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.

Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange

Cookie exchanges rank near the top of our list of favorite holiday gatherings. Check out these smart ideas to make your holiday cookie exchange a hit!

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 […]

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Thanksgiving Dessert Ideas (That Aren’t Pumpkin Pie)

It wouldn't be Thanksgiving without pumpkin pie. But we think there's room on the table for a few more options. Give these Thanksgiving dessert ideas a try!

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 […]

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Authentic Dishes for Your Oktoberfest Party Menu

Want to throw an Oktoberfest party of your own? From Apfelstrudel to Wiener Schnitzel, this Oktoberfest party menu will knock your guests' lederhosen off.

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 […]

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