Archives for November 2010

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How To Cook A Traditional German Christmas Dinner

Spicing up your holiday dinner is as simple as knowing how to cook a traditional German Christmas dinner. Whether you have Germany heritage or just like tasty German food, these traditional foods will please the whole family and maybe even start your own traditions. You’re welcome to improvise, but stick with these tastes to maintain the German feel. Goose entrée. Christmas i …

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5 Appetizer Recipes For St. Patrick’s Day

These five Appetizer recipes for St. Patrick’s Day offer the opportunity to capitalize on all the elements thought of for this occasion: corned beef, potatoes and anything green. These recipes for St. Patrick’s Day appetizers are sure to be crowd pleasers, no matter what age group you serving.   Mini reuben sliders To make Mini Rueben Sliders you will need: 2 l …

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5 Indian Hijra Recipes

These 5 Indian Hijra recipes will make it fun and easy to celebrate the migration to Medinah. Many of these recipes are traditional, yet easy to make, ensuring that you will be able to fill your table with ease. To make Hijra sweet and spicy drink, you will need: 6 cups of milk 1/2 cup rice flour 1/2 cup sugar 1/2 tbsp. cardamom 1 tbsp. rose water 1/2 cup …

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5 Easy Fall Appetizer Recipes

Having a collection of these 5 easy fall recipes is a must for all the upcoming parties and social events. The nights are cooler and it is time to think about tailgating and family events. Enjoy these recipes for easy fall appetizers. Fall Apple Dip for a refreshing fall appetizer. Ingredients: 8 Ounces cream cheese, softened 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1 tablespoon lemon juice …

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5 Fun Columbus Day Recipes For Kids

These 5 fun Columbus Day recipes for kids help celebrate the holiday that celebrates Christopher Columbus with his ships and crew landing in the Americas on October 12, 1492.  The holiday is now held on the second Monday of October and gives kids a day off from school.  They can take part in making the following easy recipes and eating the results at the same time that they rec …

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Gluten Free Meatloaf Recipe

Finding a tasty gluten free meat loaf recipe can be a challenge. Gluten is a protein found in wheat that many people are allergic to. This allergy can cause symptoms from a slight tummy ache to very serious health problems, such as celiac disease. But whether you have a gluten allergy or not, you will find this gluten free meat loaf recipe one you will use often. To make this gluten free meat …

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5 Easy Navaratri Recipes

You and your family have been fasting during Navratri for years now and you always hit a dead end when planning to cook 5 Easy Navratri recipes? If yes, then we have solution for you.After all, Navratri is a time to celebrate and the lady of the house, who is usually responsible for cooking the sacred meal in a Hindu household, should relax and enjoy the meal. Spicy Potatoes Potatoes are t …

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5 Easy Purim Recipes

These 5 easy Purim recipes will help you provide your holiday guests a delicious holiday feast. The simplicity of these holiday recipes will make  it easy for you to fill your table and welcome holiday guests. To make Purim broccoli and olive salad, you will need: 1 large head of broccoli, fresh 1/2 black olives, diced 6 radishes, sliced thin 2 tomatoes, sliced i …

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5 Easy Filipino Christmas Recipes

Filipino cooking is loaded with flavor and variety depending on the region, so here's 5 Filipino Christmas recipes that will add color and flavor to your Christmas table. Filipinos have a sweet tooth which can be seen in many of their foods. Filipino Coconut Soup 17 oz. coconut milk 17 oz. chicken stock 5 tsp galangal, peeled and chopped 4 lemongrass stocks, thinl …

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5 Easy Belgium Christmas Recipes

If you're hosting a Belgian Christmas dinner, try 5 easy Belgium Christmas recipes! In Belgium, the primary celebration is the Feast of St. Nicholas, which is celebrated on the 6th of December. 1. Flemish Beer Stew 1 pound diced bacon 1 tablespoon butter 2 sliced onions 3 cloves minced garlic 2 pounds beef chuck, cubed 2 tablespoons flour 2 teasp …

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5 Autumn Chocolate Dessert Recipes

