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Yule Log

Yule Log

The origins of the Yule log can be traced back to the Norsemen of northern Europe. Jol or Jule (pronounced “Yule”) was a festival celebrated on the Winter Solstice in honor of Joinir, also known as Odin, the god of ecstasy and death. Feasting and drinking would take place around bonfires, and fires would be […]

Christmas Stockings

Christmas Stockings

The practice of hanging up stockings can be traced back to pre-Christian times. Germanic folklore tells of the god Odin’s annual Yuletime hunting party. Children would leave out their shoes filled with straw or sugar for Odin’s flying horse, and Odin would reward them by leaving small gifts in exchange. Later on, the practice was […]

A NEW HOLIDAY TRADITION

A NEW HOLIDAY TRADITION

As the holidays approach, all the giant factories are kicking into high gear to provide Americans with monstrous piles of cheaply produced merchandise. This year will be different. It is time to think outside the box. Who says a gift needs to fit in a shirt box, wrapped in mass- produced wrapping paper? Everyone — […]

Happy Thanksgiving 2017

Happy Thanksgiving 2017

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You And Your Loved Ones A Very Happy Thanksgiving!

Holiday Moderation

Holiday Moderation

The holiday season is in full swing and soon you’ll be living on Thanksgiving leftovers. Ever had pumpkin pie for breakfast followed by a full turkey meal for lunch and another for dinner? It’s easy to get in the habit of holiday indulging. The average American gains more than a pound each holiday season. Over […]

Baking Season

Baking Season

I like to bake all year long, but baking season is officially here!

Halloween 2017

Halloween 2017

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You A Very Happy Halloween!

Baking Pies

Baking Pies

Whether you’re baking summer pies or getting ready for holiday baking it’s important to have some key information about pie dough. Blind Baking Blind baking is prebaking a crust before you add an unbaked or especially wet filling. To ensure that your crust turns out crisp while blind baking, you can either dock it or […]

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

Valentine's Day 2017

Valentine’s Day 2017

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You A Very Happy Valentine’s Day