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Elegant, Effortless Cocktail Party Food

If indeed ’tis the season to be jolly, you might think twice before making all of your cocktail party provisions from scratch. After all, if you’re playing host you already have holiday shopping, socializing, decorating, and being the life of the party on your to-do list. So how do you create an exceptional cocktail party spread without slaving in the ... Read More »

Happy Thanksgiving!

  One of the reasons we founded FoodyDirect was because we savor the amazing memories made around the dinner table. For this reason, Thanksgiving, where all the action takes place on or over a dinner plate, is one of our favorite holidays. As we prepare our grand annual feast with our friends and family, we want to pause, straighten our ... Read More »

Last-Minute Thanksgiving Saviors

Whether you’re interested in outsourcing your entire Thanksgiving meal or simply want to garnish home-cooked dishes with outstanding purchased foods, consider this list of ready-to-serve items your personal holiday helper. Featuring everything from elegant appetizers to a complete (and obscenely delicious) deep-fried bird, it’s your source for creating an easy, delicious gathering with friends and family without slaving for days ... Read More »

Instant Thanksgiving Desserts That Satisfy

Any entertaining expert will tell you that when preparing a big meal at home from scratch, it’s smart to focus on cooking a few labor-intensive items yourself and embellish with readymade goods from a quality source.  We couldn’t agree more–especially at Thanksgiving. If you’re making the bird, stuffing, and fixin’s, why not leave dessert to the pros? Following are three ... Read More »

Awesome, Effortless Halloween Party Food

We love Halloween parties as much as the next ghost and goblin. But we aren’t as enamored of trying to whip up every trick and treat from scratch—midweek!—when we have a larger-than-usual guest list and elaborate decorations to conjure up as well. If you feel the same and are throwing a party this Hallows’ Eve, consider ordering some of the ... Read More »