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Merry Christmas from Holland America Line

Merry Christmas from Holland America Line

Wishing our Holland America Line readers a very Merry Christmas. May you find the gift of a 2014 cruise under your tree!

Happy Thanksgiving From our Table to Yours

Happy Thanksgiving From our Table to Yours

Happy Thanksgiving to all of our celebrating readers, fans and guests. Below is the menu that will be served onboard our ships tonight in honor of the holiday. Here’s hoping your own menu is delicious and fulfilling. Enjoy the holiday, and the Holland America Blog will resume its regular publishing schedule on Monday. Appetizers Ambrosia…   read more of “Happy Thanksgiving…”

Culinary Council Recipe: Jacques Torres’ Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

Culinary Council Recipe: Jacques Torres’ Pumpkin Chocolate Cake

If you’re looking for a new dessert to make this Thanksgiving, here is a recipe from Culinary Council member Jacques Torres. His pumpkin chocolate cake is made in individual servings, which makes it a perfect ending to a Thanksgiving feast. INGREDIENTS: Cake 4.9 ounces butter 6.3 ounces light brown sugar 2 eggs 8.4 ounces pumpkin,…   read more of “Culinary Council…”

Start & Finish a Thanksgiving Feast with Rudi’s Recipes

Start & Finish a Thanksgiving Feast with Rudi’s Recipes

Next week is Thanksgiving in the United States. Most homes serve up a delicious turkey as the main course, surrounded by all of the trimmings. Those vary from family to family and might include mashed potatoes, greenbean casserole, sweet potatoes topped with toasted marshmallows, corn, and cranberries in some form – whether it be whole,…   read more of “Start & Finish…”

Spook-tacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

Spook-tacular Shore Excursions in Time for Halloween

Halloween is the spookiest day of the year when ghosts and goblins of all ages come out to celebrate by dressing up in their favorite costumes, going trick-or-treating and visiting haunted houses. But Halloween doesn’t have to be the only day to get spooked. On several Holland America Line tours, guests can explore old ghost…   read more of “Spook-tacular Shore…”