Category Archives: Holiday Favorites

The best collection of classic holiday recipes! Original recipes, heirloom family recipes, and traditional favorites.

Corned Beef and Cabbage

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  I love corned beef!  So, we don’t just have it for St. Patrick’s Day at our house, we have it many times during the year.  I always make extra because nothing beats a warm corned beef sandwich on fresh … Continue reading

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Pecan Linzer Cookies with Strawberry Filling

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I love these cookies! The pecans give them a delicate flavor. The cookies themselves aren’t too sweet. As you can see by the pictures I filled some with lemon curd. Yum! INGREDIENTS 2 cups of Flour (a little more for … Continue reading

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Sugar Cookies

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Yield: about 4 dozen INGREDIENTS 1 cup butter 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla 4 teaspoons baking powder 2 cups sugar 4 Tablespoons evaporated milk 1 teaspoon salt 3 1/2 cups sifted flour METHOD Cream butter and sugar together. Beat in … Continue reading

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Rum Balls

Makes about 40 balls INGREDIENTS 1/2 lb. Nilla Wafers 2 Tablespoons sweet cocoa 1 cup powdered sugar 1 cup pecans, finely chopped 1/2 cup light corn syrup 1/4 cup rum METHOD Grind wafers very fine. Mix in dry ingredients. Add nuts, corn … Continue reading

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Turkey Talk: recipes, methods & fun facts

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Herb Roasted Turkey Breast with Turkey Gravy INGREDIENTS 1 large Turkey Breast (3 to 4 lbs) bone in 3 ribs Celery, rough chopped 3 Carrots, chopped into large rings 2 Red Onions, cut into 8th’s 4 cloves Garlic 1 Bay … Continue reading

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Pecan Puffs

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These are one of the cookies that I always make for the holidays. Everyone loves them! Beware… these are very addicting!! INGREDIENTS 1/2 cup Butter 2 Tbsp Sugar 1/8 tsp Salt 1 tsp Vanilla 1 cup Pecans, ground fine 1 … Continue reading

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