December 2014

Thu
04
Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Wines for the Holidays
Thursday, December 4th
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Online, Free

No holiday celebration is complete without a few bottles of wine, so join in on the chat to discover our recommendations for the season! Buy a few ahead of time and taste and tweet with us through our favorites. See the list here: http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/wine Follow #WFMwine to join the conversation from 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm CST. 

Thu
11
Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Spectacular Entertaining
Thursday, December 11th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

From large celebrations to comforting dinners and small cocktail soirees, the holiday season is THE time for entertaining. Join us on Twitter from 6pm - 7pm CST to swap recipes, ideas, and more. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation.

Thu
18
Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Online
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Twitter Chat: Cooking for the Holidays
Thursday, December 18th
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Online, Free

It's almost time for the second big feast of the holiday season! Whether you're looking for a main course, sumptious sides or delicious desserts you're sure to find it during our chat. Follow #WFMdish to join the conversation from 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST. 

Events At Nearby Stores

December 21: National Hamburger Day
Sunday, December 21st
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 21: National Hamburger Day
Five Food Finds about Hamburgers

1. The oldest fast food restaurant in the world is the White Castle franchise, which opened in 1921.
2. The people of America eat more burgers out at restaurants or on the go than they do at home.
3. The largest hamburger ever created was over 8,000 pounds and was cooked for a burger festival in Wisconsin.
4. However, the hamburger in its current form, with ground beef and a bun, is a decidedly American creation.
4. Hamburgers are made of beef, not ham, and there is much debate over whether they actually originated in Hamburg.

December 21: National Hamburger Day
Five Food Finds about Hamburgers

1. The oldest fast food restaurant in the world is the White Castle franchise, which opened in 1921.

December 24: National Egg Nog Day
Wednesday, December 24th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 24: National Egg Nog Day

December 24 is National Eggnog Day, and we’re sporting the ‘nog mustache to prove it.

Can’t get eggnog out of your noggin? No worries - we’ve got some cheery recipes for you to try. And if that’s not enough, you can read all about the boozy beverage and its humble beginnings.

Ho-ho-hopefully you’re ready to whip up a tall glass and enjoy the festive buzz it leaves you with. Just keep an eye on grandma - she tends to cross paths with wandering reindeer after a few glasses.

December 24: National Egg Nog Day

December 24 is National Eggnog Day, and we’re sporting the ‘nog mustache to prove it.

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day
Thursday, December 25th
12:00 AM
Whole Foods Market San Mateo,

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pumpkin:
1. The largest pumpkin pie ever made was over five feet in diameter and weighed over 350 pounds. It used 80 pounds of cooked pumpkin, 36 pounds of sugar, 12 dozen eggs and took six hours to bake.
2. In early colonial times, pumpkins were used as an ingredient for the crust of pies, not the filling.
3. Pumpkins were once recommended for removing freckles and curing snake bites.
4. The largest pumpkin ever grown weighed 1,140 pounds.
5. The Connecticut field variety is the traditional American pumpkin.

December 25: National Pumpkin Pie Day

Here are today’s five thing to know about Pumpkin: