Category Archives for Holiday Recipes

Mashed Butternut Squash Recipe

1 butternut squash, peeled and cubed 2 Tbsp butter or margarine 2 tsp brown sugar (more or less to taste) salt and pepper to taste dash fresh ground nutmeg (optional) Boil squash cubes until tender, about 20 minutes. Drain. Mash as you would for potatoes, then add remaining ingredients. Serve hot. This is a yummy […]

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Easy Toffee Recipe

1 pkg unsalted saltine crackers 1/2 stick salted butter (MUST be butter!) 1 cup semisweet chocolate chips pre-heat oven to 350 degrees. lay entire package of saltines on cookie sheet, melt butter and pour over crackers; bake for 10-15 minutes until hot and starting to brown; sprinkle chocolate chips over buttered crackers and bake for […]

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Apple and Walnut Stuffed Pumpkin

Not only does this make a very tasty side dish, it’s also a beautiful centerpiece for your holiday table. 1 medium pumpkin (that will fit in your oven) (* – see note below) Apples Walnuts Raisins Brown sugar and Cinnamon or Pumpkin Spice to taste Cut the top off the pumpkin like you would to […]

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Cornbread Stuffing Recipe

Cornbread, stale and torn into chunks (the equivalent to a 9 X 13 pans worth) 2 cups of turkey or chicken broth 2 stalks celery, chopped finely 1/2 onion 3 carrots, chopped finely1/2 pound sausage, crumbled (can be leftover breakfast sausage, I like Sausage with Sage) 1/4 cup butter or margarine Saute the celery, carrots […]

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Maple and Orange Glazed Turkey

1(10 pounds) turkey, thawed 1/2 cup water vegetable oil 1/4 cup butter 1/2 cup orange juice 2 tablespoons maple syrup 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon pepper 1 cup chicken broth 1 to 2 teaspoons all-purpose flour Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Prepare turkey for roasting being sure to remove any packets […]

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Perfect Roasted Turkey Recipe

4 C. kosher salt or 2 cups table salt 1 turkey (12 to 14 pounds gross weight), rinsed thoroughly; giblets, neck, and tailpiece removed and reserved to make gravy 3 medium onions, chopped coarse 1 1/2 medium carrots, chopped coarse 1 1/2 celery stalks, chopped coarse 6 thyme sprigs 3 T. unsalted butter, melted Dissolve […]

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Pepperoni Dip Recipe

3/4 can fried onion rings 2 (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened 1 c. sour cream 1 sm. minced, green pepper (optional) 1/4 lb. ground pepperoni Pinch garlic powder Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well. Place in a small casserole dish. Sprinkle the remaining 1/4 can of onion rings over mix. Bake at […]

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Corn Soup Recipe

What a festive way to start your Holiday meal with a cup of this delicious soup made from corn. 4 teaspoons tamari or soy sauce 1 cup light cream 16 ounces frozen corn 2 cups milk 4 teaspoons whole wheat flour 2 teaspoons butter 4 teaspoons corn oil 1 cup onion, finely chopped 1 cup […]

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Crab Dip Recipe

8 oz. imitation crab ( cut up in bite size and flake ) 2- 8oz. pkgs. Cream cheese 3 to 4 sliced onions 2 to 3 Tbsp. Horseradish Sauce It is easier to mix if your cream cheese is room temperature. Mix all ingredients together. Serve with crackers. Submitted by HBHW reader Kelly Disclosure: Some […]

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Basic Cheese Ball Recipe

1 (8oz) pkg. cream cheese 1/2 stick butter (margarine is fine) 1 C. shredded cheese (see notes) A dash of Worcestershire sauce Combine all together. Form into a ball or log. Roll in nuts or parsley. Notes: Now, that’s just the basics. You can make a variety of flavors by changing up the cheese you […]

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Pumpkin Pie

1 unbaked 9-inch Pie Crust (half the recipe; see note below) 16 ounce can pumpkin (or 2 cups of cooked, mashed pumpkin flesh) 3 medium eggs 1 cup brown sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon each ground cloves, nutmeg and ginger 1 cup milk First prepare the crust according to the recipe […]

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Cranberry Bread

3 cups flour 1 tablespoon baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup sugar 2 medium eggs 1/4 cup melted margarine or oil 1 1/3 cups milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 to 1-1/2 cups cranberries, fresh or frozen This is Tommy’s favorite tea bread. To prepare it you will need to get out your favorite large […]

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