cooking with whole foods: where healthy meets happy

Cooking meals at home using whole ingredients offer many benefits to your physical and mental well being. Here are a few ways to improve your healthiness and happiness...

Notes from the test kitchen

live and eat sustainably: tips for creating less food waste

live and eat sustainably: tips for creating less food waste

The time is now to live and eat with the world in mind. Here are a few helpful tips on how you can reduce your own food waste...

time is precious: here’s how to make cooking convenient

time is precious: here’s how to make cooking convenient

Make the most of your time and spend less time cooking and more time eating and enjoying the things you love...

prep ahead: tips for getting the most out of our fiesta box

prep ahead: tips for getting the most out of our fiesta box

Here's how you can plan ahead and save time for more Fiesta.

tips for avoiding the flu & Martha’s favorite immune boosters

tips for avoiding the flu & Martha’s favorite immune boosters

As we experience the transition between seasons, we’re more likely to get sick. To avoid the onset of the flu, keep in mind these tips: sneeze and cough into...

waste no more: how to turn your veggie scraps into vegetable stock

waste no more: how to turn your veggie scraps into vegetable stock

One of the most versatile and necessary ingredients in a professional cook’s freezer is vegetable stock. It’s the perfect base for a quick sauce, a tasty...

how to: the 1-2-3 cookie dough every cook relies on

how to: the 1-2-3 cookie dough every cook relies on

Everyone and their grandmother has a cookie dough recipe that they rely on whether they're feeling nostalgic or when they feel the urge to give into that...

supplier spotlight: Gotham Greens

supplier spotlight: Gotham Greens

Working with local suppliers is important to us, and we’re so excited to be sending our Northeast customers butterhead lettuce from Gotham Greens with our...

season to taste? here's how to get the right flavor every time

season to taste? here's how to get the right flavor every time

Ahh seasoning. The elusive, yet necessary skill that seems to baffle many home (and professional) cooks. Salt is an essential and basic ingredient in a dish,...

Martha's must-haves for a perfect picnic

Martha's must-haves for a perfect picnic

It’s National Picnic Month! Head outdoors and pack your wicker basket with classics like crunchy fried chicken and creamy potato salad. Sandwiches are also a...

top your hot dogs with Martha's favorite fixings

top your hot dogs with Martha's favorite fixings

Celebrate National Hot Dog Month with unexpected toppings that will satisfy your summer cravings. Try wrapping the dog in bacon, piling it with baked-bean...

Martha's Father's Day foodie gift guide

Martha's Father's Day foodie gift guide

Father’s Day is on Sunday, June 18th and we can’t wait to celebrate Dad with the perfect barbeque. This year expand his grilling tool kit with a utensil...

Martha’s vermouth-grapefruit sangria

Martha’s vermouth-grapefruit sangria

Recipe from marthastewart.com

waste less with root to tip recipes

waste less with root to tip recipes

World Environment Day is on June 5th!  At Martha & Marley Spoon we celebrate it (every day!) by working to minimize food waste. We send just the right...

7 tasty takes on tacos

7 tasty takes on tacos

The recipe for a perfect taco? Bold flavors, a variety of textures, and a margarita in hand. We're big fans of classic taco combinations, but experimenting...

6 burgers that will make all other burgers jealous

6 burgers that will make all other burgers jealous

Beef burgers, veggie burgers, turkey burgers—we love them all. And while we'll happily devour a classic burger with the works any day, we love the unexpected...

our 6 favorite 6-ingredient (or less!) recipes

our 6 favorite 6-ingredient (or less!) recipes

We've all seen that shot on TV or in movies (or on infomercials!): the overwhelmed home-cook, diligently following a recipe from a stained cookbook, all four...

16 of our favorite ways to make chicken

16 of our favorite ways to make chicken

Chicken is one of our favorite blank canvases for a creative dinner, and creative doesn't necessarily mean fancy or complicated.

celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Martha's favorite margarita recipes

celebrate Cinco de Mayo with Martha's favorite margarita recipes

If you’re hosting a Cinco de Mayo fiesta this year, don’t forget the margaritas! Whether you prefer them frozen or on the rocks.

what to make with your leftover matzo

what to make with your leftover matzo

Matzo (unleavened flat bread) is traditionally eaten as a cracker or in matzo ball soup for Passover celebrations, but did you know that matzo and matzo meal...

