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Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkins earned their name because of their round shape. The English called them “pompons,” which came from the French word “pompom.” Like many early American dishes, pumpkin pie is a product of indigenous ingredients and English culinary tradition. First cultivated in Central America around 5500 B.C., pumpkins were one of the first foods settlers brought […]

Making Sure You Have Enough

Making Sure You Have Enough

Use this simple guide to help you plan your Thanksgiving gathering. Remember to save some for leftovers. Appetizers 5 People: 1 10 People: 2 15 People: 2 20 People: 3 Turkey 5 People: 6 to 8 lbs 10 People: 15 to 16 lbs 15 People: 22 to 23 lbs 20 People: 24 to 28 lbs […]

Planning Your Thanksgiving

Planning Your Thanksgiving

Whether you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving or you’ve been making the family feast for decades, refer to our Thanksgiving timeline checklist to keep your prepping, shopping, and cooking on track for the big day. 1 TO 2 WEEKS BEFORE THANKSGIVING Confirm the number of guests and plan your menu Order your turkey Plan your table […]

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 […]