Sweeten the Deal: Hickory Farms Valentine’s Day Sweets

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Ah, Valentines Day. The time to share a special moment of romance in the middle of a long, dreary winter. While Hickory Farms is a big supporter of romantic love, we’d like to remind our customers that they can show their friends and relatives that they are loved as well with a special sweet gift. Help banish the winter blues by sharing a sweet treat with the office crew. Our Dried Fruit Collection, with its healthy array of peaches, plums, pears, mangoes and apricots, is topped with crunchy almonds and will make the monthly meeting a bit sweeter. Our Mini Melt Away Mints come in a pack of three. Going to a Valentines Day soiree? A bag of our refreshing mints make the perfect holiday hostess gift. If you are the one putting on the ritz this year, make sure you fill a bowl with our tasty after dinner mints to keeps guests’ breath fresh. Hickory Farms Famously Thin Peanut Brittle is a great way to show your favorite college student or military service member that absence only makes the heart grow fonder on Valentines Day. It arrives in a beautifully decorated box with a more than generous one-pound serving, so your …

Featured Recipe: Hot Ham & Cheese Dip

Hot Ham & Cheese Dip recipe

We’re nearing the end of the holiday season, with New Years Eve parties right around the corner. So many of us have leftover Christmas Ham, so why not do something amazing with it? Today, I’m sharing the perfect recipe for a holiday party. A Hot Ham & Cheese Dip made with two of my favorite cheeses from Hickory Farms: Jalapeño & Cheddar Blend, a spicy but creamy cheddar, and New York Cheddar Spread, a smooth spread that melts perfectly in this dip. It comes together quickly, tastes amazing, and will impress your guests every time! Since you’ll be using some amazing cheeses, it’s only logical to use amazing ham as well. The Hickory Farms HoneyGold® Ham is a fantastic and flavorful ham to use in this recipe. You want a ham with a blend of sweet and smoky flavors, and this ham hits all the right flavor notes.   Dips are a great addition to any party, whether you’re hosting in your own home or bringing a dish over to a friend’s home to share. If the latter, just place the unbaked dip in the host’s oven for a couple of minute until bubbly and golden brown. Serve with fresh vegetables like celery …

Host a Classic Christmas Party for Family & Friends


One of the most important parts of the holiday season is sharing your family traditions with your children. Pass on beautiful memories by hosting a classic Christmas party for friends and family with Hickory Farms and these tips. Holiday Traditions Although Christmas celebrations began around 336 A.D., the holiday really took off in the 1800s when it became a treasured family holiday. From these historic roots, classic pieces of the ancient celebration, such as Christmas greenery, Saint Nick, the tradition of gift giving, and mistletoe kissing, emerged. To keep your party grounded in tradition, be sure to incorporate a few of these classic elements. Preparing Your Home Christmas decor instantly makes your home warm and welcoming. Make sure that your friends and family really feel the holiday spirit by sprinkling your home with green and red accents. Try throwing a red gingham blanket over your sofa and draping your mantle in garland. For an extra yummy decorative option, thread strings with our Peanut Brittle Popcorn with Chocolate Drizzle for your tree. Your guests will love plucking their dessert from the branches. Plan the Menu Nothing really creates as many holiday memories as food. For a classic and elegant menu, start …