Martha's favorite Easter desserts

Martha's favorite Easter desserts

I love celebrating Easter and the arrival of spring with my family and friends each year. I especially enjoy making fresh-flavored desserts like coconut lemon...

grilled cheese in honor of national grilled cheese month

grilled cheese in honor of national grilled cheese month

It's #NationalGrilledCheeseMonth and we're celebrating with a different grilled cheese recipe every week in April. Unleash your inner kid and embrace every...

10 spring recipes we're excited for

10 spring recipes we're excited for

Spring has sprung, but we're still experiencing snowstorms in parts of the country. This seasonal transition has our cravings all over the place. So, we...

Martha's spring cleaning guide

Martha's spring cleaning guide

There might be a commercial product for almost every cleaning task, but you can still make your home sparkle with a just few simple supplies, many of which you...

Martha's Mother's Day brunch ideas

Martha's Mother's Day brunch ideas

A delicious Mother's Day brunch is the perfect way to thank the moms in your life for all that they do; show them how much you appreciate the countless meals...

DIY 4th of July – Martha’s best decoration, drink, and snack ideas

DIY 4th of July – Martha’s best decoration, drink, and snack ideas

The Fourth of July wouldn’t be complete without a party, and we have a few ideas for a memorable one.

indulge in these fat tuesday recipes

indulge in these fat tuesday recipes

Refreshing spring recipes are upon us, but for now we're still happily indulging in comforting, satisfying fare. And what better day to celebrate some of our...

recipe roundup: celebrating the green

recipe roundup: celebrating the green

In the spirit of St. Patrick's Day and all things green, we're celebrating our favorite green ingredients. Whether you're cozied up inside avoiding the crowds...

Martha’s easy Oscar party snacks

Martha’s easy Oscar party snacks

Here are the nominees for best party snack: ham and spinach dip, twice-cooked potatoes, and Oscar popcorn! Before the awards are given out, make sure your party...

10 cheesy recipes that will melt your heart

10 cheesy recipes that will melt your heart

#TreatYourself is the name of our St. Valentine's game. Whether you're snuggling up with your beau, your bestie, or your Netflix account, let yourself fall in...

producer spotlight:   The Good Batch Cookies

producer spotlight:   The Good Batch Cookies

It's hard to forget your first love, when you were young and life was simpler, with stars in your eyes and music in your heart. We remember ours—at a time...

5 drinks for your game day gathering

5 drinks for your game day gathering

Game day is just around the corner and even the non-sports fans among us are gearing up for a delicious Sunday featuring healthy nachos, grass-fed beef chili,...

test kitchen staff picks:  tools that rule

test kitchen staff picks: tools that rule

Every passionate cook has that favorite kitchen tool or gadget—the cast iron pan that's been handed down through generations, or the spurtle that works...

celebrating national cheese lovers day?

celebrating national cheese lovers day?

Of all of the food holidays, this one might just be our favorite. Why? Because cheese is comforting on a less than great day, it's the perfect complement to a...

Martha's tips for the perfect cheese plate on #nationalcheeseloversday

Martha's tips for the perfect cheese plate on #nationalcheeseloversday

A delicious cheese plate is the perfect way to celebrate National Cheese Lover’s Day on January 20. (My life as a cheese lover began on family picnics filled...

january's ginger-lemon hot toddy

january's ginger-lemon hot toddy

How do we best keep warm on a cold winter’s day. By pouring ourselves a soothing hot toddy made with ginger...

Daily rituals for a healthy new year

Daily rituals for a healthy new year

Now that we’ve all treated ourselves to a well-deserved holiday of delicious food and drink, it’s time to focus again on a more healthy routine.

Martha's secret to cooking the perfect steak

Martha's secret to cooking the perfect steak

We've all been there: searing a beautiful, perhaps expensive piece of meat, until you think it's....medium? Maybe? Medium rare? Pull it out of the pan, let it...

cocktail of the month: december's pomegranate kir royale

cocktail of the month: december's pomegranate kir royale

The holidays are here, and we're looking beyond just eggnog and mulled wine to lift our spirits (if you catch our drift)!

Martha's favorite gift ideas  for foodies

Martha's favorite gift ideas for foodies

Finding the right holiday gift for someone can be challenging, but not if that someone is a food lover!

Martha's favorite recipes for eating healthy during the week

Martha's favorite recipes for eating healthy during the week

With so many indulgent meals and desserts on offer during the holidays, it’s easy to lose track of our routines and health goals.

Martha's secret to forming   a perfect burger

Martha's secret to forming   a perfect burger

The trick to forming a perfect burger patty isn't hard, but it's a necessary step that makes all the difference in the end. Let Martha Stewart show you how! ...

