Category Archives: holidays

Menu Planning Monday May 30th: Selecting a holiday potluck menu

I am writing and posting this late Monday night because we have had a super busy weekend here. Paul and I went to Amarillo, which is a 6 hour drive each way, to judge a bbq contest on Friday and … Continue reading

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Polish Paczkis

Being from Michigan where there is considerable Polish community Paczkis are common place but once a year. They are a special doughnut like treat that marks the beginning of lent as it is a traditional opportunity for people to use … Continue reading

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Red velvet cake truffle bites

Red velvet cake is something I make but once a year, it was the cake we had at our wedding and I now make a new variation every year for our anniversary. The first year we had the top tear … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday January 31st: Finding inspiration in the little Holidays

Now that the big Holidays are over there is a lot less pressure to prepare big and exciting meals, which can be great if that sort of thing doesn’t appeal to you. On the other hand it also means that … Continue reading

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Caramel macadamia nut cheesecake

If anyone is looking for a great dessert recipe to make and bring to a holiday gathering in the next couple days this could be exactly what you are looking for. I made this cake for my dear hubby’s 37th … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday December 27th: Preparing for your food planning related New Year’s resolutions

We have been super busy at our house this holiday season and it seems like the end of 2010 just flew by. I have been able to take a few minutes to think about everything that happened this year and … Continue reading

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Cranberry cream cheese French toast

Sometimes it is nice to make a big breakfast especially when you have guests. It can be difficult however to find a breakfast main dish that is ready all at the same time. Pancakes, waffles, French toast and omelets are … Continue reading

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