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Got Strawberries? Make Punch!

In colonial America, punch usually referred to a rum drink, served in a bowl that was imported from China if you were wealthy. The temperance movement inspired recipes for non-alcoholic punches and made the punch bowl a staple of everything … Continue reading

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Party Punch that Swirls and Sparkles

Whether you plan to celebrate or protest, the U.S. Presidential inauguration week begins with gatherings of all kinds.

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‘Vodka Bog’ a Sweet Slog

Cranberries star in sauce on most Thanksgiving tables, but there’s no reason to stop there. This “Vodka Bog” punch from More Thoughts for Buffets (Institute Publishing) gets its kick and distinctive rosy hue from cranberry juice as well as cranberry liqueur.

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Rum Punch and Rice Pudding to Honor the Nation’s First Memorial Day

Memorial Day honors all who sacrificed their lives while serving in the U.S. military, but it started as a Civil War remembrance. In the spring of 1866, a year after the war ended, people in towns in the North and in … Continue reading

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