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Kids in the Kitchen - A User's Guide to Encouraging a Junior Chef PLUS Gift Ideas for the Aspiring Young Cook!

Kids in the Kitchen - A User's Guide to Encouraging a Junior Chef PLUS Gift Ideas for the Aspiring Young Cook!

Encouraging help in the kitchen with daily meal prep, even from a young age, can be that spark that ignites the imagination and passion of a burgeoning chef. It is also a wonderful way to teach young people about healthy eating, portioning and nutrition. Working hands-on with children in the kitchen allows them to understand nutritional facts, calculate portion sizes and experiment with new foods
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Baked Apple Season is here! Take time to enjoy the flavors of Fall!

Baked Apple Season is here! Take time to enjoy the flavors of Fall!

Apple hill is known as the best place to celebrate the coming of Fall. The drive up to Apple Hill is best taken during the week since weekend trips are often met with hoards of apple loving drivers.
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Bill Snyder's Fresh Peach Ice Cream Recipe

Bill Snyder's Fresh Peach Ice Cream Recipe

Frequently, customers of ours would bring my father baskets of fresh peaches from their yards. Being the chef that he was, Bill would use the peaches in meals, salads or we would just eat sliced peaches with some fresh cream and sugar sprinkled on top.
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The holiday season is here and so is Tea Time!

The holiday season is here and so is Tea Time!

Now, PinkyUp brands also provides a cure for the Teatotaling Blues. Try a fun new Tea Based cocktail with their very own Vanilla Chai. Use this recipe to create a new Vanilla Chai White Russian.
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Join Us in Welcoming Tom Bates to William Glen Christmas & Company for a Very Special Event!

Join Us in Welcoming Tom Bates to William Glen Christmas & Company for a Very Special Event!

Visit our store, call us, email us or order online using Coupon Code TOM19 to alert us that you want your purchases signed by Department 56 Artist, Tom Bates. Renowned village designer, Tom Bates will be in-store on Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 11am to 3pm to sign your same day or pre-ordered purchases. Order today to ensure your spot in line!
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All Aboard 2019

Radko: Built from Necessity

In much the same way my father, Bill Snyder, and his business partner, Glen Forbes, built their business, Christopher Radko started his vision for a company that offered the festive holiday heirlooms his family lost.
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The 2018 Department 56 Village Retirement Announcement

The 2018 Department 56 Village Retirement Announcement

Each year since it's beginning, Department 56 has announced the retirement of certain pieces to make room for new and wonderful ideas and creations.
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JingleNog Debuts at William Glen and Christmas & Company

JingleNog Debuts at William Glen and Christmas & Company

Back in 1981 Bill Snyder and Glen Forbes formed a partnership with Irv and Julie Keller, owners of Keller's of Modesto, to create an import company known at Christmas Ornaments LTD. Together they leveraged their buying power along with over a dozen independent store who comprised the William Glen Catalog Association, to purchase mouth-blown, hand-painted glass Christmas ornaments from West Germany.
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William Glen Introduces Gift Registry & Wishlists
Made in America and Made for You!

Made in America and Made for You!

This pan will quickly become your favorite! Aluminized steel bakeware is made from sheets of cold rolled steel.
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A new William Glen store?

A new William Glen store?

“Mark is picking up the pieces and carrying on the legacy,” Carole Kassis says. “Nothing’s forever, that’s for sure. Except death and taxes, that’s forever. But everything has a circle.”
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Christmas comes to Old Sac

Christmas comes to Old Sac

Christmas & Company and Chef’s Mercantile opened for business on Oct. 7 (2010) in the newly remodeled Ebner House and Empire Hotel located on K Street in Old Sacramento.

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