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Slam-Dunk March Madness Eats

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From Buffalo’s best wings to Brooklyn’s cult cheddar-bratwurst sausages to Virginia’s ultra-moist double chocolate moonshine cake, we have everything you need for a delicious basketball-playoff feast. Check out our March Madness Favorites page for finger-lickin’ foods that need nothing more than a reheat—so you won’t miss a play when your team brings the heat. Read More »

Brunch Best Bets

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While it still feels like winter, our lazy weekend mornings will soon turn into sunny starting lines for outdoor fun, eliminating all excuses to linger with a pot of coffee and the paper or tablet. So why not enjoy it while you can and welcome the day with delicious breakfast goodies that’ll help make the most of the morning? Treat ... Read More »

Oscar Party Planning Made Easy

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Hosting an Oscar party on March 2nd? Let us help! Follow these tips for effortless elegance and you’ll win the award for Most Hospitable Host! Set Your Party Time Wisely While some people will come for the party, others seriously want to watch. Satisfy both types of guests by setting an early start time, which allows people to mingle, snack, ... Read More »

Super Bowl Snack Hacks

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Super Bowl and snacking go hand-in-hand, but what people don’t know are the seemingly endless variations of those “Super Snacks” and the “Super Stats” that come with them. For example, did you know that 1.23 billion wing portions or 14,500 tons of potato chips are consumed during the Super Bowl? Or that an average person who have to run 49 ... Read More »

Ultimate Pairings: Complete Guide to Cheese Pairings

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“Give me a good sharp knife and a good sharp cheese and I’m a happy man.” ― George R.R. Martin When it comes to cheese some people know exactly what they want, and others haven’t the slightest clue of where to begin. There are countless varieties that appeal to a variety of tastes, and personalities for that matter. Each type ... Read More »

Your Guide to Cheeses from Around the World

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Although more can certainly be more when it comes to cheese selections, a gigantic counter loaded with exotic cheeses from around the world can make choosing what to buy a daunting task. Fortunately, most stores with impressive cheese selections come with knowledgable staff to match. Still, it’s worth educating yourself even a little bit on the imported cheeses, specialty cheeses, ... Read More »

THE ART OF TAILGATING

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According to the Tailgating Industry Association, U.S. tailgaters spend an estimated $20 billion on food and supplies each year. During the Super Bowl—one of America’s most popular sporting events of the year—Americans on average consume more food than on any other day (except for Thanksgiving). As amateur and professional sports have continued to increase in popularity over time in our ... Read More »

The Modern Cup of Coffee!

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With a history spanning 600 years, it’s not surprising that there’s more to coffee than meets the eye. The earliest evidence of coffee cultivation comes from the port of Mocha in Yemen in the 15th Century. By the 16th Century, coffee had spread to the Middle East, Turkey and Persia (now Iran). Today, $4 billion is spent each year importing ... Read More »

$10 OFF The Best Wings, Ribs and other Tailgate Party Foods

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In honor of your given right to indulge in the most delectable football grub this season we are extending $10 OFF all our favorite tailgate party foods. All you need to do is go to our Tailgate section, select your favorites, and enter coupon code TAILGATE10 at checkout from now until October 6. That means you can serve up the ... Read More »

Superior Sidekick for Steak and Burgers: The Best Steak Fries Recipe EVER

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In honor of our latest partner, San Rafael, California’s famed Flannery Beef (which discerning wine critic Robert Parker gave an unprecedented 100 points),  FoodyDirect asked me (the resident food writer slash recipe developer), to come up with the perfect side dish for Flannery’s FoodyDirect custom-blend burgers and legendary dry-aged steaks. In response, I’m offering up the ultimate oven-roasted fries recipe. ... Read More »