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All About Gingerbread, Plus Recipes

DID YOU KNOW? The original word for gingerbread came from a Sanskrit word, singabera, meaning “root-shaped like a horn.” Ginger has been grown in India and southern China for countless centuries. The ancient Chinese used it as a medicine. Gingerbread is an ancient treat. Egyptians were eating gingerbread when the great pyramid of Cheops was […]

Friday, December 4th 2020

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Thursday, December 3rd 2020

Visit our Facebook page for fun videos, giveaways, and more: Daily Thought Poem Memories Boutique “Shopping at the Boutique was one of my favorite things to do at the Christmas Tree Fantasy. The sheer volume of talent in each handcrafted item was astounding.” – Jennifer M.

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020

The Sweet Shoppe has a wide variety of holiday sweets that could satisfy any sweet tooth. What is your favorite dessert to eat during the holidays?

Roast Beef Recipe

Directions 3 lbs Beef rump, roast round 1 tbsp Rosemary, fresh 1 Yellow onion, slices thin 6 Yellow or gold potatoes, wedges 3 cups Beef broth 3 tbsp All-purpose flour 2 tsp Black pepper, ground 3 tsp Salt Oils & Vinegars 1 tbsp Vegetable oil 3 tbsp Butter, unsalted Directions Preheat oven to 400°F Coat the beef with oil and […]

Pumpkin & Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Ingredients 1 Spice Cake Mix 1 (14 oz) Can of Pumpkin 1 Small Package Chocolate Chips 1 Cup Copped Nuts (optional) Instructions Mix about ingredients together in a large mixing bowl. Using a cookie scoop (or large spoon), place cookie dough on a cookie sheet that has been lined with parchment paper (silicone mats will […]

Monday, November 30th 2020

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“Instead Of” Virtual Christmas Tree Fantasy of 2020

We are excited about our “INSTEAD OF” virtual Christmas Tree Fantasy of 2020. Our virtual event starts today, November 30, 2020 and will end Saturday December 05, 2020. We will be spotlighting memories of past events, sharing favorite recipes, daily thoughts, give-aways, and more! Visit our Facebook page for more information:

Caramel Popcorn Recipe

Ingredients 2 Bags of Popped Popcorn 1 Cup of Brown Sugar 1 Cup of Dark Karp Syrup 1/4 Cup of Molasses 1 Cube of Butter Dash of Salt 1 Tsp. White Vinegar 1/4 Tsp. Baking Soda Instructions Combine brown sugar, karo syrup, molasses, butter, salt, and white vinegar in a heavy saucepan. Boil the mixture […]

National Nut Day!

It’s October 22nd and you know what that means, right?! It’s National Nut Day! Let’s celebrate this fun holiday with a “nutty” holiday treat! PUMPKIN SPICE CANDIED NUTS RECIPE cook time: 10 MINUTES total time: 20 MINUTES INGREDIENTS: 12 oz raw mixed nuts 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 teaspoons pumpkin pie […]