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A Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Dish

A Favorite St. Patrick’s Day Dish

It’s that time of year again, in America, when the beer turns green and the aroma of corned beef and cabbage fills the air. The dish is so comforting, but just what is corned beef? The term has nothing to do with corn, but was the English term for a small granule, such as a […]

Happy New Year 2018

Happy New Year 2018

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You & Your Family A New Year Filled With Prosperity, Joy, And Contentment. Wishing You A New Year Rich With The Blessings Of Love, Joy, Warmth, And Laughter. Wishing You Good Health, Happiness, And Success In The Coming Year And Always. Wishing You A Very Happy 2018! “Work With What […]

Merry Christmas 2017

Merry Christmas 2017

Tiny New York Kitchen Wishes You & Your Family A Very Merry Christmas

Twas The Night Before Christmas By Clement Clarke Moore

Twas The Night Before Christmas By Clement Clarke Moore

Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse; The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there; The children were nestled all snug in their beds, While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads; And […]

Santa Claus

Santa Claus

The fat, jolly man who delivers toys to all good children in just one night is known by many different names throughout the world. In English-speaking countries he is most commonly referred to as Santa Claus or Father Christmas. The name Santa Claus comes from the Dutch Sinterklaas or Sint Nicolaas. Saint Nicholas was born […]

Christmas Cards

Christmas Cards

Although religiously themed prints made by wood carvers date back to the Middle Ages, the Christmas card is a relatively recent tradition. The widespread exchange of homemade Christmas cards began in Britain in 1840, with the introduction of the first postal service, the Penny Post. The man who played a key role in setting up […]

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!