Tag "Holidays"

Dinner

Who Doesn’t Love Breakfast for Dinner? (Hint: I do!)

I accidentally missed Shrove Tuesday. Chalk it up to my boys’ hockey schedule, my daughter’s dance rehearsals and a little virus that knocked me off my feet (which never happens). Since it’s one of my

Round-Ups

Burgers for the Holidays

As an Amer­i­can liv­ing in Canada, I get to cel­e­brate two sum­mer holidays–Canada Day and the 4th Fourth of July. And like Thanks­giv­ing, the other hol­i­day I get to dou­ble up on,

Snacks & Desserts

Raspberry Linzer Cookies

When you’re a parent you play the lottery all the time. In the early years, there is the can-we-keep-them-from-killing-themselves lottery or the will-they-be-a-good-eater lottery. Then who could forget the parenting

Chef's Notes

Chef Notes: An Easy Holiday Entree of Duck Breast

Nothing says the holidays to me quite like duck.  There’s just something warm and comforting about it. I love duck confit, which is a bit heavy for summer fare, and

Nutrition

What’s So Great About Ginger (Bread Men)?

Hush now, it’s the holidays. We’ve actually done a post on ginger in the past but I thought it was worth mentioning again because that’s just how much I care

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Chewy Molasses Cookies

I think this may be the last year Santa comes for Esme. No, no, we’re not going to stop putting “love Santa” tags on her gifts, don’t worry! I’m sure

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Spiced Christmas Tree Cookies

This post was originally run on December 13, 2012. A few weeks ago I fessed up to having an addiction to Anna Olson and her Food Network show Bake with

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Lisa’s Letters Home: Beach Lunches

Oh, I Do Like to Eat Beside the Seaside! We’re on the Isle of Wight enjoying lots of sightseeing, food, beaches, food, parks, and a bit more food. We always

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Lisa’s Letters Home: Gingerbread House

Oh, Pinterest. Sometimes you have some amazing ideas that work really, really well. Other times, you have ideas that really, really don’t work well – like the Graham cracker gingerbread house.

Strategies

Chef Amanda On How to Throw a Dinner Party

Throwing a real grown up dinner party is overwhelming for the accomplished host/hostess.  To those with little experience it can be terrifying.  We recently hosted Al’s family’s Thanksgiving Dinner and have