New Year’s Eve Hot Pot

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I don’t how you feel, but I’m pretty stuffed after all this holiday food. You know, the cookies, the cakes, the pies; it is just too much. Here’s a recipe that is light but tasty. If you are having guests for New Year’s Eve, this is a fun way to …

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Potatoes Dauphinoise – Part 3 of Christmas Dinner

In theory, dessert would be made by now and the Prime Rib would be roasting in the oven. Now it’s time to do the side dishes. You can also do this ahead of time, wrap it up and keep in the refrigerator until ready to bake. This is a classic …

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Buche de Noel (Christmas Yule Log)

For our Christmas dinner menu, we are going to start with dessert first. Your family will love this traditional French Christmas dessert!   Buche de Noel (Christmas Yule Log)   Ingredients Cake 3 large eggs (room temperature) 1 egg yolk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1/2 cup all …

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Holiday Desserts Have Changed

Christmas dessert. It can be a kind of mixed blessing, so to speak. Many diners approach the crowning event of Christmas dinner with some trepidation. With traditions like plum pudding (made with suet), mincemeat pie (once made with minced mutton parts) and fruitcake (often made with items that don’t resemble …

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