Ree Drummond's Holiday Survival Tips

Check out these tips to have a stress-free holiday season.

When it comes to throwing a holiday party, it's all about the planning. As Ree Drummond, the Pioneer Woman explains, having the right staples in your kitchen can make all the difference. She recommends buying puff pastry (which can be used to make everything from pizza to sticky buns and so much more), sirloin tip (which is affordable, lean, and tender), a block of Parmesan cheese (to use in soups, salads, and appetizers), and angel food cake (which can be topped with any number of fruits and cream). To stay sane this holiday season, print out this survival list and take it with you on the go!


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