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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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Celebrating Dairy Month with Dairy GIFs You’ll Have a Cow Over

Basket co-founder and president @AndyEllwood recently tweeted a poll asking users if, “Some occasions/life moments just can’t be summarized with a GIF.” Whereas 67% of people answered true, we’re not ashamed to say that we voted for false. So, when it came time to celebrate National Dairy Month this June, we figured what a better time to…

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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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Basket Budget Menu: New Year’s Eve 2018 Edition

With the days of 2018 dwindling, the team at Basket is getting fired up for 2019. A fresh start for more savings, better budgeting, and a slew of brand new recipes, we’re ready to ring in 2019 with a bang. So, of course, we bring to you the New Year’s Eve Basket Budget Menu –…

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Basket Budget Menu: Thanksgiving Edition

As we all gather around the dinner table this Thursday, we’ll say our thanks for the things in life that we hold most dear: our friends, our family, and our good health. If you’re Team Basket, you’ll also say a big thank you for our community of smart shoppers, grocery store price comparison, and for…

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