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Merry Christmas 2017

Merry Christmas 2017

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

How To Roast Beef

How To Roast Beef

Standing Beef Rib Roast How Much To Buy: A 54 to 5 Pound Roast Serves 8 to 10 Keep meat at room temperature for an hour or so. Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Rub roast with lots of olive oil, cracked peppercorns, minced garlic, kosher salt, and 2 tablespoons of an herb or spice rub, […]

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 […]

Holiday Season

Holiday Season

It is indeed, the season of regenerated feeling – the season for kindling, not merely the fire of hospitality in the hall, but the genial flame of charity in the heart. – Washington Irving “Work With What You Got!” © Victoria Hart Glavin Tiny New York Kitchen © 2017 All Rights Reserved

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 — […]

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 […]

Christmas Trees

Christmas Trees

The modern day Christmas tree was developed in early modern Germany, with predecessors that can be traced to the 16th and even possibly the 15th century. Devout Christians brought decorated trees into their homes. During the second half of the 19th century Christmas trees (also known as the Yule-tree) became popular beyond Germany, at first […]

Holiday Menu Ideas

Holiday Menu Ideas

Everyone who’s cooking for the holidays wonders what he or she should make for the holidays. I like to keep it simple and typically follow the “don’t experiment on your guests” rule. Hors D’oeuvres Mini Crab Cakes With Remoulade Sauce Cold Seafood Platter (Lobster Tails, Jumbo Shrimp, Jumbo Lump Crab Meat) Stuffed Mushrooms (Crab, Sausage, […]