Category Archives: Holiday Favorites

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

Do you like “Peeps”? Here’s my homemade version of “Bunnies” with fresh Vanilla Bean Marshmallows. Yum!

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These are the BEST marshmallows I’ve ever had… if I must say so myself! I had to stop myself from eating them. They are so light and fluffy. I have wanted to make marshmallows for a long time. But the … Continue reading

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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

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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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