Holiday Nog

I love egg nog.  There, I said it.  It is one of those treats that only comes around this time of year, and honestly, who can resist that sweet, creamy, spicy brew?  With or without the rum, of course!  My favorite way to enjoy egg nog?  Instead of creamer, I love to add egg nog … Continue reading Holiday Nog

Homemade for the Holidays

Some of the best gifts I’ve ever given or received have been treats that have come from the kitchen and nothing spreads the spirit of the holidays like giving a home made gift. When most of us think holiday treats, we likely think of the traditional sugar and flour laden cookies and breads, decadent chocolates … Continue reading Homemade for the Holidays

Pumpkin Custard

Welcome to my most favorite week of the year.  For reasons I can not quite articulate, this week of the year, filled with so many traditions, so much warmth, and so much love, is in my mind, simply the best. And, speaking of traditions... I am a sucker for pumpkin pie.  It has always been … Continue reading Pumpkin Custard

Ambrosia

I was in the mood for a little taste of childhood last night.  One of the special treats my mother used to make was a fruit salad called Ambrosia.  This is a recipe that has many different incarnations and nearly everyone has their own special version.  My mother’s went something like this: Ingredients: 1 can … Continue reading Ambrosia