Archive for December, 2009

Merry Christmas Santa Claus

Merry Christmas Santa Claus

Merry Christmas! Every year at Christmas I recall a lot of fond memories like most of you. I think of our gorgeous town square with the tree in the center of the intersection. I think of Christmas Eve at Nany & Pappy’s house and begging Mom to let Garnet and I open a gift while […]

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Give Love

Give Love

It’s Christmas Eve.  Many of you are running around today getting those last minute food items for the big meal.  Some of you will bake today in preparation for tomorrow and the days to come of gift giving and fellowship.  For those who are in the kitchen, take an extra 20 minutes and make an […]

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Christmas Casserole

Christmas Casserole

I got this recipe from the Gooseberry Patch Celebrate Winter collection of recipes my second mom, Gwen, gave to me a few years ago.  It’s a great casserole for any day but really works well for a lazy Christmas Day.  Mommie made it last year and there wasn’t a drop remaining at the end of […]

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Vegetable Gratin

Vegetable Gratin

This recipe is my dish for vegetarian Christmas. I know what many of you are going to write and say…”It’s not vegetarian if it has cheese. I don’t do dairy!” I have been round and round with some of my most serious vegetarian friends about dairy. Some say they would never touch it and a […]

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Cider Ham

Cider Ham

This is a perfect match for yesterday’s post of Orange Biscuits.  The recipe adds another heavenly fruit flavor that will fill your home with a lovely aroma.  I find it to be a simple recipe that you can make for the Christmas Eve meal and have plenty of leftovers for sandwiches on Christmas day. It’s […]

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Orange Biscuits

Orange Biscuits

Oh my it’s close to Christmas.  It’s snowing furiously here in NYC and my LA body is in shock!  I woke this morning thinking about the Christmas feast and what would be served in each of your homes.  Many of you do what my Grandma Jo used to do–both ham and turkey as the center […]

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Moravian Sand Tarts

Moravian Sand Tarts

Have your elves been in the cookie jar too much this week?  Are you realizing you need a last minute bake before the weekend?  If so, sand tarts are the perfect cookie to make.  Simple in preparation but not in flavor, they look pretty and festive on your cookie plate. This recipe comes from Nany […]

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