I used to know what was happening in the world, but then I had a teenager, and suddenly I'm the last person ever to have heard of the peppermint candy tray phenomenon. I discovered the project via a Pinterest-savvy co-worker, then I mentioned it to my teen daughter.
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"Oh Mom, that's so 2012. You really didn't see it on Pinterest last year?"
Hank Shaw doesn't do things the easy way. That's a given, considering that he's been blogging since 2007 at Hunter Angler Gardener Cook, sharing recipes and techniques for the food he eats -- nearly 100% of it hunted, fished, foraged, or grown himself; the rest sustainably raised by real people.
This is the gift I made this holiday season that I wanted to keep for myself. But that wouldn't be fair for the originally intended recipient, now would it? So I may be making a second one someday. Until then, I will share with you....more
Living gluten-free does not mean we won’t be able to create festive gluten-free dishes and treats for the holidays.
With the gluten free products listed here–some “mainstream” and some made specifically for a gluten-free diet–we can make many familiar holiday recipes everyone can enjoy.
Of course, keep in mind, just because a product is gluten-free doesn’t mean it is healthy or nutritious.
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If you can't get the little chompers to down some leftover corned beef around Christmastime, this should do the trick. Print out the cool Who Hash label I've designed up, stick it on a container (see notes below on using tins), pop out a green tablecloth, and serve 'em up Dr. Seuss style....more
There is something so classically elegant about a shrimp cocktail appetizer... it's almost glamorous.
Image: Courtesy of Mama's High Strung
Perhaps it is the presentation: Huge shrimp perched on the side of a fancy glass, waiting to be delicately dipped into a pool of spicy cocktail sauce.
It’s here; the holiday season is here! As my family can attest, I love the holidays—everything from the TV specials, the music, food, decorations and, yes, even all of the family time—I love it! This past Thanksgiving weekend, Nathan and I came home early on Sunday so the tree and decorations could be put up immediately. While decorating, I also had to make one of my mom’s staple holiday foods, Chex Mix. I remember my mom, aka Mother Gerry, making a giant bowl of this stuff and we would pick at it all through the season. I know everyone thinks their mom is the best cook, but my mom really is. ...more
Even as winter's chill descends upon us, there's still plenty of DIY gifts you can concoct in time for the big holiday. Here's a few ideas for gifts, some of which can be whipped up in mere minutes.
Yesterday was the day when many American families finished a big meal, only to find a huge turkey carcass staring them in the face. What to do with that leftover turkey? Make turkey stock and turn it into mouthwatering and nutritious turkey soup, of course. I've scoured the interwebs looking at turkey soup options, and here are my top 10 picks.
Of course, this is a subjective list, and no one person can ever find all the good recipes for turkey soup, so if I missed your favorite turkey soup, please tell us about it or share the link in the comments.
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We asked 15 bloggers how PAM Cooking Spray helps them spend less time in the kitchen, and more time eating and celebrating with loved ones. Read their tips, tricks and recipes for great holiday cooking with PAM Cooking Spray, and enter to win a $100 Visa gift card. Read more