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How One Woman Remembers The Past By Cooking In The Present

Dana’s challenge to the whole Blue Apron community (that’s you!) is to take a recipe you love and add your own family twist to it. What recipe have you done this with? What was the special family tradition or twist you added to it? Dana’s story is the third installment in our series of customer spotlights! […] Read more »

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Blue Apron Love Stories

In honor of #ValentinesDay, we’re sharing a few of our favorite Blue Apron love stories here on our blog! From enjoying time together as a family to finding a new ingredient to love, these stories always warm our hearts here at Blue Apron and we wanted to share them with you!

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How One Woman Taught Her Kids To Cook With Confidence

Growing up, Paula didn’t know how to cook. That all changed when she had kids. She wanted to give them something that she had never experienced herself when she was young – kitchen confidence. Read more »

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Customer Spotlight: Crystal Hypes

In January of 2016, her food resolution was to continue on a weight loss journey by cooking with Blue Apron. Check out a few of our favorite moments from our chat with Crystal below!
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How to Make Bacon in the Oven

Home Chef: Bakin’ Bacon

Here’s something you might not know about cooking bacon: you should do this messy yet essential cooking task in the oven. Read more »

How to Make Veg Stock with Scraps From Your Kitchen

Vegetable Scraps Aren’t Kitchen Waste, They’re Soup Material

It’s just a guess, but I’m betting that vegetable consumption across the U.S. is at an all-time high each January. But when you eat lots of veggies, you end up with lots of veggie scraps. I always strive to reduce food waste in my kitchen, so instead of throwing those scraps in the garbage, I use them to make delicious homemade vegetable stock.
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Home Chef: Cutting Board Safety

One of the most dangerous things possible in a kitchen is a slippery cutting board. To make sure you keep all your fingers, Lori’s here with a Home Chef column about cutting board safety. Read more »

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Super Seasoning For Your Spuds

There’s an infinite number of ways to make mashed potatoes, and that’s one thing I love about them. You can make them really smooth or leave them lumpy. You can mash them with a ricer, masher or mixer. You can stir in melted butter, room temperature butter, milk, cream, sour cream, buttermilk or something else. But I think there’s one thing we can all agree on: a bland scoop of mashed potatoes is the worst scoop of mashed potatoes.
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How to Tame an Onions Bite

How to Tame an Onion’s Bite

We love the taste of raw onions, but do they have to taste so strong? Here’s how to deal with the bite of the raw onion. Read more »

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This Fruit Gives You the Most Bang for Your Buck

Lemons, limes, oranges, and grapefruits can change your cooking for the better–each one delivers a few ingredients in one compact and inexpensive package. Read more »

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