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How to throw a Labor Day beach cookout!

With Labor Day being the unofficial end of summer (the official final day is September 22nd this year), you’re probably winding down and getting ready to settle into autumn mode. Hold your horses! Did you get the chance to indulge in all your favorite summer snacks yet? If not, we’ve got a fast track list of summer essentials that you ... Read More »

Perfect Beach Day Eats

Planning the perfect beach day meal

The kids are headed back to school, fall is on its way, and summer is winding down. Just because the season is almost over doesn’t mean you have to give up on having fun just yet. There’s still time for one last hurrah – one final beach trip! Pack your bags and don’t forget the sunscreen! Here’s what you’ll need ... Read More »

Tips for Throwing an Elegant Cocktail Party

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Of course, backyard cookouts are a blast—they’re casual, perfect for summertime, and have the best grub. But sometimes, you want to throw a more sophisticated shindig that doesn’t involve children running around sticky-fingered and dripping pool water. Enter the cocktail party: the adult version of a house party. Everyone is civilized and dressed well but still having fun. Want to ... Read More »

Planning a Magical Bridal Shower

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Spring and summer weddings are incredibly popular and you’re bound to have a few invitations to some bridal showers coming up. If you’re in charge of planning one, however, you’ve got your work cut out for you! Don’t let the stress of planning get in the way of what should be a very joyous and fun celebration. We’ll take it ... Read More »

Planning the Perfect Passover and Easter Meals

Planning the Perfect Passover and Easter Meals

With Passover and Easter quickly approaching, the pressure is on to get your menu together for your next holiday meal. If you don’t want to spend the day in the kitchen scrambling to pull dishes together, we’ve got you covered. Our hand-selected Passover and Easter picks make it easy for you to pull together a meal that will be sure ... Read More »

Boozy Brunch with a Twist

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Dinner with your nosey relatives, lunches with work colleagues; you’ve probably spent a lot of time having meals with people you don’t want to see. You deserve to spend some time with people you enjoy! Gather your girls for a fun brunch where you can unwind and indulge in a little decadence. This brunch won’t be like any brunch you’ve ... Read More »

Score a Touchdown With Your Super Bowl Party

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The Super Bowl is almost here and you need to prepare! Make sure you have everything you need at your Super Bowl party to be able to support your guests as they cheer on their favorite team to victory. We’ve got everything covered – just make sure you’re sitting in your lucky spot! Team Spirit Get your head in the ... Read More »

An Oprah-Crafted Meal Plan

Oprah Winfrey has been on television since 1976 where she worked as the youngest and first black female news anchor at Nashville’s WLAC-TV. Needless to say, Oprah’s been around for a while and shows no signs of going anywhere. Each year, Oprah releases a list of her favorite things from the past year. At FoodyDirect, we’re lucky because we have ... Read More »

How to Throw a Glamorous Award Show Party

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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 »

How to Throw an Authentic Hanukkah Feast

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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 »