Can We Tell How Many Kids You Have Based on Your Grocery List?

When you hit the grocery store, do you leave with your body weight in groceries? We’ve been there. When you add in shopping for the tiny or not-so-tiny-anymore humans in your life, you’ll be amazed just how much those mouths can eat. Add that to your larger, adult-sized appetite and you’ll realize your cart gets…

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Wild Card Recipe Ingredients We Didn’t Expect

Cooking is a delicate art. A teaspoon too much salt could disrupt the dish, and a 1/4 cup of water could be the difference between a creamy or runny sauce. When you’re trying a new dish for the first time, chances are you’re copying the recipe to the letter. But, have you ever been gathering…

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We Asked and You Answered: Poll Results Revealed

Basket is a community built by shoppers, for shoppers. Every member of our savings-savvy family comes equipped with a unique insight on how to score some serious savings at the grocery store. That’s why we like to ask your opinion on things: because your insights give us a deeper glimpse into how you like to…

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Can We Tell Where You’re From Based on Your Breakfast?

You know what they say: Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Breakfast is like a universal language – no matter who or where you are, starting the day with a good meal sets a positive tone for the rest of the day. Not to mention the boost of energy and brain power…

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What Your Favorite Cheese Says About You

If you ask us, cheese is one of the best things on Earth. The beauty of nature, saving lots of money on groceries, the birth of your first child – all are great. But, cheese? Yeah, it’s pretty up there. Did you know there are over 1,800 types of cheese, created in 74 countries around…

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What Your Favorite Fruit Says About You

Here at Basket, it’s pretty obvious that we love heavy carbs, decadent dairy, and lush sweets. But, we know that the key to a balanced diet (and Shopping List!) is to include delicious fruits and veggies too. So, what better time to honor some of our favorite produce than during National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable…

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How to Achieve a ‘Basket’ Load of Success

Do groundbreaking ideas start out that way? Or are there lessons learned, tests conducted and evolved strategies that steer an idea to phenomenal success? We pondered this as Basket board member Jeff Webber addressed the entire Basket team recently at an offsite summit. Webber has more than 20 years of experience as a successful tech…

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Make Pork Chops and Cherry Couscous for Four People for Under $15!

Is your wallet on a budget, but your stomach isn’t? We get that. We also understand that having to feed four people tends to be a bit more pricey than just yourself. But, fret not. At Basket, we value a solid budget recipe – one that makes you look like a gourmet chef, when in…

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Stop Everything: It’s Mac and Cheese Day

Every year, there’s one day in particular that the Basket team just cannot wait for. You might guess that we’re referring to our birthdays, or a company anniversary. But, if you read the title for this blog you’ll know exactly what we’re talking about: Mac and Cheese Day! Yes, July 14 is National Mac and…

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What Your Favorite Type of French Fry Says about You

There’s a plethora of reasons to love potatoes: they’re low in calories and high in nutrients, you can make alcohol with them, and – best of all – they give us french fries! While we love a creamy mashed potato, a roasted garlic potato, and a good old fashioned baked potato, nothing quite compares to…

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