One of my son’s favorite parts of the holiday season is the gathering around food in a warm kitchen with family and friends. The smells are heavenly, the air is warm and comforting in the kitchen, and for just a little while there’s nothing else to think about but the comfort of home, and the people you’re with.
So many of our holidays have been spent with other families. Grandma Glenda and Grandpa Willie, Nanny, Barb — they spent a lot of years sharing their traditions with us, as well as those of my Aunt Rebecca and cousins. The memories are priceless and from those gatherings, our own holiday traditions have grown.
Growing up with these gatherings, Matt developed his own vision of what “his” Thanksgiving or Christmas meals should look like; what makes him happy. For my part, his memories of our holiday meals are one of my gifts to him for the rest of his life.
Over the years I’ve accumulated a number of favorite recipes for the holidays and this download is that compilation. None of the recipes are truly my creations, but they’re my recipes taken from many sources that I’ve tweaked and improved for our family.
I hope everyone enjoys their holidays and if you find something delicious to try, share with me!