Martha’s favorite holiday cocktails

Martha’s favorite holiday cocktails

I love serving a signature cocktail or two when I entertain for the holidays, and my classic eggnog has always been a crowd-pleaser. It’s rich with cream and...

ingredient spotlight: the mighty lentil

ingredient spotlight: the mighty lentil

The mighty lentil is a versatile legume that makes a hearty base for salads, soups, stews, and so much more.

ask Martha: what are some tips for becoming a better baker?

ask Martha: what are some tips for becoming a better baker?

Dear Martha, Especially around the holidays, there's nothing better to me than making homemade pies to give away as gifts! I love to cook, but baking has...

Martha Stewart's favorite Thanksgiving serveware

Martha Stewart's favorite Thanksgiving serveware

The gorgeous turkey with all the trimmings is, of course, the star of your Thanksgiving table. But a beautiful setting for the feast is also part of the fun.

20 vegetarian recipes even meat eaters will love

20 vegetarian recipes even meat eaters will love

Consider, for a moment, the versatility of vegetables: broil them, puree them, roast them, boil them. Eat them raw, buy them frozen, preserve them, can them,...

warm pimento cheese sandwiches with roasted sunflower broccoli

warm pimento cheese sandwiches with roasted sunflower broccoli

Just when you think grilled cheese sandwiches couldn’t get any better!

Martha's 5 favorite ways to decorate the Thanksgiving table

Martha's 5 favorite ways to decorate the Thanksgiving table

The gorgeous turkey with all the trimmings is, of course, the star of your Thanksgiving table. But a beautiful setting for the feast is also part of the fun.

how to carve a turkey like a pro

how to carve a turkey like a pro

Even if you've mastered cooking a turkey, carving one can be a daunting task—but it doesn't have to be.

avoid feeling glazed and confused with our guide to glazes

avoid feeling glazed and confused with our guide to glazes

If you're looking to bring flavor and a little something special to a protein or vegetable in a quick and easy way, look here.

post-thanksgiving, we're using leftover turkey every (sand)wich way

post-thanksgiving, we're using leftover turkey every (sand)wich way

Thanksgiving is famously regarded as the ultimate food-lover's holiday, and where there's a bounty of delicious food, a strategy for cooking with leftovers can...

november's cranberry caipirinha

november's cranberry caipirinha

Welcome to another installment of Martha & Marley Spoon’s Cocktail of the Month, and in honor of November, we're showcasing cranberries in this Cranberry...

no-bake pumpkin cheesecake

no-bake pumpkin cheesecake

Happy Halloween! We're all about treating your sweet tooth, but for those who are looking for something a little healthier, we've whipped up a super simple...

roasted romanesco & lentils with tahini and sumac

roasted romanesco & lentils with tahini and sumac

Romanesco cooks up nutty and tender when roasted, just like cauliflower (so you can use that in its place the next time you make this recipe). Medjool dates are...

Martha Stewart's best Thanksgiving recipes

Martha Stewart's best Thanksgiving recipes

Here in the test kitchen, we've had the pleasure of tasting every one of the recipes in our Martha & Marley Spoon Thanksgiving Box. In fact, we've likely...

treat yourself to these  6 Halloween recipes

treat yourself to these 6 Halloween recipes

'Tis the season of candy corn, caramels, and chocolate galore, but this Halloween we're satisfying more than just our sweet tooth. We've rounded up our...

our top 10 favorite food-themed Halloween costumes

our top 10 favorite food-themed Halloween costumes

Halloween is around the corner and we don't know about you, but we only have one thing on our mind: candy!! ? ? ? Well, alright, two things: candy and...

10 x better and smarter: fighting food waste

10 x better and smarter: fighting food waste

We know that skipping the hassle of the supermarket is one of the reasons you love Martha & Marley Spoon.

don't stew over a complicated recipe! here are 18 of our simplest soups

don't stew over a complicated recipe! here are 18 of our simplest soups

Here's a secret about soups that shouldn't be a secret anymore: they're really, truly simple to prepare. If your vision of making soup for dinner involves...

cocktail of the month: october's maple apple shandy

cocktail of the month: october's maple apple shandy

Marking Martha & Marley Spoon’s first installment of Cocktail of the Month, and in honor of Octoberfest: meet the Shandy! Traditionally equal parts beer...

