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December 2012 Chewin' the News from Carol

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    December 2012 - Merry Christmas! by Carol Santee _____ To read the complete newsletter on our website, click
    Message 1 of 1 , Dec 19, 2012

      December 2012 - Merry Christmas!

      by Carol Santee

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      A Week in the Kitchen with Carol

      Merry Christmas, everyone! I am hosting Christmas this year. I'm excited to spend time with my family. The outside decorations are done. The tree is up and decorated. Now the menu planning begins.


      We are having brunch this year - so much fun! I still plan on serving a ham but we'll have some breakfast recipes along with some of the traditional lunch recipes. Here's my menu so far:


      Grandma's Cinnamon Rolls (from the Big Book of Freezer Cooking)

      Spiral Sliced Ham with a Spicy Honey Glaze

      Broccoli and Ham Frittata

      French Toast Casserole (from the Big Book of Freezer Cooking)

      Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cranberries

      Steamed Broccoli

      Crispy, Cheesy Potatoes (from the Members area)

      Fresh Fruit Salad

      Homemade Baguettes


      This year I am also going to make some edible table decorations. I usually use candles and flowers but I thought it would be fun to try something different this year. I am so exited to try these out.


      This little Santa is so cute. I think they will put a smile on the face of all the little ones visiting. Click here if you would like to make some for your Christmas celebration.



      Here's another idea I found. I love the colors and the varieties of fruit. I think they would be fun to make and look very festive on the table. I think I will use fresh pineapple and maybe star fruit slices as well.





      Here's two new recipes that I will be making for our family's Christmas Day gathering! Enjoy!

      Broccoli and Ham Frittata

      This is a nice change from a regular Vegetable Frittata. I like the broccoli and ham combination. When make this recipe I use turkey ham, skim milk and 2% reduced fat cheddar cheese. It turns out great!

      Brussels Sprouts with Bacon and Cranberries

      This recipe is a new family favorite! I got this recipe from my good friend Dave Herrington. When you cook the Brussels Sprouts in the apple juice and add the cranberries and bacon, they take on a whole new flavor. They're not your every day side dish anymore!




      I hope everyone has a wonderful Christmas. Enjoy the recipes!


      Do you have any recipes that you would like to share? I'd love to try and share them with everyone. You can post your recipes on the Cook's Corner Message Board, on the 30 Day Gourmet Facebook® fan page, or email me at carol@.... Or do you have any other topics that you would like me to cover? Email me at carol@.... I enjoy hearing from you!

      Have fun in your kitchen!



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