A cheese board can be an easy and impressive entertaining option for parties, but intimidating if you're new to the game. To smooth the path to success, we got the lowdown on party dos (and don'ts!) from our own super-savvy specialty food expert, Ken Blanchette. … [Read more...] about Build the Perfect Cheese Board: Five Fast Tips
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If you’re partial to a heavenly piece of chocolate (and let’s be honest, who isn’t?) then you simply have to try a bar of cioccolata modicana from the oldest chocolatier in Sicily, Bonajuto (now available at FreshDirect). Read more to discover the fascinating story behind this enchanting chocolate. … [Read more...] about Introducing Bonajuto: Chocolate “for the Aficionado”
Peanut butter + jelly—both ingredients are great alone, but they’re a little more special when they’re together. In honor of the Month of Love, we asked the food experts around FreshDirect to share a few of their favorite combinations. What’s great on its own, but amazing when paired with a food friend? Let’s start with a few of my own perfect pairs after the jump! … [Read more...] about Perfect Food Pairs: These Flavors Are Even Better Together
Ask 7 different food fanatics what the best way to make a burger is... and you might come up with 14 different answers. At least that's what happened to us! In honor of Burger Week at the FreshDirect blog, we asked some of our on-site experts to tell us: “How do you top your burger?” Read on for their tantalizing ideas. Then tell us about YOUR ideal burger at the FreshDirect Facebook Wall. … [Read more...] about What’s the Best Way to Top a Burger?
When you're a cheese wiz — like our cheese and specialty foods buyer, Ken Blanchette — late spring and early summer mean a delicious seasonal flavor shift for many fresh cheeses. But you don't have to be an expert to get excited about fresh spring cheeses! Read on to learn about Ken's early-summer cheese favorites (both local treats and imports), score two affordable wines for perfect spring-cheese pairings and learn a little more about why eating seasonal cheese is so … [Read more...] about Pick & Pair Luscious Spring Cheeses