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Christmas Recipes by Mrs. Claus

Christmas Recipes Round-up

I love cooking for Christmas!  I obviously love to write about it as well, since I’ve posted several articles of Christmas Recipes over the years.  I even published a little cookbook called “Mrs. Claus Cooks For Holiday Entertaining“.  I thought I would go back and revisit some of those posts, especially because I want to …

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Thanksgiving Round-Up

Ask Chef Christy first started because of all the calls I get at this time of year.  As soon as Turkey Day looms on the horizon, my phone heats up with calls from friends saying “I have a cooking question for you!”   I’ve written many posts over the past few years concerning Thanksgiving foods, …

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Chestnut and Butternut Squash Soup

Chestnut and Butternut Squash Soup

Full of Fall flavors, this rich soup has a creamy texture even if you don’t add any cream or non-diary milk!  Fresh chestnuts make an appearance in the Fall and early Winter, the perfect time to make some Chestnut Puree.   Once you’ve made the puree, use it to make this as a  starter for your Thanksgiving meal, or create this delicious autumnal soup for a cold night to pair with a soup or sandwich! 

Hogmanay GF Seed Cake

Hogmanay celebrations are bigger than Christmas in Scotland. It is also known as Cake Day, and baking cakes for children is an old tradition. The tradition of the First Footer is important to the luck of the household. The first person to cross the threshold is the “first footer”, and they foretell the year to …

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