Recipes – The Fine Print Blog //wp.readers.com/blog by Readers.com™ Mon, 17 Dec 2018 22:24:59 +0000 en-US hourly 1 //wordpress.org/?v=4.8.3 //wp.readers.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/cropped-Rea-newFavicon-2016-Final-32x32.png Recipes – The Fine Print Blog //wp.readers.com/blog 32 32 Readers.com™ Holiday Recipes Your Family Will Love //wp.readers.com/blog/holiday-recipes-your-family-will-love/ //wp.readers.com/blog/holiday-recipes-your-family-will-love/#respond Fri, 07 Dec 2018 20:55:35 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=15779 ‘Tis the season to enjoy all our favorite foods. Because it’s also the season of giving, Readers.com™ wanted to share its favorite family recipes with its readers. Each recipe is a personal submission from a member of the Readers.com™ crew in hopes to help spread joy to the world. Feel free to print the recipes, […]

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‘Tis the season to enjoy all our favorite foods. Because it’s also the season of giving, Readers.com™ wanted to share its favorite family recipes with its readers. Each recipe is a personal submission from a member of the Readers.com™ crew in hopes to help spread joy to the world. Feel free to print the recipes, post them on your fridge, and share with all your loved ones. We hope you enjoy!

Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts

This is a wonderful holiday appetizer that everyone goes nuts for! In just a little over an hour, you’ll have a snack that’ll be a house favorite. Be sure to hang onto the recipe too, your family will be requesting it every holiday season to come.

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Mrs. Leona Burnett’s Chip + Cherry Cake

This recipe by Mrs. Leona Burnett was passed onto her family and now to us.  

“Mrs. Burnett was a sweet and gracious woman, and was always very welcoming to all of us (seven kids in my family),” recalls a staff member at Readers.com™.

We’re happily keeping her legacy alive this holiday season. Try this recipe and you’ll discover one of many reasons Mrs. Burnett always had a full house.

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Cherry Cheesecake

One Readers.com™ team member contributed her mom’s recipe that instantly became a family requirement at every holiday gathering. Try this delicious recipe for a new rendition of a holiday dessert classic!

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Sugared Pecans

Our COO contributed this recipe that makes for the perfect quick snack while your family is anxiously anticipating the rest of the holiday feast finishing in the oven.

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Lime Pear Salad

This is a cool and refreshing treat that’ll keep your family cheering for more. We’re not sure how Jell-O became a holiday staple of so many of our favorite dishes, but we’re thrilled it did, and you will be too!

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Spinach Dip

A bread and dip combo in one (with fewer dishes to clean),  this easy recipe is one that is loved year-round!

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As you’re considering what’s on the menu this holiday season, we hope these recipes come in handy for you. If some of the recipes become blurry after a while, consider keeping a pair of reading glasses handy in the kitchen. If you’re in need of new readers, we’ve got you covered with a variety of affordable and stylish pairs.

However you spend your holidays, may your bellies be full and your hearts be light.

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5 Simple Ways To Spruce Up Your Easter Get Together //wp.readers.com/blog/5-simple-ways-to-spruce-up-your-easter-get-together/ //wp.readers.com/blog/5-simple-ways-to-spruce-up-your-easter-get-together/#respond Wed, 05 Apr 2017 14:22:25 +0000 //wp.readers.com/blog/?p=14265 With the arrival of April, many of us are beginning to plan our Easter meals and get togethers. As we begin to plan our menus and decor, it is tempting to turn to our tried and true recipes and decorations. However, this Easter switch things up at your table with one of these simple recipes […]

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With the arrival of April, many of us are beginning to plan our Easter meals and get togethers. As we begin to plan our menus and decor, it is tempting to turn to our tried and true recipes and decorations. However, this Easter switch things up at your table with one of these simple recipes or festive DIY decorations. Your guests are sure to be impressed and, who knows, you might just end up having a new staple decoration or recipe!

1. An eye catching place setting

Supplies: Colored napkin, coordinating ribbon, tulip

Directions: To create this warm and welcoming place setting, simply fold the napkin and place the tulip or decoration in the center. Finish by loosely tying the ribbon around the tulip and napkin. Not only will guests love being greeted by this piece, but they will also enjoy having a sweet flower to take home.

 

2. Easter bunny dessert platter


3. Festive centerpiece

4. Strawberry cream mimosa

 

5. Slow cooker pineapple glazed carrots

For the perfect Easter side dish that adds a punch of flavor, try pineapple glazed carrots.  

Ingredients: 2 lbs carrots peeled and sliced, 1 (540ml) can pineapple tidbits with juice (or about 2 cups), ½ cups brown sugar, 3 Tbsp balsamic vinegar, ¾ tsp. salt, 2 tbsp. cornstarch

Directions:

  • In a medium bowl, combine pineapple with juice, sugar, vinegar, salt, and cornstarch until combined.
  • Add carrots to slow cooker. Pour pineapple over top and stir well.
  • Cover and cook on low for 5-6 hours or high for 3-4 hours until tender. Serve.

 

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