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Hoppin’ John for Luck in the New Year

Hoppin’ John is traditionally served on New Year’s Day to bring good luck for the New Year. This version is baked and cut into squares!

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Sphere Magazine, December 1974

Many classic recipes we make for Christmas today were also popular back in this Sphere Magazine December 1974 issue, including a wonderful mulled wine.

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Christmas Ribbon Salad

This jello salad says Christmas! It tastes wonderful and can be made ahead during this busy season.

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Christmas Stollen

If Christmas is near, then it’s time to make stollen. I found the most amazing recipe in a Bavarian cookbook. I wish you could taste it!

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Advent Tea 2016

It’s time for the annual Advent Tea at church. Come and join the fun and fellowship!

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The Dishes of Thanksgiving

And I don’t mean the food. I mean the dishes that hold the food and the utensils that made the food. To me, they are as essential as the family recipes.

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Sphere Magazine, November 1974

Looking for a stuffing idea for your Thanksgiving turkey? This issue of vintage Sphere has a delicious Pecan Stuffing with mushrooms and a touch of lemon.

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Pumpkin Freezer Dessert

This Pumpkin Freezer Dessert has a spicy oatmeal crust topped with a mixture of pumpkin, coffee ice cream, and more spices.

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