Nancy Fuller and her husband, David, have some time to themselves before the holidays kick into full gear and their family gathers together. So they're spending the day snuggled up inside with comforting classics including Penne with Meaty Ragu, Three Cheese and Herb Garlic Bread, a Poppy Seed and Lemon Angel Food Cake and an Old Fashioned with Rye to top it off. David also has a surprise for Nancy for the occasion.
Nancy Fuller's good friend is teaching a canvas and cocktails class, so she's promised to teach Nancy to paint in exchange for drinks. Nancy goes all in with a full-on meal that includes Lemon and Oregano Chicken, Orzo Pilaf Salad with Mustard Greens and Dried Cherries, Winter Citrus Tart with Shortbread Almond Crust for dessert and, most importantly, Moscow Mules to get everyone's creative juices flowing.
Nancy Fuller's family is gathering at the farmhouse for another Fuller Thanksgiving, but this year the kids are in charge of everything from the centerpieces to the place settings. Nancy prepares a Thanksgiving feast featuring a Roasted and Braised Turkey with Cognac Gravy, Root Vegetable Mash with Thyme Brown Butter, Pecan Pie and, for the grownups, Bourbon Cranberry Cocktails.
Nancy Fuller is hosting a holiday party sure to impress all of her family. Her scrumptious appetizers include Crab Cakes with Zesty Herb Tartar and Marinated Beef Tenderloin Skewers with Horseradish Cream, and don't forget the Ultimate Cheese Fondue Dip Station and Grammy Carl's Popcorn Balls for the little ones. While the grandchildren trim the tree, Nancy and the grownups enjoy a show-stopping Champagne Tower with Farmhouse Kir.
Nancy Fuller is trading in her apron for a leather jacket and her wooden spoon for a Hog! She's been chairing her local hospice's charity motorcycle rally for 25 years, and she's putting together a brown bag lunch for the whole gang. From an epic "Whole Hog" Hoagie with Parmesan and Herb Dusted Sweet Potato Chips to Big Slab Chocolate and Cherry Cookie Bars with Virgin Apple Cider Sangria, this is a menu sure to fill those hungry biker bellies and raise some funds for a great cause.
After a busy holiday season, Nancy Fuller can't stop entertaining. She's hosting a big open house and serving brunch for all her friends, complete with a Build Your Own Bloody Mary Bar, Shrimp Cocktail with a Twist and a Country Ham Breakfast Casserole with Hash Brown Cakes. She also shares a few of her can't-miss entertaining tricks along the way.
Nancy Fuller's grandchildren are gearing up for the annual cupcake competition at the fair. She and her husband, David, have been hosting it in memory of David's late father, and this will be the first year the grandkids are participating. Nancy prepares some sweet treats for the children, like Caramel-Dipped Local Apples with a Toppings Bar and homemade Pear and Plum Fruit Rollups, then helps them each create their own Barnyard Vanilla Cupcakes that are sure to bring home the blue ribbon!
After the busy holidays, Nancy Fuller needs to start the year off right, so she's putting together a day's worth of light and fresh meals. To start off, she's whipping up a Get Up and Go Smoothie that packs a punch. For lunch, she fuels up with Chicken Veggie Soup with Beef Bone Broth. Then, Nancy has her best girlfriends over for a scrumptious dinner of Salmon with Maple Dijon Glaze and a Roasted Vegetable Salad, plus Dark Chocolate Nut Bars for a healthful and satisfying dessert.