Recipes Tagged ‘christmas’

Brussel Sprouts with Shallots Balsamic and Sour Cherries

Serves 6-8   Ingredients 2 ½ tablespoons grape seed oil (or canola or avocado oil) ½ cup shallots, peeled and sliced thin 1 pound brussel sprouts, ends trimmed and cut in half from [...]

Spiced Apple Cider

Makes 4 quarts I make sure to have this simmering when guests arrive because the delicious smell fills the house. If you want to spike it try fireball.   Ingredients 1 apple ( I use [...]

Christmas Crisp with Apples, Pears and Cranberries

Serves 6 You can make a few hours a head of time and bake 30 minutes before serving. Ingredients 4 cups or 3 large Honeycrisp apples, peeled and diced ½ inch cubes 3 cups or 2 pears, [...]

Chocolate and Vanilla Bean Crème Brulee

Makes 8 You will need eight 1 ½ cup ramekins (preferably short and wide). I like to serve them with a sliced strawberry on top. Ingredients 4 cups heavy cream 1 vanilla bean 6 egg yolks ½ cup [...]

Holiday Eggnog

Serves 4-5 Ingredients 2 cups fat free half & half 2 cups 1 % milk 2 egg yolks 3 Tablespoons vanilla instant fat-free pudding ¼ teaspoon cinnamon pinch nutmeg 3-4 Tablespoons rum or [...]

Christmas Cookies

It's that time of year again, Christmas cookie time! I like to break it up into a few days, so I don't get overwhelmed.  Today I made the doughs and will put them in the freezer until I am ready [...]

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays Fox Q13 Visitors

I'd like to wish you all Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays from the Lake Kitchen! Christmas is such a fun time of year, especially if you like to cook and bake! I've put together some fun cookie [...]

Star Tree Sugar Cookies

Sometimes you find a recipe that simply can't be topped! In this case, I like to use a sugar cookie recipe by Alton Brown of the Food Network. You can use your favorite cookie recipe or in a [...]

Peppermint Cookies Dipped in Dark Chocolate

You can use your favorite cookie recipe or in a pinch use the pre-made dough from the store. These cookies are great for Valentines Day as well, just use heart shaped cookie cutters. If you are [...]

Smore Tree Bars

These Smore Tree Bars are a fun twist on rice crispy treats, make great gifts and can be made 5 days ahead. If you want to display them before serving I like to sprinkle shredded coconut around the [...]

Pumpkin Cream Ginger Cookies

I make the frosting up to 5 days ahead. Since the cookies are store bought I keep them on hand throughout the holidays so I always have a quick dessert on hand. Makes 1 dozen Ingredients 1/2 cup [...]