Bright and refreshing holiday salads make a great addition to your winter cooking rotation! Loaded salads for the Christmas dinner table or everyday dinner add nutrients and texture to the meal. It’s a nice celebration of seasonal produce and can be so delicious every time. Read on for some tips and ideas on how to make a great salad for the holidays and any time of the year.
Tacoma Boys has all the local Christmas trees and fresh decorations you need for the holidays! Several different varieties of trees plus fresh wreaths, cedar garland, and more can decorate your home simply and easily. It’s an extra special time to get ready for the special occasion and the whole holiday season. And when you choose a fresh free, the forest fragrance is just so comforting!
The crisp, cold season is wrapping up but there is still so much winter produce to eat! From kale, to cabbage, citrus and more, winter foods are abundant. Cooking seasonally is nutritious and connects you to your local farms as well as the earth beneath your feet. In the Pacific Northwest, most people consider summer cooking as the main event for local produce. But, there is a variety of different winter produce to experiment with around this time of year.
There is still a couple months of the season left and enough time to enjoy the best winter beer! Dark, robust, and sometimes spiced, winter beer can be just as cozy as refreshing. And afternoons spent inside with a football game are perfect with a few craft beers to sip on. From Tacoma and all over the Pacific Northwest, there are plenty of local options to try. And other domestic and imported beers are available alongside the local bottles and cans at Tacoma Boys, too.
Easy lunch recipes are helpful to get you back into the swing of things after a few days off work for the holidays. That transition from evenings cozied up with comfort food to workdays with nutritious lunch and dinner recipes can be a little tricky! And with the new year rolling in, there are new opportunities to make different recipes including more nutritious meals too. To make the transition simple and delicious, try these easy lunch recipes. They’re good for taking to the office or munching on when working from home, too.
Christmas and Hanukkah are almost here and it’s time to plan for your holiday prime rib roast! Tacoma Boys’ meat case and butcher counter offers multiple cuts and types of meat. This means you can stay prepared for the holidays with your choice of meat and seafood. A huge variety of already-assembled entrees like stuffed chicken breast or pork chops bring the flavor and cut down on prep time, too. But for Christmas or other winter holidays, consider cooking prime rib for a traditional and tasty dinner main!
Tacoma Boys wide selection of fresh Christmas trees is back for another season! The beautiful tradition makes the season extra special, signaling the presence of the holiday in the home. Whether short or tall, bright green or white and flocked, we have the perfect Christmas tree for every home. And with trees, wreaths, and garland, there’s nothing quite like the fragrance of fresh evergreen or pine!
Appetizers and starters like holiday charcuterie boards are great for snacking and enjoying quality time with friends and family. When hosting for the holidays, you can arrange your own version of a holiday charcuterie cheese board with seasonal ingredients. Foods like pomegranate arils, caramelized onion jam, and even wedges of roasted squash or pumpkin can bring fun flavor and a seasonal holiday twist to your spread.
This time of year is when many families love to get into holiday cooking and baking! While some people don’t love cooking for most of the year, the holiday season can be different: It’s a time to gather together with friends and family and celebrate. Meals on holidays like Hanukkah or Christmas are often quite traditional. And families with recipes passed down for generations might feel inspired to get into the kitchen! While holiday cooking and baking can be great fun, there are a few things you can do to ensure it’s stress free and tasty.
Fresh Christmas trees are a classic tradition that make the holiday season extra special. While some people may opt for artificial trees, there’s nothing like the smell and feel of a fresh tree. Tacoma Boys has a wide selection of different types of Christmas trees to choose from. This includes both regular and flocked trees! Trees like douglas fir or noble fir are common as Christmas trees and grow right here in the Pacific Northwest. And there’s nothing like the smell of fresh evergreen and pine right in the living room: It smells just like Christmas. In addition to beautiful trees, Tacoma Boys also has a variety of fresh wreaths, cedar garland, Christmas swags, and more.