Category Archives: Holiday Recipes

Andy’s Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Tarragon

On Thanksgiving we were the guests at our friends home in Gig Harbor – the friends with the lovely view of the harbor any time of year and the inviting home. We love spending time with these friends as they … Continue reading

Posted in Holiday Recipes, Kids in the Kitchen, Side Dishes, Vegetarian, Winter Season | Tagged | 2 Comments

Cranberry Orange Muffins

Cranberry and orange together always remind me of Christmas because my mom made a smashing cranberry orange bread. I found a grain free muffin recipe on Paleo Newbie and adjusted it a bit to my liking of more cranberries and a … Continue reading

Posted in Baked Goods, Breads, Breakfast, Brunch, Gluten Free, Holiday Recipes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Corned Beef, Cabbage and Veggie Soup

Here’s an option for St. Patrick’s Day in case you don’t have all day to cook your corned beef. The ingredients are similar to the standard Corned Beef and Cabbage except they are cooked in a broth. The soup takes about … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Holiday Recipes, Soups, Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Carol’s Cranberry Sauce

There wasn’t a holiday that went by that Carol didn’t serve her homestead cranberry sauce. Growing up on the homestead by the river, we were surrounded by lingonberries – a low bush berry native to the boreal forest. There were … Continue reading

Posted in Condiments, Gluten Free, Holiday Recipes, Side Dishes | Tagged | 4 Comments

Gingerbread Bundt Cake

There’s something magical about the flavor of gingerbread this time of year. The taste of dark molasses, ginger, nutmeg and cinnamon are so holiday laden. I’ve adapted a recipe from Sun River Coffee Co’s Gingerbread with Whipped Cream and snipped … Continue reading

Posted in Breakfast, Desserts, Holiday Recipes | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Triple Berry Crisp

The holidays are fast approaching and I’m sharing a dessert that is a take off of my Mom’s crisp recipe. As I wrote in my very first post Living Beyond Lingonberry Lane this is a go to recipe on many occasions … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Holiday Recipes, Kids in the Kitchen | Tagged | Leave a comment

Mary’s Beef and Guinness Stew over Red Mashed Potatoes

I’m getting into the spirit of the Irish weekend listening to Celtic Thunder’s Mountain’s of Mourne which apparently was a favorite song of my father’s and he would belt it out. I do remember the Irish tunes that cranked on … Continue reading

Posted in Beef, Holiday Recipes, Main Dishes | Leave a comment

Chocolate Peanut Butter Crispies

As the eve of Christmas fast approaches many of us celebrating are gathering together and making lists and checking them twice and hopefully checking off the lists slowly. There has been so much to ponder and consider in this season … Continue reading

Posted in Desserts, Holiday Recipes | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

Pomegranate Pecan Salad with Balsamic Bacon Dressing

This salad has the Holidays written all over it. The inspiration is from Lauren’s Latest blog and the ingredients and photo caught my eye. The key ingredient eye catcher was the warm bacon grease in the dressing……whoa. Now that’s novel. And … Continue reading

Posted in Holiday Recipes, Pork, Quick Dinners, Salads | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Creamiest Creamed Corn

In 2003 my auntie from Minnesota shared with me a recipe her daughter had found called “Ritz Carlton Creamed Corn”. She had made this recipe for family gatherings and it always tasted great and as it turns out is simple … Continue reading

Posted in Fall Season, Holiday Menus, Holiday Recipes, Side Dishes, Winter Season | Tagged , | Leave a comment