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 Covered Cherries: A Sweet Chocolate Treat

Chocolate Covered Cherries

Chocolate Covered Cherries Chocolate covered cherries are perfect when there’s so much happening in February! It’s Heart Month, Lent starts, Valentine’s Day is here and so is Presidents’ Day. Lot’s of events to show how much you appreciate a loved one with these wonderful and easy chocolate covered cherries. Let’s start with something for Valentine’s …

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Pumpkin Pie Recipe: A CopyCat of Frisch’s Big Boy Pumpkin Pie Recipe

Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie: A CopyCat of Frisch’s Big Boy Pumpkin Pie Recipe There are several recipe clones that my readers ask for every year, and for Thanksgiving, it’s a clone of Frisch’s pumpkin pie. This pumpkin pie recipe comes with the story of a classic copy cat recipe. In many areas of the country, Big Boy …

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Dreamsicle Cake

Dreamcicle Cake

Dreamsicle Cake Rita’s Dreamsicle Cake recipe is sure to please. As I write this column, I’m waiting on clone #4 of the Orange Dreamsicle Cake like Fireside Restaurant in Georgetown and a number of other restaurants’ versions, to cool so I can frost it. I’m taking it to Cincinnati’s Channel 19 for a live cooking …

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Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Make ahead mashed potatoes are delicious and super easy. You asked for it and I’m sharing it! The now famous recipe for make ahead mashed potatoes. Perfect for the holidays or any time you want to add mashed potatoes to a meal. This mashed potato recipe is the one I get more requests for than …

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Broccoli Casserole

Broccoli from the Garden

A Delicious Make-Ahead Broccoli Casserole It feels like there’s always a party around the corner. And this broccoli casserole is a great make-ahead favorite of mine. Casseroles are always crowd pleasers and I always make this broccoli casserole when I’m planning on a huge crowd at my home for a dinner buffet. Especially during the holidays when I need …

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Shrimp Cocktail: A Video and Shrimp Cocktail Recipe

Shrimp Cocktail Video Shrimp cocktail is a great treat and the shrimp looks beautiful. Rita Heikenfeld demonstrates how to make shrimp cocktail in this video. Using pre-cooked shrimp is a great short cut. But, presentation makes all of the difference in making shrimp cocktail. This recipe uses glassware – a margarita glass – as a …

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Ham Glaze: A Delicious Glaze Recipe for Ham

Ham Glaze QUICK & EASY HAM GLAZE FOR EASTER. It’s a given in lots of homes for Easter: the traditional ham baked with a sweet glaze. But sometimes it’s nice to have a ham glaze that’s slightly different (or completely different!) than what we usually make. Today I’m sharing several of my all-time favorite ham …

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Cranberry Celebration Salad Recipe: A Delicious Salad

Cranberry Celebration Salad   My readers are the best! Recently, when I asked readers for help finding and developing cranberry celebration salad recipe for a reader similar to one sold at Kroger Super Market. Many grocery stores sell a similar cranberry salad in their prepared food sections. I was amazed that so many of you responded. …

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Ham: Labeling, Cuts and Buying Ham

  Ham: Labeling, Cuts and Buying Ham. Thanks to the “loyal reader” who shared this information (edited slightly by me) from an on-line article about ham. This information is really timely – so much so that I encourage you to copy and clip for your files.   What kind to buy? Bone-in or boneless; half …

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Buying Ham

Buying Ham Having people over for dinner? Are you wondering how much ham to buy per person? Rita: I’ve got a big party coming up. I’m trying to decide what to serve and I think that ham would be a good choice. It seems like its easy to prepare, but I’ve never done anything more than buy …

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