Back To School Lunch Ideas For Kids

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With most schools starting later this month, we thought we would help out the moms who need some ideas for what to pack in their kids’ school lunches. Apples and carrots are in season in Southeast Texas and Southwest Louisiana during August, which means it’s a perfect time to include them in your kids’ lunches. […]

Market Basket Addresses Recent Media Reports

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Market Basket in Texas and Louisiana not affiliated with stores in New England The Market Basket name has appeared in recent news reports both locally and national regarding turmoil within the management chain of stores located in New England. However, none of these stories relate to the Texas or Louisiana Market Basket stores. “We have […]

Grocery Store Customer Service: Key Elements

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It’s no secret: customer service is a crucial component of any successful business. This is especially true for grocery stores. According to the 2011 Empathica Consumer Insights Panel: Grocery Report, 97% of consumers value good customer service at a grocery store. Below are a few key customer service features every supermarket should have: Customer Assistance Locating […]

The Germiest Places In Your Kitchen

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Often the germiest places in kitchens are overlooked, which is pretty scary being that the kitchen is where meals are prepared. If your kitchen isn’t kept clean, your family’s risk of getting sick is dramatically increased. Below are often overlooked places to focus on while cleaning the kitchen: Cutting Boards Left over food scraps are […]

Back to School Savings

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Buying school supplies for the new school year can be an expensive venture. This is why it’s important to shop at the right places and plan out what you need before you leave the house. Below are some tips you can use to save money this year when purchasing new school supplies. Check What You […]

July is National Watermelon Month!

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July is National Watermelon Month, so we thought we would share some facts and pointers to get you in the spirit! Picking a Good Watermelon Look the watermelon over. You are looking for a firm, symmetrical watermelon that has no bruises, cuts, or dents. Pick it up. The watermelon should be heavy, because it is […]

How to Properly Clean Your Pots and Pans

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Properly caring for your pots and pans is important, not only to ensure the quality and taste of your food, but to prolong the life of your cookware. All Pots and Pans (Besides Cast Iron) Hand-wash your cookware using a sponge and hot, soapy water. Beware: some dishwasher detergents can damage your cookware. Check with […]

4 Steps To A Clean Fridge

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When was the last time you deep-cleaned your fridge? The refrigerator is one of your kitchen’s most important assets, so it is important to take some time every once in a while and give it some love. Here is a step-by-step guide to cleaning out your fridge. 1. Get Rid of Old Food Throw out […]

Five Clever Kitchen and Cooking Tips

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Unless you’ve put in the time needed to become an expert chef, the kitchen can be a confusing place at times. Market Basket would like to share a few eye-opening kitchen “tricks of the trade” to make your experience in the kitchen a little bit easier. Here are five kitchen and cooking tips: 1. Easily […]

A Non-Toxic Way To Clean Your Oven

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Cleaning your oven is a task that most people dread, but it has to be done, so you might as well do it right. It is important to avoid using toxic cleaning agents when cleaning your oven, as you don’t want to risk tainting your food while it cooks. Here are some step-by-step instructions for […]