Posts Tagged ‘holiday’

Spooky Spiders

Spooky Spiders

Trick or Treat!  I love Christmas, Easter, Independence Day, St. Valentine’s and just about every holiday but I must confess that Halloween holds a very special place in my heart.  My home has been decorated since October 1 and if I felt I could get away with decorating sooner, I would.  I have decor for […]

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Stuffed Baked Ham

Stuffed Baked Ham

I can hardly believe Easter Sunday is upon us. I feel like only yesterday we were shoveling snow and dealing with the blizzards (yes plural) of 2010. As I look around and see daffodils, crocuses and the forsythia, I know the beauty of spring is upon us. The Easter meal is a traditional family gathering […]

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Parsnip, Corned Beef & Cabbage Soup

Parsnip, Corned Beef & Cabbage Soup

This is a quick dish that will fill your belly as you prep for your evening of ‘celebration’ tomorrow night.  Each of you with plans to go out tomorrow night know exactly what I am talking about.  You need a solid foundation in order to last the evening of green beer, Irish whiskey and special […]

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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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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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