Facts You Never Knew About French Fries

Believe it or not, potatoes aren’t native to anywhere in Europe. The spud crop is actually from South America, where it was first domesticated between 8000-5000 BCE in Peru and Bolivia. Eventually, potatoes were introduced to Europe through Spain via explorers who picked them up during their travels. The crop took root throughout the continent and became a major crop – and still is.

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Infographic: Finding the Perfect Gift for Father’s Day

Dads are hard to shop for - no ifs, ands, or buts about it. They hate getting more clothes ("Another tie? Really?") and they are already equipped with every tool in existence. But before you succumb to putting a bow around the latest action flick, take a look at our new collection of Father's Day gifts. They're perfect for Dad because each one is filled with tastes he loves, like gourmet snacks and sweet treats. And, to help you select the right basket, we've put together this infographic which makes shopping for Dad this Father's Day easier than ever.

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Recipe: Perfect Easy Coleslaw

The first warm day of the season signals that it’s finally time to break out the grill, which we promptly did yesterday afternoon! Our menu was traditional, consisting of delicious comfort foods, like perfectly cooked cheeseburgers, tortellini pasta salad, and, of course, classic coleslaw.

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How to Host the Perfect Movie Night…Just in Time for the Oscars

How to Host a Movie NightIn a few days, you’ll get to gush over glamorous gowns and watch Hollywood’s finest (and not so finest) parade around a red carpet. Don’t lie – I know you’re a little excited. But the thing about the Academy Awards is that generally you have to watch the nominated films to really enjoy the event. And, if you’re anything like me, you need to get on that. A movie night with friends is the best (albeit the most obvious) way to catch up the year’s most acclaimed flicks, and it can be even better with these tips:

Go Ahead, Make Their Night

Okay, first things first: select the movies. Since this night is completely built around whatever you’re watching, you need to pick out your titles ahead of time and plan the order in which they’ll be viewed.

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