Keep the Holidays Fresh: Your Complete Tomato Party Guide

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Do something different this holiday: Follow this guide for tasty tomato crowd-pleasers!

Wracking your brain for that perfect holiday appetizer, side or cookie?!? Look no further, we’ve got you covered with quick, easy and delicious ideas, check out the full guide below:

Drink

Fresh Bloody Mary

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This deliciously fresh homemade bloody mary mix can be made a few days in advance so it will take the edge off twice.

Appetizers

Cheese Platter

happy-holidays-2Nothing signals a special holiday gathering like a cheese platter. Put one on the table and watch the crowd, drink in hand, gather around for a generous slice from a wedge of cheese.

This season, instead of garnishing your cheese board with a typical bunch of grapes, surprise, delight, and nourish your guests with some pop-them-in-your-mouth tomatoes, no cooking or prepping needed!

Mini Christmas Tree Pizzas

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Move over Christmas cookies, let kids get creative for the holiday season with these fun pizzas. Plus, sneak more veggies into your kid’s diet. Maverick Mix® tomatoes pose as colorful lights/ornaments for decorating. Cue the classic holiday music!

Tomato, Feta & Pesto Puff Pastry

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Sinfully Sweet Campari® tomatoes pair with pesto, basil and feta cheese to create this combination of red, white and green, bringing a colorful spin to any holiday party.

 Sides

Roasted Tomato White Cheddar Mac and Cheese

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This homemade white cheddar mac and cheese with tomatoes is comfort food at its finest, featuring a silky cheese sauce and roasted cherry tomatoes.

Texas Harvest Succotash

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A welcomed sight amongst all of the carbs, plus all the ingredients can be prepped a day in advance!

Crispy Tomato Sage Upside Down Cornbread

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The colors are stunning and you invert it after baking to reveal a lovely tomato design.

Dessert

Cherry Tomato Thumbprint Cookie

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We guarantee no one else will have this at the cookie swap! This Texas Christmas recipe combines not one, but two traditions – Christmas thumbprint cookies, using a filling made with Village Farms Cherry No. 9 Fall in Love Again® tomatoes, and Texas red pepper jelly.

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