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Pass the Potato – Create your own potato bar!

Hot Potato! Party Idea for the Big Game: Bring Out a Baked Potato Bar

Who doesn’t love baked potatoes? A potato itself is a delicious, filling, and nutritious wonder. Potatoes are chock full of fiber, vitamin B6, and vitamin C, and antioxidants. They’re way affordable. Bake a big batch, then lay out a spread of tasty toppings to bring the ‘taters to the next level. Each guest can customize […]

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We’re Crazy for Calamari! Fresh from the Docks: A Healthy, Delicious, Thrifty Hero

We’re onto you! You order calamari in restaurants often, but you’re intimidated to pick up some squid from your Fairway Seafood counter and try your hand at cooking up the tasty mollusks (that’s the family which includes calamari, clams, and oysters). Fear no more. Squid is so easy to cook, so ridiculously well-priced, so tasty, and […]

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Pillowy Fairway Gnocchi: The Speediest, Tastiest Dinner Ever

Presto! Pronto! Need dinner in a snap? Need GOOD dinner in a snap? Brand new, super delicious Fairway gnocchi are here for you. Fairway Gnocchi are from the Veneto region of Italy, and they are by far the finest gnocchi in our considerable gnocchi experience.  They are made using fresh, specially grown, German potatoes.  They […]

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5 Healthy and Delicious Foods to Feast On in 2014

The New Year is all about reflection, resolution, and a fresh start.  Whether you vow to exercise two days a week, add one extra vegetable to your diet, or begin eating breakfast, even the smallest change can lead to a world of difference in how you look and, more importantly, feel. 

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Warm Up Winter with Seasonal, Delicious Produce! Plus 3 Healthy, Soul-Warming Recipes

The winter months mean frozen grounds, heavy snow, cozy fireplaces, and hot chocolate. Getting to the grocery store might seem like a hassle, but not when there is so much exciting seasonal winter produce to buy. Seasonal winter produce?! Yes, believe it or not, just because spring and summer are over doesn’t mean the fruit […]

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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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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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The Miraculous Coconut Oil!

I learned about the evils of coconut oil in high school biology class. Coconut oil = saturated fat oil. But finally! This tasty tropical stuff is having its much-deserved moment in the sun. It turns out coconut oil is way high up on our super-good-for-you food list. Here’s why we love it: 

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