Apple Tartlets

I made these little treats to serve after our Christmas eve dinner. They were so […]

Some fun food photos….

I finally uploaded my photos from Christmas dinner and the last few days:

Vet Bollen (#3)

This recipe is my personal favorite. The potatoes make this recipe so moist and chewy. […]

Vet Ballen (#2)

This is the second Olie Kueken recipe of Grandma’s that I found. Vet Ballen 1/4. […]

Olie Koeken

Olie Koeken (Fat Balls)

When I was a VERY small child, I remember New Year’s Day having its own […]

Sugared Olie Koeken

New Year’s Eve Antipasto Supper

I did mention on the post that Barb started about New Year’s Eve that our […]

A Neighborhood Dessert Party

I decided this year that we needed to have a party so we could meet […]

Anyone up for a New Year’s Party?

When Laura and I were growing up, we had the BEST New Year’s Eve parties. […]

Pictures of apple dumplings and banket

I finally got around to making that last batch of banket and the first batch […]

Christmas Eve….can we keep the main thing, the main thing?

I’m sitting here in the waning afternoon, listening to Handel’s Messiah for the third time […]

Homemade Cinnamon Rolls – cool rise sweet dough

Years and years ago, when I was ten years old, I had the exciting privilege […]

Michele’s Peanut Butter Fudge

I got an email from Auntie Michele with this important information: “This is some amazing […]

Hot Buttered Rum

This is NOT a recipe that Michael suggested, mostly because he’s never had hot buttered […]

Homemade Hot Chocolate

My son Michael is a very serious young man who likes to make sure that […]

Russian Tea Mix

One of the fun gifts we got this year was a decorative jar full of […]

Last minutes gift ideas from the kitchen

Invariably, at least once during each Christmas season, I have a moment of panic when […]

Christmas menus at Barb’s house

Laura reminded me this morning that I need to take a few minutes to share […]

Hummus phyllo cups

I invented a simply gorgeous little appetizer for a brunch I had a few weeks […]

Raspberry Ribbon Pie

My husband’s dear grandmother used to make Raspberry Ribbon Pie for Christmas dinner. In fact, […]

Christmas menus at Laura’s house

Barb and I agreed that we should each do a post on our various menus […]