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Seasonal Favorite: Pumpkin, Avocado & Black Bean Slow Cooker Chili

With Halloween just around the corner, why not carve pumpkins while letting your crockpot cook for you? Our Pumpkin, Avocado, and Black Bean Chili is a wonderful variation on traditional chili that freezes well and tastes even better as leftovers. Using Fairway canned tomatoes and dried spices, your chili is well on its way to […]

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How to Carve Your Fairway Turkey: Our Experts Break It Down

Thanksgiving is right around the corner. You’ve already pre-ordered your perfect Fairway turkey. Your home will soon be fragrant with cooking smells and buzzing with family and friends. At my Thanksgiving table, grandpa carves the perfect Fairway bird with his whirring electric knife…oh so slowly, precisely, and beautifully. No matter your own turkey carving ritual, […]

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Meet Our Farmer Merv, The Man Behind Fairway Local, Antibiotic-Free Turkey

Fairway Market has always boasted a wonderful turkey selection, but this Thanksgiving is different. It’s the first year we have our very own Fairway Turkey, proudly bearing a Fairway Label. (PS: pre-order now! Today is your last chance, don’t miss it! Choose from Merv’s Fairway Turkeys and an incredible array of other fine turkey choices.) […]

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Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving! 5 Tips for a Good-For-You Day and 3 Delicious Thanksgiving Recipes

Thanksgiving is hands down my favorite holiday.  Rooted in family tradition, Thanksgiving is one of those rare occasions where my family’s dress code is pajamas only, excuse to leave the couch is to throw around a football, and highlight of the day is of course Thanksgiving dinner. Thanksgiving is also my favorite because it happens […]

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Cook at Home this Thanksgiving! Great Sides Dishes for Holiday Happiness

In our go-go-go-go lives, it’s hard to find time to stop and smell the roses. Or, to stop and make a pumpkin pie. But the rewards are so much greater than the sum of the parts (eggs, brown sugar, pumpkin, fragrant cloves). The tactile experience–the mixing, spooning, slicing, dicing, flipping–can be deeply meditative, therapeutic. Cooking […]

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Pumpkin Pasta Perfection

Editor’s Note: We’re excited to welcome nutrition expert and food-lover Rebecca Elbaum to On Our Plate!   It was October and I was still a bit in denial that summer was over.  As much as I love wearing sweaters and scarves and eating butternut squash soup and apple cake, I found it difficult to put away my sundresses […]

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Celebrate Fall with Somethin’ Pumpkin at Fairway

Pumpkin season is here in full swing, and we’re surrounded by pumpkins…which is a pretty great place to be. Pumpkin’s deep orange flesh and sweet flavor make it a wonderful food for the fall table. Canned pumpkin is easy to use and always available, but fresh pumpkin is worth the extra prep for real, unique […]

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Getting to the Root: Root Veggie Season is Here!

The classic Thanksgiving menu is a veritable root veg celebration: mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, candied yams, roasted carrots. Turkey Day is behind us, but the time to feast on root veggies is now.   Root vegetables are starchy tubers and taproots (bulbs and rhizomes are often thought of as root veggies, too). They’re one of the world’s staple […]

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Gobble! Gobble! What We’re Eagerly Anticipating Devouring this Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving! What a perfect holiday for cooks and food-lovers. The autumnal bounty gets translated into no-holds-barred fall feasting. Perhaps you’ve already been mulling over the menu for weeks. There are pies to bake and potatoes to mash and turkeys to carve. Fairway Market is buzzing with food shoppers stocking their kitchen with green beans, […]

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Why Round Challah? (You Don’t Have To Be Jewish to <3 Challah!)

In NYC challah is a part of the culture. For many of us who are of the Jewish faith a challah is the sign of a celebration, a festival meal be it Shabbat or a High Holiday.  Our weddings and bar/bat mitzvah celebrations begin with a special blessing on a challah, a “Motzi”, as it […]

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