There is something to be said for family traditions. Most of them – in my family anyway, have to do with food! It has been fifty Christmases since Chocolate Mint Sticks were introduced into my life. . . . That’s a lot of Christmases. These soft, sweet, chocolate/peppermint masterpieces have been part of my Christmases [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!
Chocolate, peppermint, brownies. . . . what more can I say?
This recipe works very well with a gluten free flour swap out. Just substitute your favorite gluten free flour blend for the all-purpose flour.
With the onset of fall, grocery stores are filled with fruits and vegetables that signal the beginning of the holiday season. One of my most anticipated arrivals is the cranberry. This tart little gem – so packed with flavor – and antioxidants – is near the top of the list of my holiday season joys!!! [Continue Reading …]
It’s finally here! Halloween! The excitement here is not over candy or costumes, jack-o-lanterns or trick-or-treating. It is over this family tradition – Witches Brew (Quick Bean Soup)! This soup has been a Halloween tradition in my family for more than 50 years. As kids, my mom began serving this to us on Halloween – [Continue Reading …]