Inspiration for Your Spring Celebrations!

  • Delicious Matzo S’mores Recipe
  • 3 Irish-Inspired Dishes for St. Patrick’s Day
  • Fizzy Bunny Mimosa Recipe
  • DIY Strawberry “Carrots” Activity for Kids
  • 4 Simple & Stunning Centerpiece Ideas
  • Five-Minute Charoset Recipe

Fresh Inspiration: DIY Flowers in a Cabbage Vase

Who says flowers have to be in a vase? Why not keep things natural by putting your arrangement in something else that grew in the ground? We think the green of a cabbage perfectly complements the bright colors of a bouquet because it reminds us of lush spring lawn grass. Read more to find out how to make a floral cabbage centerpiece. ...

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Introducing Bonajuto: Chocolate “for the Aficionado”


If you’re partial to a heavenly piece of chocolate (and let’s be honest, who isn’t?) then you simply have to try a bar of cioccolata modicana from the oldest chocolatier in Sicily, Bonajuto (now available at FreshDirect). Read more to discover the fascinating story behind this enchanting chocolate. ...

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Seasonal Spring Sensations from Gotham Greens


Where others see city rooftops, Gotham Greens see fields. That’s why they built a 15,000 square-foot greenhouse on a Brooklyn rooftop. All of their produce is pesticide free and grown using ecologically sustainable methods. The result? Delicious locally grown greens all year-round. So we’re celebrating spring and the milder climes it brings by rustling up a citrus salad and a grapefruit-basil gin fizz using Gotham Greens. ...

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Interview with Hint Water CEO Kara Goldin


We all know how important it is to drink water, but let's be honest, plain old H2O can be a little, well, bland. Hint CEO Kara Goldin felt so strongly about this that just over a decade ago she left her job as an AOL executive and began developing a sugar-free water beverage that offered a healthier alternative to sodas and drinks infused with diet sweeteners. Once she'd perfected her recipe, Kara began selling the drink from her garage. Fa ...

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Delicious Matzo S’mores Recipe


We all love s’mores. If you're celebrating Passover, matzo is a versatile little unleavened bread and makes the perfect graham cracker replacement for this much-beloved treat. It’s simple to make—just three ingredients—and the kids will love it (the adults will, too). ...

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Fizzy Bunny Mimosa Recipe


Impress guests at your Easter event by whipping up a round of Fizzy Bunny Mimosas. They’re simple to make, popping with bright spring color, and taste totally bunnylicious. ...

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4 Simple & Stunning Centerpiece Ideas


Finally winter is behind us and spring has sprung! And nothing signifies spring more than a centerpiece bursting with the bright colors. A beautiful centerpiece is a treat for the eyes, and you don’t need to be a professional to put something stunning together. Here are a few quick and easy ideas to inspire you: ...

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Five-Minute Charoset Recipe


When the Passover Seder ceremony draws to a close and the feast is about to begin, charoset is the first item on the menu. It’s quick and easy to prepare, and the combination of tart and crunch never disappoints. ...

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Loaded Sweet Potato Recipe


For a March Madness menu addition that’ll leave your guests hoping for overtime, try cooking up these yummy loaded sweet potatoes. They’re simple to make and a guaranteed slam dunk! ...

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Sweet Apple Kugel Recipe


Our VP of Brand Experience, Lisa Kolodny, shares a sweet kugel secret recipe that has been passed on for generations in her family. The best part about this recipe is that it’s easy enough for kids to make with you. ...

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How to Make Matzo Pizza


It’s a proven scientific fact that everybody loves pizza. And just because it’s Passover, that doesn’t mean you should go without. Try cooking up a Passover pizza using matzo as the base. It’s a festive and delicious snack that both kids and adults will love. ...

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12 Recommended Reds (For Any Budget)


You can’t buy happiness, but you can buy wine, and that’s kind of the same thing, right? Whether your weekly wine budget is $10 or $100, we’ve got some great deals on some fabulous reds this week. Our wine merchant, Rodolphe Boulanger, gave us his top 12 recommendations from our cellar sale. ...

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6 Red-Carpet-Worthy Quick Dishes for Your Oscar Party

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Throwing a successful Oscar night party doesn't need to mean an epic battle between cooking and cleaning. We’ve got some quick and easy dish ideas that can add some A-list glitz to your superstar spread without meaning you spend all night behind-the-scenes. So roll out the red carpet, gather your film-loving friends, and throw an Oscar party worthy of a Best Host nomination. ...

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A Seasonal Guide to Enjoying Vegetables


Is asparagus at its tastiest steamed or sautéed? And does it have more flavor in the summer or spring? So many questions, so many vegetables, so little time. But help is finally here in the form of this at-a-glance guide to enjoying vegetables from Cook Smarts. It lists all of your favorite vegetables (in alphabetical order), lets you know when they're in season, and tells you the best way to cook them! Improving your veggie vocab has never been ...

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