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Nuts Over Lamb: Wendy Johnson’s Early New Year’s Dinner

2010-12-29T12:36:29+00:00 December 29th, 2010|Menus and Memories, Recipes|

Every year we have some type of holiday dinner at Wendy's house, sometimes on New Year's Eve and sometimes during the holiday week.  This year it was early - December 26.  That gives me just enough time to tell you [...]

The Kids are Never Too Young to Help with the Holiday Baking

2017-07-03T21:55:09+00:00 December 23rd, 2010|Menus and Memories, Team Cooking|

  As you do your last bit of holiday baking, involve your children in the process.  They will be entertained and the family memories are priceless.  Twenty five years later, they still talk about our holiday [...]

A Crown for Juliet: Best Sugar Cookies and Icing from Mrs. Z

2010-12-18T12:42:36+00:00 December 18th, 2010|Menus and Memories, Recipes|

Lise' Zondler, author of Z biscuits in an earlier post (, has graciously shared another story and the accompanying recipes with us below.  If you have a great story about holiday traditions, please share it in the comments to this post, [...]

Firefighter Mini Muffins: A Cooking Collaboration

2010-12-15T10:11:06+00:00 December 15th, 2010|Menus and Memories, Recipes|

Firefighter Mini Muffins We originally made these muffins and delivered them to the local fire station near Geist Reservoir in Indianapolis when my children were little and we wanted them to enjoy the pleasure of giving gifts of [...]