The Classic Croque Monsieur Sandwich - © seriouseats.com

Favourite Leftover Ham Recipes

I took a day off from Ham yesterday and it was a good thing. Pizza makes a nice change. But now it’s time to do some serious thinking about how to use up all that leftover New Year’s Dinner Ham! Good thing I have a trunkful of recipes designed to make it fun…

Classic Poutine - Detail - © Wendy's Canada

Novel New Year’s Hangover Cures

We all know about the ‘classic’ and ‘standard’ hangover cures, any and all of which are commonly called upon for relief by folks who over-imbibed New Year’s Eve. But there are some others out there – many in fact – that have too long gone underappreciated…

Copenhagen MarketCabbage - © seedsavers.org

Cabbage At New Years Ensures Prosperity

No, it’s true. At least that’s what the old Scottish tradition insists. And all the old Scots people I knew when I was a child, daughter of a Scottish mother, insisted on serving Cabbage in some form on New Year’s Day. But there’s much more to it than that…

Instant Pot Duo 60 - Key - Instant Pot

Enter, The Instant Pot: Everything Changes!

As I mentioned briefly in yesterday’s post, I received an Instant Pot for Christmas from my sister Erin. It does almost everything, and in jig time. The secret is, it’s a programmable pressure cooker. Which means you can use a little moisture or a lot, and Sauté, Roast, Simmer or whatever, depending on the settings…

Turkey and Stuffing Waffle - © carnaldish.com

New ‘Turkey Encore’ Suggestions…

It’s the day after… And the fridge is full of Christmas Dinner leftovers. What’s a totally exhausted, uninspired family cook to do? The answer is simpler than you think. I’ve got some great ideas to make that leftover Turkey and Stuffing disappear faster than you can say, “Oh, no! Not again!”…

Egg Clouds - Detail - © simplyrecipes.com

An Easy, Classy Holiday Breakfast Treat

I was clicking through my usual food news feeds and I ran across something I’ve never seen before, much less made. It’s a creative idea, it’s tasty, it’s adaptable, it’s easy and it’s fast. And your family and guests will think you ‘re a genius!

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