Oh. My. Gourd. (An Autumn Squash Guide)

Weird but true: nothing says fall like winter squash. So named because these hearty gourds keep during the colder months — and fun fact: actually become progressively more nutrient dense as they grow though the seasons — winter squash brightens…

How to Use Up End of Summer Farmer’s Market Finds

Smoothies, juice, and popsicles: Still drowning in strawberries and stone fruit? (Lucky!) Freeze ’em to enjoy in your morning green smoothie come winter. Or get juicing! Juice fresh melon, ginger, cucumber and lime to get your glow on, or freeze…

Pumpkin Spice Err’thang

Anyone out there ready for autumn? How many days of lounging poolside, piña colada in hand, must we endure?! Honestly, when it comes to light sweaters, rich colors, clean notebooks, and warming foods, I say bring on the fall!! Amidst the…

We Might Go Bacon Your Heart…

Can we just chew on the bacon craze for a moment? Several years ago, we started seeing bacon in every pastry, ice cream sundae, and bottle of infused vodka this side of carnivorous America… not to mention the bacon perfume,…

Spice Rack Essentials

  What do you need in your seasoning arsenal? Read on, spice-happy friend.   Bay leaves These aromatic, deep green leaves are sold whole and dried. Add them to stocks and stews to impart a woodsy flavor, and remove before…

Happy Mother’s Day!

Despite your youthful transgressions and the tattoo that makes her cringe to this day, your mom loves you. And all those years, she fed you. We asked our Home Chef team about their favorite mom-made dishes and the stories behind them.…

Ingredients in the Raw: Turmeric

  Turmeric may sound like an exotic spice, but it may in fact have been one of the earliest foods you ate–even if you were that kid who refused to eat anything but hot dogs, ketchup and mustard. Well, actually…

Home Chef Coast to Coast

  It’s all happening! Home Chef is expanding its delivery service to include the West Coast and additional East Coast locations. That means we now supply over 90% of the U.S. with perfectly portioned ingredients and chef-designed recipes.    …

Feel-good Foods

  Sometimes you need a little somethin’ somethin’ to perk you up midweek. Even the most chipper among us have off days, and daily stresses can take a toll on your outlook. We get it. While you may want to…

Home Chef Dinner Parties: Fondue Friday

Home Chef Dinner Parties are hosted by real people who love entertaining, but don’t necessarily love extraneous prep work. Enter: Home Chef.   There’s something very communal about fondue (read the Swiss dish’s cheesy origin story here). A bubbling pot of…