Deep-Frying Your Turkey: The Best Turkey You’ll Ever Eat

See All of Our Staff’s Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes. It’s become our family tradition that my husband fries our turkey every Thanksgiving. While I’m inside cooking the side dishes, he’s outside with his cocktail and whatever men-folk he can lure away from football. I’m telling you, this is the best turkey you will ever have. We […]

They Might Be 12.5% Irish Most Days, but Today, They’re 100%!

In this beautiful, mixed-up and lately rather angry world we live in, it’s nice to know that we’re all Irish on St. Patrick’s Day…even if every other day my kids are only 12.5%. Why is it that so many people claim to be Irish? It’s like a clique we all want to be part of. […]

Adopt the Oplatek Tradition — For Laughs and Maybe a Tear

You may not be surprised at some of the silence because it is, admittedly, awkward and forced. I guarantee you will be surprised at some of the beautiful, thoughtful things you will say and hear -- even to and from your mother-in-law.

Traditions Are Worth It — Both Old and New

The traditions I've passed on from my parents and those I've started on my own, further my kids' sense of stability, security and family. They give them something to look forward to and something to look back on.