Easy Holiday Appetizer Tree

Posted by on December 20, 2022

Easy holiday appetizer alert! Are you having a get-together this month? Or need to make a little something to munch on while you are hanging out with friends? Make this easy tree appetizer with just one block of cream cheese and some Sweet Pepper Jalapeño Jam. Serve with crackers on the side and you are read more »

Simple Side Dishes

Posted by on December 15, 2022

When planning your party menu, remember that easy side dishes complete the meal. From traditional dishes for special occasions – think cranberries for Thanksgiving and potato salad for Independence Day – to new takes on familiar ingredients, your side dishes can be the surprisingly simple grace note in your mealtime melody! Things to Consider When read more »

Easy as Pie: 7 Simple & Delicious Desserts

Posted by on December 13, 2022

When it comes to the holidays, I don’t think there’s a more popular – or more beloved – dessert than fresh-baked pie. Pumpkin. Pecan. Apple. French silk. Banana cream. Blueberry. Coconut cream. There are so many delicious varieties, and it’s safe to say that we all have our personal favorites. When I was a kid, read more »

Delicious DIY Gifts

Posted by on December 5, 2022

I used to agonize over what to get for those hard-to-buy-for folks on my list. Usually I fell back on generic “male” or “female” items; mom generally got that year’s popular perfume, and I don’t like to think of how many flashlights and work gloves my brother-in-law has unwrapped from me over the years. (Sorry, read more »

National Cookie Day

Posted by on December 2, 2022

Everyone loves cookies! From toddler to old-timer, here in the US we nibble cookies through every season of life, and I couldn’t be happier about it. Nothing beats a cookie fresh from the oven – and did you know that you can simplify the process by starting with a baking mix? It’s true! Tastefully Simple read more »

Let’s Talk Leftover Turkey

Posted by on November 29, 2022

I look forward to a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner all year long. Just thinking about the aromas of the slow roasting turkey, herbaceous stuffing and spiced pumpkin pie gets my taste buds tingling.  And what is better than turkey dinner? Turkey leftovers! In fact, I often save room on Thanksgiving to make sure I can read more »

Ho Ho Holiday Hot Cocoa Board

Posted by on November 22, 2022

Trimming the tree. Sledding parties. Weekend afternoons, watching Hallmark® holiday movies on the sofa. Whatever your favorite traditions may be, there are plenty of reasons to curl up with a cup of hot cocoa this winter! In fact, you can make some of those moments even sweeter by creating your own hot chocolate and cookie read more »

Stress-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Posted by on November 17, 2022

Hey friends – did you know that the simplest thing to make for Thanksgiving is the turkey? It’s true. Just three ingredients, a few hours in the oven and bam! Delicious turkey! It features our expertly blended Rustic Herb Seasoning which I like to call “Thanksgiving in a jar.” And if turkey’s not your thing, read more »

Delightful Dips for Your Next Party

Posted by on November 15, 2022

Many elements set the stage for a great gathering: an interesting mix of guests, mood-setting décor and of course – terrific eats! When you plan your appetizer spread, be sure to include the unsung hero of perfect party food: a variety of delicious dips! Defining Dips Essentially, dips are thick sauces that add flavor to read more »

What’s The Best Beer for Beer Bread?

Posted by on November 10, 2022

There’s just one rule for choosing a beer for beer bread: pick something you like! Every variety of beer has a unique flavor that will impact how your beer bread tastes. A good rule of thumb is to choose a flavor profile that complements whatever you plan to serve with your beer bread. Tastefully Simple’s read more »