All posts by Aubrey Buttars

Quick & Easy Neighbor Gifts

Woman knocks on front door to deliver Christmas gifts to a neighbor or family member.

Spread the joy of the holiday season to your neighbor and friends with simple and delicious gifts you can buy while shopping at Macey’s. We have some amazing deals right now that are sure to delight your wallet and your neighbors.

Here are some great ideas:

Oranges:

  • Give a beautifully packaged gift box.
  • Create a orange wreath with cellophane  and bows.
  • Happy Holidays! Orange you glad we are neighbors? We are!

Hot Cocoa:

  • Simply place a bow on top of the canister or packaging and tada!
  • Warmest wishes this holiday season!
  • Baby it’s cold outside! So stay warm this holiday season!

Sparkling Cider:

  • Wishing you a sparkling holiday season!
  • We wish you a “sparkly” Christmas!

Baked goods:

  • You’re the best thing since sliced bread! Merry Christmas!
  • Wrap gift with “Baked with Love” tag.
  • We made this sweet treat for you to eat! Happy Holidays!

These are just a few simple ideas for your neighbor gifts.

Bringing Baking Back Food Club Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Food Club®Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Bringing Baking Back Food Club Pumpkin Spice Waffles

Pumpkin spice season is here! Enjoy these warm spiced waffles perfectly paired with a crisp fall morning.

Ingredients

1/2 cup Food Club® vegetable oil

1/2 cup Food Club® sugar

1/2 cup Food Club® brown sugar, packed

15 oz. Food Club® Pure Pumpkin Puree

2 eggs, separated

1/2 cup milk

1 tsp Pumpkin Pie spice

1 tsp vanilla

1 1/2 cups Food Club® all purpose flour

1 Tbsp baking powder

1/2 tsp salt

Directions

Heat waffle iron to medium heat.

In a large bowl mix together oil, sugar, brown sugar, pumpkin, egg yolks and milk until smooth. Add pumpkin pie spice and vanilla. Set aside.

In a small bowl mix together flour, baking powder and salt. Slowly add the flour mixture to pumpkin mixture until combined. Set aside.

In another small bowl whisk together two egg whites until white, fluffy and soft peaks form. Gently fold egg whites into batter.

Place 3/4-1 cup batter on waffle iron. Cook for 3 minutes.

Enjoy with whipped cream, syrup and butter.

Football Brownies

These tasty treats are a TOUCHDOWN! Perfectly festive for tailgating season.

What you’ll need:

  • Brownie mix
  • white icing tube

Make brownies according to package directions. Line pan with foil and leave 2 inches of foil above pan. This will ensure an easy removal of brownies from pan.

Once brownies are cooled, lift from pan. Use a football cookie cutter, 2-3.5 inches, to cut brownie into football shapes. Pipe on the decorative laces with white icing.

Enjoy!

Oatmeal Cream Pies

Creamy buttercream sandwiched between soft oatmeal cookies–easy to make and full of pantry staple items.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3 cup old fashioned oatmeal
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbps milk

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a large bowl mix together butter and sugars and mix for about 2-3 minutes until fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla.

In a medium bowl, mix together flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt. Add to wet ingredients in small increments. Add in oats.

Line cookie sheet with parchment paper. Drop dough by 1.5 tablespoons onto sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes until golden brown.

Let cookies cool.

To make filling: beat together butter until fluffy and then slowly add powdered sugar. Add vanilla and milk. Add more milk if needed to reach desired consistency. Spread or pipe on cookies.

Cowboy Caviar

Grab some chips, make this dip, gather family & friends and you are set for a good time.

What you’ll need:

  • 15 oz. Food Club corn, drained
  • 15 oz. Food Club black beans, drain and rinse
  • 15 oz. black eyed peas, drain and rinse
  • 3 roma tomatoes, diced
  • 2 ripe avocados, diced
  • 1/3 cup red onion, diced
  • 1/3 cup cilantro
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp red wine vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1 tsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/4 tsp garlic powder

In large bowl, mix together corn, onion, black beans and black eyed peas. Gently fold in tomatoes, avocados and cilantro. Set aside.

In a small bowl, mix together olive oil, vinegar, lime juice,sugar, salt, pepper and garlic powder with a whisk until combined. Pour dressing over corn, black bean mixture and toss to coat completely.

Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. Be sure to toss right before serving.

Macaroni N Cheese

The perfect way to end the day…a classic family favorite.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 1/2 cup uncooked macaroni
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp flour
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 1/2 sharp cheddar cheese, shredded
  • salt & pepper to taste

In large pot, boil water. Add macaroni and cook until tender. Drain. Set aside. Melt butter in small pan and add flour. Cook over low heat until thickened. Whisk in milk until smooth. Add in cheese and stir until melted. Add macaroni and stir until coated. Add salt and pepper to taste.

Chile Roast

Fresh Market Chile Roast

Chile Roast

Our Chile Roast is coming to participating stores starting August 10th. See locations below. Come and enjoy free samples and pick between mild, medium or hot chiles. Also enjoy free roasting when you purchase a case.

Fridays from 4-7 p.m. and Saturdays from 9-2 p.m.

August 17 & 18

  • Fresh Market Taylorsville
  • Fresh Market 39th South

August 24 & 25

  • Fresh Market Granger
  • Fresh Market 21st South
  • Fresh Market American Fork

August 31 & September 1

  • Fresh Market East Ogden

September 7 & 8

  1. Fresh Market Taylorsville
  2. Fresh Market South Ogden

 

Honey Garlic Grilled Pork Chops

Delicious grilled pork chops with a savory honey garlic glaze.

What you’ll need:

  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Lemon juice from 1 lemon
  • 1 TBSP minced garlic
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 4 boneless pork chops
  • salt & pepper to taste

Whisk together honey, lemon juice, garlic and soy sauce together in a small bowl.  Set aside. Season both sides of pork chops with salt and pepper. Cook on hot grill until almost cooked through. Remove from  grill and brush glaze on both sides of pork chops. Return back to grill until fully cooked. Pour glaze over pork chops once on serving platter. Enjoy!

Celebrate Kong’s 6th Birthday!

Its Kong’s birthday, time to celebrate!!

Come celebrate Kong’s birthday at Macey’s from August 15-18. There will be fun activities daily, doughnut walks, birthday cake samples and a Kong Kone eating contest.

Schedule

Saturday, August 18

  • 11:00-noon: Enjoy Kong birthday cake samples.
  • 2:00 pm: Kong Kone eating contest in the deli-win free Kong Kones for a year!

August 15-18

  • Doughnut walks at 3:00, 5:00 and 6:00 pm.
  • Kong stickers and coloring pages for kids.

We hope to see you there!