Peppermint Bars by McCormick

When time is short and you need a quick and whimsical holiday dessert, semi-homemade is perfect. McCormick is one of the most trusted names in the food industry and we couldn't wait to share their extravagant fudgy brownie with a peppermint filling and rich chocolate glaze. PEPPERMINT BARS Serves 36 INGREDIENTS Brownie 1 package (family-size) … Continue reading Peppermint Bars by McCormick

Crockpot Eggnog French Toast with Maple Creme Syrup

The holidays are a festive, busy time and with company coming in from out of town, feeding a hungry crowd is priority. The ingredients list is simple and more than likely you will have all of these items on hand to create a delicious brunch dish during the holiday season. Recipe and photo courtesy Jeff … Continue reading Crockpot Eggnog French Toast with Maple Creme Syrup

Braised Pomegranate Lamb Shanks with Fennel

If you're hosting an intimate gathering this year, this is the recipe you need. Small gatherings are filled with the best conversations. Pour a glass of wine and just enjoy the company. BRAISED POMEGRANATE LAMB SHANKS WITH FENNEL INGREDIENTS Braised Pomegranate Lamb Shanks with Fennel 6 American Lamb shanks, 1 pound eachsalt and ground pepper2 … Continue reading Braised Pomegranate Lamb Shanks with Fennel

Moroccan Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze

The dazzling appetizer every gathering deserves this year Dazzling company, great conversation and delicious food help make memories each holiday season. This year immerse yourself in the culinary experience and embrace the kitchen adventure. Let's get cooking! MOROCCAN LAMB MEATBALLS WITH POMEGRANATE GLAZE INGREDIENTS Meatballs 1 shallot, very finely chopped 1 pound ground American Lamb … Continue reading Moroccan Lamb Meatballs with Pomegranate Glaze

spirited holiday yule nog

by karie engels As temperatures drops and with Christmas and New Year's Eve right around the corner, there is no better way to celebrate than with a traditional festive beverage. Eggnog, a spiked mixture of egg yolk and milk, has been around for centuries and is often enjoyed around Christmas time. In the American North … Continue reading spirited holiday yule nog

Sip into the new year with these festive cocktails

The countdown to the new year has already begun and we are bringing the cocktails! Check in with us this week as we showcase sparkling wine, cocktails, mocktails and delicious ideas for the new year. TANTEOS' SPARKLING MARGARITA Ingredients 2 ounces Tanteo Blanco Tequila 1-ounce sparkling wine or club soda 3/4-ounce fresh lemon juice 3/4-ounce Agave Nectar Directions: … Continue reading Sip into the new year with these festive cocktails

Whimsical Eggnog Cookie Gift Tags

A festive holiday idea for the entire family. Why label gifts with a slip of paper when you can use cookies instead? This a festive holiday project the entire family can do together. Mix food color and vanilla extract to paint designs on frosted, gift tag-shaped eggnog cookies. Then, thread a ribbon through the cookie, … Continue reading Whimsical Eggnog Cookie Gift Tags

Peppermint Bliss Hot Chocolate

When temperatures plummet and the snow falls, hot chocolate is the ultimate hand warmer "The greatest tragedies were written by the Greeks and Shakespeare...neither knew chocolate"― Sandra Boynton The first chocolate beverage is believed to have been created by the Aztecs around 2,000 years ago, and a cocoa beverage was an essential part of Aztec … Continue reading Peppermint Bliss Hot Chocolate

set up your own hot chocolate bar this holiday season

Temperatures are dropping and the snow is falling, it's hot chocolate time! Everyone has their favorite way to enjoy a mug of hot cocoa and when hosting small gatherings this winter, set up a hot chocolate bar for friends and family. Toppings for your bar marshmallowstoffee bitscoarse sea saltmini chocolate chipschocolate spoonscaramel spoonsmarshmallow stickscrushed peppermintscandy … Continue reading set up your own hot chocolate bar this holiday season

Rolled, Stuffed Turkey Breast

A beautiful and delicious recipe for smaller holiday celebrations Intimate, cozy celebrations are a great way to really enjoy your guests and have great conversations. This dazzling centerpiece is perfect for a 'lighter' gathering of friends and family. Your local butcher will gladly butterfly the breast for you and then it's a simple process to … Continue reading Rolled, Stuffed Turkey Breast