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Our Newest Partner Lets You Have Your (Insanely Good) Cake–and Ship It, Too!


Just in time for Mother’s Day gift giving, we’re delighted to share with you that we have added yet another scrumptious partner to our collection of iconic American food favorites: Carousel Cakes. Founded in 1965, Nanuet, New York’s famous family-owned bakery makes such superb, luxurious desserts, they have received star status on Oprah’s “O List” and “The View” and are ... Read More »

Introducing Brooklyn’s Pure, Certified-Organic and Ultra-Coveted Blue Marble Ice Cream

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We’re very excited to introduce you to our newest partner, Blue Marble Ice Cream, which is available for nationwide shipping for the first time! As NYC’s only certified organic ice cream company, it inherently offers a conscientiousness that lends itself to feeling good about eating the delicious frozen treat, but more important is this simple fact: it tastes amazing. Named ... Read More »

Don’t Miss These Special Mother’s Day Desserts

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A special mom deserves a special day and what would a special day be without a fabulous desserts? These limited-time offerings are the perfect treats to celebrate Mother’s Day! Grand Traverse Pie Company’s Strawberry Champagne Pie Strawberry Champagne pie from Michigan’s top bakery. This strawberry crumb pie has a hint of Champagne flavor topped with a special heart and Chocolate ... Read More »

5 Perfect Springtime Desserts

Key Lime Pie

These fresh, spring-friendly desserts are best served al fresco among new blooms. Fresh Fruit Fondue Aint no party like a fondue party! But it’s not just novelty that makes this fresh fruit basket special–it comes brimming with eight pieces of fresh seasonal fruit and luscious dark chocolate sauce made by one of San Francisco’s most beloved chefs, Michael Recchiuti. Strawberry ... Read More »

Expert Interview with Stefani Pollack on the Perfect Cupcakes


When she volunteered to bake the cupcakes for her friends’ wedding back in 2006, Stefani Pollack had never baked a cupcake. Ever. Despite that, her friends surprised her by accepting. “Their wedding was Dec 31, 2007, and I had exactly nine months to learn to bake wedding-worthy cupcakes,” Stefani says. So she started baking a new cupcake for them every ... Read More »

The Making of Breads Bakery’s Hamantaschen


The Breads Bakery staff has been busy turning out hundreds and hundreds of tasty Hamantaschen just in time for the festive Jewish holiday Purim. These triangular, jam-filled pastries represent the defeated enemy of the Jewish people, Haman, who threatened to destroy the Jews of Persia according to the Book of Esther. They’re also just plain delicious! Check out the making of these traditional Jewish ... Read More »

South Beach Wine and Food Festival


FoodyDirect got a break from winter cold and headed to South Beach for the 14th annual Food Network & Cooking Channel South Beach Wine & Food Festival presented by FOOD & WINE. Host Spike Mendelsohn teamed up with an all-star roster of chefs and food personalities; including  Pat LaFrieda, for a round of competitive beach volleyball. We were there ready to refuel the athletes with some of ... Read More »

Expert Interview with Rachel Conners About Decadent Desserts


What started as a way to relax and stop thinking about negativity in life has turned into a way of life for blogger Rachel Conners. Conners started her own blog, Bakerita, to share her recipes with her family, friends, and the rest of the world. Now, even though she is still in college, Conners creates unique recipes and food combinations ... Read More »