Holidays

The Food-Inspired Halloween Costumes You Need to Pre-Order Like Now

Halloween costumes come in clear life stages. When you’re little, you grab your favorite theme character from the big box store. When you’re in high school, you try to dress cool enough to fit in at the party, but not so cool as to get turned away from trick or treating in your neighborhood. Candy is important. Always. When you’re […]

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The Classic French Recipes You Need to Cook on Bastille Day

If you’re unfamiliar–Bastille Day is a  major historical milestone for France. The storming of the bastille (a fortress in Paris that housed political prisoners) on July 14th, 1789 was the “shot heard round the world” in terms of the beginning of the French Revolution. Dig further into the history here. The French Revolution sought to uproot a centuries-old political system, including the monarchy… so […]

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What We’re Making for Our Fourth of July Barbecue

What happens when two food sites host a Fourth of July company barbecue? Hint: It’s a lot (like, a lot a lot) of food. There will be potato skins, pimento cheese, slaw, brownies, pie, and did I say a lot of food? Thankfully, we’re ordering-in the barbecue (can you imagine having to manage a smoker on a weekday?), so we […]

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12 Fourth of July Desserts That’ll Make You Go “What?!”

Long gone are the days when a simple strawberry pie or a bowlful of ice cream sufficed as a Fourth of July dessert. Now, things are bigger, badder, and red, white, and blue-er. There are fireworks and Pop Rocks and iterations upon iterations of the American flag.   Is it fun? Is it madness? That’s for you to decide. (We, […]

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Red, White, and Blue Desserts for the 4th of July

    Cue the tunes. It’s time to gear up for celebrating America’s birthday with sparklers sparkling, fireworks thundering, and grills getting busy.  The 4th of July has always been a huge family holiday for me because summer is sometimes the only part of the year that our extended family has the flexibility to get together. I have so many rich memories of delicious […]

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The Wearable Pizza Pouch Might Be the Worst (or Best) Father’s Day Gift

  Parenting is hard. Holding a slice of pizza is…hard? Or, at least, that’s what Stupidiotic‘s wearable pizza pouch leads one to believe—the perfect Father’s Day gift for the dad that either has everything or a fondness for seemingly useless novelty items.   The slice-shaped pouch hangs from a black lanyard and sells for $8. “No one should ever be without […]

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The Ultimate Eating-Inspired Gift List for Father’s Day

This Sunday, celebrate dad in style by surprising him with any one of these outstanding gifts that will help him tap into his sense of food enthusiast adventure. Whether he’s into beer, grilling, coffee, or even a great glass of whiskey, there’s a little bit of something for every dad on this list. Take a look! 1.) Aprons from Hedley & Bennet These sleek […]

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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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Terrifyingly Delicious Foods and Flicks for Friday the 13th

Friday the 13th, that day the superstitious amongst us dread. For some people it’s just like any other Friday standing between them and their weekend, but for others it’s a great excuse to embrace the unlucky date and watch scary movies. If you choose to celebrate this less-than-mainstream holiday, then what better way than to pair freaky films with some delicious dishes: […]

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Happy Cinco De Mayo!

Today is Cinco De Mayo! First of all, let’s start with the basics. The 5th of May is not actually Mexico’s independence day, contrary to what some may believe. In actuality, this day commemorates the victory made by the Mexican army in 1862 in the Battle of the Puebla against the French during the Franco-Mexican War that took place between […]

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