Christmas is about so much more than food — right? It’s about our faith, our family, our friends. It’s about honoring past traditions and making room for new ones all at the same time. And it’s about food. Continue reading
Christmas Morning Country Breakfast Bread Pudding ((in a jar)) — a new Food for a Year recipe for Sinkology!
This is my very most favorite breakfast recipe – with a fun twist! Normally, I make this breakfast bread pudding in a deep 9″ x 13″ baker. We have it frequently for dinner throughout the year – but every Christmas morning this is a MUST in my home. I always assemble it in the late hours of Christmas Eve, after those last presents are wrapped & all of my “Santa-helping” tasks are finally complete. Continue reading
I few weeks ago I can across one of the cutest Christmas cookie ideas I think I have ever seen – when I viewed this Pin of Pinterest. At first glance, I could tell these bright red cookie balls were not dipped and with that little detail, my curiosity was peaked. I proceeded to click on the Pin and scroll through a slew of cute photos until I came across the recipe. Continue reading
Before I even start telling you how good this is – let me just grab you by the shoulders and pull you in close. Have I got ya? Good – listen up: “You can do this. It will be great. You will impress your people. Believe me.” Now that we have that taken care of, let me tell you about what I see in your future: creamy, thick, perfectly smooth, dense — perfectly gourmet homemade cheesecake! Continue reading
Worcestershire and garlic with salty peanuts and some mini melba rounds. That is immediately what I think of when I here the words “Party” and “Mix” put side by side in a sentence. ((Either that or a little Milli Vanilli, Blame it on the Rain mixed with Prince’s Party like it’s 1999 – but that is another story altogether, and not a very good one I might add.)) Well, it seems to me it is time to bring this tired party food out of 1984! That is just what I did. But before I share the “BIG REVEAL”, Continue reading
A few weeks ago, mom cookie pie bars made these for the Schuermann Family. She made them because she knew they were one of Ken and Alice’s favorite. As I took the first bite, I remembered how delicious these treats are and thought to myself “Why haven’t I made these??”. That mental whisper was quickly followed by a directive: “You will be making these and sharing them with the world ((via Food for a Year – however small that world may be)). Because, what the world needs now is this cookie bar perfection.”
Well, mom told me it came from Laura’s mom – but since Laura’s mom is a mom and the cranberry salad is so very simple, I will still call it “Mom’s Simple Cranberry Salad”. But what you really need to know, besides it’s simplicity and mom origins, is that is tastes REALLY good! And — I bet at least one ingredient will surprise you!