Thursday, December 13, 2007

Put 'Em Up

Next week is going to be recipe week. I need some help everyone. I am putting together a list of recipe ideas for all of our Xmas parties coming up. I tend to bring a lot of the same things. Since I have all these new blog friends I thought maybe I could ask for some new ideas. If you are interested- post a favorite recipe on your blog and let me know about it. I will make a list of links and hopefully be the end of next week, we will all have a good recipe idea list. What do you think? What are some holiday traditional foods that you make that another family might not? My sister always makes puppy's yummy! Here's the thing though...I am NOT Martha Stewart, so please for the sake of my sanity don't make it way too fancy or ingredients you have to go to Antarctica to obtain. Ok, so for homework over the weekend...think about it and let's have some fun with this.


Mary said...

Oh this soudns good! I'll get some recipes together :)

Anonymous said...

I made this for our open house last Saturday - very good and very easy.

Warm Bacon Cheese Spread

1 round loaf (1 pound) sourdough bread
1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
12 ounces sour cream
8 ounces shredded chedder cheese
1 and 1/2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
3/4 pound sliced bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/2 cup chopped green onions
Assorted crackers

Cut the top fourth off of the loaf of bread; carefully hollowout the bottom, leaving a 1-inch shell. Cut the removed bread and top of loaf into cubes; set aside.

In a mixing bowl, beat the cream cheese. Add the sour cream, cheddar cheese, and Worcestershire sause until combined; stir in bacon and onions. Spoon into bread shell. Wrap in a piece of heavy-duty foil. Bake at 325 degrees for 1 hour or until heated through. Serve with crackers and reserved bread cubes.

Notes: I bought pre-cooked bacon, nuked it, and crumbled it - very easy. I also baked it for about 15 minutes longer - but that probably depends on your oven.


Spammon said...

I may be the only man that's going to post a recipe, but I swear I will have one up tonight. Because I have one all ready in my head
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utmomof5 said...

Great idea!! I will go though my stash of recipes this weekend!!


Kellan said...

I will think of something and get back to you - my SIL has been making some yummy things lately. See you later. Kellan

Lizzy in the Burbs said...

Oooh, the one from drivin with the brakes on sound good! Are you talking about hors d'oeuvres recipes, or do you want any kind of recipe? I'll have to look through mine for some ideas. See ya, Girlymom!

Family Adventure said...

Great idea! Love the cartoon!

Heidi :)

Wonderful World of Weiners said...

Maybe you can call CJ and you two can console each other over the "M&M tummy blues!"


R Family of 4 said...

I have a great recipe I will dig it out and post it in the next day or so what great idea ;-)

KATE said...

I'm so excited for your recipe exchange! I've been asking for Traditional Holiday recipes for my recipe blog. I'll let ya know when I start posting them on the blog! but I'll send ya some too & post some on my blog for ya! My email address is
& you can email me & I'll send ya some good recipes! Yum

Amy said...

i am good for some baking recipes!!! I would love some new ideas. i'll get some ready to share. btw, i some how i lost your link to your blog. i found it and i think i am all "caught up". talk to you later.

Valarie said...

What a great idea. I will think of one and let you know as soon as I post it.

linds said...

Sounds like fun! Count me in!

WorksForMom said...

YOu are SO Martha Stewart and I puffy heart that cartoon.

Great idea!

onthegomom said...

I love this idea... I will look through my stuff and get back to you with it and when we usually make it. This will be fun, great idea!

Spammon said...

Ok ok, so I didn't post the main thing I wanted, but I did post something to make. :)

I will post the other one in a day or so.

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painted maypole said...

i've loved the snowman theme

will think on party food recipes...

Spammon said...

I posted something easy. Not the original thing I wanted to, I'll do that in another day or to.
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Anonymous said...

Here are a couple of my favorite desserts, i don't have a blog, so I'm posting them here :)

Mississippi Mud
1 box grahm crackers
two 16 oz containers of cool whip
one small box of instant chocolate pudding
one 16 oz philly cream cheese
1/4 cup (give or take) powdered sugar
chocolate chips!
layer grahm crackers on bottom of 9x13 pan
mix together cream cheese, 1 container cool whip, and powdered sugar (use to taste as sweet or not as you like)
spread over crackers
do another layer of crackers
make up the chocolate pudding, spread across.
another layer of crackers, then the last tub of cool whip
sprinkle chocolate chips to make it look pretty, throw in the fridge til you're ready to go!

Apple Crisp (dutch apple pie)
this can be put in a pie pan, but our family uses a 9x9
8-10 apples (rome are great for this)
3/4 c sugar
1 Tbs. cinnamon
peel and slice apples, stir in sugar and cinnamon

2/3 C flour
1/2 C brown sugar
1 stick margarine

tip: while cutting apples set margerine out to soften.
use a fork to work the margerine into the flour and brown sugar until it's crumbly. spread over apples.

I prefer to double the toppings, makes for a thicker crisp!

bake at 425 for 15 min, then 375 for 35 min!! enjoy while still warm, great with cool whip or vanilla ice cream! YUM!

melt together on stove:
1/3 C brown sugar
1 C chocolate chips
1 stick margerine
1 C nuts (optional)
mix in 4 cups corn flakes
put in bottome of 9x13 pan
place 1/2 gallon vanilla ice cream on mixture
make cornflake mixture again
spread over top