How to not be a holiday jerk this season at restaurants from Toronto’s top chefs and owners

December, aka Holiday Month, is supposed to be about spending time your with loved ones and friends, particularly over a special meal. But because we are human, this season usually brings out the worst in everyone – most of the time to be dumped on very busy restaurant staff. So, in the spirit of holly-jolly … Read more

Need is great so be generous on Wednesday

The weeks between Thanksgiving and Christmas often are a time for families to gather over a good meal for a holiday visit — or maybe a visit for the first time in a long time. It is a time for families, food and festivities. For too many of our friends and neighbors through the Brazos … Read more

How Leafcutter Ants and Other Culinary Creatures Prepare for a Feast | Smithsonian Voices

In the tropical forests of Central and South America, leafcutter ants retrieve fresh plant material that serves as the fodder for a complex suite of fungal gardens tended by the colony. Andreas Kay, Flickr Each year at Thanksgiving, humans stock the table with the fruits of a successful harvest. However, few people can prepare a … Read more

Can My Dog Eat Turkey? Holiday Dishes That Are Unsafe for Pets | Seasonal Food and Country Style Recipes

Part of the joy of celebrating Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah or any of this season’s holidays comes from making and eating special foods. We indulge in delicacies and dishes – often rich in butter, sugar and fat – that we may only eat at this time of year. And since we love our pets and think … Read more


Panama City, Fla. — The holiday cooking season is here and it’s time to plan your meals. Whether you’re cooking plans include mastering family recipes or tackling new ones, the Florida Department of Health in Bay County reminds you to keep your food safety skills sharp this season. “Holiday gatherings should be joyous occasions for … Read more

A Full, Festive Menu for Holiday Celebrations

MISSION, KS /ACCESSWIRE/November 10, 2022/ (Family Features) From the hors d’oeuvres to the main course and all the way through dessert, creating a full holiday menu doesn’t have to be hard. Photo courtesy of Getty Images The key to a successful feast is focusing on dishes that can please loved ones of all ages and … Read more

Turkeys will be scarcer and princeier than ever this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2022 is shaping up to be a tough one for turkey. The star of the holiday meal will be both hard to find and more expensive than ever. Turkey supplies have been tight for a long time. Producers began to cut back on raising the birds back in 2019 after turkey prices crashed. Then … Read more

40 Funny Christmas Cards for the Holidays 2022

With the holiday season fast approaching it’s time to start thinking about what gifts you’ll give to those you love. Warm fuzzy socks and mittens are always a good choice, and so is candy! Another classic and heartfelt gesture is to send personalized cards, or have them attached to your wrapped presents. The most efficient … Read more