Category Food & Drink

Victorian Christmas: Traditions in the Pudding

Columns, mantels, doorways and staircases lined in popular holly, ivy, and mistletoe. The Evergreen tree decorated in pristine fashion. There were many law like traditions for the perfect Victorian Christmas Feast. The Lady of the home organized the event from top to bottom. Only the finest entertainment, games, and of course food for her guests. Relatives from all over were present, grandparents, aunts, uncles, nephews and nieces in one home.

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5 Tips for Hosting a Fabulous New Years Party

You have to be careful when making plans for New Years Eve—It’s the one night of the year that you can’t go home early if the party sucks. The best way to ensure a fabulous time is to host the night yourself; but how can you make sure your own party doesn’t stink? Here are some quick tips that will guarantee you give 2014 the sendoff it deserves. The perfect

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Eggnog’s Fresh Outlook

Eggnog has made the resolution to be more flexible for 2015. This holiday season, we’ll see our festive eggnog is at its most glamorous. Golden goblets, smooth spirits and its luring cinnamon smell will greet you at every party and get-together. But like people, eggnog loses its luster after the holiday is over. After Christmas, it’s just some stuff in a carton that the guests wouldn’t take home. What to

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5 Food Festivals to Check Out in January

Have you been dreaming about the amazing food that is only offered in certain parts of the United States? For example, the Seattle street food culture that is unmatched, or perhaps the creole cooking that you can only get down on the “ ’ol Bayou” in New Orleans? If so, then attending a food festival this January is likely on your list of things to do. Five of the best,

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Crunch Your Way to Health With These Hearty Snacks

There’s something about food that you can crunch in the mouth that is satisfying but unfortunately many such – especially the traditional potato chips we are so fond of – are heavy in salt, and far from healthy. It is a worrying statistic that an American eats, on average, almost 100 packets of potato chips a day, which amounts to a lot of salt intake. The market has, however, seen

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