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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! 

Floral Ice cubes made using nasturtium petals, borage flowers, violas and pineapple sage blossoms during Chef Christy's Herbal Drinks and Snacks class

Snacks From the Herb Garden

Fresh herbs are one of life’s great pleasures, with the variety of flavors, textures and scents they offer both in the garden and on our plate.  I recently taught a class for the Herb Society of America’s local  Chattahoochee Herb Guild chapter, and they chose the topic of Herbal Drinks and Snacks. Making up Snacks …

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