I love the holidays. Truly I do. There are so many reasons why. I get sentimental this time of year. I become more of a sap than I am the rest of the year. Shhhhh! Don't tell anyone I am sappy the rest of the year!
The holidays for me are about incorporating my spins and twists on tradition. There are things that you don't mess with though. Recipes that are ALL HOLIDAY and sacred...so to speak.
Everyone has their own traditions. Their own thing that makes or breaks the holiday. It's just not the same without that one recipe. For some it's a sweet treat, for others it's eggnog. For some it's the Christmas Salad. Others have a favorite chocolate or handmade candy. Something special that we only get that one time a year.
I don't care if it's the appetizers for Christmas eve, or the English toffee Grandma used to make. The standing rib roast for Christmas dinner or the gingerbread cookies from your childhood. Everyone has that one thing that they have to have in order for the holidays to be complete.
That's what this week is all about. Come share YOUR favorite holiday recipe with me this week! Savory, sweet. Entree or side. Salad or candy. Cookie or pie. Trifle, drink or anything in between.
We're dusting off the traditions this week and having a Happy or Merry Christmas!
The Smack Talker
I'm a fast talkin', smack talkin', food lovin', recipe writin', ADHD sufferin', joke tellin', wit swappin', SNARKTASTIC mommy of five. I married Prince Charming who just so happens to be a Star Wars geek, and we are living happily ever after. I tend to over share, lose my cool and make rash generalizations. I'm teaching my kids to love everyone and appreciate all things. Did I mention I love FOOD?