Category Archives: 2010

Canadian Bacon

I found a couple of pork roasts on clearance and since we are curing and smoking a pork belly for bacon, I thought I’d try these for some Canadian bacon.  The only hitch might be that they were packaged in … Continue reading

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Christmas?

No Christmas dinner at our house.  By 2:00 Noah and I were feverish and back in bed.  I think we’re finally on the mend today after some inhalers, cough syrup, antibiotics, and about 300 boxes of Kleenex.  I finally ordered … Continue reading

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Have a Very Happy Christmas

We’re all sick, but we’re also looking forward to the holiday.  We have a beautiful ham from Gartner’s Meat Market, what an amazing place, for tomorrow’s family dinner.  We’re throwing in Stacy’s potatoes, green beans and some lovely rolls from … Continue reading

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The Homestead in Norway

My husband’s grandparents come from Norway.  The photo below shows a photograph taken of the family farm in the mountains.  A farm that has been around since the 1600’s and still has to be hiked into.  The mail and groceries … Continue reading

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Noah’s message from Santa

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Bread Pudding with Dried Fruit and Sour Lemon Sauce

Kris Kringle Bread Pudding (adapted from: Martha Stewart December 2005) click here for gift tag link Ingredients: 1 1/3 cups Brandy 12 ounces assorted dried fruits, such as peaches, apricots, and pears, cranberries, raisins 5 cups heavy cream 2 cups … Continue reading

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Candied Nuts

Candied Walnuts: 4 oz Pecans 4 oz Walnuts 1/2 {scant} cup White Granulated Sugar 1/8 teaspoon Cinnamon 1/8 teaspoon Kosher Salt Egg Whites from one Egg Preheat oven to 250 degrees and butter a small baking sheet. Combine the sugar, … Continue reading

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Peanut Butter Balls

*Leona’s * Makes 30 Printable Recipe A holiday tradition in my home for the past 30 years! Where I come from you won’t find too many houses without a plate of these on offer at Christmas time! Easy and quick … Continue reading

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Fantasy Fudge (marshmallow fluff)

Ingredients: 3 cups sugar 3/4 cup butter 1 5 oz can evaporated milk 1-1/2 pkg. (12 squares) semi-sweet baking chocolate, chopped 1 7oz jar marshmallow creme 1 tsp vanilla Directions: Heat the sugar, butter and evaporated milk to a rapid … Continue reading

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Chocolate Cookies

from: Martha Stewart Living December 1992 Ingredients: 3 cups sifted all-purpose flour 1 1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 3/4 pound unsalted butter 2 1/2 cups sifted confectioners’ sugar 2 large eggs, lightly beaten … Continue reading

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