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From Our Wine Sage: In Praise of Wines in Boxes, Cans, and Beyond!

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to welcome our wildly knowledgeable Fairway Wines & Spirits experts to our blog. Andrew, take it away!    I’m ready to declare victory in the battle for acceptance of screw caps as a viable — if not, in many cases, better — alternative to natural cork. Synthetic cork is an abomination [...]

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Don’t be Intimidated! Cooking Delicious Artichokes is SO Easy: 3 Great Recipes

In Europe in the mid 1500’s, consumption of the artichoke was considered scandalous because it was reputed to be an aphrodisiac. Wild. These days, you won’t scandalize anyone by chowing down on these luscious springtime veggies. Though you may woo the lucky artichoke eater with their supreme yumminess. Artichokes entice with a subtle, earthy, and [...]

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These Gluten-Free, Internationally-Inspired, Totally Tasty Meals Make Us Happy

If we were to tell you there was a new line of super-flavorful meals made with 100% natural ingredients (absolutely zero artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives)…where would you look for it? In the FROZEN SECTION? Absolutely. The company is called Seven Spoons. They team up with accomplished chefs to create restaurant-style dishes with bold, authentic [...]

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We’re Crazy for New Fairway Quinoa! + 4 Easy Quinoa Recipes to Cook Up Tonight

Quinoa looks like a grain, smells like a grain, and tastes like a grain…but quinoa is actually a vegetable.  A member of the beetroot and spinach family, quinoa is known as a superfood for its high fiber and protein content.  Quinoa is also a vegan’s dream as it is a complete protein and packed with [...]

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20 Ways to Make Delicious Use of our New Fairway Tapenades

Tapenade is a beloved Provençal classic (the word tapenade comes from the Provençal word “tapeno,” meaning “caper”). We are proud to introduce our new line of equally awesome Italian-made tapenades with highest quality Italian ingredients.  They’re imported direct—straight from Modena to Fairway. Choose from three wonderful varieties: 

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We All Scream for Ice Cream: 5 Incredible Ice Creams that Belong in your Freezer NOW

We love all food with a fiery passion, but there is something extra happy-making about ice cream (and gelato, sorbet, fro-yo, milkshakes, sundaes…). Ice cream is good for the soul. We happen to carry an awesome, delicious cornucopia of ice cream. If you’re going to indulge, don’t just settle for any ol’ pint. Here are [...]

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Get Ready for Spring with Aromatic Springy Spices

Spring has not quite sprung, but why not start eating like it’s springtime?  What does that mean?  Time to move your cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves to the back of the spice cabinet (though we do love those), and let the bright flavors of spring fill your kitchen.  Ginger, mint, and parsley will be sure to [...]

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Make This for Dinner: Steven’s Wife Michelle’s Lentil Soup

This lentil soup is more like a stew than a soup, really. Steven likes to give his bowl of it a slash of an early-harvest monocultivar extra-virgin olive oil of which Fairway imports DOZENS. Here’s the recipe. It’s wildly simple. 

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Flash Frozen: 10 Tasty Reasons to Stock Up On Frozen Fruits and Veggies

Frozen fruits and vegetables often get a bad rap—think old fashioned microwaved carrots and peas sapped of any nutritional value.  The truth is there are many amazing benefits to eating frozen produce.  Frozen fruits and vegetables save you time, save you money from the high prices of imported produce, and contain even more nutritional value [...]

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The New York International Olive Oil Competition Returns to New York!

This is rock ‘n roll. This is exciting, big stuff. This April, New York City will host the most important extra virgin olive oil contest the world has ever seen. It is only right that Fairway Market—New York’s beloved EVOO mecca—sponsor this 3-day extravaganza of great chefs, serious food, seminars, conversation, and of course, wonderful [...]

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