Favorite Holiday Recipes

Our team loves to cook… especially together! During the holidays the roux team gathered some of our favorite go-to recipes. Check out these yummy dishes, which are great all year round, in the posts below.

By |2018-01-12T17:27:31+00:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|

Lady Fingers

I decided to share my grandmother’s cookie recipe that I remember her always baking around Christmas.
  • 1 lb margarine
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 3 tablespoons water
  • 6 cups sifted flour
  • 2 cups pecans
Mix ingredients: add flour slowly until a hard dough is formed.  Roll the dough out into a tube “about the length […]

By |2018-01-12T17:27:44+00:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|

Rosemary + Cranberry Spread

This tasty holiday spread is great for a pre-dinner appetizer or party snack.


  • 8 oz cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 4 tablespoons dried sweetened cranberries
  • 2 tsp chopped fresh rosemary
  • fresh cracked pepper & salt
First, soften the cream cheese by stirring at room temperature in a bowl.
Then fold in all ingredients until well combined.
Serve […]

By |2018-01-12T17:27:51+00:00January 12th, 2018|Categories: Recipes|

Amazing Coconut Pie

At my family’s holiday gatherings, food was always “semi-homemade”.  Here’s an easy recipe for a crowd-pleasing dessert that doesn’t require hours in the kitchen.


1.  Preheat the oven to 350 degrees
2.  While oven is heating, blend the following ingredients in a blender until smooth:
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup Bisquick mix
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/4 cup […]
By |2018-01-12T17:27:59+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|

Holiday Apple Salad


  • 3 medium thinly sliced apples – I like a mixture of Honeycrisp and Granny Smith
  • Juice of 1/2 lemon to coat the apples
  • 12 ounces salad greens (whatever you like or have on hand)
  • 1 cup pecan halves, toasted or candied (optional)
  • 3/4 cup dried cranberries
  • 4 ounces crumbled blue cheese


  • 1/2 cup light vegetable oil OR extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup apple […]
By |2018-01-12T17:28:04+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|


I don’t know about you, but the heat and humidity are making me crave crisp fall weather and the delicious apples that come with it! I had drafted a blog post focused on building margin into our daily schedules, but I think I’ll save that for another time. Sharing a favorite family summer recipe seemed more […]

By |2017-09-22T21:14:32+00:00July 28th, 2017|Categories: Recipes|

Fall Recipes

We wanted to share a few of our favorite recipes with you this season. Some are pretty unique and others are tried and true. We hope you enjoy them and leave us a comment or two. Happy holiday season!

By |2017-09-22T21:24:39+00:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Recipes|

Russian Tea

Contributed by Karen Hall

This recipe certainly did not originate with me but the delicious flavor of this hot beverage, usually called Russian Tea, is a favorite of mine around the holidays. I may modify this season with artificially sweetened drink mixes to keep the calories lower. Below is the full sugar recipe. Jars of […]

By |2017-09-22T21:25:06+00:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Recipes|

Green Bean Casserole

Contributed by Lauren Weiss

  • 2 cans of cream of mushroom soup
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tsp of soy sauce
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 8 cups of cooked green beans
  • 2 cup of French’s fried onions

Preheat oven to 350F. Mix soup, milk, soy sauce, black pepper, green beans and 1 1/3 […]

By |2017-09-22T21:25:18+00:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Recipes|

Mini Pumpkin Pies

Contributed by Lauren Weiss

  • 1 can of pumpkin (15oz)
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp of salt
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin pie spice
  • 2 store bought pie crust

Preheat oven to 400F. Combine pumpkin, eggs, milk, salt, and pumpkin pie spice. Using a jar, cut pie crust intro […]

By |2017-09-22T21:25:28+00:00November 18th, 2016|Categories: Recipes|