Cherry Cream Cheese Pie Recipe. . .

Cherry Cream Cheese Pie, a festive holiday pie! If you are looking for a beautiful and delicious pie for the holidays, this Cherry Cream Cheese Pie is perfect! Plus, it is super easy to make. It will add a festive spark to you dessert table for any holiday. While it may seem more of a Christmas pie, we make it for both Thanksgiving and Christmas. This pie has been my son, Jason's, favorite pie since he was a child. And, even now, as an adult, he insists on taking the "leftover" pie home with him. . . all for him. . . :) I always had to make this pie for him when we have family gatherings. The Cherry Cream Cheese Pie Recipe . . . The Cherry Cream Cheese Pie recipe goes back decades. I first found it years ago when my children were … [Read more...]

Mama’s Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad Recipe

Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad is easy to make, it is delicious, and with the whole berry cranberry sauce, it is a perfect salad for Thanksgiving. Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad for Thanksgiving! My Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad--one of our traditional fall congealed salads-- is full of fruity goodness. . . a whole unpeeled Red Delicious apple, crushed pineapple and a whole can of whole berry cranberry sauce. But that's not all. . . the crunch of the pecans not only adds another level of flavor, it adds a whole different texture as well! Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad . . . Not only is Mama's Cranberry Apple Pecan Salad easy to make, it is delicious. . . one of my favorites! With the whole berry cranberry sauce, … [Read more...]

Almond Joy Cookies, and sharing the JOY of Thanksgiving!

These Almond Joy Cookies are beautiful, crispy, yet moist in the middle. They are full of the goodies of an Almond Joy candy bar!  And, nobody can eat just one, even if it is a cookie! LOL! Sharing the Joy of Thanksgiving . . .then and now The season of Thanksgiving should be a time of JOY! And sharing the joy of Thanksgiving is also part of the Thanksgiving season. So, why not share the joy of this season with Almond JOY cookies? Why are we joyful at Thanksgiving? Being thankful brings JOY, and being thankful is what Thanksgiving is all about. After all . . . another name for Thanksgiving could be, a season of joy:) Sharing Then . . .The Pilgrims and the Wampanoag Indians The Pilgrims were so thankful for the help the Wampanoag … [Read more...]

Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays because it goes back to the beginning of our nations history and the principles on which we were founded--God, religious freedom, and America. And, I love the tradition of our Family Thanksgiving Dinner get-togethers. One of the highlights of those dinners has always been our Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies.  Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies! I try to always have a dinner for my children and grandchildren one night before Thanksgiving, even though we go to my sister, Jeri's, house on Thanksgiving Day. And, I ALWAYS make our Family Favorite Thanksgiving Pies! It seems everyone has their own "favorite", so I have to make different pies for each of my children and Lynn. In this post, I'm … [Read more...]

Patti’s Cranberry Salad for Thanksgiving!

If you are looking for a simple cranberry salad for the holidays, Patti's Cranberry Salad is the one for you. Four ingredients, and it can be made the day before. Perfect! Patti's Cranberry Salad for Thanksgiving . . . My family has always had cranberry sauce for Thanksgiving. You know, that tradition goes back to my grandparents time when I was a child. But, my children aren't too fond of it. However, I like to have something cranberry for Thanksgiving. And that something is usually a Cranberry Salad! My friend, Patti, had sent me her recipe, Patti's Cranberry Salad. This recipe is SO simple to make . . . with only 4 ingredients! And, it can be made the day before, which is even better when you are looking at preparing a holiday … [Read more...]