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DIY Patriotic Candy Poppers

A great activity for this patriotic week–everyone is sure to have a blast making these patriotic candy poppers.

What you’ll need:

  • toilet paper tubes
  • scrapbook or cardstock paper
  • tissue paper
  • ribbon/string
  • candy and confetti
  • adhesive-hot glue gun, glue sticks, double stick tap, glue dots or tape runner
  • scissors

Steps:

1.Measure the length of your toilet paper tubes and cut a strip of scrapbook or cardstock paper to wrap around it. Use adhesive to secure.

2. Cut a piece of tissue paper that will fit inside the toilet paper tube–the circumference. Line the bottom inside edge of the tube with adhesive. Press the tissue paper on adhesive all around the inside circumference. This will the be the tail of your popper.

3. Gather the tissue paper together once adhered to tube and tie with ribbon or string. Cut off excess tissue paper. You only need a few inches of tissue paper below where the ribbon/string is tied.

4. Cut a large half circle out of scrapbook/cardstock paper and roll into a cone. Trim to desired length.

5. Fill tubes with candy and confetti. Line the top edge of toilet paper tube with adhesive and secure cone top onto the tube.

6. When you are ready to celebrate hold the toilet paper tube and pull the tied tissue paper section and POP to get your sweet surprise!

Cherry Pie

Easy Food Club® Cherry Cream Pie

Cherry cream pie

Cherry yourself up with this no-bake cherry cream pie. This pie is very simple, but packs a punch with the best backyard BBQ flavors around.

Ingredients:

1 Food Club® graham cracker pie crust

1 can Food Club® sweetened condensed milk

1/3 cup lemon juice

1 cup Food Club® whipped topping

1 tsp. vanilla extract

1/2 tsp. almond extract

Large can of cherry pie filling

Instructions:

Mix sweetened condensed milk, lemon juice and whipped topping in a large bowl until smooth. Add vanilla and almond extract. Pour mixture into pie crust and smooth. Top with cherry pie filling. Chill for 2-4 hours and serve cold. Enjoy!

Our Response to COVID-19

As a local grocer, we understand the critical nature of our business and the service we provide to the local community. We have been monitoring, planning, and working diligently to address the Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation as it has developed.

The safety and health of our shoppers, store team, warehouse team, support staff, and the community at large is our prime concern. We are committed to continued action in order to prevent any unnecessary risk.

Because of the role we play in the community, we are coordinating with and monitoring the State Health Department and CDC to ensure we are taking steps to protect our team and guests. Additionally, we are working with these entities to make sure we have solid short and long-term plans in place to make sure we are here to serve you.

We have implemented a variety of precautionary measures and will continue to do so as the situation unfolds. Stay up to date and learn all of the measures we have taken here.

watermelon and blueberry star shaped skewers

Fruit Sparklers

watermelon and blueberry star shaped skewers

These fruit sparklers are sure to be the star of your 4th of July festivities. They’re easy to make, and even easier to enjoy!

Ingredients:

1 whole watermelon

16 oz fresh blueberries

Skewers

Instructions:

Slice watermelon into 1 inch thick, vertical slices. Then use a small star shaped cookie cutter to make your shapes. This is possible to achieve from making a star out of a knife, which we wish you luck on this endeavor!

Add about 10 blueberries onto your skewers, and leave a bit of room at the bottom for room to hold.

Add your watermelon star to the top of the skewer and your fruit sparklers are ready to go. Cover and refrigerate for a later snack. Enjoy!

Tin Foil S’mores

You’ll be wanting s’more of these tin-foil s’mores! Perfecly toast your marshmallows and melt your chocolate with this easy over-the-coals cooking method.

Ingredients:

8 Graham cracker sheets

8 Marshmallows

4 Chocolate bars

Directions:

Lay a 12inch x 18 inch sheet of foil on a flat surface. Place 4 graham crackers in a line and top with chocolate bars, marshmallows and top with remaining graham crackers. Cover with another 12inch x 18inch piece of foil and crimp the edges to seal.

Place on hot coals near flames for 4-5 minutes on each side. Enjoy!

Government-Mandated Face Coverings

Mandated Face Coverings Use

Salt Lake and Summit County have made requirements regarding the use of face covering.

With a significant number of increased COVID cases since the pandemic’s outbreak, the Utah State Government has given support to Summit and Salt Lake Counties to require the use of face coverings.  Macey’s will support this requirement for the health and safety of our communities. 

The order will affect the following Macey’s locations: (We are not requiring the use of face coverings in all locations, only those who have orders from local jurisdictions.)

We will be offering free disposable masks for our guests, while supplies last. In addition, a variety of masks options are sold within our store.  We take mitigating the spread of COVID-19 seriously, on behalf of our guests and team. To see what we are doing, click here.

We understand that many may have concerns or want to show your support regarding mandatory face coverings. We encourage you to reach out to the following offices:

Summit County

Salt Lake County

If you have additional questions, please reach our help line:
Please call 801-978-8499 or email questions@afstores.com.
Available Monday-Friday from 8:00am – 5:00pm.
 

Culinary Tours Grilled Harissa Chicken Glaze

Ingredients: 

4 boneless skinless chicken breast halves 

2 tablespoons Culinary Tours Harissa Sauce, plus more for serving 

¼ cup honey 

1 teaspoon white vinegar 

1 garlic clove minced 

Culinary Tours Tunisian Olive Oil 

¼ cup Cilantro, optional  

Directions: 

In a small saucepan add Culinary Tours Harissa Sauce, honey, vinegar and garlic. Bring to a boil over medium high heat. Whisk until sauce thickens enough to coat the back of a spoon. Heat grill over medium high heat. Brush chicken with Tunisian Olive Oil. Season with salt and pepper. Grill chicken 5 minutes on the first side. Flip chicken and cook another 4 minutes or until cooked through, and brush cooked side with glaze. Flip and cook a few seconds on the glaze side. Brush chicken with remaining glaze and serve topped with optional cilantro. 

Salmon Tin Foil Dinner

If you’re headed to the great outdoors and looking for a quick, easy and simply delicious campfire dinner, look no further. Try this lemon salmon!

Ingredients:

1 salmon fillet

1 tsp. olive oil

Salt and lemon pepper to taste

2-6 asparagus spears

1 lemon slice

Directions:

Lay one salmon fillet and asparagus spears on 12 inch x 12 inch foil sheet and top with olive oil, salt and lemon pepper, and lemon slice. Add another 12 inch x 12 inch foil sheet on top and secure with bottom foil sheet by folding together. Put on top of hot coals just outside of the high heat and flame zone.

Let cook for 25-30 minutes and flip halfway through. Once done, unwrap and enjoy!


Culinary Tours Classic Hummus

Ingredients:

1 15.5 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 

1 garlic clove 

1 lemon, juiced 

1/2 cup tahini 

2 tablespoons water 

3/4 teaspoons salt 

freshly ground pepper 

¼ cup Culinary Tours Tunisian Olive oil, plus more for garnish 

Optional zaatar for garnish 

Pita bread and vegetables for serving 

Directions: 

In a food processor combine chickpeas, garlic lemon juice, tahini, salt and pepper and process 

until smooth about 1 minute. With the machine running add olive oil and process until light and 

creamy. garnish with more olive oil and optional zaatar. Serve with pita and vegetables. 

(makes 2 cups)