The anxiety levels of the neighborhood dogs are peaking. Dads are checking the fireworks from last year to make sure they blow up properly. The poor canines haven’t seen the worst of it yet. My friend's dog Max is hiding in his crawl space and will not come out, but a bribe consisting of table … Continue reading Frozen Pizza & Frozen Yogurt Happy 4th!
One of my favorite holiday movies is the 1984 version of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol" with George C. Scott. The film shows Christmas Pudding made by Mrs. Cratchit and illustrates it's importance to a successful holiday meal. The historic dessert like many desserts before began as more of a main dish made with meat … Continue reading Desserts from Traditional England
We all went over to my friend's house, she has the full baker's kitchen, large and heavily equipped. We decided to make fun and easy recipes, caramel apples, and meringue cookies. We got out the slow cooker and began heating the caramel for dipping apples and 15 minutes later measured out the egg whites for … Continue reading The Caramel Apple Fiasco
I have adjusted to the idea of the holiday season arriving again, so soon. I do not want to take for granted the opportunity to celebrate. No one can tell what lies ahead, so I am going to spend as much time as I can enjoying the occasion. I have begun the holiday food shopping … Continue reading Holiday Times – Making the most of them
I watched my first Holiday Season commercial and was offered my first piece of holiday cake. Then I smelled it, the flavored coffee and now I am off and running. It's not like I lost weight in anticipation of the holidays this year, so I'm trying hard not to think about it but it's there, … Continue reading The Desserts Are Coming!