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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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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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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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Scoring a Touchdown with Game Day Savings

T-minus three days until the Big Game. If you’ll be hosting a viewing party for the Big Game, snacks will absolutely be expected. After all, how will you keep guests fueled throughout halftime dance parties, nail-biting tackles, and fumbles in the fourth-quarter without snacks? While football is obviously the star this Sunday, we all know…

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Adding Seasonal Flavors to Spruce Up Your Favorite Dishes for Winter

Drinking hot cocoa next to the Christmas tree in your favorite pajamas. Lighting the menorah while the rugelach bakes. Building a gingerbread house while sipping on warm mulled wine. Even the thought of these cozy flavors warms you from the inside out. As the temperature drops nationwide, our favorite foods become warmer, spicier, and more…

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How To: Brunch on a Budget

In 2018, there is not a meal more trendy than brunch. Not breakfast, not lunch, but brunch: The in-between meal during which it’s socially acceptable to add eggs or avocado to anything. Plus, down it with a mimosa. Here at Basket, we’ve been big brunch fans for years. So if you ask us, everyone is a…

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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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Capture the Sunset in Your Dishes for Capture the Sunset Week

The third week of July is special: It’s Capture the Sunset Week! As the mellow calm of summer seeps in, this is the perfect time to admire the many colors of the sunset. From vivid oranges to vibrant pinks, deep purples and streaks of red, sunsets are a magnificent sight. While Capture the Sunset Week…

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Basket Budget Menus: Memorial Day BBQ in a Pinch

What a better way to welcome summer than by whipping up a bunch of tasty dishes with friends and family. Memorial Day is a time when the temperatures are rising, delicious fruits and veggies are coming into season, and sales are popping up left and right. If you’re throwing a Memorial Day get-together, you don’t…

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