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Hot Soups Cold Storage

Hot Soups, Cold Storage

January 02, 2014

Keep warm all winter long by brushing off the soup pot and stocking up the freezer!

Perfect Sandwich

Make the Perfect Sandwich, Every Time

April 14, 2015

There are a few things that separate a good sandwich from a great one.

Cozy Sunday Morning

The Cozy Sunday Morning

December 03, 2015

D.I.Y Holiday Gift Basket

Instant Antipasto

The Instant Antipasto

December 03, 2015

D.I.Y Holiday Gift Basket

Pasta Night For Two

Pasta Night for Two

December 03, 2015

D.I.Y Holiday Gift Basket

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5 Simple, Hearty After-School Snacks

August 10, 2016

Shake up your snack habits with a few new ideas that take only minutes to prepare.

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Upgrade Your Tailgate with this Flavor-Packed Grilled Sausage Bar

September 28, 2016

Tailgating season is upon us, and our favorite way to celebrate this year is with a grilled sausage bar.

Kids At Thanksgiving Blog

5 Dishes that Kids Can Help Make at Thanksgiving

November 16, 2016

It’s actually very hard to mess up the basics of Thanksgiving dinner, which makes it a perfect meal for young kids to help with. The following are some recipes for which kids can really take ownership with very little supervision.

Thanksgiving Leftovers Blog

5 Ways to Transform Thanksgiving Leftovers

November 16, 2016

Thanksgiving is the holiday that keeps on giving, if you use those leftovers wisely. Transforming those extra vegetables, roast turkey, stuffing and even bread from the table can have you eating pretty (and feeling thankful!) all week long.

Wrap It In Bacon Blog

'Tis the Season to Bacon-Wrap Everything!

November 29, 2016

Is there anything that bacon doesn’t make better? Wait, is that a trick question? Here are some of our very favorite things to wrap in bacon.

Bacon Gift Basket Blog

The Bacon Lover’s Basket

December 07, 2016

This is the gift for those who love bacon above all else.

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The Instant Salami Party Basket

December 07, 2016

One of Applegate’s newest products is practically an instant party - the Natural Genoa Salami Trio offers a selection of conveniently sliced peppered, herbed and classic salami.

Baked Potato Bar Blog

5 Fully-Loaded Baked Potatoes for the Big Game

January 27, 2017

With the right toppings, a baked potato bar will make everyone at your big game party happy, vegetarians and carnivores alike.

Avocado Blog

5 Fresh Spins on Avocado Toast

March 27, 2017

Are you in an avocado toast rut? Here are five variations that will help you get your "avo mojo" back.

Prosciutto Blog

Prosciutto Party

June 20, 2017

Applegate Naturals® Prosciutto is the perfect ingredient for summer entertaining—this paper-thin, Italian-style dry-cured ham is so naturally delicious that it needs very little embellishment.

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5 Steps To An Easy Beach Picnic

August 03, 2017

When our family hits the shore this August, we have a plan for lunch so we can maximize our beach time, save money and—this is super important—stay hydrated.

Stress Free Tips For Your Kids Lunch

Stress-Free Tips for Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch

August 28, 2017

Some of us have already slipped back into the school routine, while others are just facing that shift. It can be daunting to return to that hard-and-fast schedule after weeks of a more relaxed one. I work from home, and one of the toughest parts for me is getting it together in the morning to pack a lunch for our son, but over the years I’ve developed some practices that make it less of a scramble every morning. Here are 5 Stress-Free Tips for Packing Your Kid’s School Lunch.

Jarred Salad Blog

10 Colorful & Easy Jarred Salad Ideas

October 06, 2017

Packing a salad in a mason jar is a great way to transport lunch—it’s a compact container into which you can really cram a lot of goodness.

Dips Blog

Score With These Dips at Your Next Tailgate

October 12, 2017

Be the MVP at your next tailgate with these delicious dip recipes.

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How to Set Up a Beautiful, Bountiful Bacon Bar

November 08, 2017

Bacon is the great equalizer (everyone has that one friend who says they’re a vegetarian “except for bacon!”), and it also makes a great centerpiece to a party. We love to showcase another side of this favorite breakfast meat by setting up a bacon bar full of sweet treats.

Thanksgiving Blog

Add Big Flavor to Your Holiday Table with These Recipe Ideas

November 20, 2017

With winter entertaining on the horizon, we’re always looking for ways to maximize flavor and make a memorable spread with a modicum of effort. Here are some of our favorite dishes that help make your holiday table pop.

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Powering through the Season of Giving (read: Shopping)

November 21, 2017

No matter how you approach your holiday gift-giving, eating well can give you the energy to last longer and stay more focused than your fellow shoppers. Keep these following tips in mind for when you're planning the next shopping spree..

Charcuterie board with Applegate products

How To Build A Beautiful Charcuterie Board with Applegate Meats and Cheeses

November 27, 2017

Explore step-by-step guidance on constructing a vibrant and mouthwatering charcuterie board featuring a variety of cured meats, cheeses, fruits, vegetables, and more. Elevate your entertaining skills with this comprehensive guide enriched by Applegate's exceptional products.

Baked Sweet Potatoes Blog

Baked Sweet Potatoes with Whole30 Compliant Toppings

February 19, 2018

Baked sweet potatoes make an almost perfect meal—morning, noon or night. And they’re so easy to make.