Thanksgiving is a time to bring families and relatives together, alike most families there is usually a gathering home, usually grandma’s house. Some relatives travel long distances and must stay the night and travel back home the day after Thanksgiving. Usually the centerpiece of Thanskgiving is the turkey, which is complimented by cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, mince, apple and pumpkin pie, stuffing usually includes nuts and celery and other vegetables. All of these side dishes as to compliment the turkey. Just like in the story, there’s usually the father or head of the family who carves the turkey, for the most father’s enjoy this yearly tradition of carving the turkey, while the family sits at the family table eagerly awaiting a piece of meat with all the trimmings.
Then my sisters help her transfer the chicken to a platter and pour it all out. Add 2 tablespoons of the fat. Subsequently, I start making the sofrito by adding the onion, bell pepper and garlic to the oil in the casserole, cook over medium heat until soft but do not brown and for about one or two minutes. After the one to two minutes I add the tomato and cook for one more minute. Eventually, my mother returns the chicken to the casserole with the sofrito and cook for addition one to two more minutes.
How to make Ham n’ Cheese Scalloped Potatoes I make this dish at least once a month in my house for my family. It is one of their favorites. To make this I will need these ingredients; 8 cups thinly sliced potatoes, 4 cups cubed cooked ham (usually one ham steak), ¼ cup butter or margarine, 1/3 cup all-purpose flour, ½ teaspoon black pepper, 2 ½ cups milk, 3 cups (12 oz.) shredded cheddar cheese. Once I have all the ingredients I start out by putting the ham steak in a frying pan and cooking it on low.
At the grocery store, I bought things that my mother wanted. This time it was a pound and a half of ground beef and a pound of ground pork because my mother was going to mix them into a meat loaf. This was mine and my father's favorite dinner along with baked potatoes, green beans, and a tossed salad. We eat healthy in our house. Our breakfasts, lunches and dinners are all on the healthy side.
Mary H It’s Harvest Time As the colors of the leaves turn; orange, yellow and red, everyone loses an hour of precious sleep and the temperature begins plummet, the seasons are about to change. As families prepare their secret recipes for a harvest inspired meal and the young kids carve their pumpkins, fall has arrived. Between studying for midterms, and being away at school for almost two months, having a break is greatly appreciated amongst all college students and professors. Going home and being welcomed by loved ones is always a wholesome feeling. The purpose of fall break is to go home to relax, spend time with loved ones and participate in fall festivities.
Grace acts this way because she clearly wants to keep her tradition going. She made this dish for her son when he was a little boy and wants to keep it this way. When Audrey thinks the turkey is finally done cooking and takes it out of the oven, Grace says that the turkey is not done and that it is still pink inside. Also, she adds, “Thanksgiving is the easiest meal to make, throw it in the oven, the
As soon as I opened the door, I could hear the sound of people making corn tortillas by hand, the music was exactly the one that grandma would always have for Sundays lunch with the family; It was full, we actually had to wait for a table. When we finally sat, a lady came to us and handed the menus; she was talking in spanish as everybody else was; she is from my country too. When I saw the menu, I couldn’t believe that they had all of those dishes that I was craving on; fried plantains, over easy eggs with chirmol (tomato salsa), cheese from Zacapa, pureed black beans, atol de elote [a sweet corn drink], chipilín tamales, guacamole, green chicken, refried rice, etc. So I started ordering food like if I was going to feed my whole family, and it was only
I think my cookies are so good that, I could sell them for the holidays. Who doesn’t want a great tasty treat that everyone in the family could enjoy and come back for more? I’m going to teach you how to make the best golden brown cherry chocolate chip cookies. This recipe has been in my family for decades, it’s a great way to get the family together to talk and catch up on something’s. My family usually makes these cookies around the holiday time.
He opened every suitcase and door looking in every nook and cranny just so he could finish making his sandwich. About another ten minutes later he found the knives in a black book bag and the peanut butter in the very back of the bottom shelf of the dirty pantry. He felt relieved knowing this long process to make a simple peanut butter sandwich was almost over. Though just as he heard the cap of the peanut butter jar collapse onto the ground after unscrewing it he realized he had spoken to soon. Before he knew it both him and all of the