The Martha & Marley Spoon Thanksgiving Box

The Martha & Marley Spoon Thanksgiving Box

We’re so excited to bring you the first ever Thanksgiving meal kit! Receive all the ingredients you need for a complete Thanksgiving meal at home, along with...

fast and fabulous: our 9 favorite   20-minute meals

fast and fabulous: our 9 favorite   20-minute meals

There are few things better than a dinner that tastes (and looks!) as if it's been cooking for hours, as if someone has been lovingly laboring over the stove...

Martha Stewart's best sweet and savory apple recipes

Martha Stewart's best sweet and savory apple recipes

“I can hardly believe it’s October already! The weather is crisp and clear, and it’s a great time to enjoy picking apples. In the orchard, choose firm,...

squash and learn with this versatile vegetable

squash and learn with this versatile vegetable

Welcome to 1 Ingredient, 3 Meals, our weekly series that takes you through breakfast, lunch, and dinner with one ingredient as the star of them all. This week's...

Martha & Marley Spoon Thanksgiving meal kit: prep ahead guide

Martha & Marley Spoon Thanksgiving meal kit: prep ahead guide

Thank you for inviting us into your kitchen! We want this to be your easiest Thanksgiving dinner yet, so we've put together a helpful cooking timeline for a...

keep your cool heading back-to-school with these 12 simple recipes

keep your cool heading back-to-school with these 12 simple recipes

September is an exciting time. It's a month of change—change in schedules, change in wardrobe, change in weather. We're saying a bittersweet goodbye to the...

tamale pie with romaine hearts

tamale pie with romaine hearts

This dish is your favorite childhood chili reimagined with an ultra-creamy cornmeal topping. We sprinkled sharp cheddar on top and popped it all in the oven for...

we can pickle anything - everything should be pickled!

we can pickle anything - everything should be pickled!

When it comes to pickling, the Portlandia folks got it right...mostly. Staplers and tennis shoes aside, there really isn’t much that you can’t pickle,...

the mighty zucchini will squash any hesitation when it comes to vegetables

the mighty zucchini will squash any hesitation when it comes to vegetables

Vegetables are full of mystery. Just when we think we know everything about one of our favorite members of the vegetable kingdom, research produces a bunch of...

20 super salads that will always romaine our favorites

20 super salads that will always romaine our favorites

In the Martha & Marley Spoon test kitchen, we like to consider everything that a salad can truly be. Beyond a bed of lettuce tossed in dressing, we love to...

orecchiette and sausage with spinach and roasted peppers

orecchiette and sausage with spinach and roasted peppers

Orecchiette is one of our favorite pasta shapes. They’re adorable little bowls that scoop up lots of sauce along with anything else, like pieces of delicious...

green-pea burgers with lettuce and harissa mayo

green-pea burgers with lettuce and harissa mayo

These pea burgers were an overwhelming staff favorite. The peas become starchy and substantial when mashed with eggs, breadcrumbs, mint and shallot, so no bun...

pretzel crusted pork cutlets

pretzel crusted pork cutlets

Pretzels with mustard is one of our favorite snacks, so we thought nothing could be better than creating a meal around it (peanut butter and apple slices pot...

roasted salmon & broccoli with jalapeño-cilantro dressing

roasted salmon & broccoli with jalapeño-cilantro dressing

Roasting broccoli on a rimmed baking sheet, as opposed to boiling or steaming, intensifies its genuine flavor rather than watering it down.

roasted chicken provençal with zucchini, tomatoes & potatoes

roasted chicken provençal with zucchini, tomatoes & potatoes

Chicken Provençal originated in France (of course), and if there’s anything the French have mastered, it’s a good roasted chicken, and the art of relaxing...

pork and basil eggplant with steamed rice

pork and basil eggplant with steamed rice

One of our favorite ways to eat ground pork is extra-crispy, browned in a skillet, and then flavored with a rich sauce of tamari, garlic, ginger, and vinegar.

tamari-glazed tofu & bok choy with sesame rice

tamari-glazed tofu & bok choy with sesame rice

Brush up on your chopstick skills! Extra firm tofu plays a substantial part in this comforting Japanese-inspired meal.

on this week's menu, spices are the spice of life

on this week's menu, spices are the spice of life

Take a second to list all the spices you can off the top of your head. No cheating! How many can you count? Ten? Fifteen? Thirty? Believe it or not, there are...

here's looking at you, internet

here's looking at you, internet

Happy Friday, loyal devotees of Martha & Marley Spoon! And if you're discovering us here for the first time: hello! Welcome! 

ask our staff: what is your morning routine?

ask our staff: what is your morning routine?

