Tag Archives: holiday food

Top Ten Favorite Holiday Dishes for Easy Entertaining- Part One

During the holidays, most of my days are filled with making cookies by the thousands. By the time the weekend comes, I want to entertain and have my friends over, but I am pretty tired at the end of most … Continue reading

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Holiday Baking Marathon- Recipe for Cajun Cocoons

It’s cookie baking season around the kitchen. Every year I embark on a cookie baking journey and sell them to local restaurants and caterers. I was taught by a local retired baker how to make these delicious spritz cookies.  I … Continue reading

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Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Makeover

Local Registered Dietitian and Certified Culinary Professional Paula Tsufis gave me this recipe for Traditional Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner made a little lighter. It’s a perfect way to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with friends. Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day Treat- Chocolate Avocado Mousse

Looking for a unusual treat for your sweetheart on Valentines Day? This silky smooth mousse made from ripe avocados will fit the bill for a unique taste for your love. It’s raw diet friendly, vegan and vegetarian diet acceptable. The … Continue reading

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For The Big Game: Sriracha Sesame Cream Cheese Spread

This recipe is a twist on the tired cream cheese spread that adorns most tables during the super bowl. Simple, spicy and delicious, you can’t go wrong with this one. I recently saw it at the Fancy Food Show in … Continue reading

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The Avid Baker Challenge 2013- Panettone Muffins

I have joined the on line monthly baking challenge to bake something every month with a group of other bloggers and we post on line pics of the results. What fun it has been to look forward to the recipes. … Continue reading

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Tasty Holiday Traditions from Home and Around the Globe

Tasty Holiday Traditions from Home and Around the Globe             Holiday food traditions are many things to many people. In our country it’s a melting pot of collaborated dishes that have been handed down from one generation of well seasoned … Continue reading

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Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Gumbo

This post was so popular last year, it bears repeating. I can’t believe Thanksgiving is here. This whole month has flown by. When I grew up in Louisiana, one of my favorite dishes that my mama made every year was … Continue reading

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Last Minute Thanksgiving Secrets from a Chef

As a general rule, you might cook 3-4 meals per week in a kitchen designed to accommodate 2 adults and 2.2 children and then Wham! You are expected to produce a meal for 20 for the family. Add the crowd … Continue reading

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Turkey Talk From Expert Cookbook Author Terry Thompson

Terry Thompson is a famous Texas chef and cookbook  author. I had the honor of meeting her several years ago on a visit to Austin.   I found this in my files a while back and thought it would be a … Continue reading

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