Book Excerpt: Moravian Christmas in the South, by Nancy Smith Thomas

Early appearances of the Christmas tree in America. Continue Reading Book Excerpt: Moravian Christmas in the South, by Nancy Smith Thomas

Recipe: Yorkshire Christmas Pie, from ‘Dining with the Washingtons’

This recipe from ‘Dining with the Washingtons’ is a modern adaptation of a traditional English pie like what would have been served at Mt. Vernon for Christmas. Continue Reading Recipe: Yorkshire Christmas Pie, from ‘Dining with the Washingtons’

Sheri Castle: Pear & Pomegranate Salad with Late Harvest Riesling Vinaigrette, Candied Bacon, and Spiced Pecans

A “take-notice” salad that will brighten up a special meal. Continue Reading Sheri Castle: Pear & Pomegranate Salad with Late Harvest Riesling Vinaigrette, Candied Bacon, and Spiced Pecans

Recipe: Happles, a Christmas breakfast with Eugene Walter

This Christmas breakfast recipe from The Happy Table of Eugene Walter combines apples, honey, spirits, spices, and crispy ham fat. Serve with scrambled eggs. Continue Reading Recipe: Happles, a Christmas breakfast with Eugene Walter