Tag: holidays

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National Poppy Day

National Poppy Day marks the 100th anniversary of ‘The Poppy Lady’

One hundred years ago, a selfless, young school teacher with a big heart and unwavering commitment to our nation’s veterans started a national movement that continues today — brightening the lives of those who served our nation. During its 100th anniversary this year, … read more

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BBQ

The Thrill of the Grill — Why Do You Do It?

Americans have a long-standing love affair with grilling. This relationship started many years ago. Our ancestors first learned to cook over an open flame, and today grilling has become a year-round lifestyle choice, with many preferring to cook outdoors on the grill. Why … read more

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Ham

Ideas for Simple Holiday Hams

Whether you’re new to hosting or simply looking for ideas to make Easter entertaining easier than ever, there are plenty of ways to save time and stress in the kitchen. Go with what you know. Trying out new recipes is fun, but it … read more

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Easter Lawn

How to Get Your Lawn Ready for Your Easter Egg Hunt

Easter morning will be here before we know it. Families will be in their yards and seeking perfect Easter photo opportunities. The Outdoor Power Equipment Institute (OPEI) has some tips on how to make sure you have an enjoyable and safe hunt. “You … read more

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Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage

Irish Classics and Green-Tinted Treats for Your St. Patty’s Party

It doesn’t take the Luck o’ the Irish to throw a great St. Patrick’s Day party. These tips and recipes from the experts at McCormick will help you throw a festive celebration you’ll enjoy as much as your guests — including make-ahead corned … read more

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Red Velvet Beet Cupcakes: The Healthy Valentines Treat You Need

Valentine’s Day is traditionally filled with sweets, chocolate and baked goods — but who said it can’t be healthy, too? These red velvet beet cupcakes are baked with a secret nutritious ingredient: beets. Surprisingly, the taste of beets does not overpower; in fact, … read more

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Etiquette Basics

Etiquette Basics for Guests and Their Hosts

It’s that time in early January when the rain soaked days are dark, Christmas lights are being removed and stored for another year, and as the doldrums of winter are descending, the mind wanders. With the flurry of holiday parties and gifting behind … read more

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Swangy Cider Punch (Photo courtesy Alamy)

Punch It Up this Holiday Season

If you are looking to host an unforgettable holiday cocktail party, punch can make a memorable impression on your guests and bring your get-together to the next level. Punch reached the height of its popularity during the Victorian Age. Originally made with alcohol, … read more

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