Ideas to Go Forth and Summer!

  • How to Throw Your Own Lobster Party
  • 3 Can’t-Miss Beer Cocktails
  • How to Eat Authentically Al Fresco
  • Seasonal Highlights of Family Tree Farms Stone Fruit
  • 7 Ways to Use Grady’s Cold-Brew Coffee
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5 Over-the-Top Blue Marble Ice Cream Sundaes You Must Try

The stage: Industry City in Brooklyn. The event: an epic #SundaeShowdown between five bloggers. At stake: a fabulous grand prize—and glory for creating the best sundae featuring FreshDirect ingredients and Blue Marble ice cream. Who took the top honors? And what were the crazy ingredients? (Hint: The winning sundae featured tahini!) Click through to find…

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How to Throw Your Own Lobster Party

Our annual  Lobster Party is back, and we’re inviting you to throw a bash that’s sure to end with your guests giving you a rapturous round of a-claws. Read more for tips and hints on how to throw an epic lobster bash, plus watch two music videos featuring our lobster mascot Pinchy.

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7 Handy Back to School Hacks

Going back to school can be stressful for everyone involved: kids, parents, teachers, the bus driver… But never fear because help is at hand. Check out these handy hacks inspired by or friends at Ziploc® that’ll make life a little easier, quicker, and more convenient.


Gotham Greens’ Signature Cashew Pesto

Once you go homemade basil pesto, you’ll never go back. Even better, Gotham Greens’ basil is on sale this week, meaning making your own pesto has never been easier. Our friends behind our favorite rooftop gardens have shared this super-easy recipe, which will make your summer night dinners that much more special. See the recipe after the jump!

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How to Store and Prepare Lobster

Dealing with live lobster can be a little daunting (especially if it’s your first time), but with our handy guide, you’ll be a calm and collected crustacean cook. Read on to find out the best way to prepare and serve lobster.

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5 Twists on the Classic Bloody Mary

Sunday brunch never tastes better than when it’s all washed down with a Bloody Mary—but variety is the spice of life, so why not shake things up a little the next time you get your boozy brunch on?

Chia Pudding Recipes

3 Need-to-Try Chia Pudding Bowls

You haven’t conquered the homemade breakfast until you’ve made your own chia pudding. The tiny seed is a nutritional powerhouse and is full of good for you fiber and omega 3s. Even better: You can add pretty much whatever you want. Click through for three of our favorite versions, all topped with sweet fruit and…

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Strawberry Balsamic Avocado Toast

Avocado Toast Three Ways

Ahhh, avocado toast. It can go sweet or savory with just the right toppings. But yesterday’s boring toast (how many times can you top it with chili flakes and an egg?) doesn’t have to be today’s version. Click through and be prepared to be wowed by three creative toppings that will put plain salt and…

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3 Can’t-Miss Beer Cocktails

Newsflash: It’s officially the summer of the beer cocktail. What’s a beer cocktail you might ask? Imagine your favorite drink with your favorite brew… plus a few splashes of your favorite liquor… and a few other special ingredients. All you need to know is that they are refreshing, easy to make, and perfect for those hot…

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9 Tips to Rock Your Summer Produce

We would need hours to list all of the things we love about summer—grilling, ice cream, picnics…you get the idea—but there’s one that we could rave about for days: fresh produce. We’ve partnered with our friends at Meatless Monday to bring you the best of the best summer veggie tips to make sure your produce stays…

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Salmon Teriyaki Baked in Foil Packets Recipe

Salmon is widely popular not only for its great taste and health benefits, but also because of its versatility. In this recipe by acclaimed chef Rick Moonen, brand ambassador for FreshDirect’s salmon supplier True North, our flakey, tender fillets are drizzled in rich, tangy homemade teriyaki sauce and set on a leek salad bed.