Tips & How-To2020-12-01T13:55:58-08:00

Make chocolate fondue for New Year’s

It’s almost the 2020s not the 1960s, but fondue is still a party staple! If you are searching for a fun dessert for your New Year’s Eve party, you’ll love Mindy Lockard’s simple and tasty chocolate fondue. This treat gets everyone involved and makes waiting for the ball to drop extra sweet. All you need is chocolate chips, coconut milk, heavy cream, vanilla extract, skewers and all your favorites for dipping. Your family will ask you to fondue this recipe in this video year after year!

How to make festive ice cubes

At your Market Home & Gift Department, you’ll find an assortment of useful home and kitchen items, like large ice cube trays that are sensational for adding spice and a splash of color and to your holiday beverages! Madeline, beer and wine steward at our Cedar Mill store, shares in this video how easy it is to make mesmerizing, festive cubes to upgrade holiday cocktails and mocktails.

Tips for choosing pastries for your holiday brunch

Who says you can’t have dessert for breakfast? Complete your holiday brunch with sweet pastries from your Market Bakery. Emily, bakery manager at our Belmont location, shares some of her favorites, like our Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookies. Or, grab a pack of one of our many varieties of scones. Stop by your Market and pick-up some holiday pastries today! Watch the video.

How to create an Oregon-centric holiday cheese board

Mary, specialty cheese manager at our West Linn location, shares how easy it is to order or create a holiday cheese board with Oregon favorites! Award-winning Rogue River Blue, Tillamook Smoked Black Pepper Cheddar, Oregon State University Cheddar Cheese Curds and Willamette Valley Cheese Company French Prairie Brie are some of Mary’s favorite local cheeses. Watch the video. Know what you want or need suggestions? Stop by your Market and ask your Cheese Steward for assistance!

Cooking Instructions

Need advice on how to cook your holiday cut? Create a stress-free meal by following our cooking instructions for roasting, deep-frying and smoking beef, pork and poultry. If you need more assistance, feel free to call your Market Meat & Seafood Department.

Heating Instructions

Whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying an intimate holiday meal, we make it easy to whip up a gourmet spread with chef-made entrées and sides from your Market Kitchen. Not sure how to reheat them? Simply follow these instructions.