Tag Archives: Holiday


Heirloom Cooking

Heirloom Cooking

It is once again the time of year when we are giving thanks for all we have, and celebrating life with those we love. I find myself drifting off into memories of years gone by, being in the kitchen with my parents … Read more »

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Thanksgiving

This year, instead of rushing out on Black Friday, why not spend some time with your kids and learn a little more about how Thanksgiving originated from the myths, to the actual history, and the food and customs and how … Read more »

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Thanksgiving Tips, Tirades and Tidbits

Thanksgiving dinner… there is enough stress on this day without having to have the whole family showing up. So I am cutting right to the chase without using your time on a long preamble. Your mother or worse mother-in-law has … Read more »

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EASY MOTHER’S DAY BREAKFAST

OK, Moms this is an easy treat that kids of almost any age or skill level can prepare. After all it’s the thoughtfulness that really counts, isn’t it? So even if you are the one who has to go to … Read more »

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Christmas Dinners

The goose gave way to the turkey as traditional Christmas fare. The turkey’s breeding habits and different growing characteristics allowed it to stay tender longer into the winter. A goose, born in the spring and fattened in the autumn’s cornfields … Read more »

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Christmas Origins and 2011

This is an excerpt from a larger work on Christmas origins. Anyone interested in the complete work stay tuned… So for those you complaining about the constant Christmas rush, commercialism, the parties, the revelry without thought toward those less fortunate, … Read more »

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The Holiday Meal

A big piece of meat is the holiday centerpiece and a large part of our communal, historic and traditional celebration. In the current situation many people find themselves in this year, the thought of spending around $50 to $100 dollars … Read more »

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White Peach & Heirloom Tomato Salad

LABOR DAY WEEKEND is a must for this because it is all a summer salad should be! And while you might think mixing peaches with tomatoes an oddity, keep in mind stone fruit is incredibly versatile. Use them sweet or … Read more »

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Traditional German Holiday Dishes

This year, I am treating Michelle and Elisabeth to some traditional German foods that I grew up with. And we are doing them on the day after Christmas. First I must say, in the United States it seems the media has … Read more »

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Left Over Turkey Soup — Get rid of that Holiday bird

Left-Over Turkey Soup Well, you’ve got a Thanksgiving turkey carcass with hunks of meat still on it and you don’t know what to do. You don’t really want to toss it in the garbage because that would be like throwing … Read more »

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