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DIY Worcestershire Sauce for Thanksgiving

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Darkly hued. Tangy. Frequently mispronounced by non-Brits.

Worcestershire Sauce

Darkly hued. Tangy. Frequently mispronounced by non-Brits.

A great addition to soups, stews, scrambled eggs, roast beef… you name it, a dash of the W can add a splash of rich, spicy flavor.

Homemade Worcester Sauce (Recipe From Saveur)

Makes about 2 cups.

2 cups white vinegar
1/2 cup molasses
1/2 cup soy sauce
1/4 cup tamarind concentrate

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Four Interesting Questions About Halloween

Over time, Halloween evolved into a secular, community-based event characterized by child-friendly activities such as trick-or-treating. In a number of countries around the world, as the days grow shorter and the nights get colder, people continue to usher in the winter season with gatherings, costumes and sweet treats.

Who Came Up With The Holiday Halloween?

Halloween has its roots in the ancient, pre-Christian Celtic festival of Samhain, which was celebrated on the night of October 31. The Celts, who lived 2,000 years ago in the area that is now Ireland, the United Kingdom and northern France, believed that the dead returned to earth on Samhain.

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Fourth of July: An American Holiday

From 1776 until the present day, July 4th has been celebrated as the birth of American independence, with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family gatherings and barbecues.

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Famous Fathers and Their Famous Offspring

John Aniston is best known for his role as Victor Kiriakis on the NBC daytime drama Days of Our Lives, which he originated in July 1985 and has played continually since then. Aniston is the father of actress Jennifer Aniston.

Brian Williams is best known for his ten years as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, the evening news program of the NBC television network. His daughter Allison is an actress who stars in HBO’s Girls.

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Last Minute Halloween Party Planning

It’s that holiday time of year again. Before you know it, it will be Halloween, with Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Eve stampeding in right behind. In the whirlwind that is the holiday season, you need to plan early for holiday parties.

And by early, I don’t mean a couple of weeks. During holiday party season, entertainment gets scheduled early. So, if you are planning a corporate holiday party or a New Year’s Eve party, get your entertainment lined up in advance so you aren’t scrambling to find something at the last minute.

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Early Images of Santa Claus

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Mother’s Day, Celebrating Motherhood in the Modern World

Mother’s Day is a modern celebration honoring one’s own mother, as well as maternal bonds, motherhood, and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in several parts of the world, most commonly in the months of March or May. It complements similar celebrations honoring family members, such as Father’s Day and Siblings Day.

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