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Help Us Feed 500 for Thanksgiving

Donate To Power Packs Online A Time for Thanks Characters Pub is proud to partner with the Power Packs Project to feed families this Thanksgiving On Thanksgiving Day, many families sit down together to enjoy each other’s company, laugh, drink and usually overeat. Isn’t that what the holidays are all about? Unfortunately, for some families…

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Soups Up!

Hearty Butternut Squash Soup Here at Characters Pub, we create a Soup de Jour in house using the freshest seasonal ingredients. This daily offering is made from locally sourced veggies found throughout the county. During the fall, we take full advantage of the bountiful, hearty vegetables available this time of year. We use sweet potatoes…

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Dia de los Muertos

Celebrating Day of the Dead Traditions Dia de la Muertos is a Mexican holiday that began over 4,000 years ago within Mesoamerican Civilizations such as the Mayans and the Aztecs. These cultures believed in the cylindrical flow of life  and death. They celebrated each passing from this world as a continuation of life in another realm. During…

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Top 10 Affordable Kitchen Essentials

Cooking for yourself doesn’t have to be daunting. And while I have many of the best kitchen utensils and appliances here at Characters Pub, some of the most important and most useful items are actually quite affordable. Whether you’re cooking for two, or for an entire restaurant full of people, there are some items that…

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Fire Up the Grill: Marinades and Sauces

Even though summer is winding down, that’s no reason to close your grill. Here’s a few  new recipes to try tonight! When it comes to grilling, we all have our preferences: some prefer charcoal, while others like the ease of gas, and still others might use special woods like mesquite. And of course we all have…

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New Website Emboldened With Character

Like food in the pantry, even websites have a shelf life. Thanks to our friends at Quantum Dynamix, a website design, development and marketing firm in Mount Joy – Characters Pub is excited to announce the launch of our new website! The new Characters Pub site reflects the welcoming atmosphere of our charming and unique…

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A Quick and Easy Refreshing Summer Drink: Aguas Frescas

Summer in this area is marked by two things: heat and humidity. It becomes a bit of a challenge to navigate the sticky weather as you run from your air conditioned car to your air conditioned home or air conditioned office. But if you’re looking for a more interesting way to cool off, here’s something…

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Tequila

Thursday night (September 12, 2013) we’ll be having our Tequila Tasting event, featuring a variety of tequilas paired with Mexican cuisine. In preparation for that event, here’s a quick primer on everyone’s favorite Mexican drink: Tequila. Classification: True Tequila is made from 100% Weber Blue Agave grown in Mexico.  Mexican Law says that Tequila can…

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