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Halloween Movie Streaming & Snacking

Get in the Halloween spirit by hosting a movie night! We’ve got tips and snack ideas to make it a scary good time for everyone.

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Halloween Entertaining & Appetizers

For some of us, Halloween isn’t just one day—it’s the whole season! All of your Halloween celebrations call for a scary good spread of snacks and treats to delight all your favorite ghoul-friends.

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How to Make a Bloody Mary Bar

The Bloody Mary is a bold, high-flavor cocktail that’s cult following has landed it in the spotlight for game day parties and brunch. Here are our tips for creating a fun and delicious Bloody Mary bar that guests will love!

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Summer Cocktail Recipes

Summer heat have you feeling thirsty? There’s no better way to refresh and enjoy the summer sun than with a classic cocktail featuring the best seasonal flavors. We’ve rounded up five of our favorite recipes here.

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How to Grow a Summer Herb Garden

Summertime is synonymous with sunshine. If you’re looking for a fun way to make the most of these lighter days, a fun, low-effort project is starting your own summer herb garden. You can grow herbs right at home, no matter if you live in a house with a huge backyard or an apartment with a small patio; herbs do great in garden beds or flower pots.

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How to Start a Spring Garden

If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at gardening, there’s no better time to dig into this rewarding, relaxing hobby like spring. Check out these gardening tips before you start plotting.

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Spring Self-Care Ideas

Spring is here! Now is a great time to make some intentional choices to indulge in a little self-care to shake off the winter blahs. We’ve got a few suggestions to help you get outside, get centered, and make some time to treat yourself to some much-needed TLC.

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Grilling Guide for Steaks

Enjoying a restaurant-quality steak at home is easier than it looks! This guide can help you prepare the perfect steak, no matter which cut is your favorite.

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Guide to Beer Pairings

Love getting together with friends and family and popping open a few of your favorite beers? Looking for the perfect snack to share at your next party? Hickory Farms team member Shaun Ely helped us gather some tasty recommendations for pairing our meat and cheese with beer to make delicious combinations all year long.

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DIY - The Perfect Mimosa Bar

Brunch is already everyone’s favorite meal, but do you really want to wow your guests next time you host a brunch gathering? Treat them to a DIY mimosa bar! It’s an easy and delicious way to make your next gathering or party memorable.

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Wine & Chocolate Pairings

There’s no question that wine and cheese pairings get a lot of love, but Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to sweeten up these matches and swap out the charcuterie with chocolate. No matter what style of wine you’re into, there’s a chocolate pairing that’ll make the flavor experience even better!

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How to Make the Perfect Platter

Whether you’re hosting an intimate dinner party or a large gathering with all of your friends, a meat and cheese board is the perfect party appetizer. Creating the perfect platter is simple. Start with a few meat and cheese favorites. Then, add freshness and color with olives, sliced vegetables, and fruit. Finish it off with savory condiments, mustards, and fresh herbs. And—don’t forget crackers and crisps to provide the perfect base for every bite!

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Grilling Guide for Steaks

high-quality cut of steak is a great way to elevate any dinner. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion, grilling in the backyard with friends, or sending someone a gourmet gift, a selection of impressive steaks always steals the show. Enjoying a delicious steak at home is easier than it looks! This grilling guide can be your introduction to Hickory Farms’ Steakhouse collection and help you prepare our restaurant-quality steaks perfectly every time.

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