By The Spoonful


Gourmet Foods & Coffee

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Welcome! Located in McGregor, Iowa — between the Mississippi River and the towering bluffs of Northeast Iowa, where the streets are lined with 19th century buildings, antique and specialty shops, and restaurants — you will find By The Spoonful, an unexpected culinary surprise!

What will you find at By The Spoonful?  

Iowa Made Products. You will find a large variety of Iowa made and Midwestern made products. We have a nice variety including brands such; O’Briens Own Granola, Juan O’Sullivans Salsa, Yellow River Honey, Kymar Farm’s jams and Pickles,  Ruff’s Sugar Bush maple syrup, Six C’s Salsa, rubs, meats, dairy and don’t forgot the Iowa made wines and beers.

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Dairy. We carry locally produced WW Homestead Dairy products. With plain and flavored cheese curds made and delivered fresh every Thursday afternoon. Try one of their many flavors of cheddar right of the block, find their fresh real butter in the freezer right below the many ice cream flavors! We also carry Iowa-made Frisian Farms Gouda. You will find only Shullsburg Creamery cheeses in the deli case; sliced to order and to your preference. Looking for a cheese platter? We do that. We can customize any cheese platter to your preference.
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Meats. Locally processed Edgewood Locker meats, including 32 brat flavors, a variety of pork and beef sticks, summer sausage, bacon, seasoned beef patties, pork chops, steaks, and shredded BBQ pork and turkey. By The Spoonful also has a growing seafood section where you will find shrimp, tuna steaks, cod loins, wild caught salmon, sea scallops and much, much more.

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Take N’ Bake Meals. Have a busy schedule and don’t have time to make dinner? We have the solution for you. Try one of our homemade freezer meals. Check out our Fall 2017. Have a sweet tooth? We also have place and bake cookie dough, bread dough and parbaked artisan breads.

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The Deli Case. There is a variety of Hormel deli meats and Shullsburg cheeses sliced to order. Hungry? Grab a made fresh, sliced-to-order sandwich. Pick from our signature sandwiches, add chips and a drink for a delicious meal on the go. Perfect for a working lunch or afternoon picnic.

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Iowa Wine and Beer. There’s an awesome collection of native Iowa labels with a growing craft beer nook featuring over eight Iowa breweries!

Gluten Free. You can find a wide selection of gluten-free items right here. We have dips, sauces, granola and meats all made with gluten free ingredients!

 For more information on the products we carry, please check out our Products & Area Attractions page!

Come Visit Us!


By The Spoonful
221 Main Street
PO Box 434
McGregor, IA 52157
(563) 873-2900
Monday-Saturday: 8am-6pm

9 Responses to “Gourmet Foods & Coffee”

  1. Debra Schulte says:

    Looks good. Our best wishes to you and your new venture. Talked to my friends tonight and we said would have to make a trip your way when opened.

  2. Roger Valley says:

    I saw the review of your store by Steve Cahalan in the Tribune. Looking forward to visiting soon.

  3. Jan Garms says:

    Great to have your store so nearby. Best wishes to you as well!

  4. Lyn Smith says:

    Hi Katherine,
    Was so good visiting with you today and am looking forward to all the gluten free products you will carry as well as the recipes. Please send me the list we talked about as all the info I can get will be helpful to me. :)

    Thank you,

  5. Amy Stracener says:

    I’m SAVED! Having just moved to a small town in NE Iowa, far, far away from my favorite gourmet food shops I was really feeling the pinch, when Joan from the Green Room Spa suggested I check out By the Spoonful. I found a goldmine and right on Main Street in McGregor, one of my favorite Iowa towns. Locally grown/raised produce and meat and all the things you need to create fabulous meals. If you’re not already a regular, drop what you are doing and head straight to By the Spoonful!!

  6. Sue Stott says:

    Hi, Katie,

    LOVE your passion and commitment and wish you the very best with your new endeavor. Website is going to be great!


  7. Judy Peterson says:

    Stopped by your store today, wonderful, friendly, great products! Wish you had a couple little tables in your store we would have loved to had lunch there!

  8. Hi Katie,
    Your dip bowls & dip was a success with the board. Pigs ran through the vegetable garden is an awesome dip. Thank you for making the meeting a success with your products. Your gifts are so unique, keep up the great job.

  9. Janet Blackledge says:

    I have been to see you 2 times now. Each time has been a culinary delight. I find an a array of gourmet offerings outstanding and worth the trip. I admire your sense of quality and the uniqueness of your offerings. Keep up the great work.

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