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A Short History of the Cranberry

I am making cranberry sauce for the first time ever. Because I am a historian, I decided to read up on cranberries. Did they appear at the first Thanksgiving? Is there a reason we eat them as a sauce or (shudder) jelly from a can? Let’s find out!

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Cold Holiday Cocktails to Further Chill The Cockles of Your Heart

In the spirit of holiday excess and fortification against the trying nature of family gatherings (if your family is delightful, feel free to skip along; you don’t need any of what we’re serving), here’s a selection of videos demonstrating how to make several cold, winter holiday-themed cocktails (Hattie already covered the warm ones). Eggnog is […]