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10 Takes On Seasonal Squash

One of the season’s most versatile vegetables is back and better than ever! Here are our ten favorite ways to cook with it this fall.   1. Penne Pasta & Delicata Squash with Kale & Ricotta Cheese Unlike many cool-weather squash, delicata squash has skin that is tender enough to eat, which makes for easy prep.   […] Read more »

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4 Family Dinners That Double As Kids’ Lunches

Transform last night’s dinner into tomorrow’s school lunch with these delicious, double-duty recipes! Find our four favorites below!  1. Chicken Schnitzel with Creamy Potato Salad & Lingonberry Jam Nothing beats classic chicken schnitzel. Simply a crunchy, breaded cutlet, it’s a favorite in Germany and many of its neighboring countries. 2. Pesto Meatball & Mozzarella Paninis with Zucchini […] Read more »

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Q+A with Winemaker Steve Matthiasson

Steve Matthiasson was perhaps the most in-demand viticulturist in Napa when he and his wife, Jill, decided to start their own wine label. We caught up with Steve in the middle of this year’s grape harvest to talk about one of his favorite subjects: gathering friends to eat, drink and be merry. Read more »

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Jalapeño Poppers with Ranch Dressing

Creamy ingredients are a delicious way to rein in chile peppers’ heat. Here, we use a filling of cream cheese and cheddar in a classic finger food, and serve it alongside a savory ranch dressing—for even more cool factor. See below for our favorite ranch recipe! Read more »

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Our New Year’s Cocktail Countdown

Cozy Cran-Apple Cider 1 Ounce Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice 8 Ounces Apple Cider 4 Ounces Spiced Rum 2 Dashes Cranberry Bitters Whole Nutmeg (for garnish) Fresh Cranberries (for garnish) 1 Apple (for garnish) Heat apple cider on low (do not boil.) While the cider heats, divide the lemon juice and rum between 2 glasses. Add […] Read more »

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Red, White and Blueberries: Celebrate the 4th with This Sumptuous Berry Dessert

The sight of farmers’ market tables and roadside stands, laden with ripe produce—smooth-skinned squash in the winter giving way to bright, plump and deeply fragrant fruits in spring and early summer—is one of our favorite ways to mark the changing seasons. Now, as summer begins to heat up, we’ve set our sights on those characteristic green lattice baskets filled with soft, jewel-toned strawberries, raspberries, blackberries and blueberries. Read more »

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Wine with Dinner: How to Pair for Summer

A truly great wine not only impresses enophiles, it pairs well with dinner. And then there are rockstar wines—the kind that not only impress, but are versatile. These wines stand up to simple, straightforward dishes as well as more complex, intricate combinations of flavors on the plate. Our reds and whites made in collaboration with Pax Mahle and Ian Brand are most definitely in this rockstar category. Check out our pairing tips for L’Ptit Paysan Chardonnay, Pax Red and Pax White—and discover why rockstar wines make for a memorable dinner. If you want to try them for yourself, order here by June 17th!

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A Mother’s Day Kit for Dads and Kids

Mother’s Day is fast approaching, but with all the excitement comes a little bit of pressure. What can we get mom that will show her how much we love her (not to mention that we have our act together) this Mother’s Day? hether you’re cooking for mom or with mom this Mother’s Day, we agree that she’s onto something: there’s nothing better than staying in and cooking together. So, we’ve rounded up our favorite foolproof recipes to share with mom. AND, we’ve created a suite of printable (and colorable!) Mother’s Day treats to make the meal even more special. Read more »

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Blue Apron’s Bowl Guide to the Big Game

The bowl that gets our attention during the Big Game is the guacamole bowl. And the spicy cheddar dip bowl. And the salsa bowl. Closely followed by the chip bowl (psst, it’s really easy to make your own). Don’t get us wrong, we’re watching the game, the halftime show, and the commercials, but we always have our eye on the snacks.
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What to Eat for Brunch This Winter

Enter Pull Apart French Toast, a breakfast created to perfectly complement the winter morning routine. Why is it so great? Well, five minutes of prep yields eight servings of delicious comfort food! If you’re feeling ambitious, we’ve included a recipe for winter citrus salad and spiced maple yogurt to round out the meal with flavors […] Read more »

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