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Getting ready for THANKSGIVING?
Here are 5 AMAZING recipes to make it easy!

Making great and delicious dishes for your family and friends doesn’t have to  take a lot of your time, i
nstead you can focus on what’s really important, your family!

Share and enjoy these recipes this holiday season.

Wishing  you a Happy Thanksgiving!

1. Bacon Wrapped Sweet Potato Bites


4 sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 2-inch cubes

2 tablespoon Carlini olive oil

1/2 cup Baker's Corner brown sugar
1 teaspoon Stonemill cinnamon

Thin-sliced Appleton Farms bacon strips, cut into halves



Preheat oven to 350ºF. In a mixing bowl, coat sweet potato cubes with olive oil. In a separate bowl, combine brown sugar and cinnamon. Season the sweet potato cubes with the brown sugar mixture. Wrap the seasoned sweet potato cubes with the thin-sliced bacon. Use a toothpick to secure. Roll the bacon-wrapped sweet potato cubes in any leftover brown sugar mixture.Place the bacon-wrapped sweet potato cubes on a nonstick pan and bake until the potatoes are tender and the bacon is browned, 35–45 minutes.

2. Pear and Pecan Salad


2 cups SimplyNature organic spring mix
3 pears, thinly sliced
1 cup pomegranate seeds
1 cup Southern Grove pecans, halved and toasted

Tuscan Garden balsamic vinaigrette


In a large bowl, gently toss spring mix, pears, pomegranate seeds, and pecans.
Before serving, drizzle balsamic vinaigrette over salad and then toss again.

3. Honey Mustard Glazed Ham

3/4 cup Baker's Corner brown sugar
3/4 cup Berryhill honey

1/2 cup Burman’s dijon mustard

1/4 cup water
1 Appleton Farms spiral-sliced ham


In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, honey, dijon mustard, and water over medium heat. Cook until the sugar dissolves.
Place the ham in a slow cooker and pour the honey mustard mixture over top. Cook on low for 6-8 hours, or until meat thermometer inserted in center reads 140°F.

4. Parmesan-Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Browned Butter


10 large potatoes, peeled and cut into large chunks
1 1/2 sticks Countryside Creamery butter
5 teaspoons Stonemill minced garlic
1/2 cup Priano shredded Parmesan cheese
1 cup Friendly Farms milk


Place potatoes in a large pot, cover with water, and bring to a boil for 20 minutes or until the potatoes are tender.
While the potatoes boil, heat the butter in a saucepan over medium heat. As the butter begins to foam, add garlic. Stir continuously until the butter begins to turn golden brown and then remove from heat.
Drain potatoes and then transfer them back to the large pot.
Pour the butter and garlic mixture over the potatoes and then add Parmesan cheese and milk.
Combine all the ingredients using a hand beater or potato masher.

5.Ginger Beer-Apple Cider Punch

4 bottles Summit ginger beer
8 cups Nature's Nectar apple cider
1 lemon, juiced
1 apple, sliced into rounds
Cinnamon sticks

Combine the ginger beer, apple cider, and lemon juice in a large punch bowl or pitcher. Top with apple slices and cinnamon sticks. Serve over in glasses over ice.

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