Planning & Prep

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Essential Knives and Knife Skills You Need in the Kitchen

Planning & Prep

Essential Knives and Knife Skills You Need in the Kitchen

Having a handy-dandy collection of kitchen knives is essential for any home or professional kitchen. Whether you’re a beginner or advanced, here is everything you need to know about basic knife skills. Knife skill #1:…...

Mar 21, 2022
Read time: 6min
How to Clean a Grill: A Step-by-Step Guide

Planning & Prep

How to Clean a Grill: A Step-by-Step Guide

There’s nothing quite like firing up the grill and cooking your meal out in the fresh air. To make sure your grill operates as it should, it’s important to keep it clean. Luckily, once you learn how…...

Mar 18, 2022
Read time: 5min
What Is an Air Fryer? A Complete Guide to Your Searing Questions

Planning & Prep

What Is an Air Fryer? A Complete Guide to Your Searing Questions

Move over, deep fryer: there's a new kitchen gadget in town. Air fryers are quickly becoming one of the most popular appliances, with chefs and home cooks relying on them to prepare delicious meals. But…...

Mar 17, 2022
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Grocery Guides

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Kombucha – All You Need to Know | Instacart's Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

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

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is a faintly fizzy fermented beverage made from sweetened tea. A kombucha mother or SCOBY (symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeasts) facilitates the fermentation process. The bacteria and the yeasts in the…...

Mar 21, 2022
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Red Beans – All You Need to Know | Instacart’s Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

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

What are red beans? Red bean is a term often used for a variety of beans that are red in color. While this can be a little confusing when following a recipe that calls for…...

Mar 17, 2022
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Salsas – All You Need to Know | Instacart's Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

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

What is salsa? Salsa is Spanish for sauce. It is often thought of as a condiment made of tomatoes, onions, and chilies. However, salsa comprises various sauces used as condiments for Mexican and Mexican-inspired foods…...

Mar 16, 2022
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Events

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24 Beach Food Ideas & Recipes for Your Next Vacation

Events

24 Beach Food Ideas & Recipes for Your Next Vacation

Few things are better than a day at the beach or a beach vacation. It's important to stay fueled out on the sand and choose suitable food for your beach adventure. Naturally, you want food…...

Mar 21, 2022
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What to Bring to a BBQ: 20 Crowd-Pleasing Ideas

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What to Bring to a BBQ: 20 Crowd-Pleasing Ideas

Barbecues are the perfect way to spend a day enjoying the beautiful weather with family and friends. While the person hosting the BBQ typically will provide the main meal, it's customary to bring along something…...

Mar 17, 2022
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Traditional Kentucky Derby Party Food Ideas to Celebrate the Big Race

Events

Traditional Kentucky Derby Party Food Ideas to Celebrate the Big Race

The Kentucky Derby has been celebrated since 1946. This beloved annual event is full of tradition, making it fun to celebrate regardless of whether or not you’re an avid racing fan. If you’re planning your…...

Mar 16, 2022
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Holidays

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Treat Your Mom with These 22 Mother’s Day Dinner Ideas

Holidays

Treat Your Mom with These 22 Mother’s Day Dinner Ideas

Mother’s Day is celebrated on different days throughout the world. In the United States, Mother’s Day usually falls on the second Sunday in May. Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate and honor motherhood and…...

Mar 10, 2022
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Traditional & Festive Cinco de Mayo Food Ideas

Holidays

Traditional & Festive Cinco de Mayo Food Ideas

Cinco de Mayo, or the “Fifth of May” in Spanish, is a celebration of the victory of the Mexican army over the French Empire in the Battle of Puebla in 1862. Marked as a day…...

Feb 17, 2022
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22 Fun Galentine Food Ideas For Your Celebration

Holidays

22 Fun Galentine Food Ideas For Your Celebration

Valentine’s Day has always been a celebration of love between couples—but Galentine's Day is just important. This fun “holiday,” which is celebrated on February 13th, is focused on celebrating another important kind of love—the love…...

Feb 8, 2022
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Recipes

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10 Awesome Air Fryer Recipes to Try at Home

Recipes

10 Awesome Air Fryer Recipes to Try at Home

An air fryer is a portable, countertop version of a convection oven. It allows you to "fry" foods without oil using a system of heating elements and fans. The fans blow the hot air all…...

Mar 18, 2022
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8 Different Ways to Cook Eggs for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

Recipes

8 Different Ways to Cook Eggs for Breakfast, Lunch, or Dinner

Eggs are the most pocket-friendly complete protein available. Eggs also contain Vitamin A, folate, B vitamins, iron, phosphorous, selenium, and carotenoids like lutein and zeaxanthin. Not only are they wonderfully healthy, but they are also…...

Mar 16, 2022
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25 Easy Meal Planning Ideas for Families

Planning & Prep

25 Easy Meal Planning Ideas for Families

Feeding your family wholesome, delicious meals can feel like a herculean task sometimes. When you're already juggling so many things, spending time in the kitchen doesn't sound like fun. But that doesn't mean you have…...

Mar 9, 2022
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School Resources

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20 Creative Food Fundraising Ideas for School or Nonprofits

School Resources

20 Creative Food Fundraising Ideas for School or Nonprofits

Food fundraisers are a fast and efficient way to raise funds for a charity or a good cause. If you've been tasked with organizing a fundraiser, you may have asked yourself "what food can I…...

Mar 18, 2022
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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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20 Tasty School Snack Ideas Your Kids Are Sure to Love

School Resources

20 Tasty School Snack Ideas Your Kids Are Sure to Love

School is back in session, and for most parents, that means things are starting to get hectic! Between picking out the perfect outfits, making sure the kids get their homework done, and packing lunches and…...

Aug 30, 2021
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