Host your family and friends in style with these smart, budget, table-setting ideas perfect for Christmas/holiday season feasts. Invest less and create a huge elegant impact on guests. Idea 1: Invest in classic white dishes For the biggest bang for your buck and a versatile, timeless look, use classic white dinnerware … Read more
Grilled Fruit & Ricotta Stacks Recipe Type: Dessert Author: Kim McCosker Here’s a favorite from Kim McCosker’s holiday-themed cookbook. Ingredients • 2 pears or apples, cut into long slices • 2 bananas, sliced on the diagonal • 4 tbs. fresh ricotta • 2 tbs. honey Instructions Heat the broiler or … Read more
Christmas Pudding #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Prep time: 1470 mins Cook time: 210 mins Total time: 28 hours Ingredients -300g currants -150g sultanas -150g raisins -100g glacé cherries, chopped -100g dried apricots, chopped -50g mixed peel -3 tbsp brandy -200g plain flour -Large pinch of nutmeg -½ tsp ground … Read more
These quick and easy Christmas decorating ideas are festive, fun, and inexpensive! Pretty Pinecones Dip pine cones in gold paint (either partially or all of the way) or use a mixture of water, glue, and glitter for a sparkling effect. Place on side tables or use to fill baskets and bowls. Show Your … Read more
Help for Holiday Stress Shopping/wrapping/spending got you down? Try planning your day, keeping your desk neat, and making a to-do list. People emphasize the wrong things when they try to cut down on stress, says psychologist Robert Epstein, PhD. Meditation and yoga are useful, he said recently in Scientific American … Read more
This looks soo yummy and attractive. If you are throwing a holiday party or having family and friends over, or celebrating Christmas check out this scrumptious Candy Cane Punch recipe. The best part? It only calls for 3 ingredients! It has wonderful reviews too.
Peppermint ice cream makes this beverage taste—and look—more like a dessert than a punch!
It’s a great way to start a gathering.” For a fun garnish, you can hang mini candy canes around the punch bowl and cups.
“A majestic orange flavored cheesecake swirled with chocolate goodness. Orange liqueur may be substituted for the orange juice in equal amounts. These cheesecake not only looks fabulous, but the flavor will send you to cheesecake heaven”.
1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs
1/4 cup white sugar