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What’s In That Eggnog?

What’s In That Eggnog?

Despite the tradition of having a hot cup of eggnog at a Christmas party, or perhaps at the hearth of a roaring fire, this rich and creamy wintertime beverage is in fact seasonally out of place.…

Panettone: Read the Label

Panettone: Read the Label

A label should resemble an ingredient list for a recipe. For instance, if you pick up store bought mac and cheese, it should be made out of the same things the home made version is made of. If not, you have to wonder why.…

Child Poverty & Hunger During The Holidays

Child Poverty & Hunger During The Holidays

Many children who live in low income families depend on free or subsidized school meals, without which they would literally go hungry. But what happens when the winter holidays arrive? For some children, poverty doesn't just mean a lack of presents or going without a Christmas feast. It means two or more weeks of hunger.…

Slaughtering Your Own Thanksgiving Turkey

Slaughtering Your Own Thanksgiving Turkey

With the holidays approaching, some are preparing to don aprons while others are preparing themselves to take the life of the animal that will grace their table. Small, local farmers are increasingly giving customers the opportunity to not only choose their own heritage breed bird, but to learn to kill and dress it as well.…

A Gourmet Vegetarian Holiday with Deborah Madison

A Gourmet Vegetarian Holiday with Deborah Madison

Whatever you may have thought about vegetarian holiday fare, today, top chefs are creating delicious, festive and satisfying vegetarian holiday menus that may leave you wondering if turkey has been long overrated.…

Waste-Free Lifestyle: Reusable Lunchbox Kit

Waste-Free Lifestyle: Reusable Lunchbox Kit

Who knew that bringing that brown bagged lunch to school or work every day added up, not just in cost but in environmental degradation? Investing in one of these reusable lunchbox sets will save you money over time, and lighten the load on our landfills.…

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