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Grilling Greats for a Hot, Hot Summer

Hot Dogs

The weather is kicking into high gear and we couldn’t be more thrilled. It’s finally time for pool parties, summer vacations, and most importantly, cookouts! Summer was made for kicking back, throwing some delicious meats on the grill and enjoying the company of your family and friends. Who are you inviting to your summer cookout? This year, invite FoodyDirect! We’ve ... Read More »

How to Build the Ultimate Picnic Basket in Five Easy Steps

Summer foods

Yogi Bear might not have been the smartest ursine around, but he knew a good thing when he saw one. Yes, we’re talking about picnics — specifically pic-a-nic baskets loaded with all kinds of delicious, irresistible sustenance suitable for a leisurely afternoon of lawn lounging. Unfortunately, packing a picnic can sometimes be harder than it looks. (A fact which you ... Read More »

Luke’s Lobster’s Guide to an Epic Crab Claw Fest + a Special Deal!


As summer draws to a close, it’s time for one last hurrah. To celebrate a delicious season, we’re shipping you everything you need for a last crab claw fest for $10 off the original price! Enter coupon code CRABCLAW10 at checkout to score the deal! Luke’s Lobster‘s succulent, fresh crab claws from Maine’s pristine waters are best enjoyed simply with the accompanying cocktail ... Read More »

Summer’s Most Creative Ice Cream Flavors


Vanilla and chocolate are wonderful classics but these innovative flavors are shaking up summer desserts. And they’re all available for Nye’s Cream and Cookies Summer Collection  Spoon-ready versions of their famous ice cream sandwiches are exactly what your bowls have been missing. Flavors like Strawberry Shortcake, Key Lime Pie, Peach Crisp, and Blueberry Pie transform classic summer desserts into a ... Read More »

Officially Welcome Summer On June 21st’s Summer Solstice

Summer solstice

While the thermometer may hover in the 80’s much sooner in the year, the official start of summer occurs June 21st. Also known as the summer solstice, the Northern Hemisphere’s first official day of summer is also the longest day of the year. Is there any better reason to have a backyard bash than to commemorate this festive, fleeting moment? ... Read More »

4 Ways to Serve Seafood at Your Next Outdoor Shindig


Seafood and summer go together like bacon and eggs, like french fries and ketchup, like sun and fun. And while a backyard BBQ is usually the domain of burgers, dogs, and steaks, there’s no reason forgo the succulent, refreshing seafood options for your next outdoor shindig. Especially since we have several new offerings perfect for the next hot day and special occasion, ... Read More »

3 New Ways to Enjoy Lobster this Summer


To us nothing tastes like summer like a fresh Maine lobster. And thanks to our new partner, Kennebunk Inn, we have three amazing new lobster experiences ready to join your summer soirees. Travel & Leisure, Oprah’s O Magazine and Food Network’s “The Best Thing I Ever Ate,”have identified this historic getaway on Main Street in the coastal town of Kennebunk, Maine as the place ... Read More »

Master the Grill Once and For All

grilling tips

With alfresco dining weather finally upon is, it’s time to become a grill master once and for all. Here are Know your way around the grill. This handy cheat-sheet should help.  Start with the premium meats. Your meal is only as good as the raw ingredients. You don’t want to skimp on the stars of the grill. Here are the ... Read More »

Proof We Like Ice Cream All Year Long

Ice Cream consumption

  We may be enjoying the height of ice cream season right this very second as temperatures soar, but according to this infographic, the nation’s taste for the cold sweet treat is a perennial favorite. How else would we polish off more than 15 billion pints a year?! Our monthly ice cream consumption tops one billion each month, but July ... Read More »

3 Ways to Celebrate Seafood This Summer


There’s something about that light, fresh taste of seafood, the fact that it’s as good on a salad as it is warmed on a plate with sides, and the slurpy, sloppy way of experiencing fresh cracked crab or lobster that makes these delicacies an important part of summer. Even better, they’re quick and easy to prepare, which is essential during ... Read More »