Think Thanksgiving is all about overdoing it? Think again. Here are some ways to keep it simple, and save while you’re at it.5 Simple Tips for Holiday Season Success1. Make a Turkey Plan for when to buy, where to store, how to cook…and also for using leftovers. We’ve got guides, how-to videos and recipes on our holiday pages opens in a new tabto help you tackle the turkey.
2. Flowers are an impactful decoration for your money, and when you choose Whole Trade® flowers opens in a new tab, you get a conversation piece as well as a centerpiece! Visit our Holiday site opens in a new tab for a couple more ideas for double duty décor.3. Think Pantry. Organize and stock with 365 Everyday Value® baking and entertaining basics so you don’t resort to last-minute, costly store trips and lower quality. You’ll find deals and coupons in the in-store value guide.4. Master your Menus. Our holiday site opens in a new tabhas guides to help you with the meal planning. Don’t forget to serve up some dishes that satisfy those with special diet needs opens in a new tab.5. Save Dough with Bread. Our fresh-baked hearth bread will go a long way toward filling your table beautifully and your guests happily.An Impressive yet Simple and Affordable Brie Appetizer
Topping our exclusive holiday brie, Isigny Ste. Mère opens in a new tab, with a warm, sumptuous mixture of sundried tomatoes, golden raisins and Fall spices takes it to a new level. It’s as simple as toasting baguette slices and topping with a bit of Brie, then a spoonful of the warm topping so the Brie melts just so. Try the recipe for our Brie Toasts with Spiced Sundried Tomato Compote opens in a new tab at your Thanksgiving gathering and look for more small bites 50¢-or-less-per-piece recipes in the upcoming December issue of The Whole Deal.Simple Sides for a Big Impact on Your Table and Little Impact on Your Budget Green Chile Corn Pudding opens in a new tab: You can’t go wrong with this creamy side dish (something between cornbread and a soufflé), studded with mild green chiles. It also serves well at brunch or with beans for a light supper.
Stuffins opens in a new tab: Stuffing doesn’t have to be an unattractive pile on the plate. Give each person their own perfect serving of moist and tasty stuffing in the shape of a muffin for only 59¢ per serving.These two “Health Starts Here” opens in a new tab recipes also make a positive impact on your health and your budget:Especially Good Sweet Potatoes opens in a new tab: Everybody will say how good this is—and nobody will know how good it is for you. If you happen to have leftovers, it’s also great for breakfast or dessert.