Christmas Recipes

Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

Holiday Rompope Drink June 30, 2009

Rompope

Christmas
A lovely creamy drink similar to egg-nog. Rum flavors this wonderful holiday drink.

INGREDIENTS:
6 cups milk
1 1/2 cups sugar
8 egg yolks
1/3 cup blanched almonds
1/2 cinnamon stick
1/2 cup to 1 cup premium rum

PREPARATION:
Simmer milk and sugar until mixture is hot, but not burning. Process the almonds in a food processer until a paste forms. Whisk the paste into the milk mixture and let it cool.

Beat the egg yolks until creamy, and slowly add in the milk mixture a little at a time, continually mixing slowly.

Mix in the rum and serve chilled.

 

Christmas Pumpkin Roll June 10, 2009

Christmas Pumpkin Roll

Ingredients:
3 eggs
1 cup sugar
2/3 cup pumpkin
1 cup chopped nuts
3/4 cup flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. cinnamon
1/2 tsp. ginger
1/2 tsp. nutmug
1/2 tsp. salt

Filling:
1 cup powdered sugar
2 cream cheese — (3oz.)
4 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Beat 3 eggs at high speed for 5 min. Gradually beat in 1 cup sugar.Pour
in 2/3 pumpkin. Mix together flour, baking powder, cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and salt. Fold into pumpkin mix. Grease and flour jelly roll pan or a long sheet cake pan. Pour in mix and sprinkle 1 cup of nuts on top. Bake at 375 for 15 min. Turn out on towel, sprinkle with powdered sugar and roll in towel until cool. Unroll and spread filling over cake, roll back up and put in Reynold warp and refrigerator until ready to sever.

Filling: Beat and spread on unrolled pumpkin cake,then roll up again.
This may seen like a alot of trouble but it is not It is easy and DELICIOUS!!! I make this every Thankgiving and Christmas. I also use sweet potatoes instead of pumpkin.

 

New Years Eve and Christmas Recipes December 28, 2008

Carnival of the Recipes

This is the New Years Eve Edition of the Carnival of the Recipes

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Carnival of the Recipes for New Year’s Eve

We have a tremendous selection of recipes this week for your New Years Celebrating delight.  We were surprised to see so few drinks and snacks this week but perhaps participants will be inspired by the actual celebration of New Year’s Eve and will submit lot of recipes for the next carnival.

If you are interested in hosting a Carnival of the Recipes on your blog be sure to let us know by e-mail to recipe.carnival@gmail.com

Cranberry Punch presented by Drink Recipes

Bill presents Black-Eyed Peas Recipes posted at Christmas Recipes.

Michele presents Velveeta Cheese Dip posted at Meanderings.

Chicken and Corn Casserole presented by healthy chicken recipes

Batya presents Feasting Dieting Can Go Together posted at me-ander.

Barbecued Spicy Turkey Burgers presented by turkey-recipes

Crockpot Corny Ham & Potato Scallop presented by Slow Cooker Recipes

Jennie presents Pumpkin Fudge posted at Adam’s Brag Book.

Bill Austin presents New York Times Recipes posted at Famous Recipes.

Shaun presents Fresh Tomato Soup Recipe posted at Onelite Free Recipes.

Mushroom Omelets presented by Recipes for Diabetic Meals

Munazzah Nawaz presents Birthday Party Fairy Cakes/Cup Cakes posted at Cooking Recipes.

Thelly presents Arizona Chicken posted at Recipes for Cooking Chicken.

Turkey and Stuffing Pie presented by Famous Cooking Recipes

Lemon-Basil Turkey with Roasted Vegetables presented by Famous Recipes

Toni presents A night with Hot Toddy posted at Wifely Steps.

World Famous Recipes presents Cider Glazed Sweet Potatoes with Cranberries posted at World Famous Recipes.

Cheesy Scones presented by Famous Recipes

HappyCampers presents Don’t Buy Caramels Anymore…Make Your Own! posted at The Adventures Of The Williams Family.

Chicken Bacon Cheddar Melts presented by Cooking Chicken

Expat Chef presents Christmas Brunch: Herbed Waffles with Smoked Salmon posted at The Expatriate’s Kitchen.

