large selection of locally-loved food items. Bell’s is also a home to our pickles and the best, fresh meat in town.

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Have a great day and remember to give some love to the stores who are supporting small food producers just like us. My morning devotion today was all about being Salt and Light…so I’m hoping I’ve shed a little light today …about a great place to shop…& the salt part…well, that ones easy! It’s in the PICKLES!
To order our pickles to be shipped to you…click this link! http://www.phickles.com/shipping

The Phickles Pickles display at Bell’s Food Store on Hawthorne Avenue in Athens…

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Bahn Mi Relish – Yummy With Grilled Fish

We had two really ripe peaches left from our sales adventure to
Jaemor Farms a couple of weeks ago….AND we brought back fresh caught Wahoo from our sales trip to Saint Simons yesterday. So….we decided to make something PHUN!
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First , we marinated our Wahoo filets in sesame oil, sea salt, pepper, and a little peach juice from our peaches.

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Then we diced our 2 peaches and placed them in a bowl with 2 tsp sesame oil, 2 tbsp diced onion, 2 diced jalapeños, 2 diced Stix (our own pickled carrots) and 2 tsp juice from the jar of Stix & a handful of chopped, fresh cilantro.

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Next… We put the mixture in a serving dish and took it outside for a picture in good lighting. And…our neighbors showed up!

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The deer in our neighborhood act like they’re in a protected state park!

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Or maybe they just know where the good food is?!
We are grilling our Wahoo now and plan to serve this Bahn Mi inspired relish alongside it with sautéed spinach. Wherever you are…whatever you’re up to….HAVE FUN! Eat a PHICKLE!