Attention Pasta Lovers: Try Pasta Pretzel Sticks

Most of us agree that pasta is one of the most satisfying foods in the pantry. But why limit our pasta experiences to boiled bowls of noodles and baked trays of lasagna? Our good friend and food historian, Francine Segan, has introduced us to a whole new way to enjoy pasta: pasta pretzel sticks! And, yes, they’re even yummier than they sound.

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Traditional Napoli Christmas Eve Pasta Recipe

Christmas Eve should be about spending time with your family, not spending time in the kitchen. Our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, has sent us an effortlessly delicious traditional Christmas Eve dish from Naples that can be cooked up in minutes. Find the recipe after the jump.

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5 New Ways to Enjoy Traditional Panettone

One of our favorite things about the holiday season here at FreshDirect is feasting on panettone. Happily, our friend and esteemed food historian, Francine Segan, shares this sentiment too! After discovering our mutual passion for panettone, Francine sent us her five favorite ways to enjoy this traditional Italian cake.

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Fresh Adventure: Watch the Video on How We Source Olio Novello

Our team of sourcing experts just got back from Sicily, where they celebrated the first harvest and press of the 2015 season, hand-picking our own custom blend of olives to make a unique olio novello (new oil) exclusive to FreshDirect. Ken, our specialty merchant, described this ready-to-use oil as “fresh, vibrant, and luscious.” This limited-time delicacy is blended, pressed, and shipped from Italy within a week, meaning it’s as fresh and tasty as can be. Pairing ideas and videos on how we sourced our olio novello after the jump!

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Ora King Salmon with Tomatoes Recipe

If you’re a fan of salmon then you need to try the Ora King from the New Zealand King Salmon Company. This prized fillet is a rare luxury, making up less than one percent of the world’s salmon population. Our seafood expert, Mike Kanter, likes to cook them up in tin foil pouches to lock in all the succulent juices. Get Mike’s recipe after the jump.

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10 Tips for Cooking Venison

Venison is an elegant, appetizing, and surprisingly easy meat to cook up. However, some people are intimidated by the thought of cooking it at home. These poor souls are missing out on so many delicious dinners! But help is at hand with these great tips from our friends at Silver Fern Farms.

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