Even the most free-bird, non-planners I know incorporate some kind of routine somewhere in their day. Because whether we like to admit it or not, humans are...

ask Martha: how do I get my kids excited about cooking?

ask Martha: how do I get my kids excited about cooking?

Dear Martha, The main reason I love Martha & Marley Spoon is because it means less time at the grocery store and more time with my kids! I want them to...

beef cottage pie with carrot-potato mash

beef cottage pie with carrot-potato mash

While this cottage pie might taste even better in the middle of winter in an actual cottage, we were warmed and comforted just the same, right in our own sunny...

pasta carbonara with prosciutto, leeks & lemon

pasta carbonara with prosciutto, leeks & lemon

Good prosciutto ranks right up there with good chocolate: great on its own, better mixed into dishes, but nonetheless essential to life.

grilled chicken caesar salad with ciabatta croutons

grilled chicken caesar salad with ciabatta croutons

We can’t think of a salad more storied than the Caesar, so we’ve honored it with our own interpretation. When testing this recipe, our staff couldn’t get...

roasted vegetable sandwiches with tomatoes, mushrooms & kale

roasted vegetable sandwiches with tomatoes, mushrooms & kale

This dish combines three of our favorite things: vegetables, sandwiches, and of course, eating with our hands (while we do suggest a fork for the kale salad,...

vegetarian zucchini boats with grains and fontina cheese

vegetarian zucchini boats with grains and fontina cheese

Vegetables are the gift that keep on giving: great for nutrients, vitamins, and overall health—and just when we thought they couldn’t be more useful,...

feta biftekia with stewed green beans & tomato

feta biftekia with stewed green beans & tomato

Biftekia (pronounced beef-TECK-ya) is a traditional Greek dish, best considered the love child of a meatball and a hamburger.

Indian spiced cauliflower with cumin rice pilaf

Indian spiced cauliflower with cumin rice pilaf

The beauty of this vegetarian dish is not only in the powerful Indian flavors, but also in the bright yellow color that the cauliflower takes on from curry...

here's looking at you, internet

here's looking at you, internet

This week we found ourselves reading things that made us smile, because finally, science has pulled through and proven that this a real thing. We have been...

shakshuka with garlic pita bread

shakshuka with garlic pita bread

Shakshuka is a stewy tomato dish with eggs nestled inside that cook in the sauce. Bell peppers, red onion and a trio of spices flavor our version.

more dinners, fewer dishes:   20 one-pan recipes we love

more dinners, fewer dishes:   20 one-pan recipes we love

After cooking a beautiful and delicious dinner, your reward should be the meal—not doing a mountain of dishes! In the Martha & Marley Spoon test kitchen,...

chicken stir fry wraps with bell peppers and bibb lettuce

chicken stir fry wraps with bell peppers and bibb lettuce

We’re all about a stir fry you can eat with your hands, and this recipe cuts out the rice to keep it light and healthy for summer.

cowboy steak and pinto beans with summer tomatoes

cowboy steak and pinto beans with summer tomatoes

If cowboys truly ate dinners like this one, we’d probably consider a career change. Tender sirloin steak is enhanced with a flavorful spice rub, pairing...

chicken paillards & succotash with okra and basil

chicken paillards & succotash with okra and basil

Succotash, typically a mixture of corn and lima beans, is believed to have evolved from the Algonquin Indians as early as the 1750s.

mini meatloaves with crispy potatoes & green beans

mini meatloaves with crispy potatoes & green beans

These mini meatloaves are flavor powerhouses thanks to sun-dried tomatoes, fresh parsley, and garlic. Sliced Yukon potatoes roast alongside until crisp and...

fish burgers with red leaf lettuce salad

fish burgers with red leaf lettuce salad

These fish burgers are incredibly light and get sandwiched between soft brioche buns. The secret is to hand chop the fish until it holds together, rather than...

coconut-salmon curry with bok choy and yellow pepper

coconut-salmon curry with bok choy and yellow pepper

We love the combination of crisp colorful vegetables and gently poached salmon in coconut milk curry. This dish requires just one pot. First you’ll build...

healthy nachos with charred jalapeño yogurt

healthy nachos with charred jalapeño yogurt

We’d never say no to nachos for dinner—there’s nothing like the combination of melted cheese, tangy sour cream, and crunchy corn chips.

corn and zucchini hash with pancetta

corn and zucchini hash with pancetta

If hash is traditionally a breakfast food, we’ve turned it into a sensational supper. Slices of soft potatoes, caramelized onion, sweet corn, cubes of...

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