Sweet Valentine’s Day Gifts

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The winter months and the cold temperatures that they bring are the perfect reason to stay inside with the one you love. This Valentine’s Day, make sure Cupid’s arrow shoots straight and true by gifting your loved ones with the perfect present. Hickory Farms has found some interesting ideas for couples to share with one another. For Her You can’t go wrong with a little sparkle for your best girl. Marc Jacobs’ Love Stud earrings in 10 karat gold are a wonderful way to remind her she’ll always hold the key to your heart.   Our decadent dozen Hickory Farms Italian Ice Cream Truffles gift box is a sure way to shower your sweetheart with delicious sweets. This I Love You Plant Kit is a living symbol of the love you share each day. Each kit contains all she’ll need to grow a sweet pea plant. For Him This chalkboard heart paperweight makes a great addition to his desk at work and will keep you on his mind when you’re apart.   Our box of Hickory Farms Snowflake Pretzels is sure to warm his heart, while he watches basketball and munches away this winter. Is your man a lover of literature? Give him a set of Pride …
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Celebrate National Popcorn Day with Hickory Farms!

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  January 19 is National Popcorn Day, and Hickory Farms’ gourmet popcorn will melt in your mouth. Try our delicious Peanut Brittle Popcorn with Chocolatey Drizzle sold in 8 oz. three packs and currently on sale 50% off. You can’t beat a deal like that delivered right to your door! We’ve also found some great popcorn recipes you can have fun trying this winter when you’re ready to settle in for movie night at home or just snuggling up in front of a roaring fireplace. Try this recipe for savory Popcorn with Brown Butter and Parmesan that can be made with either microwave popcorn or on top of the stove. We like the way the brown butter adds a nutty flavor, which mingles perfectly with the cheese. Fix up a batch of some Nutted Popcorn made with almonds, pecans and pumpkin seeds. Flavor everything with sugar and spices, such as cinnamon and a mild bite of chili powder for a little extra kick. You can also incorporate popcorn into your everyday cooking. This Cheesy Popcorn Bread is made with corn meal, four cups of popped popcorn and shredded pepper jack. To really make this dish stand out, you add a can of drained green chilies for an extra …
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A Twist on a Holiday Classic: Peppermint Hot Chocolate

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With the holidays right around the corner, I’ve been keeping my eyes peeled for some new ideas to keep my friends and family joyful and excited about food and treats throughout the holidays.   Around this time of year, I always have a large group of friends over to my home for holiday movies, laughter, and most importantly, food and good company. One of my favorite wintertime treats is Hickory Farms Mini Meltaway Mints. To put a minty twist on a classic creation, I pondered combining the minty yummy goodness with another delicious winter tradition. If there is one comforting beverage that is celebrated and prepared the most throughout the holiday, hot chocolate has got to be it. Hot chocolate has been a holiday staple for myself, my family, and as a party addition for as long as I can remember. This year, I knew I wanted to combine holiday hot chocolate and Meltaway Mints and make a super delicious, decadent twist on my standard drink. I started by making my regular recipe of hot chocolate by adding vanilla soy milk, an adequate amount of cocoa powder, a dash of cinnamon, and a vanilla bean to the stove top. I …
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