Thursday, 25 December 2014

※ Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

Dear Readers,

Thanks for all of your support in 2014. 

There is a new project in the works which will be revealed in the new year.

I hope you all have a magnificent Christmas and that coming year will be a happy one for all of us. Make the most of the holidays and in addition to looking after your family, look after yourself too.
May the best of your past be the worst of your future.

Peace & Love


Wednesday, 24 December 2014

※ 7up Holiday Party Starter 1981 [SCAN] - Part 3

  • Pumpkin Baked Baked Alaska
  • Christmas Cookies for Kids
  • Spicy Triangles
  • Candied Cherry Cookies
  • Christmas Wreath Cookies

Tuesday, 23 December 2014

※ 7up Holiday Party Starter 1981 [SCAN] - Part 2

  • Raspberry Cheesecake
  • 7UP Spiced Cider
  • Appetizer Meatballs
  • Baked Ham with Bread Crumbs
  • Golden Potatoes
  • Molasses Beans
  • Holiday Molded Salad
  • Pickled Cucumbers
  • Tossed Salad
  • Celery with Buttered Bread Crumbs
  • Chestnut Tart

Monday, 22 December 2014

※ 7up Holiday Party Starter 1981 [SCAN] - Part 1

  • Roast Turkey with Rice Stuffing
  • Rice Stuffing
  • Crowned Onions
  • Baked Ham Buffet Menu
  • Party Plan for Baked Ham Buffet

Monday, 1 December 2014

※ American Cooking - (An Australian Take) Sauces

  • Mayonnaise
  • Spaghetti Sauce
  • Tomato Sauce
  • Hollandaise Sauce 

※ Brer Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup Brer Rabbit" Molasses (either Green or Gold label)
  • 1 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 4 to 5 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp ground-ginger
  • 1 tsp. ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
Heat butter (or margarine). sugar and molasses in saucepan to
boiling. Let cool, then add vinegar and egg. Sift dry ingredients
together. Stir into molasses mixture; mix well. Chill

Roll 1/3rd chilled dough on well-floured board to 1/8 inch
thickness (keep remaining dough in refrigerator until needed).
Cut with floured cookie cutter or pattern. Place on greased
cookie sheet about 1 inch apart. Bake at 3500 for 10-12 minutes.
Transfer to wire racks; cool. Makes approximately 3 dozen
medium size cut-outs.

Decorate with Easy Confectioners Sugar Frosting. (below)

Easy Confectioners Sugar Frosting
Blend 2 cups sifted confectioners sugar and 2, tablespoons
milk. Add food coloring as desired.