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Holidays and Occasions

Recipes and Ideas for Holiday Meals

This time of year, the urge to go outside increases by the day. What better way to welcome warmer months than with a picnic, complete with homemade breads and baked goods made from scratch? Whether you’re celebrating a birthday, looking...
Over the River and Through the Woods to Grandma's House We Go -- Again! Hoooraaay!!!! It's summer. That means exciting vacations and special trips to Grandma and Grandpa's house! You have dreamed about it all winter long -- your family,...
There are many delicious ways to prepare and serve turkey. It might be deep-fried, brined, poached, grilled...to mention just a few methods of preparation. This article, however, will focus strictly on tips and techniques for preparing perfect turkey the...
Fall is the perfect setting for a casual romantic picnic. The colors are beautiful, the air is crisp and the possibilities for an excellent adventure are endless.
School's out and that means kids have all kinds of time for activities. Stock up on simple items at the start of the season so when it's your turn to host a play date or birthday party, you're well-prepared....
The sun's shining, so what better time to pack a picnic basket and hit the road and indulge in some delicious food in the park or at the beach? Enjoy the outdoor dining experience with these inspiring picnic hacks. Tried...
When it comes to summer picnics, two of the classic foods that come to mind to me are great tasting macaroni and potato salads. I don't think any summer picnic would be complete without them. If you are cooking for...
This recipe features a homemade stuffing that is simple to prepare, healthy and delicious.
Need some dinner suggestions? Here is a summer menu plan for a week.  This menu is based on pork, beef, chicken, fish and a vegetarian meal. Saturday: Pulled pork with bbq sauce, sweet potato fries, and green beans (>recipe) Sunday: Vegetable Lasagna, Salad...
These tips for roasting and using pumpkins are sure to help you make the most out of them.