Mexican Wedding Cakes, Russian Tea Cakes, Melting Moments…

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It’s Christmas Eve! This is my absolute favorite time of year. I’m thankful every single day for the greatest gift God could ever give us, a savior, and the celebration Continue Reading →

Plimouth Plantation ~ On the Menu at the First Thanksgiving

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As a granddaughter of the Mayflower by my direct descent from eight (yes 8!) of its passengers, I’m eager to tell the tale of the first Thanksgiving feast enjoyed by Continue Reading →

Old-Fashioned Bread Dressing for Your Thanksgiving Table

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We just call it dressing in our family and it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without it. Grandma Betty used to make it half with oysters and half without. My husband’s family Continue Reading →

The Food History of All Hallow’s Eve (a.k.a. Halloween)

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Happy Halloween! I love researching the historical food lore associated with holidays. The following fun facts are excerpted from The Food Timeline. I love this website and use it often Continue Reading →

A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo & Easy Taco Pizza

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Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of the Mexican defeat over the French at a battle in Puebla. Apparently, the Mexican government owed Britain, Spain, and France after the Mexican-American Continue Reading →