Category Archives: Holidays

Easter Means Peeps

Easter is Sunday, and with it comes Easter egg hunts and Easter baskets filled with jellybeans, chocolate bunnies and Cadbury eggs. But the brightest, most colorful Easter candy is by far the marshmallow peep. Peeps are marshmallow candies decorated with … Continue reading

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St. Patrick’s Day Treats

Today is St. Patrick’s Day, which means, at least here in Boston, that everybody’s Irish, and everybody is encouraged to celebrate in some way. The typical Irish dinner on or around St. Patrick’s Day is corned beef and cabbage, but … Continue reading

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Baking Brief: Pi Day

Today is 3/14, or Pi Day. It’s the day that applicants to MIT find out if they were admitted or not, and the day that bakers and bakeries across the country celebrate by turning it into Pie Day, or Pi-themed-baked-goods … Continue reading

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Mardi Gras Recap

Yesterday was Mardi Gras, (Fat Tuesday in the US or Shrove Tuesday in the UK). The day before Ash Wednesday and the beginning of Lent, this holiday is celebrated throughout Europe and the US. The holiday is a flashy celebration … Continue reading

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Cheap and Easy Valentine’s Day Desserts

Valentine’s Day is this coming Monday, which means CVS is running out of cards and restaurants will be making a fortune off small portions and large, prix-fixe prices. For those on a budget, fancy dinners may be out of the … Continue reading

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