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Holiday Recipes Articles
How to Make Pie: Crusts, Fillings, and More
Pie, brought over with the earliest settlers from England, has become an American institution....
Halloween Recipes: Treats and Desserts
Halloween is a time for sweets! Enjoy our best Halloween-themed recipes for treats and desserts. ...
Fourth Of July Recipes
Celebrate the Fourth of July with tasty, patriotic dishes. Here are 10 classic 4th of July recipes—...
Our Best Easter Recipes: Dinner, Dessert, and Brunch Ideas!
Discover our best Easter dinner recipes—from ham to lamb—as well as Easter breads, deviled egg...
Why Baby Animals Are Easter Symbols
Why are baby animals associated with Easter? And where did the Easter bunny come from? Enjoy our...
The Month of April 2018: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
April 2018 is the first full month of spring! We hope that your sky is bright and clear and your...
Best St. Patrick's Day Recipes
A selection of our favorite St. Patrick’s Day recipes—including soda bread, corned beef and cabbage...
Could Cocoa Be the Sweetheart Spice?
Where does cocoa come from? What’s the difference between cocoa and chocolate? Is chocolate healthy...
Valentine's Day Dessert Recipes
Around Valentine’s Day, the aromas of chocolate, flowers, and love linger in the air! Whip up a...
Christmas Dinner Recipes
Browse our top Christmas dinner recipes, from ham and rib roast to goose and lasagna. We’ve also...
How to Make a Gingerbread House
Making a gingerbread house may be one of the best ways to spend a snowy, blustery afternoon....
Gifts from the Kitchen: Infused Vinegar Recipes
Bottles of infused vinegar make excellent gifts from the kitchen! Below is a colorful recipe for...
Natural Decorating for Christmas
Have you decked the halls? Consider your backyard and garden for a ready source of interesting...
Homemade Christmas Food Gift Ideas
Put your hands and handiwork into your gifts. Make holiday food gifts from the kitchen—from buttery...
Holiday Drink Recipes
From holiday punch to wassail, we have tasty drink recipes to wet your whistle! Invite your friends...
Christmas Dessert Recipes
Browse our favorite Christmas dessert recipes, including gingerbread, Christmas cake, stollen,...
Christmas Breakfast and Brunch Recipes
When planning a nice Christmas gathering, we may not think much about breakfast. And yet when the...
How to Cook a Turkey: Cooking Times and Tips
Ready to roast the big bird? Here are our tips on how to cook a turkey, including a chart on how...
George Washington's Christmas Eggnog
Here is a recipe for Christmas Eggnog from our first president, in the exact words as they were...
Best Thanksgiving Recipes
We’ve added even more Thanksgiving recipe ideas! From the turkey to scrumptious sides to...
The Month of November 2017: Holidays, Fun Facts, Folklore
What happens in November 2017? We like to think of November as the month of food, when the best of...
What Is So Spooky About Halloween Weather?
Why does Halloween fit so well with October? It’s just interesting to think about how much weather...
Easy Halloween Dinner Recipe Ideas
Cook up a Halloween dinner for something fun! Here is an easy Halloween menu with three recipes for...
Holiday Kitchen Cleaning Checklist
Here are some holiday kitchen cleaning tips because, at this time of year more than any other, the...
How to Set Up a Buffet Table for the Holidays
When I’m setting up a buffet ofr the holidays, I borrow from the Swedish tradition of the Julbord...
Easy Punch Recipes and Tips
Enjoy our simple punch recipes and tips, from easy fruit punch for kids’ birthday parties to more...
How to Carve a Turkey
Get a quick refresher on how to carve the turkey before placing it on the table. This is the...
Blog: The Almanac Christmas Party
Every December, we cook up a storm for the annual Almanac Christmas party. Here are photos of the...
Poor Man's Turtles
Take me into a candy shop any day, anywhere, and I will walk out with a turtle every time. No...
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