The weather is crisp and clear, and here are 5 autumn chocolate recipes to help you enjoy the autumn weather. Chocolate is designed to make us feel good, and each of these autumn chocolate recipes have just enough chocolate to make them extra yummy! Autumn Chocolates Ingredients: 2 c. dark or bittersweet chocolate 1 c. dried cranberries 1 c. walnut pieces Directio …

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5 Low Carb Side Dishes For Christmas

These 5 low carb side dishes for Christmas will be a hit for any occasion. The recipes will complement a golden roasted turkey. Try one, or try them all. 1. Fried Green Beans The ingredients: 1/2 pound bacon 1 pound frozen green beans salt and pepper to taste Fry the bacon. Fry the bacon in a large skillet. Remove the bacon from the gr …

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5 Greek Appetizer Recipes For Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving isn’t just about turkey, so here are 5 Greek appetizer recipes for thanksgiving that can really be an asset to your thanksgiving spread. Thanksgiving usually conjures up ideas of turkey, corn, yams and cranberry sauce, but in Greek households across America, the thanksgiving table is quite different. 1. Pastitsio  Pastitsio is a traditional Greek baked pasta dish. T …

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How To Plan A Christmas Dinner Buffet

Learn about how to plan a Christmas dinner buffet to have a delicious meal where guests can serve themselves. Christmas is the perfect time to host an open house and serve a dinner buffet. Guests, whether it's all family or friends too, can come and go and the buffet is set up for everyone to serve themselves whenever they feel like eating. To plan a Christmas dinner buffet, you will need: …

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5 Easy Buddhist Food Recipes

These 5 easy Buddhist food recipes are delicious and your family and friends will think you spent hours in the kitchen preparing a special meal just for them. Buddhist’s believe that it is wrong to eat the meat of a suffering animal. Therefore, they eat a mostly vegetarian diet. These easy Buddhist recipes are full of flavor and good for you, too. 1. Vegetable Paste This all tim …

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5 Easy Recipes For Autumn Equinox

These 5 easy Autumn Equinox recipes can be used to celebrate the harvest or the Mabon. This is the day in September when the day and night are the same length or balanced. It is the last of the harvest holidays and should be filled with food made from fresh fall vegetables and fruits that should be gathered before the winter. 1. Pomegranate Sorbet 2 cups pomegranate juice 1/3 cup …

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5 Autumn Pumpkin Cake Recipes

These 5 Autumn pumpkin cake recipes will help lend variety to all the holiday parties this season. Whether entertaining friends, giving thanks with family, or simply offering a bit of homemade baked pumpkin goodness to children and loved ones, these recipes are sure to please! 1. Glazed Autumn Pumpkin Cake 1 Cup Sugar 1/2 Cup Oil 1/2 Cup Maple Syrup 2 1/2 Cups Flour …

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5 Day Of The Dead Mexican Hors D Oeuvres

These 5 Day of the Dead Mexican hors d’oeuvres will make your party a success. These recipes are authentic and easily made. To make Day of the Dead pico de gallo, you will need: 1 1/2 cups diced, seeded tomatoes 1/4 cup red onion, diced 1 tbsp. diced jalapenos 1 tbsp. minced garlic Juice from 2 limes 2 tbsp. cilantro Salt and pepper to taste …

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Easy To Make Christmas Cookies

It's fun and easy to make Christmas cookies for the holidays. Gather the family together and make it a group project! Cut the cookies into themed shapes such as Christmas trees, gingerbread men and candy canes. Decorate them with frosting and serve! To make easy to make Christmas cookies you will need 3 cups flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 cup uns …

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How To Order Drinks

Learn about how to order drinks so you get just what you want. When you're out with friends, you want to get what you want to drink so knowing how to order drinks is key to making that happen. In a noisy bar, just being heard can be challenging. To cut down on any misinterpretation, knowing how to order drinks goes a long way. To order drinks, you will need: Knowledge of drinks …

