Hot Cross Buns Easter Recipe

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If you've always heard about hot cross buns but have never sampled them, you owe it to yourself to whip up a batch for your Good Friday or Easter celebration. We have a hot cross bun recipe to get you started. But first, you should probably know a little about hot cross buns. These spiced buns often contain currants, raisins, or candied fruit and the cross can be made &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Drink Recipes For Easter Entertaining

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So much focus is put on Easter lunch that we often forget about the drinks. This year, add a little extra flair to your meal or your Easter Egg Hunt by serving a special drink instead of the usual tea, soda or wine. Here are some quick and easy non-alcoholic drink recipes for Easter entertaining. Orange Sparklers Ingredients: 3 oz. of orange juice 3 oz. of club &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Drop Sugar Cookie Recipe

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We tend to do a lot of baking over the holidays. This is partly because we have people saying "No, don't buy us anything." There is generally a short pause before we hear, "Just make us some cookies." For the next few weeks, we'll make several kinds of cookies. This week is drop sugar cookie week at our house and here is the country cooking recipe my grandmother passed &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Country Recipe Cards For Warm Holiday Drinks

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As the holidays grow closer, food, family, friends, and gifts occupy our minds more and more often. To help us all relax, enjoy quiet times or our visitors, I usually whip up warm holiday drinks that even the kids enjoy. I call them Country Warmers and you can get the latest country recipe cards for warm holiday drinks right here. Since sharing with others is part of &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Royal Icing Recipe For Gingerbread House Or Sugar Cookies

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Making and decorating gingerbread houses, gingerbread cookies, and sugar cookies provides a lot of holiday fun, even for the youngest family member. If you haven't done any of this since childhood (or ever), this is the year to give it a try. Here is a super easy royal icing recipe, also known as edible glue, to use on your gingerbread houses as the mortar or on holiday &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Doughnut Holes Recipe For Everyday Or Holidays

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Finally, a good doughnut holes recipe. As a child, I loved doughnut holes from the fair and couldn't wait to get them each year. Now, I don't have to wait to get them and neither do you. Try this doughnut holes recipe for everyday or holiday snacks. Don't forget that they can be decorated for super Halloween snacks and Christmas parties or any celebration. Ingredients: &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]

Leftover Turkey And Rice Meal

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What do you do with leftover turkey? You serve it with rice and vegetables! After you've used all the sliced turkey in other meals and sandwiches, you still have the little jibbles, or small pieces, of turkey to deal with. This warm leftover turkey and rice meal is a great recipe choice for those little bits of turkey that aren't large enough for other dishes and recipes. &/files/includes/.cssx02026; [Read more...]