It is Time to Get Ready for the Holidays


Christmas CookiesIt Is All About The Cookie

Start your holiday baking with some of our favorite Christmas Cookie recipesOur all time favorite cookie recipe index contains a large variety of traditional Christmas cookies  and many heirloom recipes.  If you are like me you are also on the look out for the best Christmas cookie recipes that are new and exciting to add to your holiday baking.


Host a Holiday Cookie Exchange

The holiday cookie exchange or cookie swap tradition has been around for many years.  Do you know how to throw a cookie exchange party?  Do you know what the cookie exchange rules are for a successful party?  We have all your answers to these questions and many more.  Just think – bake one batch of your favorite cookie and you will go home with many different kinds.  Invite your friends, family, neighbors, church members, or community group.


Get Organized for the Holidays – Christmas Kitchen Secrets

“Gosh, you made it look so easy!” – That is what we wish all our guests would think when they visit.  If you are looking for a Christmas party check list we have the 411 for you.  As always getting ready for Christmas early is a good place to start.  Entertaining, on top of working, holiday shopping and company, is never easy but it can be made simpler.  Here are a couple suggestions to help you make it look so easy.

Holiday Dinner Menus

It is time to start thinking about your Christmas dinner.  We have many easy Christmas dinner ideas for you including holiday menus for buffets, and easy Christmas dinner ideas that are show stoppers.  Try some of our favorites.  The Christmas Turkey Menu, and our Best Christmas Prime Rib Dinner Menu.  Feeling fancy this year, how about our Baked Lobster Tail Dinner Menu.  Find all of our dinner menus here.


Perfect Prime Rib Roast

Perfect Prime Rib Roast Recipe and Tutorial

Classic Prime Rib Roast Perfect Prime Rib Roast is a very tender, flavorful, and usually an expensive cut of beef.  Also known as a Standing Rib Roast, it is a … Continued


Homemade Tamales Recipe – Carnita Recipe

Perfect Homemade Tamales and Carnitas Our expert in Mexican and Southwest style cooking, Cynthia Detterick-Pineda of Andrews, TX, shares her Homemade Tamales Recipe and Carnita Recipe making secrets and lessons … Continued

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