“Dishing” Up Some Corny Jokes + A Recipe

“Dishing” Up Some Corny Jokes + A Recipe






Today we’re dishing up a delicious recipe from our 2nd edition, Flavorful Favorites cookbook by Irene Bronner for her corn casserole … which couldn’t help but get us thinking a little on the corny side and reminiscing on some of originator Wally Bronner’s jokes!

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Bronner’s Super-Fans: the Eikenberry Family

Bronner’s Super-Fans: the Eikenberry Family






It was Sarah’s 10th birthday and she wanted to celebrate at Bronner’s. If you ask the Eikenberry family, it was a no-brainer. “There are so many things we love about Bronner’s,” Scott said. “I love Santa and trees and cookies,” said Sarah. “And I’m happy they keep Christ in Christmas.” Scott and his wife Janel first came to Bronner’s 19 years ago on their honeymoon. And they kept coming. Sarah was just a baby when she met the late Wally

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A Spooktacular Display

A Spooktacular Display






Confession: I love Halloween but hate all things scary. I know…it doesn’t make any sense but it’s true! When I was growing up, we were “those” people on the block. Our house was completely decked out with ghosts, fog creeping out of large steel barrels and a graveyard filled with tombstones and skeleton bones – Halloween decorations galore! My dad always had a passion for the holiday, which then got passed down to me. Except he loves scary things and

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Bronner’s Super Fan

Bronner’s Super Fan






“For me, this is my equivalent of seeing Elvis,” said Aliza McVicker of northwest Ohio during her most recent visit to Bronner’s CHRISTmas Wonderland. Aliza has been a Bronner’s super fan since her first visit to Bronner’s in the 1970s when she was 9 years old. “I remember seeing a lot of red and green dirndls (staff uniforms) and thinking, ‘When I can drive, I’m coming back.’”

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Is Bigger Better?

Is Bigger Better?






Life-size Nativity collector Joe Tyria of Kalamazoo, Michigan, says, “Yes!” Joe began collecting pieces from Bronner’s life-size fiberglass Nativity in 2014 with encouragement from his late grandmother, Beverly Tyria, for whom the collection is named. (Check it out on Facebook!). We spoke with Joe about his love for Christmas, the Nativity, his grandmother, and the journey he embarked on in 2014 to collect and display a large-as-life Bronner’s Nativity.

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