With the holiday season upon us, enjoy these gingerbread tips and recipes provided by Wilson Farm.
Friday, December 7, 2012
This year’s tercentennial in Lexington has everyone thinking about the town’s history. One needs look no further than the Battle Green, Munroe Tavern or Buckman Tavern to realize that Lexington has a rich sense of history and tradition. It reminds us that tradition starts with a single action. Why not start your own tradition this holiday season and build a legacy of fun and excitement that can be passed from generation to generation. It doesn’t need to be as historic as the “shot heard ‘round the world,” but it can start with something as simple and family friendly as gingerbread. Gingerbread has its roots firmly planted in Europe. When ginger first arrived in the eleventh century it was delivered to Europe by trade routes that were …
Local farm celebrates traditional New England gingerbread houses.
- HOLIDAY GUIDE
Friday, December 23, 2011
The following press release was provided by Wilson Farm. Founded in 1884, Wilson Farm still does things in a traditional way – which includes making gingerbread houses. Every holiday season, the Gingerbread Artists at Wilson Farm create more than 1,200 houses between Thanksgiving and Christmas. Each one is a tasteful and tasty work of art – and no two houses are ever the same. This year, a few were even decorated in celebration of the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins. Starting with authentic dough, the artists hand shape each gingerbread panel, allowing for window openings, doors and other familiar features. The gingerbread panels are baked fresh and hand assembled, one house at a time, using a classic royal icing to join the …