Christmas Turkey Dinner

Holiday Dinner – Menu and Recipes

Your holiday dinner is one meal of the year that you usually know what to expect and what you will be eating. Different areas of the United States have different … Continued

Holiday Open House

Holiday Open House – Menu and Recipes

  Holiday Open House – Menu and Recipes This holiday season, why not host a holiday open house? A Holiday Open House is an old fashioned way to entertain during the … Continued

Holiday Tea Blend Recipes

Tea Travels!™… Holiday Tea Blend Recipe and Photo by Ellen Easton ©2020 – All Rights Reserved This delicious holiday tea will be a welcome addition to any holiday party menu, … Continued

Caramel Corn

Homemade Caramel Corn Recipe

This classic caramel corn recipe is so satisfying and delicious!   Your children and/or grandchildren will label you the best Mom or Grandma when you serve this treat.   I personally … Continued

Tamales

Homemade Tamales Recipe – Carnita Recipe

Perfect Homemade Tamales and Carnitas Stove top – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Tamale Steaming Instructions Our expert in Mexican and Southwest style cooking, Cynthia Detterick-Pineda of Andrews, … Continued

Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum Mix Recipe

Ice Cream Hot Buttered Rum Mix Enjoy a cup of holiday cheer made with this festive Hot Buttered Rum Mix Recipe.  Guaranteed to lift one’s spirit! Instead of buying expensive … Continued

How To Prepare and Cook Perfect Ham

Cooking A Perfect Ham Ham is always popular to serve for a holiday dinner.  We are sharing our How To Prepare and Cook Perfect Ham resource guide with tips on … Continued

Internal Temperature of Chicken and Turkey

  Question: At what temperature and how long should boneless chicken breasts cook in the oven?  I have recipes that calls for 20 minutes and ones for up to 1 … Continued

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk History and Recipe

Lutefisk It is said that about half the Norwegians who immigrated to America came in order to escape the hated lutefisk and the other half came to spread the gospel of … Continued

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes Recipe

  Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes are a GREAT time saver for the busy holidays. Prepare these mashed potatoes up to a week ahead of time and refrigerate. Your Christmas or … Continued

Merry Christmas Cookies

Merry Christmas Cookies Recipe

  Merry Christmas Cookies originally came from an older 1960’s Betty Crocker Cookbook.  Christmas would hardly seem like Christmas without fancifully shaped and decorated cookies.  Decorated cookies are thought to … Continued

Mexican Orange Sugar Cookies

Mexican Orange Sugar Cookies Recipe

  Mexican Orange Sugar Cookies – Polvorones – Biscochitos – Wedding Cookies   Mexican Orange Sugar Cookies are a delicious shortbread or sugar cookie made with the flavors of orange … Continued

Mexican Pumpkin Empanadas

Mexican Pumpkin Empanada Recipe

Try this Pumpkin Empanada recipe this fall.  They are little pastry hand pies filled with a sweet pumpkin filling.     An empanada is a stuffed bread or pastry filled … Continued

Mincemeat Pie

Mincemeat Pie Recipe

Old-Fashioned Mincemeat Pie Recipe Mincemeat Pie has been my favorite holiday pie since I was a little girl (that was awhile ago).  My grandmother, Mabel Myers, used to make her … Continued

Christmas Prime Rib Dinner Menu

Miniature Tourtieres – Canadian Pork Pies Recipe

Miniature Tourtieres – Tourtieres are a meat pie originating in Quebec, Canadian around the 1600s.  It is usually make with minced pork and/or veal or beef.  It is a traditional … Continued