Gift Guide, Holiday

10 Ways to Celebrate Grandparents Day at Cracker Barrel

We love our Grandmas and Grandpas! After all, who doesn’t want a visit from Pop-Pop and Mimi (or whatever fun nicknames you have for them)? It’s a bundle of hugs, surprises, and special memories. And on Sunday, September 12, it’s your chance to show them a little love and appreciation. That’s right, Grandparents Day is […]

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toys

How to Solve the Cracker Barrel Peg Game

Chances are, as you’ve been patiently waiting at your table for us to bring out your meal, you’ve tried to beat the infamous Cracker Barrel peg game. Sometimes referred to as “Peg Solitaire” or “Hi-Q”, this simple game has been entertaining our guests for decades, plus it’s a great way to give your noggin a […]

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Cracker Barrel Insider

Stories ‘Round the Barrel: A Real Lifesaver

We love stories…They’re an integral part of who we are. Back when there were country stores, crackers used to be delivered to the stores in barrels and people used to gather ‘round a cracker barrel to tell stories. They were the original water cooler. Our restaurants are meant to help people reconnect with family and […]

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Recipes

Layered Summer Cornbread Salad

When it comes to creating the ultimate picnic table spread, let’s face it, presentation is everything. And if you’re tasked with bringing something to the summer potluck, wouldn’t it be amazing to have “that” dish that everybody talks about? Our Layered Summer Cornbread Salad is both a surprise for the taste buds and the eyes. […]

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Recipes

Summer Squash Cornbread Pie

Ah, summer!  Pool parties, backyard BBQs, sunshine, and fresh air. Reconnecting with family and friends – finally! Here’s your chance to show off all those mad cooking skills you mastered during quarantine with exciting new dishes and flavor combinations for your friends. Summer is also a great time to find all your favorite fruits and […]

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Recipes

Strawberry Mason Jar Cobblers

Who doesn’t love mason jars? They’re trendy, fun, and create a perfectly portion-controlled dessert that everybody can enjoy. Just in time for summer, these charming Strawberry Mason Jar Cobblers are just the right size for an irresistible ending to a family meal or outdoor cookout with friends. Strawberries, not your thing? No problem! Substitute them […]

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Recipes

Blackberry Jam Hand Pies

There’s something about summertime that’s just right for making a pie. Just imagine a scrumptious blackberry pie sitting on the window sill, the aroma traveling through the warm air, just inviting you to taste it. Now imagine it being so perfectly portable that you can pop it into your mouth. Your own personal dessert. No […]

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Gift Guide, Holiday

10 Gift Ideas for Mom on Mother’s Day

On Sunday, May 9, we take a moment to celebrate all the amazing moms in our lives. Sisters, wives, grandmothers, godmothers, stepmothers, and mothers-in-law, this is their day, and they deserve a break. You want to show them how much they mean to you, but sometimes discovering how to do that can be challenging. Don’t […]

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