Tag Archives: Holiday

Swedish Ginger Snaps

The proper way to finish these cookies is decorated with sweet icing but I like them as is for serving with coffee or tea. They can be cut into any shape desired. I used a round ravioli cutter. Swedish Ginger … Continue reading

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Cheeseball with Pepper Jelly and Pecans

All sorts of different cheeses can be included in a cheese ball. Some go to choices would be blue cheese, Swiss, cheddar, and more cheddar. Diced dried fruit or fresh fruit soaked in liquor is an excellent addition inside as … Continue reading

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A Colorful Array of Sides for Labor Day

Since most other sites are all about the meat, here are some options to go along with the most important part of the day. Have a great holiday! Grilled Corn Cherry Tomatoes with Herb Vinaigrette Potato and Anchovy Salad Jalapeno … Continue reading

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4th of July Roundup

Here are some ideas for how to spend the 4th. Everything will include a common theme ingredient. For a hint think sauce. Pulled Pork Chicken Cornbread Calzones Beans    

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In Our Kitchen: Christmas Parties and Presents

Like many of you the last month was filled with a lot of parties, baking and drinking. Although here that is every month. Above was a fairly decent tequila brought by a party goer that disappeared into a lot of … Continue reading

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Ho Ho Ho

Merry Christmas to all. We hope everyone has a relaxing holiday filled with joy. And a wide assortment of the greatest potato chip ever.

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Slow-Cooked Mashed Potatoes

At a restaurant last year, Katherine complimented the mashed potatoes and got a great bit of advice in return. The waiter explained that the secret to making the potatoes so creamy was cooking them at a low temperature for a … Continue reading

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