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

Grocery Guides

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

Catfish has been an important food source for centuries. Wild-caught or farmed, catfish is a beneficial, lean protein welcome in any healthful eating regime. Read on for facts and tips on how to select the…...

Dec 2, 2021
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Risotto – All You Need to Know | Instacart's Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

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

What is risotto? Risotto is a warm and creamy Italian dish made with high-starch, short-grain rice, like Carnaroli, Arborio, or Vialone Nano. In addition to having rice as the main ingredient, the dish also often…...

Dec 1, 2021
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Malt Beverages – All You Need to Know | Instacart's Guide to Groceries

Grocery Guides

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

What are malt beverages? Malt beverages are fermented drinks made primarily from the grain of the barley plant, which undergoes a process of malting before it is turned into a drink. Malting involves steeping, germinating,…...

Nov 29, 2021
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Events

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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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20 Finger Foods for a Gender Reveal Party

Events

20 Finger Foods for a Gender Reveal Party

What are finger foods for a gender reveal party? A gender reveal party is a get-together hosted by expectant parents where the gender of the baby is revealed to family and friends. These parties are…...

Sep 9, 2021
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Holidays

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Traditional Swedish Christmas Food for a Delicious Holiday Dinner

Holidays

Traditional Swedish Christmas Food for a Delicious Holiday Dinner

Food is a huge part of Swedish holiday celebrations. On Christmas Eve (called Julafton), families celebrate over a special type of smorgasbord, called a julbord (Christmas table). You won’t find many vegetables here. The holidays are considered a…...

Dec 2, 2021
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Christmas Food Baskets For The Festive Season

Holidays

Christmas Food Baskets For The Festive Season

Who doesn’t love a Christmas food basket? From the endless fun of mixing and matching the gifts to the entirely customizable budget, Christmas hamper baskets are one of the best ways to spread joy this…...

Dec 1, 2021
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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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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

School Resources

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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