Planning & Prep

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Tips & Tricks on How to Grocery Shop on a Budget

Planning & Prep

Tips & Tricks on How to Grocery Shop on a Budget

Many factors can contribute to an individual's grocery shopping habits. These factors include marital status, family size, lifestyle choices, work schedule, free time, and food preferences, and they play a part in your grocery spending.…...

Aug 25, 2021
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How to Bag Groceries: The Ultimate Guide for Shoppers

Planning & Prep

How to Bag Groceries: The Ultimate Guide for Shoppers

Learning how to bag groceries is an essential skill, whether you’re a professional shopper or you want to make your grocery experience as pleasant as possible. Once you know how to bag groceries properly, you’ll…...

Nov 5, 2021
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How to Care for a Basil Plant from the Grocery Store

Planning & Prep

How to Care for a Basil Plant from the Grocery Store

Basil is a culinary garden herb used for its fragrant leaves, which have high concentrations of essential oils. There is a range of different basil types — with sweet basil being the most common — and widely used…...

Oct 14, 2021
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Grocery Guides

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Parmesan - All You Need to Know | Instacart's Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

Parmesan – All You Need to Know | Instacart’s Guide to Groceries

What is parmesan? Parmesan is a hard, cow's milk cheese that's aged for at least a year. It is most commonly grated over pasta dishes, shaved on salads, or cooked in a risotto dish. The rinds can…...

Dec 22, 2021
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Bitters - All You Need to Know | Instacart's Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

Bitters – All You Need to Know | Instacart’s Guide to Groceries

What are bitters? Bitters are neutral and high-proof spirits infused with botanicals such as fruit, herbs, leaves, bark, and spices. They are commonly used as a flavoring component in cocktails. Since they are highly concentrated,…...

Dec 22, 2021
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Coconut Butter – All You Need to Know | Instacart’s Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

Coconut Butter – All You Need to Know | Instacart’s Guide to Groceries

What is coconut butter? Coconut butter is a creamy, spreadable butter made from the flesh of the coconut. It can be used for a variety of recipes. You can spread it on toast, use it…...

Dec 21, 2021
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Events

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20 Gourmet Gift Basket Ideas for Any Occasion

Events

20 Gourmet Gift Basket Ideas for Any Occasion

When it comes to gift-giving, gourmet gift baskets are the ideal way to show how much you care. Maybe you want to thank someone for their help or send a gift basket to a far-away…...

Dec 21, 2021
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Food Puns for Fun Gifting Ideas

Events

Food Puns for Fun Gifting Ideas

Gifting sometimes requires a bit of creativity. Food gifts are always a great idea when choosing a gift for that hard-to-shop-for person on your list or someone you don't know very well (like your child's…...

Nov 11, 2021
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Tasty Crockpot Party Food Ideas

Events

Tasty Crockpot Party Food Ideas

Slow-cooker appetizer ideas With these crockpot appetizer ideas, you can get all of your preparation done before the party starts so that you can enjoy the time with your guests. 1. Cilantro and lime chicken…...

Nov 10, 2021
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Holidays

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Popular Lunar New Year Food Ideas For Your Table

Holidays

Popular Lunar New Year Food Ideas For Your Table

Lunar New Year is widely celebrated by Asian cultures around the world and is never in short of astounding food. We’ve collected some of the tastiest foods from different Asian cultures to help you bring…...

Dec 23, 2021
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New Year's Food Traditions Around the World

Holidays

New Year’s Food Traditions Around the World

Everyone likes the excitement and anticipation of a new year. It's a time to celebrate with family and friends with parties, and often these parties include time-honored traditions to say "goodbye" to the old year…...

Dec 18, 2021
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Traditional New Year's Day Foods for a Delicious January 1st

Holidays

Traditional New Year’s Day Foods for a Delicious January 1st

After all the excitement and anticipation of New Year's Eve is over, many get to enjoy a day off work to spend January 1 with family and friends. That often means getting together around the…...

Dec 18, 2021
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Recipes

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23 Christmas Food Recipes for Dinner and Dessert

Holidays

23 Christmas Food Recipes for Dinner and Dessert

In December, every minute is precious. There are parties to attend, gifts to buy, and school performances to attend. We've rounded up some of the best Christmas food recipes to help you save time on…...

Nov 29, 2021
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How to Use Frozen Bananas in Different Recipes

Recipes

How to Use Frozen Bananas in Different Recipes

Have you ever purchased too many bananas? We've all done it. The good news is that you can bake up banana bread with overripened bananas, or you can freeze your bananas to use at a later…...

Nov 10, 2021
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How to Use Carrot Greens + Recipe Ideas

Recipes

How to Use Carrot Greens + Recipe Ideas

While almost everyone is familiar with cooking and eating carrots, many people don’t realize the leaves on carrots are edible and delicious. These leaves are known as carrot greens. They’re packed with nutrients and are…...

Nov 9, 2021
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School Resources

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20 Snack Ideas for Parent-Teacher Conferences

School Resources

20 Snack Ideas for Parent-Teacher Conferences

Hosting parent-teacher conferences make for an exhausting day, especially for the teachers. Many parent-teacher organizations (PTOs) or parent volunteers provide food to help sustain all attendees of parent-teacher conference days. These ideas will help the…...

Sep 24, 2021
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What to Pack for School Lunches + Tips and Tricks

School Resources

What to Pack for School Lunches + Tips and Tricks

The bell rings, and your kiddo zips off to the school cafeteria. They sit down, tear open their lunchbox to find…[insert food items here]. If you were able to think of a million things to…...

Aug 25, 2021
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27 Kid-Approved Snacks for School Lunches

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27 Kid-Approved Snacks for School Lunches

Protein snacks for school lunches Keep your child's energy level up all afternoon by packing one of these protein-rich snacks in their lunchbox: 1. Meat and cheese kabobs Alternate pieces of lunch meat and cubes of…...

Sep 27, 2021
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