Ten Uniqu Salads for your Holiday Table

Ten Simple Make and Take Salads

These ten simple make and take salads are perfect to throw together when you’re invited to a holiday party and you’re supposed to bring a salad.  Sure, you can always make a green salad, but each of these vegetable salads are simple and delicious.   We love each of these recipes, and even if you don’t have a lot of kitchen skills, these recipes are pretty much fool proof.  The best part of these recipes is that, with the exception of the cucumber and tomato salads, these simple can be made the day before.   Unlike a traditional lettuce salad, these recipes […]

A serving of my mother's glorified Rice

Glorified Rice

With Easter just around the corner, I have been thinking of the food traditions from my childhood.  One of the traditions of the season was Creamed Eggs on Toast.  Another was Glorified Rice.  I don’t know how this dish got its name, so I have no idea  why it was called glorified.  I only know that it was delicious and a childhood favorite.  Occasionally, my mother would make it on other occasions, too, but I always associate it with Easter. Glorified Rice is a combination of cold, cooked rice, pineapple, whipped cream, sugar, and marshmallows.   Maraschino cherries can also be […]

Easter Traditions: Creamed Eggs on Toast

Easter Traditions, Breakfast

 I can’t believe that Easter is just around the corner.  Holidays always make me reminisce about my childhood and the traditions that we had when I was growing up.  Some of those traditions, I have continued in my own family.  Other traditions have been traded for new ones as Baker’s Man,  and I have merged our two lives together into one. I don’t know about other people’s homes, but there was something I could always count on the Monday after Easter.  That thing was a traditional post Easter breakfast of Creamed Eggs on Toast.  This was one of the ways […]