Category for Holiday Recipes

Simple & Tender Overnight Turkey


Most traditions came to be for a reason. In our family, we always cooked the turkey overnight. It was a simpleprocess that had so many benefits. The turkey didn’t require brining that takes up

Sweet Potato Cheesecake Chocoflan


I’ve had sweet potatoes on my mind this week, mostly because I love sweet potato pie at Thanksgiving time. I guess I’m not the only one because as I was walking into the grocery

Salted Caramel Pumpkin Flan


Flan is a custard-like dessert with roots burrowed deep across all the Americas.  Making flan has to be an art form, since the smooth texture of the custard-like dessert and delicate flavor of the

Chicken Thermidor (Gluten-Free)


Decadent. That’s how it looks, and the taste is even more so. Chicken Thermidor may have no similarity to  other thermidor recipes you find. It doesn’t matter. This dish consists of a seafood stuffing

Parmesan Crusted Salmon


On Valentine’s Day, why not skip the reservations, the crowded restaurants and the overly rich food that is so often thought of as romantic? Our salmon, lightly crusted in parmesan cheese, is simple to

The Healthy Hot Dog Bar


Are you hosting a Super Bowl party or casual get together soon? Want to break up the monotony of the usual party menu? Why not create a hot dog bar? We did, and it

Cassata alla Siciliana


In college, I was taking an acting class that focused on using the techniques of Sanford Meisner. One of the key premises to using Meisner’s method is that the actor is never standing around

King Crab Stuffed Mushrooms (Gluten-Free)


Fancy enough to be a sought-after appetizer at celebrations, but simple enough to make anytime, these crab stuffed mushrooms are pleasers in taste and texture. In order to keep healthy eating in mind, I

Feast of the Favorite Fishes


A play on the Italian tradition of eating the Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve, our feast of lobster, jumbo shrimp and jumbo scallops is a much easier and lighter alternative to

Green Corn Tamales (Meatless Monday Entree)


Green corn tamales originated in Tucson, Arizona. The name may be misleading, as the corn used is not green. The color reference refers to the chiles. Many consider green corn tamales to be summer