Chocolate Caramel Pecan Clusters

Chocolate Caramel Pecan Clusters

I’ve been making Chocolate Caramel Pecan Clusters for many years now. It’s a holiday recipe for the Christmas season and also for Valentine’s Day. Our family loves them and they make great gifts. Clusters of chewy caramel and chopped pecans covered in a delectable chocolate 

New Year’s Eve Recipes

New Year’s Eve Recipes

Whether you plan to ring in the New Year with a handful of friends, a houseful, or maybe just one loved one, here are some of our favorite New Year’s Eve Recipes perfect for any festivity.

Christmas Antipasto Cheese Spread

Christmas Antipasto Cheese Spread

Here’s a fun recipe to make during the holidays for a church or family gathering. This Christmas Antipasto Cheese Spread will have everyone oohing and aahing. It makes for a pretty display on your table, and it tastes really good, too!

Hosting a Christmas Tea Party

Hosting a Christmas Tea Party

My tea party adventures began at Christmas many years ago, when my mother-in-law invited our daughters and me to a Twelve Days of Christmas tea party. That was when I was 31 years old, and it was my first time to attend a formal tea. 

Christmas Eve Candlelight Dinner

Christmas Eve Candlelight Dinner

Every year I serve a Christmas Eve Candlelight Dinner in our home. It’s a special way to spend this wondrous evening with family after a candlelight service at our church. Sometimes I prepare a large meal, while other times, it’s just a simple soup¬† with 

Holiday Spice Pancakes

Holiday Spice Pancakes

Holiday Spice Pancakes are a nice change of pace for a Christmas breakfast, loaded with spice and some applesauce, which keeps them moist and delicious.

Christmas Holiday Brunch Ideas

Christmas Holiday Brunch Ideas

Christmas mornings have always been special at our house, usually beginning with an early church service. Our daughters are now married with families of their own, so our schedules have changed some, but I still try to offer Christmas Brunch, for whoever might pop in 

Holiday Cardamom Spice Cookies

Holiday Cardamom Spice Cookies

Holiday Cardamom Spice Cookies are perfect for a Christmas Tea Party or for gifting. Filled with warm spices, candied cherries, dried cranberries, and almonds, these triangular cookies are a fun addition to any holiday cookie tray. Plus, they are so delicious! Especially with a cup 

Ham Pecan Pinwheels

Ham Pecan Pinwheels

I’ve been making Ham Pecan Pinwheels for many years now, especially for holiday gatherings and tea parties. Roll sliced ham in a delicious spread of cream cheese, pecans, minced onion, and olives. They are so yummy, you’ll want to eat more than one.

Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts

I like to make Cranberry Muffins with Black Walnuts during the holidays. They make great gifts for your loved ones, especially those on your list who enjoy eating black walnuts.