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Monthly Archive for December, 2020

: December, 2020

Longevity Noodles

Longevity Noodles Symbolizing longevity and health, noodles are always left whole.  Breaking or cutting a long strand of noodles is considered bad luck.  Nourish a long life with a longevity

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts

Sautéed Brussels Sprouts This is such an easy flavorful and crispy side dish to make for every day or holiday meals.  I grew up eating those overcooked sprouts that my mother used to make

Mini Crab & Shrimp Cakes

Mini Crab & Shrimp Cakes Shrimp and Cajun seasoning add lots of flavor and texture to this delicious holiday appetizer.  INGREDIENTS Olive Oil 8 Ounces Frozen Raw Shrimp (Thawed, Deveined,

Black Forest Brownies

Black Forest Brownies Put a holiday spin on rich chocolate brownies that is reminiscent of the classic Black Forest Cake.  INGREDIENTS 1 Cup Unbleached Flour 1 Cup Sugar 1/4 Teaspoon Kosher Salt

Bacon & Egg Breakfast Cups

Bacon & Egg Breakfast Cups When I have holiday guests I like to make this classic combination of bacon and eggs that are baked atop buttered bread slices in individual ramekins or muffin tins for

Spiced Molasses Cookies

Spiced Molasses Cookies I’m loving these moist and chewy cookies that are full-flavored with delicious spices.  Oh, and your kitchen will smell so good while baking these cookies. 

Easy Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry

Easy Beef & Broccoli Stir-Fry Beef sautéed with fresh broccoli and coated in a sweet and savory sauce is a classic dish that’s so easy to make. INGREDIENTS 1 Tablespoon Grapeseed Oil 1 Pound Flank

Cranberry Crisp

Cranberry Crisp I often purchase a large number of cranberries when I’m at my house on Martha’s Vineyard.  This year is no exception.  I make cranberry sauce, of course, but like to use

Chickpea & Mushroom Rice Pilaf

Chickpea & Mushroom Rice Pilaf I’m always looking for good side dishes to serve and this flavorful rice pilaf comes together quite well.  You may use nearly any mushroom that you like.