Summer Style Round-Up

It’s summertime, and we’re loving all the bright, outdoor scenery in your photos! We’ve rounded up some favorites that you’ve shared with us on Instagram this season in our latest style round-up, the summer edition. Take a look at how your fellow chefs are enjoying their Blue Apron meals while the weather is nice and sunny.

Shrimp Skewers by @jenqweng

Grilled Shrimp Cocktail with Eggplant Caponata & Asparagus

Parfaits by @chyparker

Strawberry Parfait

Fritters by @julieinjune

Crispy Sweet Corn & Pea Fritters

Grilled Cheese by @Gardenofeatin



Heirloom Tomato & Fontina Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Outdoor Dinner from @nycketchup

Cod & Pattypan Squash En Papillote

Cheers to summer! Keep on sharing your #BlueApronSummer photos with us. We love seeing how the recipes turn out at home. Happy cooking.

Merguez with Cauli Couscous

How to Entertain Your Paleolithic Friend without Any Weirdness on the Menu

Imagine that you’re a host, and one of your dinner party guests has recently turned paleo. We’re here to talk about what that menu might look like. For appealing answers, we posed our questions to the Blue Apron Culinary Team. Read more »

Biscuits with Strawberry Jam | Blue Apron

Homemade Biscuits with Strawberry Jam

Stop what you’re doing. Put down what you’re eating. The best biscuit recipe you’ve ever encountered is at hand, and it’s time to make biscuits for breakfast. To pair with the rich, flaky breakfast breads, we’ve got a pared-down version of homemade strawberry jam. What makes a great biscuit? The quality of its flakes. That […] Read more »


#BAlive Pan-Seared Chicken & Bulgur Recipe Recap

This past Thursday, we all cooked the Pan-Seared Chicken with Bulgur Salad recipe together, LIVE on Facebook–sharing tips, tricks, and photos from our experience in our own kitchens across the country. For those of you who have’t made this recipe yet, here are some of the greatest hits of what was shared as we prepared it together. Tune in in a few weeks when we all come together again to cook the next #BAlive recipe. Enjoy! Read more »

The Blue Apron Cookbook!

Introducing the Blue Apron Summer Cookbook!

Hello, world: our very first cookbook is here! Summer Cooking with Blue Apron features the best of summer–from our most beloved recipes to a field guide that helps you pick, prep, and enjoy the abundance of summer produce. Read more »

Frozen Treats 101 - Homemade Mint Ice Cream

Frozen Treats 101

In this week’s Home Chef column, Lori outlines the similarities and differences among all the frozen treats you need to know if you’re planning on having a seriously sweet summer. Ready to get schooled in the best subject ever? Let’s learn us some ice cream! Read more »

Grilled Zucchini

9 Ways to Throw Your Vegetables on the Grill

Come July 4th–and all the summer weekends that follow–the grill takes center stage, and all omnivores’ thoughts turn to meat. That leaves the vegetarians alone to contemplate the dying embers and wonder why the smoke wafting up always smells like burgers but never of zucchini. No more! Here are 11 ways to throw individual vegetables and entire vegetarian meals on the grill.
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How We’re “Upcycling” Our Blue Apron Boxes

We make a point to source materials that we can recycle when we’re done using them for dinner. While a lot of you are recycling them, we’ve found that some of you aren’t. But why? In this post, we’ll be looking at how people are reusing the various components of their packages in creative ways instead of recycling them. Read more »

Strawberry Parfaits | Blue Apron Blog

Strawberry Parfaits

n the summer, desserts are both easier and harder to make. Easier, because there’s so much incredible ripe fruit available, from beautiful berries to stone fruits like peaches, and harder, because it’s hard to turn on the oven when the temperature is rising outside…That’s where these strawberry parfaits come in. Read more »

Japanese Ingredients Blue Apron

Essential Ingredients of Japanese Cuisine

Japanese cuisine is wholly unique, involving involved food customs and cooking processes that may be unfamiliar. Some dishes can get quite complex, requiring a master chef’s artful hand (sushi is just one example)–and yet some of the best Japanese meals are completely simple. Anyone can cook Japanese food, but it’s important to first gain a basic understanding of the essential ingredients, the subject of this post. Read more »

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