Watch my Shortcut Holiday Cooking segment on WBRC Good Day Alabama

Are you looking for some shortcuts this holiday season to get you in and out of the kitchen so you can spend more time with friends and family? Click on the picture or link below it to watch this video from my Shortcut Holiday Cooking segment from WBRC Fox 6’s Good Day Alabama. Search for the recipes here on the blog under the RECIPES tab or scroll through the blog.

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On the video you’ll see shortcuts for an appetizer charcuterie board, Sweet Heat Shortcut Pickles, No-Knead Yeast Rolls, Easy Cheesy Macaroni and Cheese, and Microwave Peanut Brittle. We didn’t get to it, but I also had my Double Chocolate Chewy Cookies on the back counter that starts with a box of Jello instant pudding mix.

Leave a comment if you try my shortcut recipes and let me know what you think or share one of your own holiday shortcuts!


Author: gritsandgouda

Hi! I’m Kathleen. I’m a food stylist, recipe developer, cookbook author, and event planner loving life in a charming town called Gardendale, Alabama, with my husband and two teenage children. I love to cook and laugh…not necessarily in that order.

8 thoughts

  1. This is so cool that you were on TV. It looked like you were having fun and your tips are great! Anyone can follow them and serve some impressive food. I bet the peanut brittle will be the biggest takeaway.

    1. Hi! I’m so glad you want to try the brittle! The full recipe is on the blog now. Search for Cookies and Candy under the Recipes tab. I’ve also highlighted each recipe from the segment under the video post on the blog at!Let me know if you want me to email it directly to you. If you sign up to receive my emails, you’ll receive my recipes every time I post a new one. Enjoy!

    2. I will email you the recipe directly but you can also print it from the blog if you like. Click on the RECIPES tab at the top and search for Cookies and Candy. Let me know how you like it!

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