Category Archives: Holiday

SWEET MEMORIES: Lisa Whalen

by Julia Powers. A must-have on the reader and eSS&SC contributor Lisa Whalen’s holiday menu is her grandmother’s Pizza Ricotta, “a citrus-scented, curd cheesecake in a short pastry crust.” Many cooks tweak traditional recipes to suit changing tastes and Lisa is no … Continue reading

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SWEET MEMORIES: Laura Raposa

by Julia Powers. Making Memories: Meet Laura Raposa For many, food is inextricably linked to holiday memories. For eSS&SC reader Laura Raposa’s family, these memories include a fruit-studded cake Laura has dubbed, “My Portuguese Grandmother’s Italian Fruit Roll.” Given the hectic … Continue reading

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Sweet Memories: Rosa Galeno

Food and the love, memories, and fellowship it conveys, is central to many families’ holiday celebrations. Whether your holiday is enriched with long-standing food traditions or you want to start some new holiday food traditions of your own, hit the kitchen and celebrate the season with gusto!
Reader recipe: Anytime Cookies submitted by Rosa Galeno. Continue reading

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Sweet Memories – Starwiches

by Julia Powers. For many home cooks, the old adage that food is love rings especially true during the holiday season. Despite the busy schedules and lengthy to-do lists that are often a hallmark of the holidays, many families celebrate the … Continue reading

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The Culinary Saga of My Godmother’s Lasagna

Keeping holiday memories alive and cooking from a recipe shared over half a century ago. Continue reading

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Christmas Eve Tourtiere

The pinnacle of our family’s annual party calendar was the réveillon (literally, “awakening”), the raucous feast that followed midnight mass and ushered in Christmas Day. I remember high excitement at first being allowed to attend the grown-up event, coupled with … Continue reading

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SUGARED CRANBERRY AND ROSEMARY TREES

Sugared cranberry and rosemary trees are quite easy, with stunning results. Use as a garnish, delicious snack, or gift. Continue reading

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Local Goodies Gift Guide

‘Tis the Season! Show your appreciation with a little something for those who’ve helped to make the year special. Have a stash of these high-quality, locally-made gifts ready to pass along to teachers, mother’s helpers, neighbors, clients, or co-workers. Tuck … Continue reading

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BEYOND BOILING: LEARNING TO LOVE CABBAGE

When I first lived on my own, I compared prices for iceberg lettuce and a similar-looking head of cabbage and opted for the cabbage, thinking it was almost the same thing but cheaper. When I cut it into the same … Continue reading

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