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 …]
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!
This soup is a family tradition. As a child, my mom served this every Halloween – and called it ‘Witches Brew’. It is such a delicious tradition, that every Halloween – it is now being served by her grandchildren around the country. No doubt – it will be served in the homes of her great-grandchildren – for whom it is now an official part of Halloween. . . it’s that good.
“Why seek ye the living among the dead? He is not here, but is risen.” (Luke 24:5-6) And because of this, all mankind will live again. No Greater Love. No Greater Gift. Happy Easter, Kathy
Have you decided what you are going to do with all of those boiled eggs you have colored? There is nothing like a great deviled egg! A beautiful and delicious finger food/appetizer/snack – and great way to make a dent in your Easter basket. The basic deviled egg is great on it’s own – but [Continue Reading …]
Since the early 1980’s, Gastropubs throughout the British Isles have been serving up amazing food. Scotch Eggs are just one of the items that you may find on the menu. Boiled eggs encased in sausage, typically coated with bread crumbs and fried. Served with mustard, they are a delight! But these little gems are my [Continue Reading …]