‘Holiday’ Archive

Nobody Will Know Sweet Potato Pie September 4, 2013 No Comments

“Nobody Will Know” Sweet Potato Pie This pie has an ancient secret, but nobody, and I do mean..”nobody” has ever guessed it was made with a mix. This recipe holds up to your being happy to bring pies to a family event. Delicious, creamy, old-fashioned homemade taste..they’ll even forgive the store-bought crust because the filling […]

Baked Country Ham December 13, 2009 No Comments

14 pound(s) Uncooked smoked ham 1 cup(s) Brown sugar 1/2 cup(s) Dry sherry 1/4 cup(s) Honey 1/4 cup(s) Dijon mustard Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Put ham, fatty-side up, in a foil-lined metal baking pan. Cover with foil and bake for 3 hours. Combine remaining ingredients. Remove ham from oven. Carefully trim away all but […]

B/M-Eggnog Bread No Comments

-LISA CRAWLEY (TSPN00B) 2 tablespoon(s) Sugar 1 pk Active dry yeast 2 1/2 cup(s) All-purpose flour 2 tablespoon(s) Butter 1 teaspoon(s) Salt 1/4 teaspoon(s) Nutmeg 3/4 cup(s) Eggnog; at room temp.* I adapted a recipe from my food processor bread book for my b/m for the eggnog bread which you read about. Here is what […]

Antlers No Comments

1 each Pair White gloves (available At drug store) Flexible headband Ribbon Bells Fiberfill Straight pins White thread Needle Scissors Fabric paints Cut each glove into 2 sections, making a straight cut through the palm between the middle & ring finger. Start with 3 fingered sections. Turn inside out. Stitch the cut edges together. Turn […]

A Christmas Potpourri- Victoria Magazine No Comments

3 cup(s) Fresh juniper sprigs -with berries 2 cup(s) Red rosebuds 1 cup(s) Bay leaves 1/4 cup(s) Cinnamon chips 2 tablespoon(s) Cloves 10 Drops rose oil 3 Drops pine oil 6 Drops cinnamon oil 1 tablespoon(s) Orrisroot chips 5 Whole dried rose blossoms 3 Three-inch cinnamon sticks 20 Assorted pinecones, -painted gold Combine the juniper, […]

“Ghoul-Ade” For Halloween No Comments

1 Envelope Kool-Aid grape flavor unsweetened mix 1 Envelope Kool-Aid orange flavor unsweetened mix 2 Cups sugar 3 Quarts cold water 1 Bottle (qt.) ginger ale — chilled Mix Kool Aid’s together with sugar, in large pitcher. Add water and mix. Just before serving, add ginger ale.

Blackberry Blackheads^ No Comments

1/2 pound Butter — at room temperature 1 tablespoon Butter — at room temperature 2/3 cup Sugar 2 Egg whites 4 cups Flour Blackberry jam — with seeds —–TOOLS—– Bowl Mixer Pastry brush Cookie sheet Spatula Wire cooling rack sm Spoon With an adult’s help, preheat oven to 325F. Beat 1/2 pound butter until creamy., […]

Christmas Candy Canes No Comments

1/2 cup granulated sugar 1/2 cup crushed peppermint candy canes or hard peppermint candies 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter or margarine, at room temperature 1/2 cup plain or butter-flavored shortening 1 cup confectioners’ sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon liquid red […]

Caramel-Orange Buche De Noel Part 2 No Comments

See Part One FOR CAKE: Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Butter llxl7-inch jelly roll pan. Line with parchment. Butter and flour parchment. Coarsely grind toasted almonds with flour in processor. Using electric mixer, beat yolks with 5 tablespoons brown sugar in medium bowl until slowly dissolving ribbons form when beaters are lifted. Stir in orange […]

Caramel Apple Witches No Comments

49 Caramels 2 tablespoons Water 5 medium Apples Wooden sticks Miniature marshmallows Candy corn Melt caramels with water in 1 1/2 quart saucepan over low heat, stirring until sauce is smooth. Wash and dry apples; insert stick into stem end of each apple. Dip into hot caramel sauce; turn until coated. Scrape off sauce from […]