Archive for the 'Holidays' Category

Holiday Truffle Pops

Holiday Truffle Pops...

Holiday Truffle Pops Yes, I’m still alive and still cooking! I simply got sidetracked this fall with knitting socks. It’s tough to have so many interests, yet, so little time when working full-time outside the home, being active in church, and leading a chapter of Dining...
Snowflake Mix

Snowflake Mix...

Snowflake Mix Do need need something to snack on during the bowl games? Or for your New Year’s Eve party? I love the combination of sweet, salty, and crunchy in a snack. This recipe fulfills this medley of flavors. It’s a combination of cereal, pretzels, white baking chips,...
Blue Cheese & Walnut Stuffed Mushrooms

Blue Cheese & W...

Stuffed Mushrooms with Tomato Basil Soup Do any of the rest of you buy those big tubs of blue cheese crumbles at Costco? I do every now and then and always wonder why I’ve bought that much after I’ve used only about half of it! As I was thumbing through old Pillsbury holiday...
Pub Cheese Spread

Pub Cheese Spread...

Pub Cheese Spread Well we’re on to New Year’s Eve goodies now that Christmas is over. This is a recipe that my brother-in-law, Ed, introduced to the McLaughlin clan at least 25 years ago. He learned how to make it from his mother, Viviene. The horseradish gives this cheese...
Christmas Dinner Recipe Round-Up

Christmas Dinner Rec...

This is the last of my Christmas posts so I thought I’d do another recipe round-up like I did for Thanksgiving only focusing on Christmas dinner. In the next day or so I’ll begin posting some recipes for New Year’s Eve so keep an eye out for those! Our family is...
Cream Cheese Cherry Danish Coffeecake

Cream Cheese Cherry ...

Cherry Cream Cheese Danish Coffeecake This is a festive looking coffeecake that is perfect for Christmas morning! The base of this coffeecake is a white cake mix so it is quick and easy to make with that classic combination of almond flavored cream cheese combined with cherry pie...
Spinach Dip Crescent Wreath

Spinach Dip Crescent...

Spinach Dip Crescent Wreath This recipe proves that holiday baking doesn’t always have to be sweet. I was looking through some of my old Pillsbury Holiday cook booklets . . . you know, the kind they sell in the checkout lane at the grocery store. I found directions for making...
Holly Leaf Clusters

Holly Leaf Clusters...

Holly Leaf Clusters Holiday Cookie #4 These are fabulously easy (only 5 ingredients) and really brighten up a holiday cookie platter! My son who’s 27 still requests these for Christmas and the other day my niece sent out a family email wanting the recipe for these cookies....