Archive for the ‘Holiday Cooking’ Category

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Monday, January 27th, 2014

Bad bad blogger Cassie. Here are some pictures to make up for it! My stocking is bigger than me! Our usual Christmas Eve dinner of crab and bacon wrapped shrimp Christmas morning! Our Christmas dinner: prime rib, brussels sprouts, roasted potatoes, and yorkshire pudding Sweet and sour little smokies for New Year's Eve Steven's first ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 28th, 2013

From our family to yours, a very happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!

Sunday, March 17th, 2013

I hope everyone had a fun Saint Patrick's Day! I went to Shawn O'Donnell's for a great Irish breakfast: rashers, grilled tomatoes, O'Brian potatoes, fried eggs, and toast.   I got to see the Snohomish Country Firefighters Pipes and Drums, and generally had a good time people watching. The pipe ...

Rice Krispy Treats

Wednesday, February 13th, 2013

I made a batch of my Rice Krispy Treats to take into work for Valentine's Day tomorrow. :-)

Christmas Dinner

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012

We had our traditional standing rib roast for Christmas dinner today, with yorkshire pudding, au jus, herbed dinner rolls, shiitake mushrooms, and roasted brussels sprouts. A delicious meal! I hope that you are having a good holiday too!

Christmas Eve Dinner

Monday, December 24th, 2012

We had our traditional steamed crab and bacon wrapped shrimp for Christmas Eve dinner. Very tasty!

Thanksgiving Leftovers Roundup

Sunday, November 25th, 2012

We did good using up all of the turkey this year! Open Faced Sandwich Turkey Stock Tamales     Tacos (with my usual burrito spices) Turkey Noodle Soup Cranberry Apple Turkey Pasta (a new creation this year; yes, odd, but good!) Chimichangas

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 22nd, 2012

Happy Thanksgiving!

Standing Rib Roast

Sunday, December 25th, 2011

We made our traditional standing rib roast for Christmas dinner this year. We splurged and got a Kobe beef roast from the wonderful Snake River Farm. I documented the whole cooking process since it was such an indulgence. The roast was outstanding, though maybe not worth quite ...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Thursday, November 24th, 2011

Wishing you and yours a lovely holiday filled with food, friends, and family! On the menu for us this year: Brined Turkey and Pan Gravy. I used Simply Organic Turkey Brine Seasoning this year, and since I got a little bitty 10 lb turkey, I only used about 2/3 of the ...