Holiday Kitchen

    Quick – Make Your Kitchen Welcoming   Your Holiday wish-list might be for everyone to stay out of your kitchen. Get real – It simply is not going to … Continued

coffee cake

Holiday Morning Coffee Cake Recipe

 Holiday Morning Coffee Cake is an easy breakfast that your children can put together in a jiffy.   I like an easy to make tasty morning meal to start the … 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 Christmas … Continued

Pumpkin Soup

Holiday Pumpkin Soup Recipe

Tea Travels!™… Holiday Pumpkin Soup Recipe by Ellen Easton ©2020 – All Rights Reserved Pumpkin Soup is a delicious addition to your holiday meals.  Especially great for your Thanksgiving or … 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

Cracker Jacks Popcorn

Homemade Cracker Jacks Recipe

I have such wonderful memories of eating Cracker Jacks as a kid and finding a prize at the bottom of the box!  The candy-coated popcorn and peanuts were also just … Continued

Homemade Ice Cream

Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

How To Make Homemade Ice Cream  Vanilla and Chocolate Custard Ice Cream Recipes   While ice cream is readily available in the freezer cases of grocery stores and specialty stores, … Continued

Peppermint Ice Cream

Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream Recipe

Homemade Peppermint Ice Cream is in a world of its own!  The addition of crushed peppermint candies impart a refreshing taste to this ice cream.  When you make your own … Continued


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

Homemade Turkey Stock Recipe

Stove Top – Slow Cooker – Instant Pot Pressure Cooker Methods   Do not throw out those leftover turkey bones – make Homemade Turkey Stock!     My favorite thing … Continued

Honey Glazed Ham Dinner

Honey-Glazed Baked Ham Easter Dinner – Menu and Recipes

  Honey-Glazed Baked Ham Dinner Menu – Easter Dinner Menu and Recipes Celebrate Easter this year with a traditional ham dinner with all the trimmings. Our Honey-Glazed Baked Ham Dinner Menu … Continued

Bowl of Hoppin John Stew with collard greens

Hoppin’ John Recipe and History

Hoppin’ John Stew –  Stove Top and Slow Cooker Preparation This recipe for Hoppin’ John black-eyed peas is a southern dish rich with tradition and lore served to celebrate the New … 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 Brine Turkey

How to Brine Turkey

Brining is the secret that chefs use for a perfect juicy chicken and turkey every time How to Brine Turkey:  It is very easy and economical, and requires no special cookware to end up with … Continued