Pomegranate and Cranberry Salsa + Natural Table Centrepieces

Gorgeous & Beautifully Festive! food to glow I love Christmas dinner as much as anyone. After all, I pretty much get to make the menu, cook it and serve it. Just today my daughter Rachel and I have donned felt antlers to make up some venison sausage rolls, cranberry sauce and start fermenting blini batter for smoked…

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Roasted Butternut Squash, Brussel Sprouts and Broccoli — Food For Thought

Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Butternut Squash, Broccoli, Pecans, and Cranberries – this easy fall or Thanksgiving side dish is not only delicious but bursting fall flavors, it’s also healthy, gluten free, vegetarian, paleo, whole 30 and packed with fiber. via Roasted Butternut Squash, Brussel Sprouts and Broccoli — Food For Thought

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Irish Soda Bread “American Style”

This is a sweeter, chewier, lighter and richer version of Traditional Irish Soda Bread. And, in my opinion and experience, seems to be more in harmony with the American taste. The conventional Irish Soda bread simply combines flour, baking soda, salt, and buttermilk; it’s not sweet and has a very dense, somewhat doughy crumb. Most…

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Want to Spice Up Your Weekend? Have a Christmas Leftovers Party!

Want to Spice Up Your Weekend? Have a Leftovers Party! Plan a Christmas leftovers party for a day or two after the conclusion of the Merry Day to avoid wasted or food gone bad.  Serve the fare in a similar fashion to the holidays, or create a variety of dishes from the leftovers such as…

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The World’s Best Waldorf Salad & a little history

The Word’s Best Waldorf Salad The Waldorf salad was first created between 1893 and 1896 at the Waldorf Hotel in New York City (the precursor of the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel, which came into being with the merger of the Waldorf with the adjacent Astoria Hotel, opened in 1897). Oscar Tschirky, who was the Waldorf’s maître d’hôtel…

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Baked Amish Apple Cinnamon Raisin Oatmeal

Baked oatmeal is a traditional, comforting Amish breakfast casserole served warm or at room temperature with copious amounts of cream or milk. Unlike regular oatmeal; made on the stove-top or microwave which has a porridge-like consistency, baked oatmeal is made in the oven and in many ways is similar to bread pudding. There are never-ending…

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