Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Mushroom Ragout and Horseradish Crème Fraîche

Every year, for as long as I can remember, my mom has made beef tenderloin for Christmas Eve dinner. She always makes a little extra so we can have it on Christmas morning too. This year, however, I am on my own (nail biting). So I’m plan on using this recipe from WIlliams-Sonoma. Ingredients: For the […]

A Dairy-Free, Coconut & Pumpkin Eggnog

Dairy-free drinkers rejoice! We love this recipe for Pumpkin Eggnog from Produce on Parade that’s made without dairy! Ingredients 1/2 cup raw cashews 2 cups fresh cold water 1 15oz. can full-fat coconut milk half of 1 15 0z. can pumpkin puree 6 medjool dates, pitted 1/2 tsp kosher salt 1 tsp. freshly ground nutmeg 1 tsp. vanilla extract 3 Tbsp. spiced rum (optional) 1/4 […]

20+ Festive Holiday Cocktails

Here are a few of our staff’s favorite cocktails to start your Thanksgiving feast right! 1. Keep it Light with a Pear Berry Thyme Fizz 2. Mulled Wine with Cranberries & Cardamom 3. Pace yourself with a 2 Ingredient Cocktail: The Ginger Shandy 4. Spiced Cabernet   5. Not Your Grandma’s Manhattan.   6. Spiced Bourbon & Beer Maple Martini 7. […]

Pinwheel Cookies

This chocolate, buttery cookie is worth all the extra work. And it looks so pretty on the plate! Ingredients 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened ½ cup sugar ½ cup light brown sugar 1 large egg 3 ¾ cups All-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons whole milk 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract […]

Our Favorite 35+ Holiday Cookie Recipes

Here are some of our TipsFromTown staff’s favorite Holiday Treats. Happy Baking and Happy Holidays from our TipsFromTown Family! 1. Peppermint White Chocolate Chip Cookies. 2. Emily’s Luscious Lemon Squares 3. Stained Glass Cut-Out Cookies 4. GLUTEN-FREE Peanut Butter Kisses 5. Candy Canes & White Chocolate Peppermint Bark 6. Pinwheel Cookies 7. Olive Oil Sugar Cookies with Pistachio Glaze 8. Magic Layer Bars 9. A (Skinny) Magic Layer Bar 10. Holiday […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Poppers

This is what you do with Thanksgiving leftovers… roll it all up into meatball-sized balls, cook and dip into cranberry sauce.  Never gets old.  Croquette, popper, bite, whatever you want to call them. They make a great little appy, or lunch treat for the day after.  One of those ideas that pleases the entire family. […]

35+ Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

Also Read: 7 Signs You Might Be Gluten-Intolerant In our family, there are three people who are gluten-free. I have two nieces with celiac disease, and I have been gluten free for about 6 years. The first few years after diagnoses were made, Thanksgiving was a challenge, but we have since gotten the hang of […]

Apple Crisp – Your Go To GF Fall Dessert

Even if I wasn’t gluten free, I would prefer this to a traditional apple pie. Warm it up and add some vanilla ice cream or homemade whipped cream! Ingredients: 6-8 tart apples sliced 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup GF all purpose flour 1/2 cup GF oats 1/3 cup butter, softened 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon […]