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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 »

What Will Be in Your Easter Basket?

Easter

Hippity-hoppity Easter’s on it’s way! For millions of people, Easter is a celebration of rebirth and renewal; for others, it’s simply a reason to indulge in the chocolate, candy, and other treats filling their Easter baskets. But where did the Easter basket tradition originate, anyway? And what’s the deal with all the chocolate bunnies and pastel-colored eggs? Let’s take a ... Read More »

Will You Ham It up This Easter?

Easter

While the chocolate bunny-filled baskets may take center stage during this time of year, they’re far from the only reason to indulge during your annual Easter holiday feast. Let’s take a closer look at some Easter foods from around the world, along with easy techniques to serve up your own family favorites this year. What’s On Your Table? While people ... Read More »

Delicious Foods to Help You Keep Passover Traditions

Delicious

Pesach Sameach! Happy Passover! The eight day celebration of the Jews’ escape from slavery in Egypt is upon us which means it’s time for the traditional seder feast. While this ritual meal celebrates the historical overcoming of suffering, it’s also a reminder to love our families and count our blessings. And what better way to express your thanks and appreciation ... Read More »

Eleni’s Cookies are Here!

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Just in time for, well, every occasion, we are thrilled to let you know we’ve partnered with NYC’s famed Eleni’s Cookies. Even if you haven’t tasted these cookies before, you’ve definitely seen them. Famous for their stunning, hand-painted, and very timely designs, they’ve graced the gift guides of InStyle and other major magazines, been hailed by the New York Times ... Read More »