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Monthly Archives: December 2015
Well, my blog isn’t quite a year old yet, but 2015 has been pretty busy. The first post was published on February 7, 2015. Since then it’s been busy – slow some months and wildly crazy others! Thank you … Continue reading
In the south, it’s customary to serve hoppin’ john for dinner on New Year’s Day. The saying is, “Eat poor that day, eat rich the rest of the year. Peas for pennies, greens for dollars, and cornbread for gold”. These foods … Continue reading
To all of you from all of us, a Very Merry Christmas
These tasty treasures are easy to make and great for any holiday brunch. They aren’t the traditional triangle scone because the dough is soft like drop biscuits. Easy to make – great to eat – and they freeze well too. … Continue reading
These puffy pancakes looks so fancy and impressive, but they are so amazingly easy to make!
Waffles are traditionally a sweet treat, even when it’s done as chicken and waffles. But I wanted something that was savory and different – So here it is. A potato based, savory waffle. You could even have it for dinner … Continue reading
This is the last party of 2015 – We’ll be back on January 3, 2016 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you All! And a big thank you to everyone who has supported our party the last 22 weeks!
This crispy pork roast is a traditional Christmas dinner in Puerto Rico. Roasted on high to crisp it first, then slow roasted for several hours, this roast just melts in your mouth. Serve it with traditional rice – the two … Continue reading
I remember when I was a teenager, my mom’s best friend was from Mexico. Every year on Christmas eve, her and her family made a huge pot of tamales and we were always given a couple of dozen – and … Continue reading
We had some friends from Denmark that always celebrated Christmas dinner with roasted duck. The tradition is to serve it with boiled potatoes and grog. Here is my take on that Danish treat!