Baked Oatmeal Stuffed Acorn Squash is a wholesome but decadent-tasting main dish for your next holiday brunch! This vegetarian-friendly recipe is packed with baked oatmeal sweetened with a touch of brown sugar and plump prunes. This post is brought to you by Sunsweet.
“T’was the night before Christmas, when all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse…”
I was six years old when I stood on the stage at my school’s Christmas show, and I had memorized the story from beginning to end. My part was just the beginning third of the story, but when I realized that my two classmates had forgotten their parts, I quickly chimed in with the rest of the story, much to the amusement of my parents who were sitting in the audience.
Memorizing it was not hard — after all, how can you not, when you’re enthralled with visions of sugarplums dancing in heads? I always wondered: what is a sugarplum?
I imagined it must be a prune.READ MORE
Sweet Potato Chips with Whipped Goat Cheese and Caviar – simple, elegant and celebration-worthy, these are the perfect appetizer for your next festive get together!
Whenever I make homemade sweet potato chips, the aroma of the sweet potatoes crisping in the kitchen brings me back in time to when my mother would make sweet potato chips as an after school snack. Before I could change out of my uniform, I would gobble them up as soon as they hit the plate, and I loved those imperfect slices she made, since she cut them all by hand, without the aid of a mandoline. Between you and me, I liked them on the thick side, even if that meant they wouldn’t be as crunchy in the middle.
Sweet potatoes aside, there’s one other thing I remember dearly about my mom, and that was how she was always ready for a party.READ MORE