RECIPES

Thu
21
Nov

Brie Apple Butter Cups

These appetizers offer a wonderful savory taste -- and are made even faster if you use mini fillo or puff-pastry shells.
2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest submission

Thu
21
Nov

Pizza Pinwheels

Red and green accents and delicious -- a snack or appetizer everyone will love.
2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest submission

Thu
21
Nov

Merry Cherry Dessert

This dessert took more time to make than some others, but its festive, elegant presentation garnered ooohs and aaahs aplenty.
2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest submission

Thu
21
Nov

Simple White Chocolate Cranberry Shortbread Cookies

So simple and so good!
2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest submission

Thu
21
Nov

Spicy Perk-a-Punch

The piquant taste just perks along, to warm open-house visitors or greet the gang after a snowy outing.
2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest submission

Thu
21
Nov

Wassail

The traditional taste of the spicy fruit drink, prepared ahead for ease.
2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest submission

Thu
21
Nov

Crockpot Potato Soup

With all prepackaged ingredients, this hearty soup can be started hours ahead or whipped up as guests visit.
1st Place winner in the 2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest

Thu
21
Nov

Pistachio, Cherry and Dark Chocolate Bark

Here’s a favorite recipe that is quick, simple but very elegant!
2nd Place winner in the 2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest

Thu
21
Nov

Crowd-Pleasing Creamy Casserole

Looking for a new brunch standby? This dish can be made ahead of time and refrigerated before baking — and puts other “breakfast strata” in the shade.
3rd Place winner in the 2013 Fast & Festive Lillie Newspapers holiday recipe contest

Wed
09
Oct

Autumn's perfect fruit

Apples and fall are nearly synonymous. They go together like pumpkins and Halloween, snow and sledding, and summer and swimming.
A fall outing to one of the nearby apple orchards offers more than a bag of apples to bring home. The trip can be an event -- a fun-filled day of entertainment for the entire family.

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