Happy Holidays! We’ve got a plethora of recipes and food stories to keep you satisfied until all eight candles have died down and the Christmas ham is sliced. So grab your hot cocoa and power through our celebratory favorites below.
From recipes and gift ideas to controversial holiday bans and food fails, this holiday-themed reading list is our present to you.
Feeling lost in a holi-daze? Gif yourself a break with these fun, festive, and sometimes irreverent tidbits. Got a favorite holiday gif we missed? Share it with us in the comments!
Kitchen work is a labor of love, which is why we think chefs deserves the best kind: thoughtful, curated gifts to make their daily work easier. Below is our list of 15 items our chefs told us they would love to have in their own kitchens – we’ve included their personal recommendations and why.
Whether you’re in need of a foodie-forward gift or some inspiration for your holiday gathering, this diverse cookbook list has something for everyone.
If holiday hosting gives you nightmares, try a cookie swap! It’s sweet in more ways than one. You get to bake, eat, and get loved ones together…which is what the season is all about, right? The best part? You leave with dozens of cookies that you can give as gifts, serve to guests, or devour while binge-watching Christmas movies.
The best feasting day of the year is almost upon us, so we’re celebrating with a special Thanksgiving-themed reading list.
Yes, we’re talking about those holidays. It’s not Christmas in July. We know it’s early, but venues for this year’s holiday parties are filling up fast! Submit your shindig requests now and we’ll help you plan a bash that will make you the star of the season. How To Be This Year’s Holiday Party Hero If you’re the planner: Don’t skimp on the food. And remember, holiday lunches = hooky from work! Bowling is lame. Cooking classes are not. Keep the alcohol flowing – social lubricant is key. Throw in fun party additions, like photo booths and chocolate fountains! Decorate to impress. Check out Table & Teaspoon rental settings here. If you’re a party-goer: Make sure to rock that “ugly” holiday sweater. Work the room. This is a social event, not a high school dance. Remember – you don’t become a better singer the more you drink. Look around. If you can’t spot the humbug, it’s you. Don’t talk work…or politics. Plan a holiday party worth toasting!
Image Credit: Jonny Hunter Why You Can And Should Dine Solo At PopUps 2017 is in full swing and we’re raring up for a year of new experiences. Join us! We challenge you to head to a popup event sans friend or date. It’s a great way to meet new people, try delicious cuisine, and break out of your comfort zone. Not convinced? Check out our strategies for rocking the solo dining experience. Because going to a popup alone is actually the opposite of eating alone. They are generally communal, and it turns out sitting next to strangers is awesome! Like the first week in your college dorm, embrace the camaraderie! The chef is front and center. A popup chef is very present, telling the story of each dish. Diners are also encouraged to interact with the chef, which is an experience one is not usually afforded in a typical restaurant. You pay for one, but you dine with many. One ticket to a popup gets you an unexpected culinary experience, but it’s also a social engagement. …
We know that getting into the holiday spirit often involve spirits (and food) so we polled our talented chefs and the Feastly HQ team for their favorite culinary customs. Maybe you’ll adopt one!