5 Ways to Use Eggnog Outside of Your Holiday Mug

Eggnog is always a holiday staple, but many find themselves with more in their refrigerator than they know what to do with. You may not even know how many other uses there are for eggnog besides just drinking it. With


Decorating with Food

Much of the holidays is centered on food. From snacks, to family feasts, cookies, and desserts, it’s a certainly a time of food-filled festivities. But we don’t stop there. We love food so much during the holidays that we decorate

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How to Host Christmas Dinner Italian-Style

The majority of holiday celebrations around the world involve indulging in delicious feasts; however, the foods we eat and the traditions we practice vary. In Italy, elaborate dishes are the center of everyday meals and are emphasized at Christmas! If

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Mealtime is Better Together 11/24

The official start of the holiday season is upon us! It’s the best time of year for sharing and caring, especially through wonderful food. Some quick meal ideas will help you manage the week, while Thanksgiving Day hacks and helpers

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Countdown to Thanksgiving Dinner

Written by Maureen Rowan Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles Organizing and timing are key elements when it comes to preparing any meal, but especially a special dinner. This countdown is intended as a guide to make it easier

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Happy Friendsgiving!

Tis the season! Each year November rolls around and we begin to prepare for the holidays. Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukah, Kwanzaa, and more: it’s a certainly a busy time. Recently a new holiday has emerged into the mix and seems to


Why do we celebrate the 4th of July?

Fourth of July On July 4th, 1776, the colonies officially declared their independence from England. Thus beginning the long journey from the 13 colonies to the 50 states. Each year, Americans celebrate the Fourth of July to commemorate one of

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Six Tips for Baking Your Best Holiday Cookies Ever!

Maureen Rowan Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles ‘Tis the season for baking! Share holiday traditions and the love of baking by enlisting the help of children or grandchildren. In addition to teaching them skills that will last a

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Countdown to Thanksgiving Dinner Timeline

Maureen Rowan Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles Hosting Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be stressful. Use this timeline we’ve developed as a guide to help you plan, prepare and enjoy the perfect Thanksgiving dinner!   Happy Thanksgiving from our