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Course: Holidays and Entertaining

FRENCH MACARONS

FRENCH MACARONS

Learn how to create homemade French macarons that are both stunningly beautiful and surprisingly affordable with this easy-to-follow recipe.

SLOW COOKER PORK CARNITAS

SLOW COOKER PORK CARNITAS

Discover how to make mouthwatering and budget-friendly Pork Carnitas infused with zesty citrus and classic Mexican spices in this easy-to-follow recipe perfect for Cinco de Mayo celebrations! Instant Pot directions are below.

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

Delight your taste buds with our vibrant Spiral Veggie Tart, a colorful and savory masterpiece perfect for spring gatherings and Easter celebrations.

3 INGREDIENT SCOTTISH SHORTBREAD COOKIES

3 INGREDIENT SCOTTISH SHORTBREAD COOKIES

Indulge in our 3-ingredient Scottish Shortbread recipe – a timeless delight with a touch of history. Easy, festive, and perfect for gifting.

CLASSIC QUICHE LORRAINE

CLASSIC QUICHE LORRAINE

Timeless and elegant, Quiche Lorraine is perfect for so many occasions. Be it breakfast, brunch, lunch or a light supper, you can't go wrong serving quiche!

How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

How to Host a Cookie Exchange Party

Learn to host a hassle-free, budget-friendly cookie exchange party during the holidays, where friends share homemade cookies and create lasting memories. It's a sweet way to enjoy the season without the baking stress.

PEAR GINGER CHUTNEY

PEAR GINGER CHUTNEY

CLASSIC THANKSGIVING STUFFING

CLASSIC THANKSGIVING STUFFING

This classic stuffing is a crowd-pleaser. Better than any box, made easily from scratch with variations like Apple Cranberry Pecan or Bacon Parmesan. It's a frugal yet delightful way to enhance any meal.

THANKSGIVING HAND PIES

THANKSGIVING HAND PIES

Savor the flavors of Thanksgiving in 12 mini pies, filled with turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, and cranberry sauce. Serve with optional gravy for a delightful twist on leftovers.

MUSHROOM SKULLS

MUSHROOM SKULLS

Fresh mushrooms easily transformed to look like spooky skulls. Here’s a ghoulishly great addition to your Halloween board

BEER CHEESE BALL

BEER CHEESE BALL

This savory creation is a blend of creamy cheeses, carefully chosen to maximize flavor without breaking the bank.

EASY ONION JAM

EASY ONION JAM

This easy jam recipe turns a simple, budget-friendly ingredient, the humble onion, into a savory, sweet delight that's perfect for elevating any meal.