Cynthia

I love cooking and I have been known to scurry around the kitchen, creating my own unique masterpieces. Creatively speaking there is not much I won't try and I have found one of my greatest joys in life is making our house a home. As a contributor on Cooking for the Holidays, I will be sharing my own recipes, cooking tips, and my love for working and playing in the kitchen!

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Delicious Homemade Hot Spice Tea Recipe

Delicious Homemade Hot Spice Tea Recipe

As the cool weather moves in, we turn to warm, even hot, drinks.  One of my personal favorites is my own homemade Spice Tea recipe.  The recipe is easy to mix together and a hot cup of spice tea is extremely easy to make once the recipe is ready. My sister originally gave me a […]

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Easy Salmon Loaf Patties Recipe

Easy Salmon Loaf Patties Recipe

For as long as I can remember, I have made a delicious salmon loaf.  It has only been in my adult years that I started cutting the salmon loaf into salmon patties.  Either way, this salmon loaf recipe is fast, easy and fabulous. When I was a child, my mom made this salmon loaf recipe […]

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Easy Ways to Cook Fresh Corn on the Cob

Easy Ways to Cook Fresh Corn on the Cob

If you were raised on a farm, shucking and cooking fresh corn on the cob is routine. However, not everyone was raised on a farm, yet we enjoy fresh corn that doesn’t come from the frozen food section in the grocery store. During the summer, freshly picked corn on the cob is available in many […]

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Homemade Jam or Jelly Recipe Using Sure Jell Fruit Pectin

Homemade Jam or Jelly Recipe Using Sure Jell Fruit Pectin

When I was a little girl, I “helped” my grandmother make homemade jams and jellies.  As soon as we picked fresh fruit, I knew we would start making jam soon.  I always enjoyed working with my grandmother regardless of the job.  However, making homemade jam was one of my favorite chores because it yielded delicious […]

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Easy Chicken Crescents Recipe for Dinner

Easy Chicken Crescents Recipe for Dinner

  Chicken Crescents are a delicious way to prepare chicken for dinner, or even lunch.  I always serve my chicken crescents with vegetable sides like cream corn, green beans, steamed veggies, etc.  You may wish to liven up the meal by adding a spicy sauce side instead of the milder plain or steamed vegetables.  Ranch […]

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Homemade Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

Homemade Chicken Salad Sandwiches Recipe

Anytime I boil chicken breasts for a casserole, I boil extra chicken to make Homemade Chicken Salad. It doesn’t take a lot of chicken for my Chicken Salad recipe, usually only 1 breast, but it is easy to make more. This recipe is based on 2 cups of chopped chicken, but I frequently double the […]

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Breakfast Sandwich – Egg, Ham and Cheese Toasted Sandwich

Breakfast Sandwich – Egg, Ham and Cheese Toasted Sandwich

During the school year, we are always looking for a fast and easy breakfast.  What a joy it is when it can also be scrumptious and nutritious. When our children were in elementary school, their pediatrician recommended eggs for breakfast.  He believed protein was a necessary part of a students diet and would satiate their […]

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Sherbet Punch Recipe

Sherbet Punch Recipe

Sherbet Punch is a Great Party Drink Over the years, I have served this Sherbet Punch Recipe at bridal showers, baby showers, graduation parties, Halloween parties, luncheons, teas, etc. and guests always ask for the recipe.  Of course, I am always happy to share the recipe for this delicious punch with my friends and family.  […]

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How to Bake Potatoes ~ Fast & Easy Baked Potato Recipe

How to Bake Potatoes ~ Fast & Easy Baked Potato Recipe

Cooking a Baked Potato Everyone I know loves a Baked Potato, but not everyone knows how to make them. Baking potatoes in the oven is really very easy. Potatoes are one of my favorite foods to eat or cook. I frequently add potatoes to our meals simply because everyone likes potatoes, even if they are […]

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Chocolate Covered Bananas Recipe

Chocolate Covered Bananas Recipe

Chocolate Covered Bananas are Fun to Make and Delicious to Eat My children love Chocolate Covered Bananas! They always make a great after school treat, weekend treat, party food, or even as an appetizer at a dinner party. Since bananas are so easy to dip in chocolate, making them is really not very time-consuming and […]

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