How do YOU Celebrate the New Year?

You know by now that I’m not actually asking about fireworks or football games or […]

New Year's Favorite Foods

New Years Eve Party Food

Oh shoot, really? It’s New Year’s Eve already? I know that New Year’s Eve is […]


Homemade French Onion Soup–just in time for New Year’s Eve

I learned something very important over Christmas: my brother-in-law, Paul, ROCKS the kitchen. I watched […]

French Onion Soup

Chinese New Year’s Feast

Yes, I know that Chinese New Year‘s is done, but I’m here to report on […]

Hoppin’ John and Collard Greens: traditional New Years Recipes

I’ve been learning about this New Year’s tradition of eating black-eyed peas and collard greens […]

Olie Koeken, #31

December 31: I started our 31 Days of Christmas cookies with a favorite Dutch recipe […]

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

Boeren Jonges

About twenty-three years ago my Grandpa asked me to spend the evening with him learning […]