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A buffet table set with various gingerbread recipes is dressed in red tartan linens and evergreen boughs.

Dreaming of Gingerbread

Whether Yuletide cravings encompass frosted cookies, a dark and moist cake flavored with molasses, or new twists on tried-and-true presentations of those classic desserts,...

A Sweet Taste of Thanksgiving Heritage

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale, nineteenth-century author and magazine editor, campaigned for more than three decades to have Thanksgiving recognized nationwide. She wrote a letter...
Haverstraw Hill: A Christmas tree, plaid pillow, ribbons, and lit candles add holiday charm to Mary Jane Calandra’s Grammy Pod

Charming Holiday Entertaining at Haverstraw Hill

Tastemaker Donna Tronolone, the founder of home décor enterprise Haverstraw Hill in Upstate New York, is quick to credit her mother, Mary Jane Calandra,...
Side Dishes

Seasonal Side Dishes: Top 5 Favorite Sides for Thanksgiving

Although the turkey often gets the most attention during holiday-menu planning, the trimmings can bring just as much harvest flavor to your celebration. Fresh...
Celebrate the Harvest

Three Main Courses to Celebrate the Harvest

When the month of November nears its close, the time will have arrived to invite family and friends to gather ’round for the warmth...
The focal point of a Christmas scene is panettone topped with homemade glaze, bright red berries, and sprigs of greenery.

Festive Panettone with Grammy’s Homemade Glaze

For a festive holiday dessert like the one pictured above, which was prepared by Mary Jane of Haverstraw Hill, crown this recipe for Panettone with...