The Unofficial Mustard Field Guide

Your unofficial official field guide for all major types of mustard is here… and just in time for the unofficial kick-off to grilling season (i.e. Memorial Day). Whether you’re going for a sour-sweet hint or a spicy kick, regardless of if you’re using for dipping or glazing–you must believe, we’ve got you covered.   DIJON MUSTARD Originally developed in Dijon, France, […]

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5 Foods You Should Be Using Ketchup On (That Aren’t Fries)

  There isn’t a condiment I love more than ketchup, and it’s not just because it somehow manages to make French fries even better than they inherently are. Ketchup’s culinary potential spans far beyond potato dipping and spreading on burgers. This versatile ingredient is basically a sweeter and more syrupy tomato paste that can add an amazing level of depth to anything […]

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BBQ-Ready Recipes from the Slow Cooker

Fact: The slow cooker is as solid a go-to tool for summer entertaining as it is for hearty beef stews and long braises in the winter. Yeah, go haul that sucker out of your pantry–it’s going to lend a major helping to all barbecue weekends ahead. Although we’re heading into grilling season, not every element you need in proper cookout […]

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A Love Letter to Strawberry Pie

Dearest Strawberry Pie, As the poet Elizabeth Barrett Browning so precisely worded in the sonnet that I thought was actually from Shakespeare for most of my young life, “How do I love thee, let me count the ways…” Strawberry Pie, you are flawless, devourable, and so easily shared (though, I usually don’t wanna) with family and friends. If I were […]

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Instagram vs. Real Life: How Chrissy Teigen Actually Eats

  A few months ago, Chrissy Teigen posted a photo of our “Best Carrot Cake,” and our staff has collectively been in love with her ever since. Well, let’s be real. We’ve always loved her, but it was at that point we realized she’s pretty much our spirit animal. Check out the post below.     The Sports Illustrated model, wife […]

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Nut-Free Snacks to Share with the Class

End of the school year means 2 things: You’re about to be seeing a whole lot more of your kids’ friends. You better be ready with the snacks. Starting with end-of-the-year classroom parties, moving into summer birthday parties, slumber parties, and impromptu “Mom, can _____ come over to play?” parties, you have lots of festive opportunities to feed children other […]

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Try MyRecipes: Berry Breakfast Muffins

Mornings are hard. Making breakfast ahead helps. Muffins are an ideal grab-n-go, prep-ahead option that–despite their negative nutrition rep–can actually exists as a healthy source of morning sustenance. Just depends on what you put in them. For the recipe below, I opted to go with canola oil over butter to keep sat-fat in check, incorporated 50% white whole-wheat flour to […]

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Memorial Day Mains to Kick Grilling Season Off Right

Memorial Day is our opportunity to gather up with friends and family to celebrate all who have served in our nation’s armed services–it’s a holiday worth looking forward to. Obviously, the best place to bring your people together is around a table… a table covered with ample quantities of amazing food. Meaning… Memorial Day is the perfect occasion fire up […]

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7 Top-Rated Slaws to Carry You Through Summer

No doubt, coleslaw has earned its indispensable reputation on the summer cookout menu. No [good] outdoor gathering comes together without a dish of this bright and snappy, veggie-packed chopped salad. Anyone who skips the slaw when piling up a plate has clearly been traumatized by the mayo-based cabbage soup that often makes it’s way from the grocery’s deli department to your family […]

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We Tried Purple Carrot So You Don’t Have To

The folks at Purple Carrot, a new vegan meal kit service, sent us two weeks of meals to try out and review. Their service is less intended for vegans and more for people looking to try incorporate plant-based meals into their diet in an easy way. Your options are a two person plan ($68) with three meals a week, or a family of four […]

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