Browsing All posts tagged under »holidays«

Lebanese Date Pastries

April 18, 2012


The official name for these is “Ma’amoul”; They are lebanese pastries used to celebrate holidays, no matter what your religion… Muslims eat them during Ramadan, Arabic Christians during Easter, and nut filled versions are eaten by Jews during Purim. I usually don’t link to wiki articles, but this one is pithy and fascinating reminder of […]

Ham with Plum Sauce / Asparagus / Potatoes

April 10, 2012


Our take on the traditional holiday ham dinner, with a plum sauce invented by my creative husband (and made reality by yours truly). Menu: Ham (Honey baked) Asparagus, saute’d with spices in oil Roasted potatoes–with sea salt and a special pepper like TJ’s flower pepper Side salad (see picture) Plum sauce for the Ham (recipe […]

Christmas Food and Fun: Just Photos

December 28, 2011


Lemon Gingerbread and the Littlest Whoops-maker

December 24, 2011


This is going to be alot of pictures. I can’t help it, when my sous chef is involved, I always take more, and the fun and mess become amplified in ways you will soon be witness to (below). My friend and I discussed the merits of baking cookies with the wee ones. She was wise […]