Category: Holiday Cooking

Chicken Corn Chowder

A new soup I’ve been working on is my Chicken Corn Chowder. This soup really does the trick on a cold day paired with toasty french bread and butter.  From what everyone’s saying, this winter is going to be a cold, long one so… Continue Reading “Chicken Corn Chowder”

Baldwin Family Fudge

Last year I made 5 lbs of fudge for gift baskets and gift giving.  That’s a LOT of fudge!  This year I hit a new record- 7 lbs of fudge.  Let me tell you…I am a fudge making machine. I’ve had a lot of… Continue Reading “Baldwin Family Fudge”

Simple Grape Salad

When it comes to food- I want simplicity. Sometimes we get bogged down by fancy recipes with extravagant spices and ingredients, that we loose the true taste of the food. That’s why I enjoy this recipe so much. It’s my mother’s recipe for a… Continue Reading “Simple Grape Salad”

Holiday Sweet Potato Bake

This Holiday Sweet Potato Bake is always found on the Baldwin dinner table every Thanksgiving and Christmas- it’s a fan favorite with the adults and kids alike. Best if made the night before and cooked the day of your event. Holiday Sweet Potato Bake… Continue Reading “Holiday Sweet Potato Bake”

Cherry Almond Glazed Pork

Looking for a spectacular Christmas dish that your family will enjoy this holiday?  I’ve got a perfect one that is not only tasty, but makes a statement on the dinner table. Try using local pork from Wild Bunch Farm, Ozark Natural Meats or Real… Continue Reading “Cherry Almond Glazed Pork”

Let It Snow…

It started Thursday evening….freezing rain, then sleet and by Saturday morning we had about 10 inches of powdery snow. Our family was happy to be “snowed in” together for 4 days! Caston (pictured) was trilled to miss school and play, play, play… Holiday baking… Continue Reading “Let It Snow…”

My Favorite Holiday Treats

This is my favorite time of year!  It’s the time of year that wonderfully delicious goodies are baked for your friends and neighbors.  There are three items that are a MUST on my Favorite Treat List.  First, my mother’s Pumpkin Bread.  It’s moist, flavorful… Continue Reading “My Favorite Holiday Treats”

Country Style Chicken and Noodles

I very seldom write down many of my recipes while cooking.  Which leads me to trouble when posting my cooking pieces, as I try in recall each step. What’s I’ve found as a homecook is that the best recipes are those that are thrown… Continue Reading “Country Style Chicken and Noodles”

Simple Grape Salad

When it comes to food- I want simplicity. Sometimes we get bogged down by fancy recipes with extravagant spices and ingredients, that we loose the true taste of the food. That’s why I enjoy this recipe so much. It’s my mother’s recipe for a… Continue Reading “Simple Grape Salad”

Roasted Leg of Lamb…Perfect for Christmas Dinner

To some, Christmas dinner means ham, to others it’s the traditional turkey.  For my family’s Christmas dinner,  it’s normally pork loin or lamb and sometimes brisket, although the occasion pheasant makes an appearance from time to time. I’ve had some friends ask me about… Continue Reading “Roasted Leg of Lamb…Perfect for Christmas Dinner”

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