This year seems to have zipped by much too fast. Our family is already
hinting for me to cook their favorite dishes for Christmas dinner. One wants a ham
with gravy from drippings. Another is pleading for green bean casserole, while
another wants fresh asparagus spears and dinner rolls. Me, I have a sweet tooth
and am looking forward to a home baked apple pie, of course ala mode, for
dessert. 😊 One thing the entire family is
looking forward to is my special dressing. Here’s the recipe for you.
stock, just enough to moisten breadcrumbs
dried cranberries or raisins
Preheat oven 350° F.
Soak craisins, or raisins,
in warm water to soften for fifteen minutes.
Melt butter in a frying
pan. Sauté celery and onion until opaque, about 7 minutes.
Drain craisins. Combine
all ingredients in a medium size bowl, then season with salt and pepper. Pour chicken stock to moisten ingredients and
Grease an oven safe pan
them scoop in mixture.
Bake 25 – 30
Here’s a peek at my Christmas collection. I hope you enjoy it.
swirling snow and unexpected guests on the eve of Christmas, the pungent
fragrance of fresh pine boughs, springs of mistletoe hung with red ribbons, and
a stolen kiss underneath the kissing ball comprise scenes of Christmas in the
country. Ice skating anyone? Have a cup of wassail and toast your toes in front
of a warm fire while you enjoy four short stories of sweet Regency Christmas
Emma Lane is a gifted author who writes cozy mysteries as Janis Lane, Regency as Emma, and spice as Sunny Lane.
She lives in Western New York where winter is snowy, spring arrives with rave reviews, summer days are long and velvet, and fall leaves are riotous in color. At long last she enjoys the perfect bow window for her desk where she is treated to a year-round panoramic view of nature. Her computer opens up a fourth fascinating window to the world. Her patient husband is always available to help with a plot twist and encourage Emma to never quit. Her day job is working with flowers at Herbtique and Plant Nursery, the nursery she and her son own.
Look for information about writing and plants on Emma’s new website. Leave a comment or a gardening question and put a smile on Emma’s face.