Category Archives: Christmas Recipes

December 15, 2008

Christmas Baking!

Christmas-time is the best time of the year for baking, in our opinion. There are so many baked goods that …Read More

December 15, 2008

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

Last week I attended a brunch for our local MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) group. I no longer have preschoolers but …Read More

December 10, 2008

How to Make Your Own Almond Paste

Okay, to be honest, it never occurred to me to even wonder if I could make my own almond paste. …Read More

December 9, 2008

Coconut Cake

A couple of days ago I posted Ellen’s Coconut Pound Cake. One of my readers and friends, Molly, promised in …Read More

December 8, 2008

Homemade Pecan Pralines

A couple of days ago, my friend Faye came over to show me how to make homemade pralines. This sweet …Read More

February 2, 2008

Swedish Rye Bread

This delightful bread is part of the Christmas Eve noon meal tradition in Swedish homes of Doppa Gryta (Dip in …Read More

December 26, 2007

Grilled Bleu Cheese Beef Tenderloin: Unbelievable food AND a history lesson

Words almost fail me….but not quite. Dave grilled a whole beef tenderloin for Christmas dinner and it was simply aMAZing. …Read More

December 24, 2007

Christmas menus from Barb’s Kitchen, 2007

My mother-in-law is visiting us this Christmas. She appreciates excellent food, so we plan to have lots of it. Tonight, …Read More

December 24, 2007

Christmas menus at Laura’s house, 2007

I am incurably nosey about what people are eating, and I assume that many of you who come back to …Read More

December 23, 2007

Eggs Hussarde

My father-in-law is an excellent cook, and it is something of a family tradition that he gets up early on …Read More

December 20, 2007

Festive Cheese Ball

This comes from the grandmother of my friend Jeri, and appears in their family cookbook. It’s a basic cheese-ball, good …Read More

December 20, 2007

Swedish Rice Custard (Rice Pudding)

I was at a church potluck last week for the last-meeting-before-Christmas of our women’s Bible study. A sign-up sheet had …Read More

Skorpa (Swedish Toast)
December 18, 2007

Skorpa (Swedish Toast)

I have got this wonderful scam…er…scheme that I’ve been working. I beg people for their family Christmas recipes, and they …Read More

December 2, 2007

Frozen Cherry Dessert

My friend Lynn showed up Thursday morning with this tasty dessert for my boys to try. This is a dessert …Read More

November 24, 2007

Stacey’s favorite Chocolate Pecan Pie

My great friend, Stacey, who does NOT consider herself much of a cook, gave me this recipe. It sounds quite …Read More

November 21, 2007

Pear Salad with Raspberry vinaigrette

As Laura mentioned in the post on “lightening up” Thanksgiving dinner, I’m not terribly attached to the traditional green bean …Read More

November 17, 2007

Sweet Potato Pie

I got this from a cookbook my mother-in-law gave me years ago, which I have used quite often, called The …Read More

November 17, 2007

Basic Pie Crust

We thought it might be handy to have a really basic pie crust recipe here, for those of you who …Read More

November 17, 2007

Dutch Apple Pie

While I love cheese on my regular apple pie, nothing beats a dollop of good vanilla ice cream on a …Read More

May 2, 2007

Christmas Pie (quiche)

Oh wait, it’s not Christmas! This recipe, however, tastes good all year long. This quiche recipe came to me from …Read More

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