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Thanksgiving Means … .Turducken Time?

Thanksgiving

Sure, Thanksgiving is nothing without turkey, but for those looking to push the boundaries of convention this year, why not look to the turducken? If you’re saying to yourself, “Tur-what now?” don’t worry. Read on for a handy primer on all things turducken, along with a few reasons to consider wowing your guests this year with a truly outside-the-box holiday ... Read More »

Americans and Pumpkins: A Classic Love Story

Pumpkin

It’s become the stuff of internet memes and Saturday Night Live skits. Even before the weather starts to turn cool in September, American minds turn to one flavor above all else: pumpkin. Just what is it about these gracious gourds that makes them an intrinsic part of fall’s arrival, and what pumpkin-flavored treats outshine the rest this season? Let’s take ... Read More »

Halloween: It’s Not Just For Kids Anymore

Halloween

While Halloween may have been taken over by petite princesses and pint-sized pirates, the fact is that this haunted holiday hasn’t always been all about the little ones. Let’s take a look back at the long-ago start of this holiday, along with some creative culinary ways for fright night-loving grownups to take back the night. Ancient Origins Historians date the ... Read More »

Get Rosh Hashanah Ready With Mail Order Food

Mail order food

From back-to-school and scenic foliage to football and tailgate parties, fall’s arrival comes with many eagerly anticipated events. However, this time of year is even more significant for Jews as they plan and prepare for the holidays ahead. Kicking off this season of celebration? Rosh Hashanah. Let’s take a look at this Jewish New Year festival, along with a major ... Read More »

7 Things You Didn’t Know About Independence Day

Independence Day

Millions of Americans all over the country celebrate the Fourth of July, but how much do you really know about this historic holiday? Let’s count down the top seven things you never knew about Independence Day. 1.While the United States Continental Congress declared the freedom of the American colonies by adopting the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia on July 4, ... Read More »

Feting Your Favorite Dad This Father’s Day

Father's Day

Every dad is different, but all dads deserve to be honored on their special day. When the third Sunday in June rolls around this year, will you be prepared to fete your favorite dad in a unique and personalized way? Let’s take a closer look at the history of Father’s Day, along with gift suggestions sure to make this year ... Read More »

4 Summer-Perfect Foods for Memorial Day Fun

Memorial Day fun

The official kick-off to summer is almost upon us! Parades, American flags, and the season’s first cannonballs into the pool are a few of the things that come to mind when Americans think of celebrating Memorial Day — a holiday which honors the nation’s fallen heroes. And then there’s the food which just might deserve a category of its own. ... Read More »

How to Sandwich Cinco De Mayo Between Babka and Ice Cream

Cinco De Myo

You’ve probably seen it advertised at your corner Mexican restaurant, but do you have any idea what Cinco de Mayo really is? Let’s take a closer look at this holiday (hint: it’s not what you think!), along with a few palatable picks for fiesta-worthy foods. About Cinco de Mayo Cinco de Mayo — observed every fifth of May — is ... Read More »

Make Mother’s Day Special With Gourmet Food Gifts

Mother's Day

Rudyard Kipling wrote, “God could not be everywhere, and therefore he invented mothers.” While it might have been said in the interest of levity, the essence remains the same: mothers do a lot. And while every day is an ideal occasion to thank the special mothers in your life, one day out of the year is specifically designated for doing ... Read More »