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Holidays

Holiday recipes, foods, and ideas to make those days even more special.

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding

Old English Sticky Toffee Pudding is an indulgent, moist, date-infused sponge cake and covered in a rich toffee sauce.  It’s an impressive dessert that’s easy to make.  It’s sure to become a family favorite. How many times have you sung “We Wish You A Merry Read More..

Sauteed Green Peas

Sauteed Green Peas

With a few simple ingredients and about 30 minutes, you can whip up an elegant and delicious holiday side dish that your family will love. Our favorite Christmas dinner is serving the sauteed green peas alongside Roasted Beef Tenderloin, Creamy Scalloped Potatoes, and a bright Read More..

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

Boozy Jamaican Eggnog

It’s that time of year when we can begin sipping on cool, creamy eggnog in pretty little cups and celebrate the decadence and beauty of the holiday season.  My Boozy Jamaican Eggnog is thick, rich, and delicious.  It’s made with both Jamaican rum and bourbon, Read More..

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin

Roasted Beef Tenderloin is an elegant holiday main course that’s sure to impress your family and friends.  Tender and juicy, this tenderloin is full of melt-in-your-mouth flavor and easier to prepare than you think.  But nobody really needs to know that, right? Making a beef Read More..

Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous Stuffed Acorn Squash

Couscous stuffed acorn squash is a sweet and savory side dish that is great as a vegetarian entree or healthy side dish.  It goes wonderfully with grilled or roasted meats, making it a lovely addition to your holiday meal.  I like to serve this with Read More..

Chai Spiced Snowball Cookies

Chai Spiced Snowball Cookies

Chai Spiced Snowball Cookies are tender, buttery tea cakes that are flavored with the warm spices found in your favorite Chai tea.  They’re a delightfully different addition to your holiday cookie tray and sure to be a family favorite. So far this year, my cookie Read More..

White Holiday Margarita

White Holiday Margarita

Sip a bit of the tropics this holiday season!  This White Holiday Margarita has the flavors of the islands – coconut, lime, rum.  It’s creamy and refreshing.  It also packs a punch with three types of alcohol. Here in Florida, we decorate palm trees and Read More..

Warm Buckwheat Salad

Warm Buckwheat Salad

This warm buckwheat salad is a healthy and tasty break from all of the rich holiday dishes we are all over-indulging upon these days.  With the green brussels sprouts and the red cranberries and pomegranate seeds, this dish is also a lovely Christmas side dish. Read More..

Chocolate Crinkle Kiss Cookies

Chocolate Crinkle Kiss Cookies

These chocolate crinkle kiss cookies are rich enough to satisfy your chocolate craving, yet pretty enough to add to your holiday cookie tray.  Fudgy, chocolate cookies, rolled in powdered sugar and topped with a milk chocolate kiss – definitely one of Santa’s favorites. This is Read More..

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread

Cranberry Goat Cheese Flatbread is an appetizer that is as easy to make as it is impressive to serve.  Ready in less than 30 minutes, this delicious starter is a beautiful and elegant start to your Thanksgiving meal. I like to start serving Thanksgiving appetizers Read More..

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Southern Cornbread Dressing

Just like Grandma used to make, this Southern Cornbread Dressing is Thanksgiving comfort food at its best but made easier by using corn muffin mix. Celebrate a Southern Thanksgiving by pairing your Southern Cornbread Dressing with Spicy Southern Corn Casserole, Fresh Cranberry Salsa, Savory Butternut Read More..

Pumpkin Swiss Roll

Pumpkin Swiss Roll

Pumpkin Swiss Roll is a classic and elegant Thanksgiving dessert that is moist, creamy, and surprisingly easy to make.   A pumpkin swiss roll is one of my Thanksgiving traditions and is a great alternative to pumpkin pie.  My family loves it and I hope your’s Read More..

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding

Sweet Corn Pudding is a delicious and easy addition to your Thanksgiving table.  This Southern favorite is a cross between a savory pudding and creamed corn.  It’s subtly sweet, creamy, and full of fresh corn flavor. This is one of my favorite holiday dishes.  I Read More..

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Spicy Apple Cider Margaritas

Just in time for your Thanksgiving celebrations, this Spicy Apple Cider Margarita has all the fall flavors you want in a holiday cocktail, plus tequila and Fireball for a spicy cinnamon note.  This margarita is sure to be a favorite among your friends and family. Read More..

Baked Maple Glazed Donuts

Baked Maple Glazed Donuts

Treat your family to a delicious Autumn breakfast with Baked Maple Glazed Donuts.  Made with a boxed cake mix, these spiced donuts are easy to make and topped with a rich, buttery maple glaze.  They’re so yummy with a cup of coffee or a tall Read More..