Monthly Archives: December 2012

Culinary Wishes of Good Luck & Longevity (December 30 – January 5)

It is a tradition to wish one another good luck for the New Year. Black-eyed peas represent good luck. Black-eyed peas can be cooked on the stove top or in a crock pot. I recommend putting a large slice of … Continue reading

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Sweetness Creates a Christmas Memory (December 23 – December 29)

Christmas brings us together and a beautiful dessert will create lasting memories. Here is a Christmas poem that I wrote when remembering wonderful past Christmas moments: A whirl of fallen leaves stirs a distant Christmas memory As autumn wishes to … Continue reading

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Holiday Hors d’oeuvres (December 16 – December 22)

Thoughtfully prepared and elaborately styled holiday hors d’oeuvres can be the signature to your holiday entertaining. Here are four recipes that are easy but impressive. Goat Cheese on Picks With gloves on, roll goat cheese into consistent size small balls. … Continue reading

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Nostalgic Sweet Treats Are Memorable (December 9 – December 15)

Train sets are a delight for all ages. Decorate the dessert buffet table with a train design. Fill the cars with sweet treats. The train can pass through a gingerbread village. Rum Truffles will easily fit into a toy train … Continue reading

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