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 …]
Holidays. This single word is capable of stirring up memories and emotions from years, even decades gone by. Many of our most vivid memories center around holidays and the traditions that go with them.
We love holidays at the Homestead. Whether it is a large family gathering, or Thanksgiving dinner for the two of us, holidays and the celebrations and gatherings that go along with them are a big part of our lives.
Join us as we celebrate. Let’s make every day a holiday!
It is not unusual for Southern California to experience a weather condition known as a “Santa Ana” this time of year. This condition brings soaring temperatures and low humidity to our normally near-perfect world. So, while the calendar says that it is Fall, the thermometer says it is Summer. It is often hard to get [Continue Reading …]
God shed his grace on thee . . . It’s officially summer on the Homestead. The girls are here, the days are full, and so is grandma’s heart. With the addition of the littlest mermaid this year – summer gardening has come to a near halt – but to see the joy in the face [Continue Reading …]
Happy New Year! It’s January – and – be still my heart, it is – National Soup Month! If that were not enough – it is also – National Slow Cooker Month – and – ready for it? – It is National Oatmeal Month! Comfort food – breakfast, lunch and dinner!!!! I will be posting [Continue Reading …]
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 …]