Category Archive: Holiday Recipes

Christmas, Easter and Halloween are the most popular recipes on the site, but there are also plenty for a lot of other holidays.

Chocolate Toffee Matzoh/Crackers and John’s Charoset for Passover

Chocolate Covered Matzo Baking

Chocolate Covered Caramel Matzoh/Cracker Crunch My webmaster John considers chocolate covered matzoh a favorite Passover dessert and its the one recipe that everyone asks for. It started as a Passover treat but now his little girl asks to make chocolate covered matzoh year round.  I have a similar recipe that uses unsalted soda crackers instead …

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Mother’s Day Recipes: Two Fab Desserts for Mom’s Day

Pavlova/Meringue with Berries

 Mother’s Day Recipes My Mom, Mary Nader, really did follow the beat of a different drummer. Mom was traditional in many ways except when it came to clothes. She was the first on our block to wear petal pushers (we call them Capris now). Not so much because they were fashionable, but because they were …

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Valentine’s Day – Something for everyone on Valentine’s Day

Upside down hot fudge pudding cake

    I always get sentimental around Valentine’s Day. I remember being a kid in grade school, hoping I’d get some Valentine cards from my classmates, particularly Bobby Simpson when I was in second grade. And it was always fun watching my boys when they were that age choose special cards for their Valentines. Times …

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Fruit Terrine: An Easy and Delicious Fruit Terrine Recipe

Fruit Terrine

Fruit Terrine I love a beautiful fruit terrine for a special lunch or holiday meal. A terrine is a long vessel that can be used to make fruit, vegetable or meat dishes. In this recipe, I use a small loaf pan in place of a traditional long French terrine – but if you’ve got the longer classic …

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Cheesy Potatoes: Delicious Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Butter is a in these cheesy potatoes.

Cheesy Potatoes: Scalloped Potatoes for a Reader A reader looking for a ‘loved’ cheesy scalloped potatoes recipe reaches out to Rita for help. Dear Rita, I lost your recipe for cheesy scalloped potatoes that was posted in our Northwest local paper. You said the recipe was from either a friend or neighbor of yours and …

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Toffee Crackers: Saltine Crackers in a Chocolate Treat

Caramel Poured Over Crackers

Rita’s Chocolate Caramel Toffee Crackers: Dipped Cracker Crunch! This is for those of you who have requested my Toffee Crackers recipe like the chocolate caramel matzoh cookie but using regular saltine crackers. I just learned about this recipe from a friend who makes them with Matzoh crackers instead of the saltines I use here. I should …

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Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage: Corned Beef for the Slowcooker

Crockpot Corned Beef and Cabbage

Slow Cooker Corned Beef and Cabbage Recipe When my German mother-in-law made corned beef, she actually corned the beef herself – marinated it with spices and vinegar for several days, and in the process the beef turned a redder color. Today you can buy beef already corned, and it makes one tasty dish. Using this …

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Flourless Chocolate Cake: Cracked Chocolate Earth Cake

Cracked Chocolate Earth Cake

Chocolate Cake from Food Network Star Tyler Florence I’ve worked with a lot of celebrities but I have to say that Tyler Florence is now my favorite. He came to Macy’s last night to a standing room only crowd, about 500 people, for a cooking class. Not only did he work magic with simple ingredients, he …

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Back To Nature With Natural Easter Egg Dyes

Naturally Colored Easter Eggs

Colored eggs are one of the most fun things at Easter and coloring them naturally is fun. This is an heirloom recipe which I share every Easter.  We use onion skins which turns the eggs light amber to dark orange to brick red, beet juice for pink eggs, the spice turmeric for brilliant yellow and red …

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Harry Potter Recipes: Fun Party Recipes Inspired by Harry Potter

Harry Potter Recipes: The Deathly Hallows

Harry Potter Recipes: Fun Party Recipes Inspired by Harry Potter! Harry Potter parties are as popular as ever. These Harry Potter recipes plus your creativity an you’ll have the kids immersed in the perfect Harry Potter party. Why are the parties so popular? Currently, there are more than 120 million Harry Potter books in print. And it’s …

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