Category: Holiday & Entertaining

History of the Easter Egg

Written by Jon Waiksnoris Easter Eggs Easter eggs are a curious tradition. How did they become associated with such a religious holiday? We did our research to find some answers. The egg is an ancient symbol of new life and it has been associated with Pagan festivals celebrating spring. It is said that the tradition of decorating and coloring eggs…

A Hollandaise Holiday

Written by Rainy McEwan – Jr. Marketing Analyst Different Ways to Make Eggs Benedict A traditional Eggs Benedict consists of Canadian bacon and a poached egg atop a toasted English muffin, covered with creamy, delicious Hollandaise sauce. This dish is perfect to customize to your individual tastes. Every step can be made simpler, for days you feel a little lazy…

Six Tips for Baking Your Best Holiday Cookies Ever!

Maureen Rowan Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles ‘Tis the season for baking! Share holiday traditions and the love of baking by enlisting the help of children or grandchildren. In addition to teaching them skills that will last a lifetime, you’ll be creating memories they will cherish forever! 6 Tips for Baking Your Best Holiday Cookies Ever  Measure Ingredients…

Food Safety Before, During and After a Power Outage

 Maureen Rowan Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles   Loss of electrical power here in the Northeast due to seasonal storms and high winds is a year-round threat. You can reduce the risk of foodborne illness and minimize food loss by following the recommendations outlined below by USDA.   Before a Power Outage Occurs Stock up on shelf-stable foods…

Countdown to Thanksgiving Dinner Timeline

Maureen Rowan Murphy, Manager Consumer Trends, Nutrition and Lifestyles Hosting Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be stressful. Use this timeline we’ve developed as a guide to help you plan, prepare and enjoy the perfect Thanksgiving dinner!   Happy Thanksgiving from our family to yours!   The weekend before: Shop for items that can be purchased ahead. Prepare and freeze anything that…

The Thanksgiving Turkey Top 10

The Thanksgiving Turkey Top 10 Maureen Murphy, Manager of Consumer Trends, Nutrition & Lifestyles Thanksgiving is rapidly approaching! Here are the 10 most commonly asked questions consumers have when it comes to the holiday bird. When should I buy my turkey? If you’re purchasing a frozen turkey, you can do so at any time, but need to allow enough time…

Party food Ideas so you can throw a party like a pro

Wouldn’t you like to focus on your guests for an event that you are hosting without agonizing over how to get all the food cooked? Don’t miss time with your guests but still look like a top-notch host with these catering ideas.  Creative party platters offer the perfect solution to your needs and will reduce your stress as guests arrive.…

Turkey Tips: What You Need to Know to Prepare the Perfect Holiday Bird

Preparing a flavorful, crowd-pleasing Thanksgiving centerpiece is a big deal. It can be a long process from start to finish, and we want to ensure you impress your guests with a tender and moist turkey they will crave every time the holiday comes around. We’ve outlined some of the most essential tips and tricks that will have you feeling prepared…

Make some Easter memories!

Price Chopper and Market 32 can help with your Easter celebration – from planning that Easter brunch or dinner to creating a unique basket your children will love!   Activities for Kids Nothing is more special than creating lasting memories with your children and/or grandchildren. Plan crafts to involve them in preparing for Easter, as well as a few games…

Dressing your table for Easter!

Price Chopper and Market 32 can help with your Easter celebration – from planning that Easter brunch or dinner to creating a unique basket your children will love! This first article will inspire you to decorate a table that’s sure to get you & your guests in the spirit of spring! While there is something to be said for tradition, it…