Food for Thought: The Jolly History of Fruitcake

A holiday tale as old as time, fruitcake is often scoffed at and joked about, yet it continues to end up in festive spreads each year. Why?  Ancient Beginnings  To understand its significance, we need to jump back to the very beginning. Like very beginning. It’s said that in ancient Roman times, soldiers created a […]

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Merry and Bright Mocktails

There’s just something special about festive beverages during the holiday season. From hot cocoa to signature cocktails, certain drinks put us all in the spirit.  This year, we’re whipping up 2 holly jolly mocktails: homemade eggnog and Grinch-inspired punch. These recipes are great for a family-friendly movie night or get together. Pro tip: If you […]

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Cooking Together: Jacob’s Potato Latkes

Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights, is celebrated in the wintertime by lighting a menorah, reciting special prayers, cooking and eating symbolic foods, and more. The celebration commemorates the liberation of Jewish people from religious persecution around 164 B.C.  The miracle of Hanukkah refers to the rededication of the Second Temple. It’s believed that even […]

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Food for Thought: The Festive History of Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is warm, spiced, and everything nice. This classic drink is perfect for cozying up by the fire with friends and family and enjoying some good ol’ holiday magic. In this installment of Food for Thought, we’re looking at the origins of mulled wine and giving you a freshly steeped recipe for the perfect […]

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Food for Thought: The Simmering History of Slow Cookers

Let’s be real – making a home-cooked meal can be stressful! It’s hard to blame anyone for choosing takeout over spending hours monitoring pots and pans on a hot stove and cleaning the inevitable stack of dishes and utensils afterward. That’s why the slow cooker is such a magical kitchen tool – it removes practically all […]

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Cooking Together: Madison’s Peanut Blossom Cookies

Is there a better combo than peanut butter and chocolate? These warm, soft peanut butter cookies are topped with Hershey’s Kisses for a treat that is just as tasty as it is pretty. For Shipt Lead Social Media Specialist Madison B., these cookies remind her of childhood. Her mother, Bobbye, would make sweet treats for […]

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Cooking Together: Noehmi’s Enchiladas Rojas

Who doesn’t love enchiladas? Sweet and savory, this wrapped tortilla dish originated from Aztec cuisine and is a beloved staple in Mexican cuisine.  For Shipt digital merchandising specialist Noehmi R., she grew up eating her family’s signature rojas sauce with Abuelita chocolate. Noehmi’s family is from Mexico. Her mother, Dallana, grew up in Torreón in […]

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