Ideas to Go Forth and Summer!

  • 3 Can’t-Miss Beer Cocktails
  • 9 Tips to Rock Your Summer Produce
  • How to Throw Your Own Lobster Party
  • How to Eat Authentically Al Fresco
  • Seasonal Highlights of Family Tree Farms Stone Fruit
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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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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Host Beautifully with Stella Artois and Aliya LeeKong

This blog was originally posted on Host Beautifully by Stella Artois, a hub of hosting tips from experts in the world of food, entertainment, and style. This recipe by Aliya LeeKong—and her tips for being the perfect host while still enjoying the party—were too good not to share. Click through to make Aliya’s kale salad,…

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Top 10 President’s Picks: Highlights from July 30 to August 5

Every week, we put out a new list of President’s Picks—it’s a collection of our best offerings, from peak-season produce to must-have grocery brands, all curated by our in-house experts and merchants (and all at reduced prices!). A team from across the company gathers in a room to discuss and sample the spread, sharing what…

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6 Simple No-Bake Desserts

We get it, it’s hot. But that’s no excuse to avoid enjoying delicious homemade treats. Lucky for you, these desserts don’t require a oven. Cool! (Ha-ha.) When looking for a beat-the-heat summer treat, social media manager Amanda Hawkins chooses this family recipe every time. Learn how to make your own chocolatey, peanut buttery cookies (and more!) after the…

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Meet the Farmer: Altobelli Family Farm

Fresh corn is, to me, the ultimate summertime treat. Nothing quite captures the season like biting into a hot ear of just-cooked sweet corn, dressed with a little butter and a sprinkle of salt. So when I was asked to visit Altobelli Family Farms, our main supplier of local corn, I was all ears…

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How to Throw Your Own Lobster Party

Save the date! FreshDirect’s 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.

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Interview with Forager Tama Matsuoka Wong

To suggest that Tama Matsuoka Wong has many strings to her bow is to engage in grand understatement. She is, in no particular order, a professional forager, weed eater, meadow doctor, corporate lawyer, and mother of three. Her company, Meadows and More, supplies wild and foraged plants to restaurants and food companies all over New…

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How to Eat Authentically Al Fresco

Never heard of al fresco dining? Translating to “in the open air,” an al fresco meal is like an upscale picnic outdoors with an array of delicious Italian snacks for sharing—and who doesn’t love an Italian picnic? Our Specialty Merchant Ken put together his favorite picks for eating al fresco. Read on for tips on hosting…

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Meet the Makers: Wandering Bear Cold Brew

“The wandering bear is my spirit animal,” says Wandering Bear cofounder Ben Gordon as he welcomes the FreshDirect team to his small factory in Queens. “I always knew I wanted to start a company called Wandering Bear, I just didn’t know what it was I was going to sell.” Thankfully for iced coffee fans that…

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Seasonal Highlights of Family Tree Farms Stone Fruit

It’s stone fruit season—and it’s short-lived so get in on this fast! So what the cherry plumcot is a stone fruit anyway? Simply put, it’s a fruit with edible flesh that encloses a stone or shell. They come in hybrid varieties too, which our partners at Family Tree Farms have blended together into fruits that…

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