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Category: Holidays

Holiday Recipes: Latkes with Carrot Puree and Pumpkin Pie with Pecan & Walnut Topping

Holiday Recipes: Latkes with Carrot Puree and Pumpkin Pie with Pecan & Walnut Topping

One of the things we do best at Holland America Line is serve up exception cuisine. From our main dining room to alternative choices including Pinnacle Grill, Tamarind and Sel de Mer, our guests go home with new experiences and happy palates. For the holidays we enjoy bringing our recipes to your kitchens, and nothing…   read more of “Holiday Recipes:…”

Drink Recipes: Dale DeGroff’s Holiday Cocktails Are Sure to Make Your Spirits Bright

Drink Recipes: Dale DeGroff’s Holiday Cocktails Are Sure to Make Your Spirits Bright

Whether you’re having a holiday party or not, it’s always fun to have some specialty cocktails on-hand to serve to friends, family or yourself this time of year! We enlisted our Master Mixologist Dale DeGroff to show us how to make some of his signature must-have holiday drinks, and these certainly won’t disappoint! Enjoy these…   read more of “Drink Recipes: Dale…”

Rudi’s Pumpkin, Pecan & Apple Pie Recipes — A Delicious Thanksgiving Tradition

Rudi’s Pumpkin, Pecan & Apple Pie Recipes — A Delicious Thanksgiving Tradition

Thanksgiving is this week in the United States, and that means in households across the country family and friends will gather together to celebrate the holiday and indulge in an epic meal. More often than not, that meal concludes with a Thanksgiving staple: pie. Whether it’s pumpkin, pecan, apple or another kind, millions of people…   read more of “Rudi’s…”

Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

Thinking About a South America Cruise in 2016/17? Check Out These HAL Options

South America is known for its diverse landscapes and radiant culture where one minute you’re climbing Machu Picchu to pose with llamas and next you’re at the Falkland Islands hanging with penguins. The country has a magnitude of adventurous and cultural activities, and the hardest part is choosing which cruise to take. Holland America Line…   read more of “Thinking About a…”

Go Beyond Burgers This Labor Day Weekend With These Chicken & Ribs Recipes

Go Beyond Burgers This Labor Day Weekend With These Chicken & Ribs Recipes

This coming Monday is Labor Day in the United States. It honors the labor movement and the contributions that workers have made to the strength, prosperity and well-being of their country. For many, it’s a weekend to relax, spend time with family and, of course, barbecue! Some of you might even be embarking a Holland…   read more of “Go Beyond Burgers…”

Ramp Up Your Fourth of July with Recipes from Holland America Line’s Master Chef

Ramp Up Your Fourth of July with Recipes from Holland America Line’s Master Chef

Fourth of July in the United States is coming up, and it’s a holiday where many people come together for a barbecue or festive meal. Holland America Line’s Master Chef Rudi Sodamin has an array of recipes, including a tasty sangria, that will elevate your cookout and add a some culinary excitement to your celebration….   read more of “Ramp Up Your Fourth…”