Across America, many seasoned cooks have already finalized their Thanksgiving dinner menus and double-checked their order for a fresh turkey. Less experienced cooks are summoning up the courage to take on their first big meal, excited about starting new family traditions of … [Read more...] about Add Downton Touches to Your Thanksgiving Table
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Anna M. Jarvis is the founder of Mother's Day, who successfully campaigned to have the first official Mother's Day celebration held. It was a tribute to her mother Julia Ward Howe who conceived the Mother’s Day Proclamation back in 1870. It is a tradition that is observed on … [Read more...] about The History of Mother’s Day and What to Serve Mom
This coming week Christians around the world are celebrating Easter. A moveable feast, Easter occurs the First Sunday after the Full Moon following the Vernal Equinox in the Northern Hemisphere. It is late this year, just like Spring. Marking the end of Lent, Holy Week leads … [Read more...] about Hot Cross Buns and Other Easter Traditions
The US and Canada celebrated Labor Day yesterday. Another long weekend in another year dealing with Covid-19. The weekend marks the unofficial end of Summer and is normally a joyful time when parents send their children back to school. However, the Delta variant has made this a … [Read more...] about Can you Serve Angel Food Cake After Labor Day?
Happy Birthday Isabella Beeton, best known as Mrs. Beeton, the Victorian Domestic Goddess. Her cookbook Mrs. Beeton's Book of Household Management published in 1861 when she was only 23, was an instant success. It sold a whopping 2 million copies in 1868. March 12 marks her … [Read more...] about Happy Birthday, Mrs. Beeton–The Victorian Domestic Goddess