DIY Popsicles

There’s no doubt about it: It’s officially popsicle season. And what better way to celebrate the warmer weather (and wow your friends) than with your very own homemade versions? With all of these pops just three ingredients or less, we guarantee they are super easy and satisfy every picky eater. (Except… it’s popsicles! How could you be picky?)

yogurt blueberry chocolate popsicle

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A Fun Take on Our New S’mores Kit

We would never dare suggest that s’mores need changing. Hello! They combine three of our favorite things: sugary graham crackers, fluffy marshmallows, and melty chocolate. (Four if you count playing with fire.) But, you can take your s’mores to the next level. Literally. These surprising takes on the camp fire staple are seriously tasty pretty epic. Even better, our new kits make it easier than ever to make s’mores over fires, stove tops, and even in the microwave.

smore kit

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Strawberry Shortcake Shortcut: Make Individual Skewers

Strawberry Shortcake—great dessert or greatest dessert? If you’re talking about this version, it’s the latter. With just three ingredients, you can wow your friends and family with your impeccable taste and innovative presentation skills. No judgments from us if you double up on the cake and cream. Click through for instructions on how to make your own strawberry shortcake skewers—they’re perfect for warm-weather celebrations and afternoons by the grill, and easy enough for the kids to make.

strawberry shortcake kebabs skewers

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Get Creative with Muffin Tops

muffin_topWe all know that the top of the muffin is the most delicious part. Whether coated in cinnamon sugar, caked with crumble, or deliciously crisped and brown, the muffin top gives the whole muffin that special something. Some people save the top for last while others don’t even bother baking the bottom half and use muffin top tins instead. So why not take it to the next level? Here are some ideas to make the muffin top even better….

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Bobby Flay’s Caramelized Pineapple FAGE Total Crème Brûlée with Blueberries

Fage Creme Brulee

Fage Crème Brûlée

Think yogurt is just for breakfast? It’s time to think outside the cup!

Our friends at Fage shared with us this elegant recipe developed by Chef Bobby Flay. So break out your blowtorch and get ready to impress your friends and family with this simple classic recipe with a twist!

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Cupcakes with a Purpose

Pink Ribbon Cupcakes

Pink Ribbon Cupcakes

Did you see those pretty pink cupcakes on FreshDirect this month? They’re the making, literally, of Susan Schreiber who works in the FreshDirect kitchen.

Susan thought it would be a great idea to whip up something tasty and pink and to help raise funds toward breast cancer research, as a way to honor Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October….

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Do You Remember Your 10th Birthday?

Surprise Birthday cupcakes

10th Birthday cupcakes

When I turned 10 years old my parents threw me a birthday party and one of the games was pin the tail on the donkey. Remember that game? One of my friends spun another around insisting she was right on track to the donkey poster plastered on the door: “There! There! Pin it there!” she screeched. And so, my trusting friend pinned me on the shoulder with a paper tail and tape – I stood very still, looked at my mom in horror, and my troublemaker friend laughed. When my blindfolded friend removed her mask she was fuming mad.

Ten was a good year – what I’d give for those types of problems. A few minutes later we were off to some other game and later to giant slices of cake. I think Care Bears were the thing that year.

Well, as FreshDirect marks its ten year anniversary making deliveries I got to thinking about turning ten. I turned to my colleagues to see what they remember about their tenth birthdays. It seems ten is a definite milestone:…

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Make Your Own Ice Cream Sandwiches!

Ice Cream Sandwiches

DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches

I scream…you scream…we all scream for ice cream!

There’s nothing that screams summer more to me than ice cream! Sweet, creamy, and cold – name a flavor and chances are I’ve tried it!

A fun and easy ice cream dessert that brings me back to childhood is DIY Ice Cream Sandwiches. When I have friends or family over for dinner, I like to set up a whole DIY Ice Cream Sandwich buffet. All it takes is a few pints of your favorite ice cream flavors along with plates filled with cookies.

Here are some ideas for fun flavor combinations:…

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