5 Kitchen and Cooking Tips and Tricks

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1. Prevent Boiling Water Overflows When boiling pasta or similar foods on the stove, the water has a tendency to boil over and make a mess. Prevent water from boiling over by laying a wooden spoon over the top of the pot. The water-repelling surface of the spoon causes the water to recede back down […]

Prepping For Your Christmas Dinner

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Christmas dinner is one of the most important meals of the year. There is no need to feel stressed out over Christmas dinner. By preparing a little in advance, you can enjoy your day stress-free! 1. Menu Figure out exactly how many guests will be attending a week prior to Christmas. This way, you can […]

Tips on How To Be a Better Cook


Have The Right Equipment The essential types of pots for one-pot meals are skillets, roasting pans, casserole dishes, crock pots, and salad bowls. Other essential cooking equipment is one or two saucepans and three cutting boards, one for meats, one for fruit, and one for veggies. Also, invest in a good chef’s knife, paring knife, […]

Thanksgiving Serving Size Guide


Thanksgiving is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start planning for how much food you’re going to serve. Use our Thanksgiving Serving Size Guide below to determine how much food you will need for this year’s Thanksgiving feast! You can also order your full Thanksgiving spread from Market Basket!

Ways To Reduce Food Waste At Home

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Studies show that, on average, modern Americans throw away nearly half of their annual food supply… that’s right, nearly HALF! That is a lot of food! To help address this issue, we have compiled a list of methods you can use to help cut down on food waste in your home. Simple practices like the […]

America’s Favorite Halloween Candy

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Halloween is the time for people of all ages to indulge in some yummy candy! Though, any candy is good to fill treat bags, here are the top ten favorite Halloween candies as ranked by trick-or-treaters! Market Basket wishes you a happy and safe Halloween!

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The Guide To Your Basic Food’s Shelf-Life


Do you ever allow your food to waste or spoil without realizing? Perhaps, you are unsure of how long your foods are actually good for? Well, here is a guide to the estimated shelf-life of the basic foods found in your pantry, fridge, and freezer: In The Pantry Canned Goods and Bottled Items: Generally, canned […]

Tips for Cutting These 5 Produce


Try these tricks for quick and easy ways to cut your fruits and veggies and please remember to always use caution when handling knives: Slicing Avocados Items Needed: Avocado Spoon Knife Steps: Use a knife to cut around the avocado’s pit and twist apart the two halves. Hit the pit with the knife to lodge […]

Football Tailgating Party Foods


Football season is finally here and people all over the United States are excited to get together with family and friends to watch their favorite teams battle it out on the field. Everyone knows that good food and football go hand-in-hand, so if you are planning a football tailgating party of your own this season, […]

Back To School Lunch Ideas For Kids


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. […]