Reams Food Blog

5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Neighbors

Christmas is the perfect time to give gifts and express gratitude to your family, friends and neighbors for all they have done for you during the year. The tricky part is trying to to decide what to give your loved ones. Ream’s Food Stores wants to make life a little...

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Thanksgiving Dinner Recipes

We all look forward to the holidays because it brings family around the table to share memories and feast upon delicious food. And while eating the meal is enjoyable for those in attendance, it can be quite the daunting task for the hostess to prepare. Ream’s Food...

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UnBOOlievable Halloween Party Ideas!

With Halloween only a few weeks away, it’s time to start planning for the festivities. One of the best ways to celebrate this terrifying holiday is with a Halloween party. If you’ve never thrown a Halloween bash before and it seems quite daunting to plan one, don’t be...

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Best Deals and Recipes for Father’s Day

Best Deals and Recipes for Father’s Day Father’s Day is our time to celebrate the dads in our lives. Let’s face it – being a dad can be a thankless task most of the year. Father’s Day is the one day when we can all celebrate our dad for everything he does for us....

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Mother’s Day Gifts & Treats

Mother's Day Gifts & Treats May is the time when we celebrate our dear moms and their extra special place in our hearts! Moms, We remember everything you do for us day-in and day-out. Though we may not always express our gratitude, we’re so very thankful for all...

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It’s National Caramel Day!

Ooooh caramel… that sweet, chewy confection! It is as American as Apple Pie Pockets. Caramel pairs perfectly with almost any dessert. It can be prepared quite simply, or it can be sculpted into delightfully elegant masterpieces. Many of our fondest memories are...

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Easter Fun & Fantastic Holiday Food!

  Easter is coming quickly and Ream's Food Stores has great deals and fun ideas to help you celebrate the season!   - EASTER DECORATIONS -   Easter decorations bring life, fun, and excitement to your home. From March 13 - March 19, Ream's Food Stores has wonderful...

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February’s Best Date Night Recipes

  Prolong V-Day With These Delicious Date Night Ideas! Making your honey feel like a million bucks this February doesn't have to COST a million bucks. Ream's Food Stores has everything you need to pick one of these dinner or desserts, to create a romantic intimate...

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Valentine’s Day Craft Ideas For Kids

  Valentine's Day is Coming Up! It’s easy to let winter blues get you down as the kids feel cramped up inside and we all painstakingly watch the days get slightly longer one excruciatingly slow minute at a time. Valentine’s Day is a great respite from the chilly...

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Favorite Winter Instant Pot Recipes

Winter is Here! What better way to greet the cold and snow than with delicious, warm food? But even better than that- food you can meet super quick by just throwing some ingredients in your instant pot! Instant Pots for Quick n' Easy Meals! Late to the game on instant...

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Football Party Foods

It's Bowl Time! It is that time of year everyone looks forward to. Gather around the TV with family and friends. Put on your gear and warn the neighbors - its going to get LOUD! This - the last chance of the season to watch your favorite team compete on the gridiron -...

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Christmas Party Planning

  Planning an effortless and whimsical Christmas party can seem stressful but with these simple tips you will be planning like a party pro. 1. Make a list The menu is usually the most time consuming and demanding part of hosting a party. Make a list of all recipes you...

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Football Finger Foods for the Big Game

There is nothing more anticipated than the football lineup for Thanksgiving Day! If you opt to trade in your turkey for some football finger foods, we have you covered with an array of delicious and simple crowd pleasing, bite-sized foods that your guests will love....

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It’s Time to Plan Your Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving is always the perfect opportunity to gather with friends and family to celebrate. However, being the hostess with the mostest can be quite a daunting task. But have no fear, we are here to help you create the most delicious dinner that your guests will...

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Corny Treats for National Candy Corn Day!

If you love candy corn, why limit that to Halloween! Celebrate National Candy Corn Day with these inventive and fun candy corn recipes!   Candy Corn Popsicles Love the look of candy corn but not the taste? Then these candy corn popsicles will surely hit the spot!...

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Spooky and Sweet Halloween Treats

Halloween is around the corner, so it’s time to break out some recipes for spooky and sweet treats! Reams has you covered this season with some of our favorite Halloween recipes that kids and adults alike will love! Check them out below! Chocolate Dipped Apple Pops...

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Tips for Long Term Food Storage

Storing food in the case of a disaster is a necessary part of preparedness. However, it is always an ominous task to begin, especially if you have little knowledge which foods have the longest self-life and how to store them properly. But, have no fear! We have...

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Back-To-School with Reams

As the kids head back to school the first thing on our minds is: what to pack for lunch. These days a peanut butter and jelly sandwich can get boring fast. However, with these recipes that adults and kids alike will love, you can keep everyone in your family happy and...

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Inventive Recipes for your Memorial Day Cookout

Memorial Day is truly the start of grilling season. As the weather is warming up, it’s time to heat up your barbeque as well. Burgers and hotdogs are always fan favorites but this weekend, serve up something unexpected at your cookout. We’ve got you covered with a few...

