Friendsgiving is the perfect opportunity to celebrate your second family with festive, fun recipes that stray a bit away from traditional fare.
“Friendsgiving is often held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving,” said Chef Kevan Vetter of the McCormick Kitchens. “It’s more of a potluck party than a traditional Thanksgiving – everyone is usually assigned a dish. Instead of stuffing or a green bean casserole, bring a dish that’s a little more fun, like corn pudding with a dash of smoky heat from chipotle chili pepper.”
These recipes for a caramelized Brie and a chocolatey red wine from the McCormick kitchens are also sure to please. If your party falls after the big day, put those turkey leftovers to good use with a cheesy turkey crescent ring perfect for feeding a group of friends.
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This is my favorite time of year. I love spending time with family and shopping for gifts. My husband on the other hand does not like shopping very much. Unless it is fishing or car related. He has a tendency to wait until the last minute. I am talking about the day before or even the day of. I was very happy to tell him about a service called Loop & Tie that makes gift giving easier.
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Lately I have really been enjoying doing puzzles. I have not mastered Sudoku yet but I always have fun doing word searches and crossword puzzles. I work on my computer everyday, so I like it when I can do something that gives my eyes a rest.
The holiday season is such a wonderful time, especially when you have a little one in the house! We’ve teamed up with some of our favorite parenting blogs to bring you a HUGE giveaway with products to delight your baby or toddler this holiday season. Check out the great brands that are participating and the items one lucky winner will receive:
The Holiday Season will officially start in Milwaukee on November 16th, 2017. It is time for the Milwaukee Holiday Lights Festival Kick-Off Extravaganza. My family did not make it last year but we have been before and it is so beautiful. We will be there tomorrow night!
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I really don’t need a reason to bake up some sweet goodness in my house. We all have a sweet tooth so freshly baked treats are always welcome. Taste of Home’s latest cookbook, 365 Days of Cookies will make it much easier.