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Woodman’s “ALES over ALS” Event 0

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Ales Over ALS: A Crafter’s Delight was celebrated in scenic Essex, where they took full advantage in all things that are locally crafted from farm, sea, and brew kettle. All proceeds from this fundraising event went directly to Compassionate Care ALS, in support of people living with ALS (also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease).

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Fall Catering Ideas 0

Fall Catering IdeasNow that the cool breezes of fall are sweeping through your open windows, it’s become the season of hayrides, pumpkin spice lattes, and exciting fall get togethers. There’s nothing quite like autumn when the leaves are changing and the weather is just right for a warm mug of apple cider. Do you need some fresh fall catering ideas for your next autumn celebration?

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Events Perfect for Fried Clam Catering 0

Fried Clam Catering

What’s the best time to have some scrumptious fried clam catering? Is it a birthday, anniversary, or work party?

That was a trick question! The truth is that anytime is a good time to enjoy some delicious fried clams. Whether it’s a graduation, first communion, or farewell party, any event is best enjoyed with all your favorite people and the best of New England fare.

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Planning a North Shore, Kid-Friendly Staycation 0


Essex River Cruises and Charters

The North Shore is a fine destination for a kid-friendly staycation. If you’re looking for a place to take it easy with the whole family, then come by and enjoy the beautiful views and great eats that await you.

Essex River Cruises & Charters

Take the whole family on a relaxing adventure with Essex River Cruises & Charters.

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Catering and Food Safety 0

Food Safety

Catering is a great way to have delicious, fresh food at your next get-together or special event. By catering, you don’t have to worry about making the food, keeping it hot, and reducing the risk that bacteria or pathogens will make your guests ill. Before hiring a caterer, be certain that the food at your event is safe and enjoyable for everyone.

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How to Throw a Beach Clambake 0

Beach Clambake
John Maher: Hi I’m John Maher. I’m here today with Maureen Woodman from Woodman’s of Essex, a restaurant and catering company in Essex, Massachusetts. Today we’re talking about how to throw a beach clambake. Welcome, Maureen.

Maureen Woodman: Hi John, thanks for having me today.

A New Spin on the Traditional Clambake

John: Sure.

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Sizzling Summer Catering Ideas 0

Summer CateringSummer’s here and the party’s on! Here are some sizzling summer catering ideas to make your next party a memorable success and how to save time when planning a special event with professional catering.

21+ Watermelon Punch

Now, this takes entertaining to a whole new level. Cut out the inside of the watermelon and puree it.

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Stations vs Buffet Catering – When and Why 0

Stations vs Buffet

Choosing what kind of food to serve at your special event and how to serve it is a big decision – the food is often what many people look forward to and the thing they remember most about an event. Here’s a comparison of stations versus buffet catering and how to choose which type of serving style best fits your needs.

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Having a Party at the Home of the Fried Clam 0

Having a Party

John: Hi, I’m John Maher. Today, I’m here with Maureen Woodman, from Woodman’s of Essex, a restaurant and catering company in Essex, Massachusetts. Today, we’re talking about having a party at the home of the Fried Clam. Welcome, Maureen.

Maureen: Hi, John. Thanks for having me.

Types of Parties Hosted at Woodman’s

John: Sure.

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Clambake Appetizers and Desserts 0

Clambake Appetizers

John Maher: Hi. I’m John Maher and I’m here today with Maureen Woodman from Woodman’s of Essex, a restaurant and catering company in Essex, Massachusetts. Today we’re talking about appetizers and desserts at your clambake. Welcome, Maureen.

Maureen Woodman: Hi John. Thanks for having me.

Main Courses and Sides at a New England Clambake

John: Sure.

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