FOOD FUN: Gingerbread Men Sleigh

Over the river and through the woods to Grandmother’s house we go! These sleighs are made from sweet rolls and mini gingerbread men, with candy cane runners. We discovered it on the Facebook page of St. Pierre bakery. We recommended their product line earlier this fall. It’s fun to make, and even more fun to…
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RECIPE: Peppermint White Hot Chocolate & Chocolate Peppermint Brownies

Christmas season is a bonanza for peppermint lovers, from candy canes to peppermint bark to chocolate-peppermint everything. Now, have a cup of peppermint white hot chocolate with a dark chocolate peppermint brownie. Both recipes are from McCormick. While together they create a chocolate-peppermint symphony, they can be split up and paired with non-peppermint, non-chocolate beverages…
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RECIPE: Gingerbread Cookie Dip & Spread

Yummy and easy dip for cookies, fruit and more. Photo courtesy QVC.   OMG, we haven’t even finished Thanksgiving leftovers but the countdown to Christmas is ON! If you’re too busy racing around and don’t have much time to prepare something special for family, friends or colleagues, here’s an easy treat from QVC’s chef David…
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RECIPE: Chocolate Drizzle Popcorn

Enjoy some at home, box some up as a gift. Photo courtesy G.H. Cretors.   If you’re looking for something to bring to a Christmas Eve celebration—or to serve at home—here’s one you can make in 15 minutes. The recipe is from G.H. Cretors Popcorn, whose bags of popped corn were a NIBBLE favorite (here’s…
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FOOD FUN: Cheese Wedge Reindeer

Here’s an easy Christmas snack to make from Laughing Cow cheese wedges, or any cheese you like enough to cut into wedges. Simply assemble: Cheese wedges for the head Mini pretzels for antlers Halved pimento-stuffed olives for the nose Peppercorn eyes (green peppercorns are very mild and more kid-friendly)   The use of a red…
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