Cook Up Something Delicious for the Holidays with PBS Food

Last Updated by Sam Elander on

It’s that time of year again and PBS Food is bringing you Thanksgiving plans, menus and a look ahead to Christmas cookies, edible gifts, holiday cocktails, latkes and more!

Once again, we’ve compiled our best content for you to reach your social audience this holiday season:

Thanksgiving (November 1-22)

Christmas (December 1-24)

#HolidayHappyHour (Flexible Dates)

Hanukkah (December 2 – December 10)

New Year’s Eve (December 26- January 1)

You can find the suggested language and image names in the PBS Food Holidays Social Media folder. (All assets added accordingly.)

 

image.pngFacebook 360 Recipes

As we did with Halloween, PBS Food has created holiday-themed recipe images that will render as 360° on Facebook. We will have some great Thanksgiving and Holiday collections available soon.

 

 

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PBS Food will be natively uploading any Thanksgiving, Christmas, Hanukkah and holiday-related videos that we have rights to share this holiday season. If you haven’t already whitelisted your station’s Facebook page with PBS Food, this is the perfect opportunity. Likewise, we would love to share any holiday food or event videos that you have to share.

 

Suggested Social Media + Images

For each holiday and theme above, PBS Food has provided suggested posts and tweets, along with an accompanying image. Check the PBS Food Holidays Social Media folder for more information.

Bentomatic

If you already have the PBS Food multi-page Bentomatic assigned, you will find the collection automatically updated throughout the year. To have the Food Bentomatic assigned to your site, submit your request via the Digital Support Portal.

Cranberry Sauce SPI Blog.jpgHoliday Hubs

Stations who do not plan to adopt the Food Bentomatic on their site can promote the individual holiday hub pages on PBS Food which highlight similar content pieces that are promoted in the Bentomatic. The hub pages for HanukkahChristmas, and New Year’s Eve feature all of our seasonal content including recipes, videos, planning tips, and more. Furthermore, we encourage any station with holiday content to reach out to the PBS Food team for promotion on these hub pages and/or our social channels.

Holiday Quizzes

Do you look forward to stuffing and cranberry sauce? Or do you feel like traditional Thanksgiving food just isn’t you? We have a few menu suggestions to make sure you prepare Thanksgiving to your liking. Link to this quiz on PBS Food or use our embeddable code to put the quiz on your own site.

Many great holiday movies include food scenes that are funny and memorable. How well do you know the iconic food scenes in holiday movies? You can link to this quiz on PBS Food or use our embeddable code to put the quiz on your own site.

If you have any questions about any of this content or would like PBS Food to share your content, please reach out to Matt Schoch or Samantha Elander for more.

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