All Things Christmas

West African Couscous

Main Dishes

West African Couscous Posted By: Staff Makes:8 Ingredients: to 5 Pounds of roasting chicken, cut in 8 pieces 1/2 Cup peanut oil 2 Medium onions, peeled and sliced 1 1/2 Teaspoons of turmeric 1 Teaspoon ground cumin 1 Teaspoon ground allspice 1 1/2 Teaspoons of salt 1 to 2 Teaspoons of cayenne 2 Cloves of

Tournedos Aux Champignons

Main Dishes

Tournedos Aux Champignons Posted By: Staff Makes:6 Ingredients: 6 Tenderloins 1/3 Pound of mushrooms Butter or olive oil 1/2 to 3/4 Cup of Madeira wine Salt and pepper 1/2 Teaspoon mustard Directions: The tenderloins are cut each 2 inches thick from a beef fillet. Sauté the sliced mushrooms in half butter and half olive oil,

Tarhonya With Broth

Main Dishes

Tarhonya With Broth Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 1/3 Cup of chopped onions 3 Tablespoons of butter 1 1/3 cups of egg barley 1/2 Teaspoon of salt 1/4 Teaspoon of pepper 2 3/4 Cups of broth (beef or chicken) Directions: Saute the onion in the butter until almost soft, then stir in the egg barley

Christmas Punch

Drinks & Punch

Christmas Punch Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 4 Cups of orange juice 6 Cups cranberry juice 1 cup of water 6 Ounces of frozen lemonade, thawed 1/2 Cup of brown sugar, firmly packed 3 Teaspoons of whole cloves 3 Teaspoons of ground allspice 1 Whole nutmeg, Crushed Cinnamon sticks (about 3-inches Directions: Tie the spices

Champagne Punch

Drinks & Punch

Champagne Punch Posted By: Staff Makes:16 Ingredients: 1 Large bunch seedless grapes (about 1 1/2 pound) 2 Cups of Sauterne 1 Cup of Cognac 2 Tablespoons of sugar 14 Ounces of club soda, chilled 6 Strawberries, hulls on 4/5 Quart of champagne (1 bottle, chilled Directions: Prepare a day before using: Wash the grapes, place

Serious Eggnog

Drinks & Punch

Serious Eggnog Posted By: Staff Makes:8 Ingredients: 8 Egg yolks, beaten 8 Tablespoons of powdered sugar 1/2 Cup of Jamaica rum 1/2 Cup of brandy 1 Cup of whiskey 3 Cups of heavy cream 8 Eggs whites, beaten milk nutmeg Directions: Beat the yolks until thick, then add the sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time,

orange cidar

Drinks & Punch

orange cidar Posted By: christine hale Makes:6 Ingredients: Orange juice Apple cidar Directions: Heat 4 cups of apple cidar and 1.5 cups of orange juice over medium heat. Makes 6-8 8 oz servings. Optional garnish–orange slice, sprig of mint

Coffee New Mexico

Drinks & Punch

Coffee New Mexico Posted By: Staff Makes:6 Ingredients: 1/3 Cup of dark brown sugar, firmly packed 2 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks 1/2 Cup of ground coffee Directions: In a medium saucepan, combine 4 cups of water, sugar and cinnamon. Bring to boiling, stirring until the sugar is dissolved; reduce the heat, and simmer, uncovered, 2 minutes.

Swedish Glogg

Drinks & Punch

Swedish Glogg Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 1 Quart of port or sherry or claret 1 Pint of whiskey or brandy 1 Pint rum 8 Whole cloves 1 Cup of almonds, halved 1 Cup of raisins 1 Cup of sugar 2 or 3 Sticks of cinnamon Grated rind of 1 orange 15 Cardamom seeds Directions:

Zany Hot Chocolate

Drinks & Punch

Zany Hot Chocolate Posted By: agentk Makes:6 Ingredients: 1/4 Cup of unsweetened cocoa 1/4 Cup of sugar 3/4 Teaspoon of cinnamon Dash of salt (optional) 1 Quart of milk 1/4 Cup of light cream 3/4 Teaspoon vanilla extract Directions: In a small bowl, combine the cocoa, sugar, cinnamon, and salt; mix well. In a medium

Anna’s Christmas Cider

Drinks & Punch

Anna’s Christmas Cider Posted By: Sassi Makes:24 Ingredients: 1 gallon apple juice 1 gallon cranberry juice cocktail 8 cinnamon sticks 2 t. whole cloves 1 c. brown sugar 1 t. salt Directions: 1. Bring juices to a boil in a large boiler. 2. Meanwhile, using a clean cloth, make a pouch with the spices inside.

wassil

Drinks & Punch

wassil Posted By: DeWayne Makes:15 Ingredients: One bottle inexpensive red wine cloves 1 orange mulling spices crockpot or coffe urn paper coffee filter stapler Directions: Insert cloves into orange, point inward. Cover orange completely leaving only about 1/2 inch between each clove. Fill paper coffee filter with mulling spices. Staple the edges together to form

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Cider

Drinks & Punch

Cider Posted By: sarah Makes:6 Ingredients: 1 litre apple cider 2 cinnamon sticks 1-2 cups brown sugar (personal preference) Directions: Pour cider into a large pot on a wood stove, conventional stove or crock pot. Add brown sugar and stir until dissolved. Add cinnamon sticks. Heat at medium temperature until steam starts to appear and

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Special Xmas Valentine Pudding

Desserts

Special Xmas Valentine Pudding Posted By: tanya11j Makes:5 Ingredients: : Milk, Sugar, Gelatine, Eggs (optional) food colour Directions: Add milk and sugar and then bring to boil. Before it boils add some gelatine which is mixed in some warm milk and once boiled add colour of your choice and then put in a pudding mould

Chutney

Desserts

Chutney Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 1 Pound of figs, chopped 1 Pound of dates, chopped 1 Pound dried apricots, chopped 4 Pounds of apples, chopped 1 Pound of prunes, chopped 3 Onions, chopped 4 Buds of garlic, chopped 2 Pieces fresh ginger root (size of walnuts), chopped 2 Cups brown sugar 1 Teaspoon of

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