Category:  Holidays

Easy Homemade Soft Pretzels

In Holidays, Kitchen Basics, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 14/06
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My kids and I are wishing my husband an early Happy Father’s Day so we can share this fun recipe in time for others to whip up a… Read More »

Baked Pineapple Casserole

In Breads & Muffins, Casseroles, Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Side Dishes
by Ann on 14/04
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Can Easter really be less than a week away?  After a weekend of delightful weather–so welcome after the long, cold, snowy winter–it’s actually starting to feel a bit… Read More »

Chocolate Peanut Butter Eggs

In Cookies & Candy, Desserts, Holidays, Nuts & Nut Butters, Snacks
by Ann on 12/04
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When I think of my grandmother, many things come to mind.  She was full of life, funny and frugal, yet so very generous. This was a woman who… Read More »

April Fool’s Fruit Punch

In Holidays
by Ann on 31/03
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We don’t often have lots of juice or soda on hand, so when I offered tall glasses of fruit punch last April Fool’s Day, my kids were rather… Read More »

Butterscotch Bread Pudding (with really good gluten-free options)

In Desserts, Gluten-Free Options, Holidays, Snacks
by Ann on 19/03
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Last fall, I mentioned that I was all set to share a recipe for butterscotch bread pudding when a thoughtful reader emailed me the recipe for her prized… Read More »

Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries and other Valentine Treats

In Cookies & Candy, Frozen Treats, Fruits & Veggies, Holidays, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 11/02
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Can it be that Valentine’s Day is this week?  Wasn’t it just New Years…Thanksgiving for that matter??  Where does the time go? In addition to Valentine’s Day, February… Read More »

Magical Reindeer Food

In Crafts, Holidays, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 22/12
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Years ago, when the kids and I still peered towards the moon in hopes of catching a glimpse of Rudolph leading Santa’s sleigh as we drove home from… Read More »

Old Fashioned Gingerbread with Citrus Glaze

In Breads & Muffins, Desserts, Holidays, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 13/12
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This is one of those recipes that I have made over and over again, tweaking many times until I arrived at an end result that my family loves…. Read More »

Wild Rice and Sausage Casserole (or Stuffing/Dressing)

In Casseroles, Gluten-Free Options, Healthy Options, Holidays, Make/Prep-Ahead Recipes, Rice, Side Dishes
by Ann on 11/12
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It is hard to believe that my year of delving into the Top 10 Food Trends as a Sargento Flavor Journey Correspondent is winding down.  It has been… Read More »

Chocolate Chip Cookies in a Jar

In Cookies & Candy, Crafts, Desserts, Holidays, Mason Jar Ideas, Snacks, The Gift of Food
by Ann on 06/12
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A delicious cookie-in-a-jar recipe was harder to devise than I expected.  Not only did the cookie have to taste great, the mix had to fit in a standard… Read More »