delicious scents, spend a free
afternoon making a selection
of soups that can be frozen
and then reheated as needed.
and an easy salad, you have
an easy meal in minutes that is
sure to please every appetite.
Finish off a w arm -and-cozy
menu w ith an icy treat. Stock
the freezer w ith a batch of
ice cream sandwiches.
them up for the holidays by
trimm ing them w ith crushed
pep p erm in t
m ake-ahead dessert will come
im prom ptu
gatherings and for satisfying a
child’s sw eet tooth.
Share your meal on a table
decorated w ith m iniature trees
w ith photo ornam ents. Labeled
w ith relatives’ names, the trees
ABOVE LEFT: A make-ahead menu gives the family cook more time to
socialize during a holiday gathering. ABOVE RIGHT: Combine shortcut
products and homespun touches to make a special
everyone will love. Our Checkerboard Rolls use frozen roll dough and easy-to-
assemble toppings. LEFT: In colder months, nothing warms the body and
the soul like a hearty soup. Our Winter White Vegetable Soup
reminiscent of snow, and Smoked Sausage-Split Pea Soup
up the cozy warmth of a fire.
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