May 2014

Green Garbanozos

How Fresh Garbanzo Beans Get Dried

The sudden appearance of fresh chickpeas at the farmers’ market got contributor Suzanne wondering about the chickpeas she’d been eating out of cans, dried, or—most of the time—in hummus all my life. What iss the relationship between these tiny green beans and the more familiar products? This spring, she found out. Read more »

5 Tips for Assembling Spring Rolls

Summer roll mastery is easier than it looks. Before you embark on this week’s Vegetarian Summer Rolls with Spicy Peanut Sauce, read the tips below (and watch our quick video) to see how to create neat, tasty summer rolls as quickly as humanly possible. Read more »

Customer Cooking Style

One of our favorite things to do at the end of the day is to tune-in to the #BlueApron hashtag to check out what you’ve been cooking up across the country that night. In an effort to say thanks for sharing all of your wonderful photos, we’re highlighting some of our favorites.. Take a look at these beautiful home style snaps, and see how your fellow chefs are presenting their dinners. Read more »

The Blue Apron Guide to Reheating Your Leftovers

Blue Apron meals are pre-portioned so you can avoid extra ingredients cluttering up your refrigerator, but sometimes you may be cooking for one or simply can’t finish your half of the Chicken, Baby Artichoke & Spinach Casserole. Leftovers happen, but they don’t have to go to waste. Though simple microwave reheating can’t always get your dish back to its former just-cooked glory,  our tips will help you reinvigorate almost anything that’s been left languishing in your fridge.
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Fluffy Buttermilk Pancakes

You need to know how to make pancakes. You, with the expertise in meatball formation and molten chocolate cake-baking and summer roll assembly. Pancakes are essential breakfast food, because they’re not so much a food as an expression of love. Here’s our recipe for a fluffy buttermilk batch. Read more »

How to Make a Pan Sauce for Your Steak

The main factors for making a perfect steak happen long before you think about sauce. You want a flavorful cut of meat, a hot pan, and a good pinch of salt. Often, a squeeze of lemon is all the sauce a steak needs. But other times, a simple pan sauce can take your steak up a notch, to the gourmet regions of restaurant-style cooking. Read more »

How To Make Restaurant-Style Crispy Hash Browns at Home

Every month, Lori Yates from Foxes Love Lemons takes a lesson she learned in culinary school, while working with some of the country’s best chefs, and brings it into the home kitchen, where her tips will help make you a faster, better, and more confident cook. Welcome to her column, Home Chef.  Her post today is all about mastering the process of making hash browns at home–exactly the type you’d get in a diner. Pair them with one of our homemade breakfast recipes. Read more »

Mother’s Day Recipe Collection Contest Winner: Prosciutto and Arugula Pizza!

Thanks to everyone who submitted their mom’s recipe into our Mother’s Day Recipe Collection Contest! Thanks to everyone who submitted their mom’s recipe into our Mother’s Day Recipe Collection Contest! If you’re looking for some crazy-delicious comfort food to serve mom on her special day, check out the recipe collection entries or check out our Mother’s Day Pinterest board for some inspiration. Read more »

How to Make a Vegetable Bouquet

This Mother’s Day, why not embrace your wholesome foodie lifestyle and bring mom a bouquet that’ll nourish her spirit and her body? That’s right, instead of flowers, we’re bundling beautiful vegetables together to make bouquets. Read more »

Five-Ingredient Lemon Bread Pudding – Made with Croissants!

Croissants bring a lot to the table in this incredible five-ingredient lemon bread pudding. Read more »

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