One of the best ways to inject some holiday spirit into the workplace or among a group of friends is to set up a Secret Santa. This group gift swap is popular in the West, where it goes by many names and several iterations, but always operates on the same principle: the gift giver's identity is kept secret from the recipient.
At Walter Knoll Florist, we love any and all gift-giving scenarios, and Secret Santa is no exception. On the other hand, it's the kind of exchange that presents a particular challenge. Namely, the fact that you may not know the tastes and preferences of your recipient. Read More about Bountiful Baskets for Secret Santas »
The festival began in the 1st century, known in Rome as Fat Tuesday. The day was set aside for hedonistic feasting before the fasting and penitence of Ash Wednesday and the Christian Lenten season. The tradition spread across Europe… Read More about Mardi Gras Festivities in Saint Louis »
I’m a fan and subscriber to the King Arthur Flour newsletter – every recipe I have ever tried has been wonderful. Lately a ginger snap recipe came thru and since I had some around, I finely diced some candied ginger… Read More about Gingery Ginger Snap Cookies »
Three Little Pigs What could be better than salty buttery puff pastry wrapped around a little sausage or hot dog? These are easy to make, there will be very few left over and if there are leftovers, they… Read More about Mini Pigs In Blankets »
Pastry4 cups Unbleached Flour2 tablespoon sugar2 teaspoon salt 4 sticks unsalted butter, cut into pats2 large egg 4 tablespoons milk 1 large egg, to brush on dough Filling3/4 cup raspberry… Read More about Home Made Mini Pop Tarts! »