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Latin Countries Honor Rich Traditions

Picture a big roast beef or a goose with all the trimmings, followed by pies, puddings, sugar cookies sounds a lot like Christmas dinner, doesn’t it? Now how about cod …


Popovers, Biscuits, Cinnamon Bread Great For Holiday Breakfast

Holiday mornings were special in all ways to us kids. My sister and I would see who got the most presents. We would try to bargain stocking treats (candy and …


Crescent Veggie Snacks Easy To Make

For a festive holiday appetizer, serve crescent veggie appetizers - baked refrigerated crescent dinner rolls arranged in the shape of a tree, then topped with a cream cheese spread and …


Truffles Easy, Quick To Make

Like most people, I have a hectic agenda at this time of the year and limited hours to spend cooking. But I still like to prepare special creations not only …


Ornaments Pretty Enough To Eat Liven Up Holiday Party With Edible Decorations

Shaped as reindeer, angels or stars, edible almond butter cookie ornaments and chocolate popcorn make tree decorations and are great for snacking, too. Photo by Associated Press


A Holiday Roast Chestnuts Are A Romantic Treat Of The Season, But Peeling Them Is A Real Trick

1. After you peel two skins off chestnuts, you can sample their mild, earthy flavor. 2. Chestnuts are nestled before an open fire in a specialized roaster. Roasting also can …


Add Quick Bread To Menu This Holiday

Cranberry-Sweet Potato Quick Bread is a great low-fat addition to the holiday table. Made with egg substitute, it has 3.6 grams of fat and 163 calories per serving. Cranberry-Sweet Potato …


Try Something Different With Fruitcake This Year

Love ‘em or leave ‘em. That’s most people’s response to traditional holiday fruitcakes. Those of us who shy away from them usually blame it on the chopped candied fruit. We …


Eggnog An Essential Holiday Tradition

There are two kinds of people in the world: those who love eggnog and fruitcake, and those who mock them. Every December, I get on my soapbox and preach about …


Pasta Pie As Easy At 1-2-3

Speed-scratch cooking is an easy way to cook using convenience foods and fresh ingredients. It takes away some of the stress and makes wholesome, homemade dishes a reality even on …


Crazy For Crab The Season Is Right To Experience The Sweet Flavor Of Dungeness Crab

Grab a bib and a pair of pliers. Crab season has officially opened. But be forewarned: the Dungeness crab is a prickly critter. His hard-boiled exterior must be cracked for …


Sweeten The Season Christmas Is Coming And You Know What That Means: Home-Baked Goodies. You’d Better Get Busy

Ring in the yulteide season with holiday cookies, desserts and appetizers. Photo by Associated Press


Minty Yogurt Dip Could Be Memorable Experience

Some people remember significant events in their lives by associating them with a certain song. I remember landmark events by associating them with food. My college years will always be …


Good Chili Will Satisfy Football Weekend Guests

Football weekends can be annoying to a cook. Guests seem to care so much more about the quarterback than about the pot roast. But, believe it or not, game days …


Taters Make Great Lasagna

If you’re sensitive to wheat products but crave a pasta dish, this potato sweet onion lasagna is for you. Instead of noodles, I use slices of Yukon gold potatoes. These …


Bake Now, Play Later Get Your Holiday Baking Done Early And Enjoy The Season

1. Most holiday treats can be baked ahead of time and frozen, giving you time to spare as the days get more hectic. Photo by Knight-Ridder Tribune 2. (photo of …


Holiday Cookies ‘Tis The Season For Baking Treats; Make The Task A Merry One With Some Help From The Little Angels In Your Family

Kids will have fun decorating these frosted angels, solar swirls and Milky Way meteor crisps. Photo by Associated Press


The Perfect Pie With A Few Simple Tips You’ll Be Making Delicious Pastries Just In Time For The Holiday

A raisin pie would be the perfect ending to your holiday neal. Photo by Maria Robledo


Serve Turkey Hot Or Cold Wrapped In Tortillas

I don’t know which I like better, the roast turkey served on Thanksgiving Day or the leftovers. Among my favorite post-holiday treats are warm, open-face turkey sandwiches napped with gravy …


Casserole Goes Together Fast

My favorite way to enjoy turkey leftovers is to turn them into a casserole. I don’t pick time-consuming creations that demand separate sauces and a long baking time. To keep …


Winning Recipes Make Most Of Your Holiday Leftovers

Turn your turkey leftovers into turkey and peanut soup, and a pear and bacon delight. Photo by Associated Press


Go Ahead, Glaze It; No One Will Know

Thanksgiving can be hard on cooks who like a lot of creative control over their meals. For many people, the Thanksgiving meal is a sacred institution and is not to …


No-Fat Cranberry Sauce Quick, Easy To Create

There’s no fat in the following recipe for Country Apple Cranberry Sauce. The recipe is the creation of John Birdsall, executive chef of Koo Koo Roo California Kitchen in Los …


No More Room In The Oven? Make These No-Bake Desserts

Cranberry cream cheese mold, top left, and double layer pumpkin pie are sweet accompaniments to Thanksgiving meal. Photo by Associated Press


Add A Little Bit Of Jamaica To Meal

It’s a meal, it’s a harvest festival and it’s an affirmation of family life, but Thanksgiving is also a melding of cultures. The modern Thanksgiving was born in the mid-1800s, …


Wazzu Stew A Real Winner

It’s too early to tell who’ll be stewing over the outcome of Saturday’s Apple Cup football game between Washington State University and the University of Washington, with a rare Cougar …


Try Sweet Potato Tart For A Different Dessert

This year, rather than prepare a traditional pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, I’ve been working on a new creation: a sweet potato tart with a pecan streusel topping. I pureed sweet …


No Matter How You Make It, Stuffing’s A Must

Chestnut and brandied fruit stuffing is a very versatile recipe. Photo by Paul Morse/Los Angeles Times


Acorn Squash Suitable As Entree Or Side Dish

Custom dictates that we celebrate Thanksgiving with a turkey, making it a hard time to be a vegetarian. Following is one of my favorite holiday recipes that will carry you …


Looking To Cut The Fat From Your Thanksgiving Feast? Here’s The Skinny

While most of us eat turkey on Thanksgiving, the true symbol of the holiday is probably the pig - as in pigging out. Perhaps more than any other meal during …