December 2012

New Orleans-Style Bread Pudding With Whiskey Sauce for #SundaySupper

December 30, 2012
New Orleans Style Bread Pudding With Whiskey Sauce

Are you ready for a potluck? Not just any potluck, oh no! This is a special virtual one that highlights recipes by Emeril Lagasse. The Sunday Supper team of bloggers has really come together for this event. I very much wish it wasn’t virtual so I could head over to the spread and dig in […]

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Roasted Cauliflower

December 27, 2012
Roasted Cauliflower

Have you had your fill of decadent holiday foods? Me, well, at least for a little while. I adore all the special treats of the season. It is not over yet because of New Year’s. However, balance is a good thing. It is why I choose to cook healthy meals or make salads often. One […]

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Sweet Potato Casserole for #SundaySupper

December 23, 2012
Sweet Potato Casserole

Holiday food traditions. I think most families have them. Some are based on heritage and others are simply favorites. Although my heritage is German, my family usually celebrates Christmas with American dishes. Ham or turkey is served with all the fixings typical of a Thanksgiving meal. We have creamed corn, green beans, cranberry salad, sweet […]

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Monster Cookies Mix #DessertsInJars

December 20, 2012
Monster Cookies Mix

Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? I haven’t. Christmas is in a few days and I still have to get gifts. I have to do other shopping too like getting groceries for the two family holiday dinners I’m hosting. Are you in a similar situation? The wonderful thing about Monster Cookies Mix is that […]

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Fantastic Fudge

December 18, 2012
Fantastic Fudge

Fantastic Fudge is one of my Christmas traditions. It is more than a recipe or a gift I share. Either myself or my mom has made this fudge every single year for almost 30 years. Sometimes we both make it. When only one of us makes it we share it with the other (and friends […]

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Gluhwein – German Mulled Wine for #SundaySupper

December 16, 2012
Gluhwein (Glühwein) - German Mulled Wine

Bring on the holiday parties! It’s a season of cheer and merriment so we might as well have some fun. What better way than to celebrate with family and friends? Oh, and there are co-workers too. Sometimes I forget about company holiday parties. It has been a few years since I went to one of […]

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Spiced Pecans

December 13, 2012
Spiced Pecans

I am just nuts about this post today. I have been waiting more than a year to share this recipe. Last holiday season I shared a few other goodies like carrot cake, fruitcake, and tiger butter. I skipped posting about spiced pecans and had to wait all this time for the holidays to come around […]

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Lemon Pie Tartlets

December 11, 2012
Lemon Pie Tartlets

It is time for pie! Perhaps you want one all to yourself. Ever feel that way? I have. Although I am more of a cake person there are a few pies I could devour easily. One thing I am not so skilled at is the first slice. It looks like a mangled, broken wad of […]

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Christmas Crunchies for #SundaySupper Cookies

December 9, 2012
Christmas Crunchies Cookies

Attention holiday bakers! Today’s Sunday Supper event is all about cookies. I was really excited as soon as I saw the notification. I have been known to bake a few cookies for Christmas. Well, that and a whole bunch of other treats. I know I my oven gets a real workout during the holidays. This […]

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Baked Acorn Squash

December 6, 2012
Baked Acorn Squash

Winter squash is one of the highlights of the cool weather seasons. Each fall I get excited when I first see acorn squash in the store. It kicks off memories that make me smile. It was always a big treat when my parents made it. I have this vivid memory of my dad taking the […]

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