Friday, November 9, 2012


Each year my sister and I try to present at least one new and unique dish to our family on Thanksgiving, here are two that will be a blessed addition to any table:

here are some Turkeys in my neighorhood, just chillin'
2 tbs whole cloves
1 tbs whole allspice
12 inches of cinnamon stick cut into pieces
1/2 to 2/3 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
5 cups water
2 1/2 cups grapefruit juice
2  16 ounce cans of jellied cranberry sauce (mashed)
Tie spices in a small piece of cheese cloth, add together ingredients in large pot. Bring to a boil slowly. Reduce heat cover and simmer for 5 minutes. Add a few drops of red food coloring if desired. Pour into punch bowl*
* If using a glass punch bowl, first heat bowl with warm water, pour out water and place large spoon in bowlm then pour punch slowly down spoon.
Serve in mugs
YIELDS: 20 servings

1 pound cheddar cheese grated
1 egg
1 tbs vermouth
1 teaspoon orange rind grated finely
dash of pepper
assorted crackers
thoroughly mix all ingredients. Spread on crackers covering all the way to the edges.  Put on cookie sheet and place under broiler until golden and puffy. about 1 minute
YIELD: 2 doxen crackers

1 comment:

Pet said...

Uhmm, something hot! I think I would need one like that in this wet and gloomy day around here :-)