Archive for the 'Christmas' Category

Aunt Debbie’s Poppy Seed Ham Rolls

on Jan 1st 2015

Do you need a recipe for all that leftover Christmas ham?  Make my Aunt Debbie’s Ham Rolls.  This recipe can be made ahead, refrigerated, and baked for breakfast. It can be easily put together for a quick snack, party appetizer, picnic, or even a Super Bowl item. To make good use of any leftover ham, […]

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Christmas Cranberry Salsa

on Dec 19th 2014

I enjoy creating new recipes for Christmas each year.  This recipe was inspired by a photo I thought I pinned to Pinterest but never could find when I wanted to make the dish.  So I have created my own recipe for Christmas Cranbery Salsa.  It can be served with corn chips. But I like to […]

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Breakfast Pull Apart Sausage Bread

on Jul 29th 2014

First let me start by stating I WON’T be making this again for a while.  Then why post the recipe if I don’t plan to bake this again?  Because it was so amazingly delicious I couldn’t stop eating it is the reason why!  This recipe can be assembled at night, placed in the refrigerator, and […]

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Cranberry Bliss Cookies

on Dec 19th 2013

If you’ve ever had a Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar available only during the holidays – you will appreciate this recipe inspired from those tasty fruity bars. There is a lot of tounge pleasing flavors happening with this cookie.  Cranberry. Candied Ginger bits. White Chocolate.  Orange Zest. Cream Cheese Frosting! This year I created this recipe […]

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Fresh Strawberry Poppy Seed Fruit Salad

on May 30th 2013

Here is a perfect side dish for a potluck, a special brunch, a baby or wedding shower, a light dessert, and a refreshing summer time treat – Fresh Strawberry Fruit Salad wih Strawberry Poppy Seed Dressing.  Nuts and mini marshmallows are optional but delicious additions. 2 cups fresh strawberries (washed, stems removed, and sliced) 1 […]

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12 Days of Christmas Jar Gifts – Whole Grain Waffle and Pancake Mix

on Dec 18th 2012

This is a family favorite in our house. I make up the mix recipe below and have it on hand for an easy morning pancake or waffle breakfast.  And this is also a frugal tasty gift as well.  This recipe should fill 5 pint sized jars, and each pint jar would make 2 batches of […]

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12 Days of Christmas Jar Gifts – Funnel Cake Mix

on Dec 15th 2012

Funnel cakes are very simple to make and the mix is even simpler.  Add the following together in a large bowl and whisk to blend.  Then pour into a quart jar and seal with ring and lid.  Attach a funnel (97 cents at Wal-mart) and you’ve got another gift that costs under 3$ to make. […]

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12 Days of Christmas Jar Gifts – Mint Brownie Jars

on Dec 13th 2012

These cute little jars are great for gift giving.  Although I’ve baked a few things in jars before, I baked these brownies in a regular pan and used a 3″ biscuit cutter to cut cooled brownies.  The brownie circles fit easily into these 4 oz jars.  Next I piped some tinted green, mint flavored butter […]

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12 Days of Christmas Jar Gifts – Hot Spiced Tea and Cider Mix

on Dec 12th 2012

Here’s one of my hubby’s favorite fall/winter beverages. He asks me to make this mix so he can keep some at work to make whenever he wants.  I also had a request for this recipe from an old friend Pam.  The recipe is easy to make and can be stored in a pretty canning jar, […]

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12 Days of Christmas Jar Gifts – Topless Snow Globes

on Dec 11th 2012

Gift giving doesn’t have to be costly or complicated.  I’ve got a surplus of old and new jars in various sizes. These little Christmas village trees cost between 75 cents and 1 dollar.  I hot glued the bottoms of the trees and used tongs to place them in the jars.  I added a little snow […]

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