Monthly Archives: November 2012

Leftover Turkey?

The family’s left town and you’re stuck with a fridge full of Thanksgiving leftovers. If you’re looking for a great way to enjoy your turkey and potatoes, follow this delicious Turkey Pot Pie recipe!turkey-pot-pie

Ingredients:

1 pkt. Western Family Turkey Gravy Mix

1 c. Water

2 c. Diced, cooked turkey

1-1/2 c. Diced, cooked potatoes

1 c. Diced, cooked carrots

1 c. Western Family Frozen Peas

1 t. Western Family Ground Pepper

2 Western Family Thawed 9″ Frozen Pie Crusts

Directions:

Turkey Gravy

Empty Turkey Gravy Mix into saucepan. Blend in 1 cup water. Bring to boil, stirring constantly. Reduce heat and simmer 1 minute.

Turkey Pot Pie

Prepare Turkey Gravy, add turkey, potatoes, carrots, frozen peas and ground pepper. Pour into a thawed 9″ frozen pie crust. Top with a thawed 9″ frozen pie crust. Crimp edges and cut vent holes in top. Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes. Serve warm.

Thanksgiving Recipes!

We’re counting down the days until Thanksgiving with delicious, easy-to-master recipes bound to impress your extended family. cranberyy-vinaigrette

Cranberry Vinaigrette Salad Dressing

Before digging into the the holiday’s main dishes, try this zesty salad dressing. For step-by-step instructions on how to create this cranberry dressing, click here. pumpkin-soup-(1)

Pumpkin Soup

Have you been looking for a new way to incorporate pumpkin into your Thanksgiving feast? If you’re tired of the traditional pumpkin pie, click here for detailed instructions on how to make this tasty appetizer.

Easy Creamy Gravy

Still looking for that perfect gravy recipe? This creamy gravy recipe works great with Turkey. Click here for step-by-step instructions.

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Potato Casserole

The most under-rated dish at the dinner table on Thanksgiving are the potatoes. No matter how delicious the turkey, Thanksgiving wouldn’t be complete without potatoes. To learn how to make our delicious potato casserole, click here.

Win Free Prime Rib!

beefblogMacey’s is excited to announce the next big benefit for Macey’s Perks members. For every $15 you spend on beef at Macey’s from November 12, 2012 – December 22, 2012, you’ll automatically be entered to win a free 10lb. prime rib from Utah Ranchers and the Beef Checkoff. At checkout, just make sure to give the cashier your phone number so your Perks account will be entered to win. With great deals on beef every week, entering couldn’t be easier.

If you haven’t signed up for Perks, you can do so by asking any of our friendly Macey’s employees or by clicking here.

No purchase necessary. To read promotion Terms and Conditions, click here.

The Great Thaw: How to Thaw a Turkey

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Cooking a turkey seems so intimidating for the novice cook. Think about it. What do you picture when envisioning the perfect turkey? I see a large bird with glistening golden-brown skin, topped with mouth-watering spices and garnished with fresh fruit and herbs. My perfect turkey is on a festive platter and a well-decorated table, complete with candles and a 16-piece dinner set. Now to be more realistic…

Continue reading The Great Thaw: How to Thaw a Turkey

Remodeled Macey’s Store

Opening today, the Macey’s of Spanish Fork is the first store in Utah to unveil Macey’s new look.

The remodeled store features new signage, Treasure Aisle, Macey’s Cooking Corner and more!      aisleEndCaps

  • New Signage – The produce department, bakery, butcher’s block, delicatessen, diary and pharmacy boast new signage with the same products, prices and services our shoppers love.
  • Treasure Aisle – Located in the front of the store, Treasure Aisle is where shoppers will find seasonal items and great discounts on your favorite items. Don’t forget to swing by and save money!
  • Macey’s Cooking Corner – Interested in cooking classes? Ask any Macey’s employee about cooking classes and special events in Macey’s fully-functional kitchen/amphitheater. kong
  • Kong’s Corner – You think Macey’s Kong Kones are big? Bring your kids to Kong’s Corner and stand next to a life-size painting of Kong to see how you measure up!

Come down to the Spanish Fork location and grab a sneak-peek of Macey’s new design. Happy Shopping!

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How To Build a Cornucopia

A cornucopia symbolizes many things to different people: Thanksgiving, autumn, family time, the harvest; whatever it may be, a cornucopia is the perfect centerpiece for the season. Yahoo.com has provided some tips and ideas for your cornucopia.

What you need:cornucopia

 

  • 1 Pre-made Cornucopia Basket
  • Straw
  • Small Pumpkins
  • Gourds
  • Pomegranates
  • Berries
  • Nuts
  • Decorative Tray or Platter

Place the basket on the tray or platter.  This will be your base for the center piece.  Next, place the contents, large to small, inside the basket.  Find all that you need to fill your basket, fruits and vegetables, at your local Macey’s store!  Our produce managers will be happy to assist in finding the perfect fillings.

Remember that this piece signifies “abundance,” so don’t be afraid to let the contents overflow onto the tray.  To add dimension and fullness place the straw as a filler in between the contents.  Experiment and impress your relatives with your newly designed cornucopia!

Recipes for the Holidays

Looking to spice up your traditions for the holiday season?  Our very own Macey’s shoppers have some recipes guaranteed to impress the family this holiday season.

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Whether you’re hosting a family get-together or work party, these delicious snacks will leave your guests coming back for more.  Plus the short time it takes to make them, you’ll have more time to spend with your loved ones! Click here to find out how to make these simple yet power-packed tasting cheese balls.

Santa’s Favorite PB&J Bars

This treat is perfect for those who have little ones running around the house excited for Santa to come.  Santa gets sick of the plain ol’ chocolate chip cookies; let’s give him something different for a change!  Start your Christmas Eve traditions off with these yummy bars. Click here to find out how to make them.

Breakfast Casserole

Christmas morning is the perfect time to squeeze this meal into your traditions.  With wrapping paper flung everywhere, pajamas on and the family fatigued from ripping through presents, surprise them with this fantastic dish!  Remember though, this one has to be made the day before to refrigerate overnight. Click here to find out how!

Apricot Glazed Pork Roast:

Simple and hardly any prep time, finally enjoy dinner!  Sure the ham and turkey is great, but let’s spice things up shall we?  Impress your relatives with this adventurous pork roast as you stroll into your Christmas dinner.  Click here to start!