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How to Create the Perfect Mother’s Day Brunch

From food to table settings and everything in between we’ve got you covered! Let your mom or wife know how much you love and appreciate her with a Mother’s Day that she will never forget. Below are a few ideas for creating the most beautiful and delicious brunch.   ...

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4 Easter Treats You Need to Try

Need some new Easter treat recipes that look almost as good as they taste? Well you are in luck! We have complied a list of the most adorable, easy and festive sugar filled treats for you to try out this holiday season!   Rice Krispies Easter Egg Nests Looking for the...

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Back on Track- With Your New Year’s Resolutions

As we near the beginning of spring time, many of us have fallen off the wagon with our New Year’s resolutions. But have no fear, we have some awesome tips and tricks to help you get back on track and ready for warm weather and vacation season! No need to do anything...

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5 Recipes for The Perfect St. Patrick’s Day Feast

Here are some of the most classic and sought after St. Patrick’s Day dishes that any leprechaun would devour! Kick your meal and festivities up a notch with these dishes that will transport you to Ireland.                            Corned beef and cabbage   Short on...

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Re-Purposing Your Holiday Leftovers

We all look forward to the holidays each year for many reasons, including delicious food, quality family time, and – most importantly – yummy leftovers! Eating turkey sandwiches while watching football games is a beloved family ritual in most homes, but it’s also fun...

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3 Pumpkin Flavor Treats You Never Knew Existed

Do you need some new recipes to avoid the same old seasonal Pumpkin Overload? Traditional pumpkin concoctions aren’t going away. And why should they?! Who doesn’t love a tasty pie, pumpkin spiced latte or pumpkin beer? I sure do. But this year I want something...

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The Miracle of Onions

Onions are amazing! Whether making our food taste better or doing wonders for our health, many of you already know about the many benefits of onions. Onions fascinate me, so for this article I compiled some things you may not know about this magical vegetable. From...

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4 Caramel Apples You Need to Try This Fall

Do you know what time it is? It’s caramel apple time! Whether you prefer chocolate, coated or classic, we compiled four caramel apple recipes you have to try this fall! 1. Food Network Magazine According to the Food Network, this recipe is an easy way to make “perfect...

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A Step By Step Guide To The Perfect Pot Roast

On the internet there’s a different pot roast recipe for every day of the week. Some of our favorites: Allrecipes, The Pioneer Woman, Food.com, and The Chew offer some of the tastiest pot roast recipes around. 1. Allrecipes  You can always trust Allrecipes, and this...

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The 5 Best Tailgating Meats And How To Serve Them

Fall is here and that means football season is in full swing! Luckily for us, football season usually means parties with great food. Sometimes that means family get-togethers at home. Sometimes that means hauling our barbecue to the stadium for a good old fashioned...

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7 Ways You Can Use Chia Seeds To Improve Your Diet

Chia seeds are one of nature’s most powerful superfoods. Yes, we’re talking about the same little seeds used to grow the veggie fur on your puppy Chia Pet. The ancient Aztecs knew the health benefits of chia seeds more than 500 years ago. In fact, they were so...

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The Guide To The Perfect Summer Barbeque Menu

Whether you’re hosting or asked to bring a dish as a guest, odds are high that you’re going to a barbecue at some point this summer. Everyone’s been looking forward to this time of year when we can finally fire up the grill and dive into some of our favorite comfort...

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5 Patriotic Foods For an Unforgettable Election Year!

We’ve compiled some of the most amazingly patriotic dishes that might as well have their own bald eagle sound effect when being served. Take your celebrations to the next level with these awesomely patriotic red, white and blue foods! American Flag Pizza   Recipe by...

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Campfire Cookouts: The Top 5 Best Camping Meals

You quietly unzip your tent and instantly the cool, fresh morning air gently envelops your face. You walk out to the gray ashes where a fire stood last night and you throw a couple logs into the pit to start a small burn to warm yourself up this crisp mountain...

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The Power of Berries: 5 Types of Berries You Need in Your Life

You’ve probably heard that berries are full of antioxidants, which are great for...what are they great for again? The power of berries has been touted for years, but the science of exactly how and what berries can do for our bodies and minds is just coming out. In the...

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A Taste of Summer: 3 Berry Ice Cream Recipes

As the temperatures start to rise, so does your need for a sweet snack that will cool you down. Why not take advantage of the changing season’s plump berries and make some delicious homemade ice cream? There are ice cream recipes for all expert levels, so you can...

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Which is Better: Froze, Fresh, or Canned Produce?

Most of the time, fresh fruits and vegetables taste better compared to their frozen or canned counterparts. We also often hear that fresh vegetables and fruit have the most nutrients, and are the most healthy option. Before foods are canned or frozen, they are...

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7 Things You Never Knew You Could Do With Squash

How often do you sit down in front of your steaming dinner plate and realize you are lacking vegetables? By the time you get through all your fixings, it’s hard to get your daily recommended dose of veggies too. The good news is some vegetables are very versatile....

