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How to Grill Fish en Papillote (+3 amazing recipes)

Eat July 19, 2018

En papillote — also known as cooking “in a packet” — is a fuss-free and flavorful way to cook seafood. Continue reading to learn more about the technique sophisticated enough to be used in fancy restaurants but simple enough to work at home, too.

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How to Grill Pineapple (+some addictive toppings)

Eat July 16, 2018

The vibrantly sweet, tropical fruit only gets better with some char marks, so learn how to grill pineapple in a few easy steps and enjoy every juicy bite.

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Infused Water: Simple, Delicious, & BEAUTIFUL!

Eat July 3, 2018

Hydrate like a pro with our refreshingly simple infused water ideas.

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Sam says:

You are WONDERFUL ! Thank You

Jacqueline says:

YOU’RE wonderful!

Angela Murrell says:

I was wondering if you can put bananas in the water if infuse that banana taste? Please email answer to tish240@hotmail.com.. Thank you!

Barbara West says:

Thank you for this beautiful & sensible recipe. Those of you making infused water – PLEASE FOLLOW INSTRUCTIONS EXACTLY!!! You cannot overstate this as the possibility of bacterial growth, especially botulism, in infused water or oil if instructions is possible and the health consequences can be severe. The method given here is safe and in line with the CDC guidelines. Thank you again for a beautiful and safe recipe!

Jacqueline says:

Barbara – so happy you enjoyed this post!

Susan M. says:

Some of the recipes are gluten free and some are not. It doesn’t appear that there is a choice to go all gluten free. I have to be. What is your recommendation please.

Jacqueline says:

Hi Susan,

Ingredient transparency is incredibly important to us, and we set out to make sure you know exactly what’s in your food. While we don’t offer a gluten free plan, we do try to include 2-3 gluten free meals per week. All GF recipes are clearly marked as such, and you’ll have access to this information as well as the full recipe itself even before checkout. Otherwise, substituting and omitting is super easy, as everything is packaged and labeled separately. You’ll also see a full ingredients list and nutritional breakdown for each recipe on our website before you choose your meals.

If you have further questions about how HelloFresh can work for your dietary needs, please feel free to reach out to our dietitian Rebecca at nutrition@hellofresh.com! You can also email us at hello@hellofresh.com or call us at (800) 733-2414. We’d be more than happy to chat with you!

Heidi vanwyngaarden says:

You should be careful if you take medicine to double check with your doctor or pharmacist that any fruit, herb, or vegetable infused in your water is safe to drink as there are contradictions and dangerous side effects that may happen if taken to closely together.

Jordan Schultz says:

Good thinking Heidi!

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A Guide For How To Cook Chicken Like a Pro

Tips & Tricks April 7, 2018

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about the ins and outs of cooking chicken, straight from the HelloFresh test kitchen…

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Diana Eoll says:

Very informative. I thought I knew how to cook chicken, but I learned several new things with this guide

Jacqueline Parisi says:

So happy to hear that, Diana!!

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10 Ways to Repurpose Leftover Fresh Herbs

Tips & Tricks March 28, 2018

Don’t let those fresh herbs go to waste! 

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Lynn says:

Infuse in TITO’s Vodka!

Jordan Schultz says:

This is the only right answer!

Davis Dassori says:

Sorry, but pesto made with anything but basil and pine nuts is sacrilege in my family. I still have the marble mortar and big wooden pestle that my Genoese great-grandmother brought with her from Italy in 1868.

That said, I’m going to try the cilantro recipe and go to Confession afterwards.

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A Guide For How To Cook Fish Like a Pro

Tips & Tricks March 3, 2018

Getting perfectly cooked fish is a lot easier than you think. The key? Knowing the basics. After that, all you need is a little bit of practice to cook deliciously simple seafood recipes like a pro.

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Daniellle Hughes says:

Thank you This is AWESOME helps me a great deal just to know when I am doing it correctly. I have a question please. I LOVE the hello fresh Demi Glaze I would be interested in buying this in larger amounts for the family is this possible?

Jordan Schultz says:

Hi Danielle– Jordan here from our community team. We’re so glad to hear that you’re loving your ingredients. I’m afraid that the demi glaze is a private label HelloFresh product, so you would not be able to find it in stores.

rita rotella says:

thank you …
very informative…recipes sound delicious!

Marie says:

I love all the seafood dishes from HelloFresh. I am so happy that we have found you.

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Top 10 Foods for Heart Health (Hint: Think Red!)

Tips & Tricks February 13, 2018

What better time to talk about your heart than February? Now we know what you're thinking: Valentine's Day! But what most people don't realize is that February is also American (...)

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How to Cook the Perfect Steak

Eat February 6, 2018

The word steak conjures up many thoughts: juicy, tender, meaty, flavorful, mouthwatering – and yet many home cooks struggle to get it right. Fear not! With these 10 tips, you’ll learn how to cook the perfect steak every time.

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Brad says:

Great article with beautiful photos, thanks! But I have to correct you that searing does NOT “lock in the juices as it cooks.” That’s an old myth many times disproven.

Jordan Schultz says:

Interesting. Thanks for sharing that, and for your kind words, Brad!

Elizabeth Sherwood says:

I have had some issues with the steaks provided through Hello Fresh. I would love to get one good sized steak, whatever cut in may be, cook it properly then divide it onto two plates. What I’ve been getting lately are two paper thin steaks that are impossible to cook to rare with a sear. I have resorted to sous vide to tenderize, then I brown them quickly and slice against the grain to serve. Still disappointing. I’m avoiding any choice lately that has “steak” in its title. My daughter has the same complaint. Otherwise I’m a long term happy customer!

Jacqueline Parisi says:

Noted, Elizabeth! Thank you so much for the feedback. We take it very seriously and will be sure to pass this along to our culinary team.

Derek Dewitt says:

I’ve been put in charge of cooking dinner tonight so this is exactly what I needed. I like that you suggest letting the meat sit while it cooks a bit and absorbs the juices. I’ll have to try this and hope it the steak isn’t dry like last time. Thanks for the help!

There is a new pan i just tired and it was amazing. I cooked a ried Salmon and the flavor was amazing and was crispy crust like fresh out the oven. You can check it out. https://quickypan.com/

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8 Must-Use Cooking Hacks From The Fresh Fam

Tips & Tricks January 17, 2018

Rule your kitchen like a pro with these tips and tricks. We guarantee you’ll ask yourself “why didn’t I think of that?” at least once.

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mary peters says:

Thank you for thee fun and GREAT ideas ! Especially appreciate the exercise tips !

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What to Eat Before and After Working Out

Eat January 10, 2018

You might have heard, “abs are built in the kitchen,” — and it’s true that what to eat before and after working out defines a good fitness routine.

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