Celebrate International Day of Friendship with Better-Together Foods

Across the globe, friends are sharing memories, laughs, and hugs to celebrate International Day of Friendship. And when we say “international” – we mean it! From India to Argentina, Brazil to Peru, and the United States to Finland, International Day of Friendship is meant to celebrate friendship worldwide. The holiday was declared on July 30,…

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Your National Chicken Wing Day Recipe Collection

Do you see that, about to round the corner? There’s a holiday rapidly approaching, and we’ve got our wet-naps at the ready. Behold – it’s National Chicken Wing Day! Celebrated annually on July 29, National Chicken Wing Day is a celebration for Americans nationwide. And really, Americans are not afraid to show their love of…

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You Don’t Have to be a Chef to Celebrate Culinarians Day!

Here’s the sad truth: You can adore the Food Network, love browsing the grocery store, and stalk Pinterest for new recipes (give us a follow over there if you haven’t already!), and still be a terrible cook. We know – it’s not for lack of trying! But, cooking is a delicate art that not all of…

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National Junk Food Day (The Basket Way)

Fellow junk food lovers rejoice! We have a day to revel in all the sugar, empty calories, and bad-for-you goodness we could imagine: It’s National Junk Food Day! In case you were unaware of this majestic holiday, National Junk Food Day occurs every July 21 to the delight of every salty and sweet fan out there. While…

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Perfect Picnics on a Budget for National Picnic Month

July kicks off the start of National Picnic Month. With endless amounts of sunshine, longer days, and mild nights, what better time to gather friends and family and enjoy a meal in the great outdoors? Whether you head to a local park, the beach, or even your own backyard, a picnic is the time to…

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Celebrate National Blueberry Month with a New Recipe Each Week

In July of 2003, the United States Department of Agriculture officially proclaimed July as National Blueberry Month in the United States! So, what does that mean? That you should celebrate by doubling, tripling, even quadrupling your typical blueberry consumption this month! But, we understand that even though these delicious, poppable berries are a scrumptious treat,…

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How to Observe National Eat Your Beans Day the Basket Way

Beans, beans, the magical fruit! The more you eat, the more you — well, you know the rest. As a savory BBQ side dish, blended into creamy perfection, or topping a loaded burrito, beans are one of the most versatile foods. Not only can they easily be incorporated into a variety of dishes, but they’re…

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How to Stay Cool during the Longest Day of Summer

We like to think of Summer Solstice as the tipping point of the seasons. In science-speak, Summer Solstice is when the Northern Hemisphere receives more daylight than any other day of the year. In easier to understand lingo, Summer Solstice is simply the longest day of the entire year on this side of the planet,…

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Le Vie en Rose: Discovering if Rose Petals are Edible for Rose Month

Did you know that June is National Rose Month? While this might be conjuring up thoughts of rose petals delicately strewn across silk pillowcases and trails of petals leading to a perfectly clean kitchen (what? you can’t say the thought of a clean house isn’t romantic), that’s not exactly what we were thinking. Actually, we…

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Our Favorite Pull-Apart Foods to Celebrate National Accordion Month

Ready for some awesome news you can use? June is National Accordion Month! Why is this important? Because aside from the totally rad accordion-playing peeps that are celebrating this month, some of our favorite, most drool-worthy recipes mimic the art of the accordion. We’re talking about pull-apart foods. Foods that only really release their goodness…

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