2nd January 2017

New Year’s Eve/Birthday Feast

We usually order take out on New Year's Eve because it also falls on my birthday but since Hubby and I already went on a lunch date the day before I've decided to cook instead. Plus, I've actually already planned it weeks ahead so cooking on my birthday is definitely something I wanted to do.   Maine entree was Southern Pork Barbecue cooked in the crock-pot.   Steamed fresh green beans with garlic powder seasoning.   Rice, of course and Margaret ...
30th December 2015

Christmas Eve & Christmas Day Dinners

Before the year ends, let me share our Christmas Eve and Christmas Day feasts. Christmas Eve was spent with my brother-in-law's family. Unlike on Thanksgiving Day where there were an abundance of food, we made the Christmas Eve feast simple. Roast Turkey, dinner rolls, mashed potatoes, peas & carrots veggie mix, and chocolate cake for dessert. There was also an apple pie but we didn't get the chance to slice into it. For our Christmas ...
18th December 2014

Crock-Pot Garlic Herb-Roasted Lamb

Thinking of diverting away from turkey or ham this Christmas? How about lamb? I actually made this slow-cooked lamb the day before Thanksgiving this year. We went to a friend's house on Thanksgiving Day so we had our own before-Thanksgiving day dinner with this lamb roast. I kind of adapted The Country Basket's recipe using the crock-pot method. I wanted the long infused flavors without turning the house into a heat machine by using the ...
28th December 2012

Our Christmas Spread

I figured today is the best day to post here our Christmas spread this year. Actually, I've been involved with Kinect that I haven't had time to blog here. I also took our decorations down today. We're basically tired and I think we're done with leftovers. We still got a bit of ham but the sides are gone. For tonight's dinner we went to KFC to get a 12-piece meal pack. The star of the ...