When our young granddaughter drew the face she wanted on her pumpkin – we carved it – as she drew it – to preserve the preciousness of youth! Hope your Jack o’ lantern burns brightly this year! By following a few simple instructions, you can carve your Jack o’ lantern well in advance of [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!
Breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. – But truth be told, having ‘breakfast’ for dinner is my ultimate favorite……so, when I found this way too cute egg mold, it had to come home with me. This Funny Side Up skull egg mold by Fred and Friends and can be purchased several places online, [Continue Reading …]
Is it ever too early to start planning for the holidays? I don’t think so. Today, I got a head start on Thanksgiving. . . . yup – that’s right. Simple do-aheads can make the holidays much less stressful. Holidays were never meant to be stressful, but if your days are already overloaded, adding the [Continue Reading …]
The secret to a great Prime Rib Roast starts with the meat itself. The better the quality of the meat, the better the end result. The fat marbling in the beef is the key to good flavor. Have your butcher help you choose a cut of meat that includes a good amount of fat marbling.
Follow these directions and you won’t be disappointed.
To determine how big a roast you will need, see the notes section.
Yorkshire pudding has been a Christmas Eve dinner tradition at our house since I was a little girl. This recipe has been passed down for generations. Usually a side dish accompaniment to Prime Rib, if you save beef drippings and freeze them, it can be made any time of year.