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5 Cajun Side Dishes

Want to have 5 Cajun Side Dishes that will add flavor and spice to your every day meals? These simple Cajun side dishes are easy to make and have great flavor. You will be looking forward to eating when you try these flavorful spicy Cajun side dishes. Many Cajun dishes use wine and rum for extra flavor.  Some of the spices used in Cajun cooking are hot sauce, chili powder and cayenne pepper. …

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How To Drink Whiskey

Learn about how to drink whiskey to enjoy this beverage in many ways. Whiskey, which includes Tennessee bourbon, rye, and bourbon, is a hard liquor distilled from a mix of grains. Irish whiskey is spelled with an "e" in the name. Scotch whisky is spelled without the "e" in the name and is either a single malt or blended liquor and is generally aged for at least three years. The …

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5 Easy Passover Hors D Oeuvres Recipes

Passover food is traditionally simple journey food in memory of the night of the Israelites' Exodus and deliverance from Egypt at God's hand and these five easy Passover hors d'oeuvres recipes honor that tradition. Look for the "kosher for Passover" symbol when buying ingredients for Passover recipes, as this requires a higher standard than everyday kosher cuisine. The simpli …

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How To Make A Cosmopolitan Drink

Look like a professional behind your own bar when you learn how to make a Cosmopolitan drink and serve it to friends and family. A Cosmopolitan is an elegant mixture of vodka, triple sec, lime juice, and cranberry juice. Served in a stylish martini glass, its bright red color makes a Cosmopolitan festive and a perfect cocktail to serve for the holidays. To make a Cosmopolitan, you will need: …

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How To Make A Mojito Drink

Be ready to serve a refreshing cocktail anytime when you learn how to make a Mojito drink. A Mojito is a cocktail made from five ingredients, sugar, club soda, mint, lime juice and rum. Said to have originated in Cuba, the Mojito has risen to popularity recently for it sweet citrus, smooth rum, and cool mint flavors perfectly blended together in a tall glass of refreshment. To make a Mojito, y …

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5 Martha Stewart Hors D Oeuvres Recipes For Thanksgiving

Whether preparing a family holiday meal or a big get-together, 5 Martha Stewart hors d’oeuvres recipes for Thanksgiving can brighten up the menu and impress others with your “culinary skills.” Easy Goat Cheese Appetizer 8 oz. Goat Cheese or Feta, broken in large chunks 1 TBSP Olive Oil 4 to 5 Sprigs Fresh Thyme 1/2 tsp Whole Peppercorns (pink) …

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How To Drink Gin

The best ways how to drink Gin is a matter of taste and bartending skills. A popular Gin cocktail is a Gimlet which is a simple alternative to drinking a Martini. Another easy way to drink Gin is to mix a Gibson with Gin and Dry Vermouth with a pearl onion. The most basic of all Gin drinks is a Gin and Tonic which is mixed in a tall glass over ice. Gin and Tonic To make a Gin and tonic, yo …

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5 Pumpkin Appetizer Recipes For Thanksgiving

Plan a great holiday get-together with these 5 pumpkin appetizer recipes for Thanksgiving. Think of pumpkin and Thanksgiving and you think of pie, but you can do more with pumpkin than just dessert.  Here are pumpkin appetizer recipes for Thanksgiving that are sure to be welcome at any feast.  Pumpkin "Meatballs"  What you'll need:  …

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5 Easy Christmas Party Hors D Oeuvres

These 5 easy Christmas party hors d oeuvres can help make your holiday celebrations tasty and stress free. Do not worry about using complicated recipes. Easy recipes for Christmas hors d oeuvres with few ingredients are a perfect way to entertain your guest and save money. Roasted Chestnuts are traditional Christmas hors d oeuvres 1 Cup confectioner’s sugar 1 Tablespoo …

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5 Easy Spring Dinner Recipes

Make a spring meal with these 5 easy spring dinner recipes. Spring is heralded by the arrival of lamb, tender vegetables and fresh berries. These recipes combine the spring bounty to make a memorable spring dinner. If you want to make lamb shanks for your spring dinner, you will need: 4 pounds lamb shanks 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 cup onion, finely chopped 1 cup c …