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How to Throw a Glamorous Award Show Party

Memphis Drizzle Cake

With award show season on the horizon, (The Golden Globes are this weekend, The Grammys are January 28th, and the Oscars are coming up in March) you’re definitely going to watch at least one. Who are we kidding? We know we’ll be watching every single one to see the best celeb gowns, guess who will fall down accepting their award, ... Read More »

Our Favorite Corporate Gifts

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Whether you’re sending gifts to colleagues or clients, it’s important to make a good impression. There’s nothing that impresses people more than the most delicious foods from around the country. We’ve chosen our favorite corporate gifts that we’re sure your clients and colleagues will love. Don’t forget to get something tasty for yourself while you’re at it! 1. A Taste ... Read More »

Gifts to Cheer Up Your Busy College Student During Finals Week

emoji oreo cookies

Do you remember the struggle of finals week? Whether it was in college or in high school, you can probably recall the stress of taking those exams, knowing that the fate of your final grade rested on a single test. If you know a college student, you can sympathize with the stress they’re probably feeling currently! Give them a little ... Read More »

How to Throw an Authentic Hanukkah Feast

Lighting the Hanukkah Menorah

Hanukkah, the Jewish 8-day Festival of Lights begins today, December 12th. The Hebrew word Chanukah translates to “dedication”. Here at FoodyDirect, we’re dedicated to delivering you tasty foods from around the country. If you’re planning a Hanukkah celebration for your family and friends, it may be difficult to find good kosher or Hanukkah themed foods. Last month, we discussed How ... Read More »

Gifts for Every Member of Your Family

Student Care Package Gift

Holiday shopping is stressful enough but when you’re down to the wire and still not done, it can feel like a nightmare. Don’t let what’s supposed to be a joyful time stress you out. We’ve rounded up some gift ideas to help you hit your loved ones where it counts: in their bellies! For Mom Think of all the years ... Read More »

4 Hostess Gifts to Impress

Red and green Christmas macarons

With so many holiday parties to attend, you’ll probably want to bring along an offering for your generous host or hostess. Sure, wine is a great choice (who doesn’t love wine), if you want your gift to be immediately forgotten. Instead, opt for a hostess gift so memorable that your host/hostess will have to call you and ask where you purchased that ... Read More »

4 Tips to Hosting a Unique Holiday Party

Chocolate Peppermint Cheesecake

You’re bound to be a guest at a slew of holiday parties over the next month. Our guess is that it will just be a montage of the same thing over and over until you can walk into your next shindig and give a play-by-play of every single thing that will happen. You don’t want to host a predictable holiday ... Read More »

5 Comfort Foods to Help You Beat the Winter Chill

Grandma's Chicken Soup

The first day of winter for 2017 is December 21st but if you are reading this then, we imagine it’s already pretty cold wherever you are. If you struggle to make it through a day without cuddling under a blanket or blasting a space heater a foot away from your face, we sympathize! When the temperatures start dipping, it can ... Read More »

The Home Chef’s Guide to a Simple & Satisfying Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

Table of Contents Introduction Planning Is Everything Plan It All Out Menu Planning Effortless Apps Go All-In for the Grand Finale Schedule It All Out Make Lists, Lots of Lists Get Technical Keep a Record for Next Time Conclusion Introduction If your family is anything like mine, Thanksgiving is all about the food. Sure, there’s also catching up with the ... Read More »