All Things Christmas

NO BAKE CHEESE CAKE

Cakes

NO BAKE CHEESE CAKE Posted By: amy Makes:1 Ingredients: 3-4 PACKAGES OF LADY FINGERS 1 QUART WHIPPING CREAM 3 OZ. PACKAGES OF CREAM CHEESE 3/4 CUP SUGAR 1 TBLS VANILLA 1 CAN OF CHILLED PIE FILLING (STRAWBERRY, CHERRY, BLUEBERRY, ETC.) Directions: LINE BOTTOM AND SIDES OF SPRING PAN WITH LADY FINGERS. WHIP MIXING CREAM UNTIL

CINAMON ROLLS

Cakes

CINAMON ROLLS Posted By: erika Makes:24 Ingredients: 4 1/2 TO 5 CUPS FLOUR ,2 EGGS ,1 PKG YEAST ,1/2 CUP SUGAR ,1 1/2 CUP MILK , 2 TSP CINAMON ,1/4 CUP SUGAR ,2 TABLE SPOONS BUTTER (MELTED) ,1/4 CUP OLEO,1 CUP POWDERED SUGAR Directions: STIR 2 1/2 CUP FLOUR AND YEAST.iN SAUSEPAN, HEAT MILK 1/4

Angel Food Cake

Cakes

Angel Food Cake Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 1 1/2 Cups of sugar 2/3 Cup of water 1 1/3 Cups of egg whites (11 whites) 1 Cup of flour 1 1/2 Teaspoons of cream of tartar 1 Teaspoon of vanilla Directions: Boil to a thread the sugar and water, pour slowly the stiffly beaten egg

Grandma Teplitsky Sponge Cake

Cakes

Grandma Teplitsky Sponge Cake Posted By: Star1156 Makes:1 Ingredients: whites of 8 or 9 eggs 1/4 teaspoon of salt 4 tablespoons of water 1 teaspoon of cream of tartar 1 1/2 cups of cake flour 1 teaspoon almond extract 1 cup of grated orange peeling Directions: Boil Sugar and water together until it threads. Pour

Swedish Limpe Bread

Breads & Soups

Swedish Limpe Bread Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 2 Cups of water 1/2 Brown sugar 4 Tablespoons molasses 2 Teaspoons of caraway seeds 1 Tablespoon of shortening 1 Teaspoon of grated orange rind 1 Teaspoon of anise powder 1 Yeast cake 1/4 Cup of lukewarm water 3 Cups of white flour 1 1/2 Teaspoon salt

Stollen

Breads & Soups

Stollen Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 1 Tablespoon sugar 2 Envelopes of dry yeast 3/4 Cup of lukewarm water 1 1/3 cups of milk 1 1/2 Teaspoons of salt 6 2/3 Cups of flour 3 Egg yolks, beaten 1 Cup of melted butter Grated rind of 1 lemon Grated rind of 1 orange 2 1/2

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Borscht

Breads & Soups

Borscht Posted By: Staff Makes:6 Ingredients: 1 Pound of beef Veal knuckle 2 Onions, diced 1 Carrot, diced 2 Bunches of beets 2 Bay leaves 1 Small can tomato puree 1 Tablespoon of sugar 2 1/2 Quarts of water Pinch of clove Pinch of thyme 2 Tablespoons of lemon juice Garnish Sour Cream Directions: Put

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Jule Kake

Breads & Soups

Jule Kake Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 2 Yeast cakes, ¼ cup of lukewarm water 2 Cups of milk, scalded 1/4 Cup of shortening 1 Cup of light brown sugar 1 Teaspoon salt 2 Teaspoons ground cardamom seeds 1 Cup of raisins 4 Ounces of citron or mixed glac fruit 6 Cups of flour Directions:

Joseph’s Brown Bread

Breads & Soups

Joseph’s Brown Bread Posted By: Staff Makes:8 Ingredients: 3 cups of whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 3/4 cups of lukewarm water Extra flour for kneading the dough Sesame oil for the loaves Directions: Mix flour and salt in large bowl then add water and mix to make the dough. Knead the dough on

Vomack

Breads & Soups

Vomack Posted By: Staff Makes:4 Ingredients: 4 Medium-sized potatoes 1 Cup of water Salt 1/2 Cup of fresh dill Pepper, freshly ground 2 Cups of string beans 1 Tablespoon of butter 1 1/2 Tablespoons of flour 3 Tablespoons of vinegar 1 to 1 1/2 Cups of cream 4 Poach eggs Paprika Directions: Peel and cut

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Griddle Cakes

Breads & Soups

Griddle Cakes Posted By: Staff Makes:16 Ingredients: 1 1/2 Teaspoons of baking powder 1/2 Teaspoon of salt 2 Cups of all-purpose flour, plus extra for dusting 1/2 Cup of granulated sugar 3/4 Cup of unsalted butter, cut into small pieces 1 Cup of sultanas (golden raisins) Directions: Sift the flour, baking powder, salt and ginger

Tray’s Orange Gingerbread

Breads & Soups

Tray’s Orange Gingerbread Posted By: Staff Makes:1 Ingredients: 1/2 Cup of butter 1/2 Cup of sugar 1/2 Cup of light molasses 1 Egg, beaten Grated rind and juice of 1 orange 1/2 Cup of cold tea 1 3/4 Cups of pastry flour 3/4 Teaspoon of soda (baking) 1 Teaspoon of ginger Directions: Cream the butter,

Finnish Kaffi Bulla

Breads & Soups

Finnish Kaffi Bulla Posted By: Staff Makes:4 Ingredients: 2 Cups of milk 7 – 8 cardamon seeds, shelled and pounded 1 Cups of sugar 1 Egg white 1/4 Cup of butter 1 Teaspoon of salt 10 1/2 Cups of sifted plain flour 2 packages of dry yeast 4 Whole eggs Directions: Scald milk with butter

The True Story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas

History of Christmas, Santa Claus

The true story of Santa Claus begins with Nicholas, who was born during the third century in Patara, a village in what is now Turkey. His wealthy parents, who raised him to be a devout Christian, died in an epidemic while Nicholas was still young. Obeying Jesus’ words to “sell what you own and give

Ancient Festivals Coinciding with Christmas

Ancient Festivals, History of Christmas

Hundreds of years before Christ several other festivals were held in different parts of the world. These celebrations seemed to all occur at some point during the winter solstice, the time at which the earth makes its shortest journey around the sun. Ancient people worshiped the sun and those in the northern hemisphere feared that

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