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What Will Be in Your Easter Basket?

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Hippity-hoppity Easter’s on it’s way! For millions of people, Easter is a celebration of rebirth and renewal; for others, it’s simply a reason to indulge in the chocolate, candy, and other treats filling their Easter baskets. But where did the Easter basket tradition originate, anyway? And what’s the deal with all the chocolate bunnies and pastel-colored eggs? Let’s take a ... Read More »

Will You Ham It up This Easter?

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While the chocolate bunny-filled baskets may take center stage during this time of year, they’re far from the only reason to indulge during your annual Easter holiday feast. Let’s take a closer look at some Easter foods from around the world, along with easy techniques to serve up your own family favorites this year. What’s On Your Table? While people ... Read More »

Delicious Foods to Help You Keep Passover Traditions

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Pesach Sameach! Happy Passover! The eight day celebration of the Jews’ escape from slavery in Egypt is upon us which means it’s time for the traditional seder feast. While this ritual meal celebrates the historical overcoming of suffering, it’s also a reminder to love our families and count our blessings. And what better way to express your thanks and appreciation ... Read More »

Eleni’s Cookies are Here!

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Just in time for, well, every occasion, we are thrilled to let you know we’ve partnered with NYC’s famed Eleni’s Cookies. Even if you haven’t tasted these cookies before, you’ve definitely seen them. Famous for their stunning, hand-painted, and very timely designs, they’ve graced the gift guides of InStyle and other major magazines, been hailed by the New York Times ... Read More »

Introducing the Effortless Easter Feast

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Easter is just over two weeks away, so if you haven’t started thinking about what’s going to fill your basket and menu, now’s the time. And while you can make a plan that keeps you in the kitchen all day creating an Easter feast worthy of your family and dinner table, our Easter picks make it easy for you to ... Read More »

The Making of Breads Bakery’s Hamantaschen

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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 »

Heart-Shaped Pizza for Valentine’s Day? That’s Amore!

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    What in the world do you give him for Valentine’s Day? If he loves pizza, you can avoid the annual conundrum by giving him a slice of your heart–and then some–with delicious heart-shaped pizza from My Pi Pizza. Mi Pi Pizza was founded in 1971 in Chicago by a fourth-generation baker with unparalleled expectations and standards for deep-dish crust. A standout ... Read More »

Be A Hero For Valentine’s Day

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What is the perfect gift to get your significant other on Valentine’s Day? Well, the answer to that is something that men tend to forget on this holiday for all of the build-up in expectations. One of the absolute worst things that you can do is to try to buy her something just for the sake of buying it. And, to ... Read More »