Turkey in a Bag presented by Recipes for Christmas – Holiday Recipes

You can send recipes or links to recipe.carnival@gmail.com by noon PST on Saturday.

For a line-up of future Carnivals, visit our Carnival of the Recipes page on Blog Carnival.

You can submit to the next Carnival of the Recipes using this form

Thank you

Bill Austin

 

Turkey in a Bag Christmas Recipe December 25, 2008

Turkey in a Bag recipe
Prepare and stuff turkey in usual manner.

Grease turkey well with butter or margarine.  Salt and pepper as desired. Slide turkey into a clean, heavy brown paper bag.  Coat inside top and sides of the bag with oil until it is completely covered. Close opening firmly and staple the ends, or use paper clips.

Roast according to the schedule below.  Turkey will be well browned, drippings will be in the pan when the bag is opened. Let turkey rest one-half hour before carving.

Do not open bag until time is completed. Bag will not burn. Bake at 325 degrees F 12 minutes per pound.  With no basting or watching, the turkey will be tender throughout and golden brown.

NOTE: Do not use this method on a turkey over 16 pounds.

 

Turkey Melts Christmas Recipe December 24, 2008

Turkey Melts

2 cups cooked turkey, finely diced
1 medium celery rib, finely chopped
3 green onions, thinly sliced
2 TB fresh cilantro leaves, minced, optional
1/4 cup chutney
1/2 cup light or regular mayonnaise OR Miracle Whip Salad Dressing *
4  whole wheat English muffins, split and lightly toasted
8 tomato slices, optional
Alfalfa sprouts, optional
1 cup  (4 oz.) reduced fat or regular Cheddar cheese, shredded

In a medium bowl, combine turkey, celery, green onions, cilantro and chutney. Mix in mayonnaise to bind and season to taste with salt. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate until time of serving.

Preheat broiler.

Arrange English muffin halves on baking sheet and top with sliced tomatoes, turkey mixture, a sprinkling of sprouts and cheese.

Broil a few inches from the heat 3 to 4 minutes until hot and bubbling. Serve at once. Serves: 8.

Note: Serve with coleslaw and your favorite chips, if desired.
* Miracle Whip has 1/2 the fat of mayonnaise.

 

Turkey and Bean Enchiladas Christmas Recipe December 23, 2008

Turkey and Bean Enchiladas
A snap to put together, these easy enchiladas also help
you use up any leftover turkey you might have on hand.

6 medium scallions, white and light green parts, chopped
2 cup cooked skinless light meat turkey, cubed
1 can (15 oz.) pinto beans, rinsed and drained
1 cup canned enchilada sauce, or taco sauce, divided
4 medium fat free flour tortillas
1/2 cup reduced at Mexican cheese, shredded

Preheat oven to 350° F.

Combine scallions, turkey, beans and 1/2 cup enchilada sauce.

Fill each tortilla with 1/4 of turkey bean mixture. Fold in sides and then top and bottom of tortilla to completely enclose filling. Place seam-side down in a 9″ x 13″ baking dish.

Pour remaining 1/2 cup enchilada sauce over top of enchiladas and top with cheese.

Cover pan and bake until heated through and cheese is hot and bubbly, 20 minutes.

 

Turkey Broccoli Casserole Christmas Recipe December 22, 2008

Turkey Broccoli Casserole

1 1/4 lb Broccoli Cooked (or 2-10oz Packages)
5 c Cooked Turkey, Coarsely diced
6 T Butter or margerine
6 T Flour
2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Pepper
3 c Milk
1/2 c Mayonnaise
1 tsp Lemon juice
1 c Cheddar cheese, grated
2 T Butter or margerine
1/2 c Bread crumbs

Layer broccoli on bottom of greased 9×13″ baking dish. Layer turkey over broccoli.

In a saucepan, melt 4 T butter. Stir in the flour, salt & pepper. Gradually stir in the milk and continue until the white sauce is smooth and comes to a boil. Remove from heat.

Combine mayonnaise and lemon juice with white sauce and pour over turkey and broccoli. Sprinkle with cheese.

Melt 2 Tb butter. Stir in bread crumbs and sprinkle over casserole.

Bake at 350F for 35-40 minutes.

 

 
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