Aunt Nellie’s Blog

How’s Your Culinary Creativity?

Most of us probably don’t need a recipe for everything we cook or assemble. Have you ever just looked in the pantry and fridge without any preconceived notions of what you were going to make and simply created a dish or meal from what you had on hand? That might sound...

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Bring-A-Dish!

It’s bring-a-dish season! Picnics, parties, potlucks all call for great food and drink! Aunt Nellie’s and READ have some delicious solutions for your next bring-a-dish occasion.  Check out the e-newsletter for some of our ideas. What is your go-to when you’re asked to...

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Celebrate Dad

Sunday, June 18  is Father’s Day!  Start the celebrating early with a surprise breakfast or brunch skillet. Aunt Nellie’s Baby Beet & Potato Hash with Chorizo will keep everyone satisfied until the late afternoon barbecue that many families will be hosting for...

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Creative Solutions From Aunt Nellie’s

Does panic set in when you’re getting ready to cook and you realize you don’t have an ingredient or the correct sized pan? Often there are solutions right in your kitchen! The internet has many excellent substitution lists, as do cookbooks. Always turn to a reliable...

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Pantry Cooking Tips From Aunt Nellie’s

Pantry Cooking Tips From Aunt Nellie's Having a well-stocked pantry (and that’s including the refrigerator and freezer) makes it easy to prepare a meal, snack or even an impromptu cocktail party entirely with what’s on hand. Rule #1 is to stock up on foods that you...

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Healthier Eating Tips From Aunt Nellie’s

Just a few ingredients can add an extra nutrition boost to your existing recipes.  Herbs and spices, whole grains, nuts and dark leafy greens are a few of the healthy ingredients that are making news today. Take herbs, for example. Fresh herbs are an easy way to add...

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Mad For March

March… the harbinger of Spring! Thoughts turn to warmer weather, more time outdoors, ditching the scarf and gloves, and giving our menus a spring update.     Aunt Nellie’s Chicken Soft Tacos with Pickled Beet Salsa is a perfect pick for spring. Chopped...

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Happy Presidents’ Day!

If you’re lucky enough to have the day off, try this quick and easy recipe for dinner. You will call on it again and again! If you don’t try it today, put it in the dinner line-up for later in the week.     Aunt Nellie’s newest product, Glazed Small Sliced...

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