Of all the holiday gatherings we’ve been to over the years, cookie exchanges rank near the top of our list of favorites. Not only does everyone get to mix and mingle, but they also leave with a wonderful assortment of homemade cookies. Why bother with the hassle of a sit-down dinner party when you can enjoy the fun of a holiday […]Read more
Category: Special Occasions
Make special occasions even better with the food you enjoy together. Here you’ll find recommendations and ideas for cooking and baking on special occasions.
Don’t get us wrong: we respect pumpkin pie for the classic it is. Bake it from scratch, top it with homemade whipped cream, and maybe even roast a pie pumpkin for the puree. It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. We also think there’s plenty of room on the Thanksgiving table for another dessert or two. After all, if you’re […]Read more
The official, original Oktoberfest kicks off in Munich this coming Saturday, September 17. If you can’t spring for a trip to Europe, you can find local Oktoberfest celebrations all over the US. They’re a great opportunity to enjoy German culture, including dancing, artwork and German food and drink. Want to throw an Oktoberfest party of your own? You’ll need more […]Read more