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Make Holiday Entertaining Easy

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December 2021

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The holidays. Whether you look forward to the parties for weeks or feel immediate stress with all the things to do, ‘tis the season.

But before you call it quits and leave it up to the pre-packaged veggie trays, frozen pizza rolls and dips from plastic containers, know that we’re here to help. With versatile balsamic and oil pairings to pantry items and more, you can easily whip up an impressive appetizer spread for your holiday party, whether you’re visiting or hosting. We’ve even got the charcuterie boards and dip dishes for easy yet impressive serving. And if you're looking to pick up something for the host, we've got you covered, too!

This week, we’re sharing some practical and helpful tips for making holiday entertaining free of stress and full of delicious flavors.

This holiday season let’s all get together and cook!

--Jim

Entertaining with Fustini’s

No matter what you need for an event this holiday season, ‘Fustinified’ recipes are sure to be the hit of the party.

Bruschetta/Crostini


Cheese


Meats & Seafood


Beverages

From the Blog

Need some more inspiration for enjoying your holiday get-together with no stress, just fun? Check out our blog articles on planning a magical holiday party and tips for throwing a holiday brunch.

Let’s Get Together and Cook!

Celebrate the joy of cooking right from your home with a Fustini's Virtual Cooking Class. These interactive classes are led by experienced chefs in our community and invite you to discover new dishes and techniques right from your home. The class fee is per household location, so cook along with someone you are comfortable being around or plan to meet your friends virtually via class.

We can also help you cook with your friends virtually at a private virtual cooking class. Email denise@fustinis.com for more information.

VIRTUAL CLASSES:

DEC 30 – CRANBERRY CHRISTMAS with Chef Christie at 5:30pm
JAN 6 - BIG GAME NIGHT with Chef Christie at 5:30pm
JAN 7 – INDIAN CUISINE with Chef Laura at 6pm
JAN 8 – WINTER IN FRANCE with Chef Laura at 6pm
JAN 13 – FLAVORS OF TUSCANY with Chef Christie at 5:30pm
JAN 14 – BAKING FOR BEGINNERS with Chef Laura at 6pm
JAN 15 – SOUP’S UP with Chef Laura at 6pm
JAN  20 - BIG GAME NIGHT with Chef Christie at 5:30pm
JAN 21 – INDIAN CUISINE with Chef Laura at 6pm
JAN 22 – COQ AU VIN at HOME with Chef Laura at 6pm
JAN 27 - FLAVORS OF TUSCANY with Chef Christie at 5:30pm
JAN 28 – WINTER IN FRANCE with Chef Laura at 6pm
JAN 29 – BAKING FOR BEGINNERS with Chef Laura at 6pm

Be sure to reserve your group for holiday fun! The in-person class schedule for each location is based on chef availability.

A gift certificate is a great way to give a Virtual cooking class that they can use to sign up for a class that works for them.

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Gift Sets Ready

Check out this year’s holiday catalog for gifts perfect for current Fustini’s fans or new fans. From 4-Pack Gift Sets, Pantry Pairings, Chef Starter Sets and 6-Pack Sampler Sets, we have something delicious for everyone! Each set comes in a gift box with an idea card, as well as QR codes on each bottle to grab more inspiration with just a tap. Call ahead for pick up and curbside to get in and out quickly and easily.

With upgrades made in our shipping department over the summer, Fustini’s is able to ship out your order the NEXT DAY, perfect for any last minute gifts you need sent out.


Recipe Spotlight: Eggnog Pie

Checkout this month's highlighted recipe HERE.


Virtual Olive Oil Tasting--Southern Hemisphere

AVAILABLE NOW! Tastings occur most Tuesdays at 5:30 pm EDT. Taste and discover the amazing flavor and characteristics these oils have to offer.

Send a tasting kit this holiday! A box they can open and an experience they can look forward to when they sign up for a tasting time that fits their schedule. For questions, contact your local store or email denise@fustinis.com.

Curious about what you can expect in these experiences? Click here to check out six things to know about these innovative virtual tastings.


Visit us on facebook to tell us how you use FUSTINI'S or to learn more about how to enhance your food with Fustini's.

Create the Perfect Holiday Charcuterie Board

Pronounced “shar-coo-tare-ree,” this French word for cold cooked meats has come to include cheeses, olives, dips and breads. Here are some of our pantry items and recipes to add to your colorful spread for entertaining. 

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Pantry Items

Recipes

Happenings

Here are just a few events planned in and around our stores in Traverse City, Petoskey, Holland and Ann Arbor:

ANN ARBOR–Store Hours: Mon/Tue/Wed 10-6pm; Thur/Fri 10-7pm; Sat 9-6pm; Sun 10-5pm
For curbside or pick up orders call (734) 213-1110.

Ann Arbor's Farmers' Market is open every Saturday from 7-3pm.

The Sunday Artisans' Market is open from 11-4pm each Sunday.

HOLLAND–Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6pm; Sun 11-3pm
For curbside or pick up orders call (616) 392-1111.

PETOSKEY–Store Hours: Mon-Sat 10-6pm; Sun 11-4pm
For curbside or pick up orders call (231) 758-3575.

In Petoskey, you can also order your Fustini's products through Local Eats. Learn more HERE.

TRAVERSE CITY–Store Hours: Mon-Thur 10-7 pm; Fri and Sat 10-8 pm; Sun 10-5 pm
For curbside or pick up orders call (231) 944-1145.

Men's Night is December 16 from 5-9pm.

Learn more about these and other upcoming events on our events calendar.

Fustini's Oils and Vinegars • 141 East Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49684 • Phone: (231) 944-1145 • orders@fustinis.com

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