I have no connection to Shepherd's Way other than enjoying their cheese (especially their Burr Oak). If you have a bit of money to spare consider helping them out--they're close to their goal but there's not so much time left.
If you want to spend more time caroling, and sipping wine instead of hanging in the kitchen, watch Chef Jansen Chan (International Culinary Center). make colored sugar, the easiest way to make basic sugar cookies shine on your holiday table.
The holidays mean it's time for bubbly. Let Wine & Spirit Education Trust (WSET) educator Vanessa Price teach you how to open a bottle properly and safely: without hurting somebody, or ruining that spark.