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Holiday Inspiration

While holiday gatherings may be small, the delicious food and festive atmosphere can still be big and beautiful. No matter how you’re celebrating, our assortment of easy and impressive recipes, festive holiday décor inspiration and thoughtful gift-giving recommendations will make for a memorable holiday season at home!

Holiday decor with blue masks

Simple Tips for Safe Holiday Shopping at Heinen’s

Make the holidays safe and delicious for everyone by following these simple shopping guidelines during your winter grocery trips!

How to Prepare a Strip Roast

How to Prepare a Strip Roast

Strip roasts are a fantastic alternative to traditional holiday turkey or ham. They are loaded with flavor, easy to prepare and will surely please any meat lover you have at the table.

How to Prepare Lobster Tails

How to Prepare Lobster Tails

Whether you’re celebrating the holidays or just looking for an upscale dinner at your own table, you cannot go wrong with these simple and incredibly fast methods for preparing restaurant-style lobster tails.

How to Prepare Crab Leg

How to Prepare King Crab Legs

You’d never guess that this high-end dish could be so simple to prepare! Baked or steamed, we’re taking all of the intimidation out of cooking crab legs!

How to Cook Beef Tenderloin

How to Roast Beef Tenderloin

We know it can be intimidating to cook a big piece of meat to medium-rare or medium doneness. Chef Billy Parisi is here to help with a fool-proof method for roasting a beef tenderloin.

Decorative Holiday Mantle

Deck the Halls with Heinen’s Floral

Decorating for the holidays can be simple with the help of a little festive floral. Check out these DIY tips for effortless and impressive indoor and outdoor holiday arrangements!

6 Unique Holiday Gifts from Heinen's

Unique Holiday Gifts from Heinen’s

In the spirit of gift-giving, 365 Barrington asked several associates from Heinen’s Barrington for their top gift ideas for telling neighbors, teachers, healthcare workers, colleagues, family and friends just how much you appreciate and miss seeing them this holiday season. 

Holiday Recipe Inspiration

Meatball Parm Holiday Wreath

When choosing an appetizer to wow your guests with, this Meatball Parm Holiday Wreath utilizing prepared Italian meatballs from Heinen’s Meat Department is the way to go.

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Candied Pecans and Cranberries

Roasted to perfection and finished with a pinch of sweetness from cranberries and candied pecans, these are a delicious addition to any winter meal.

Clams Casino

Stuffed with an easy panko bacon mixture, this bite-size meal starter will leave your taste buds swimming.

Creamy Lemon Crab Pasta

Packed full of freshly cooked crab meat, mushrooms and spinach and tossed in a creamy lemon sauce, this dish is perfect for a weeknight dinner or celebratory meal.

Lobster and Crab Macaroni and Cheese

Macaroni and cheese might just be the most comforting meal, especially at the holidays when we’re itching to enjoy something decadent.

How to Make a Holiday Charcuterie Board

Making a gorgeous board worth grazing is not hard – just follow my these simple tips.

Holiday Crab Dip

Get in the holiday spirit with this warm homemade crab dip filled with tons of lump crab meat and cheese and finished Old Bay seasoning.

Roasted Honey Pomegranate Salmon

This Mediterranean-inspired fish dinner features a sweet honey pomegranate sauce with fresh rosemary and thyme and is finished with pomegranate arils and slices of citrus.

Homemade Holiday Cinnamon Rolls

Making cinnamon rolls from scratch is so satisfying you’ll wonder why you ever popped a cardboard tube open to enjoy this breakfast treat.

Double Chocolate Peppermint Pinwheel Cookies

The combination of chocolate and peppermint flavors is one of the most exciting parts of the holiday season!

Peppermint Brownie Cake

Fudgy, gooey and extra chocolatey, these Peppermint Brownies from are made in the shape of a cake and channel all of the indulgent holiday flavors you crave.

Cranberry Orange Ginger Pie

Bright and festive, this Cranberry Orange Ginger Pie is bound to be a showstopper on your holiday dessert table.

Christmas Cheer Punch

Fruity and bright with just enough kick from the spiced rum to make it festive, this punch is our go-to holiday libation.

Champagne Cranberry Fizz Cocktail

Kick off a holiday weekend by toasting with a delicious cocktail! This Champagne Cranberry Fizz is bursting with seasonal flavor.

Boozy Holiday Eggnog

If you’re planning on celebrating the holidays on a smaller scale, be safe, be smart, grab your immediate family or pets and make this eggnog cocktail!

Cajun Pecan Pie

Add some kick to a traditional holiday pecan pie with a Cajun-inspired twist featuring goat cheese and a homemade pastry crust!

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