For as long as I can remember, Prime Rib and Yorkshire Pudding have been a Christmas Eve tradition in my family. While many, if not most of us have enjoyed Prime Rib at one time or another, I am ever amazed at how many people have never tried Yorkshire Pudding. Admittedly – the name sounds [Continue Reading …]
From the Kitchen
It is said that the kitchen is the heart of the home. This is certainly true here at the Homestead. Our kitchen is the gathering place of choice for most of our guests. It is a place where we gather to enjoy good food and great conversation. Around the kitchen table, not only do we eat, but important decisions are made, life's joys celebrated and problems solved. My mission is to provide food that will not only nourish the body but feed the soul as well. Our food is clean, wholesome, and delicious.
Warm and foamy with just the right amount of spice. . . A perfect way to start or end to a fall day.
The recipe is simple – milk, flavored syrup, a whisk (or handheld foamer) and a bit of whipped cream. While you can use nonfat milk – the higher the fat content, the more luscious the end product.
It was the year 1980. That’s when it began. In that year I was introduced to this recipe by a dear friend – and the rest is history. I made this cake to celebrate my mom’s Christmas-time birthday that year. . . and it has become the only cake request she has had since. It [Continue Reading …]
It wouldn’t be the holiday season here without this ‘Nectar of the Gods’. This eggnog is the request we receive most from our friends and neighbors. Every year, we make up huge batches of this deliciousness. We fill crates with bottles of this holiday cheer – and my husband begins his annual deliveries. This beverage [Continue Reading …]
I will admit – I am the crazy woman outside the grocery store – waiting impatiently for it to open – when fresh cranberries have arrived. There – I’ve said it! I think admission is a big part of my addiction recovery. These gorgeous, tart, healthy little gems, have my heart. As soon as they [Continue Reading …]