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Emergency Essentials: Your Guide to the Ultimate 24hr Kit

If you’ve been reading or seeing the news lately, our friends in the northeast are getting pounded with so much snow that the government is actually issuing a mandatory curfew. In some areas, the curfew is so strict that if someone is caught breaking it, they are...

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3 Ways to Make Your Mac’n’Cheese More Classy

We don’t want to discount how delicious a box of macaroni and cheese can be. Sometimes that childhood favorite hits the spot. But other times you crave a cheesy pasta that caters more to the adult palate. Fancy mac’n’cheese has been a staple at world-class restaurants...

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3 Benefits of Shopping Local vs Shopping with Big Chains

You walk into a large chain grocery store and see a bin of bright, lip-smacking oranges across from the entry. You race over, thinking of all the delicious recipes you can make using these pristine fruits: orange glazed salmon (link to recipe), warm spiced wassail,...

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This Recipe Will Make Orange Glazed Salmon

What comes to mind when you think of comfort food? That steaming pot of chicken stew while you sit by the fire? A warm bowl of tomato soup with an extra-cheesy grilled cheese? How about anything deep fried? Those comfort foods sure do keep us cozy in the cool winter...

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5 Cooking Substitutes For a Healthier New Year

Noticeable changes to our daily routines. No matter what your health goals for the new year are, it’s important to remember that every journey towards a healthier lifestyle has to start somewhere. That somewhere is often the same for everyone. Food. The truth of the...

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Healthier Options For Your Holiday Dinner Table

The Christmas season is one of the happiest times of the year. Unfortunately, it also happens to be the time of year that we tend to eat the most unhealthily. Our workout habits start to fall by the wayside because of parties, shopping, and family activities. As a...

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Holiday Chex Mix

The holidays are a busy time. Guests are coming and going on an almost daily basis and the little ones are starving for holiday snacks. A family favorite has always been Chex mix. This simple treat is super easy to make and can be a healthier alternative to endless...

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The Perfect Hot Chocolate Recipe for Every Sipper

  It safe with a traditional recipe that reminds you of childhood, or are you more adventurous, willing to take the hot chocolate road less traveled? Whatever your style, Reams has all of the ingredients you need to make that hot cocoa that tastes just right. Here are...

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5 Secrets to a Delicious Gluten-Free Holiday Meal

Have you had that feeling when you have your holiday dinner perfectly planned out...and then someone calls and says they’re gluten-free? Or worse yet, have you found a gluten intolerance in the last few months that’s forced you to swear off the wheat protein? Don’t...

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11 Hosting Tips: The Secrets Behind The Best Holiday Parties

The holiday season can put quite a load of pressure on all of us, especially for those of us who are hosting our friends and families for a holiday party. But your holiday party doesn’t need to stress you out anymore.All of us have been to wonderful Thanksgiving,...

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How to Incorporate Fresh Produce Into Your Daily Meal

Ask yourself a question, what’s the point of eating a nutrient depleted vegetable? The answer is no point at all. By harvesting produce too early and making it sit too long in storage, large chain grocers are preventing the produce from having its full compliment of...

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Three Mouth-Watering Pies Your Thanksgiving Dinner is Missing

It’s that time of year again. That time when we all loosen our belts and commit to working out...next year. It’s pie season. And you’d be crazy not to indulge in a pie or two during over the holidays. But with all of the pies you can choose from, which ones should...

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Fettuccine Carbonara

This fettuccine carbonara recipe is a classic Italian pasta dish. The creamy white sauce compliments the mushrooms and bacon. Serves 4.     Ingredients 5 cups of fettuccine pasta 6 bacon rashers, thinly sliced 1 cup of button mushrooms, thinly sliced 10 oz of cream 4...

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Garlic Chicken

Chicken has been a longtime staple of the American diet. This new take on a classic dish will have your family watering at the mouth!  Ingredients: 4 cloves garlic, chopped ¼ cup olive oil ½ cup garlic herb Parmesan cheese ½ cup seasoned bread crumbs 4 boneless,...

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Fluffy Homestyle Biscuits

What is the first thing that everyone usually rushes to get on their plate first? The biscuits. A delicious addition to any meal, these fluffy and easy biscuits will melt in your mouth! Makes 6. Ingredients: 2 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon table...

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National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day! Did you know that ice cream first appeared in America in the 1700s? Or that President Reagan declared July to be ‘National Ice Cream Month’ back in 1984? Well it’s July now, and we’re celebrating Ice Cream Month, so brush up on your ice cream...

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Back to School Breakfast Ideas

Getting Ready for Back to School Summer is drawing to an end and its almost time to send those kiddos back to school! It's a bittersweet time of year. Ream's Food Stores know your life is crazy; we're are here to make your transition a little bit smoother. Easy &...

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Back-To-School Lunches

Give Your Kids Some Fuel for School! With summer’s end comes back-to-school shopping: new clothes, pencils, folders, binders - everything your child needs to start the school year strong. But don’t forget a very important part of your child’s school day - lunch time!...

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