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6 Great Gourmet Food Gifts for Administrative Professionals’ Day

Gourmet gifts

Anyone who’s ever worked with a bad administrative professional knows that a good one is priceless. So with only one day out of a year designated to honor the secretaries, administrative assistants, receptionists, and other administrative support professionals who make immeasurable contributions to offices everywhere every day, shouldn’t you make it count? Which begs the question: Do you have a ... Read More »

FoodyDirect: Featuring Ferrara Bakery

Gourmet food online

Easter is a time for celebration, so why do so many hosts and hostesses dread the occasion? For one simple reason: Serving a formal dinner worthy of the momentous occasion can be a whole lot of work. But the truth is that it doesn’t have to be. With a little help from FoodyDirect and Ferrara Bakery, that is. In fact, ... Read More »

5 Tips for Serving Up a Festive Brunch This Easter

Easter

Easter brunch is a beloved tradition. Unfortunately, for many hosts and hostesses, it can sometimes end up feeling more stressful than celebratory. However, it is possible to wow your guests without wiping yourself out, and we can help. Read on for five tips aimed at helping you pull off a surprisingly simple yet sublimely scrumptious Easter brunch this April. 1. Plan ... Read More »

Explaining the Top 4 Easter Traditions

Easter

A magical bunny who visits houses in the dead of night and leaves pastel colored eggs hidden on your front lawn. The dying and decorating of Easter eggs. Parades and the donning of festive bonnets. Considering that Easter is a religious holiday, many of its customs seem decidedly secular., not to mention slightly random. Which begs the question: How did these ... Read More »

Seder: A Marathon Feast and Much More

Passover

The Passover seder is one of the most eagerly awaited rituals in many Jewish homes. Talk to any Jew, in fact, and he/she is likely to have many beautiful memories of seders past as well as high hopes for seders to come. Whether you’ve never attended a seder and simply want to learn more about this religious ritual or you’re ... Read More »

Everything You’ve Always Wanted to Know About Easter & Passover

Easter

Table of Contents 1. Introduction 2. What is Easter? 3. What is Passover? 4. How are Easter and Passover Dates Determined? 5. The Foods of Easter 6. The Foods of Passover 7. Conclusion 1. Introduction Regardless of your faith, there are many reasons to look forward to the arrival of springtime. However, Christians and Jews alike both have particular reason ... Read More »

Corporate Giving: What’s Trending Now

Corporate giving

The business world is constantly changing, and with it trends for corporate giving. Wondering how best to show your appreciation for everyone from employees to clients in the year ahead? We’ve got a roundup of all things corporate giving in 2016 and beyond, so let’s count down four of the hottest trends happening right now in the corporate giving world. ... Read More »

Expert Interview Series: Lisa Q. Fetterman with Nomiku on Sous Vide Cooking

Sous vide cooking

Lisa Fetterman, founder and CEO of Nomiku, is passionate about the idea that already-delicious raw ingredients can be turned into other-worldly dishes. There are endless techniques and schools of thought to learn. “It’s reading Proust but with your mouth,” she says. One cooking method that Lisa has fallen in love with is sous vide, which uses precision heat control for ... Read More »