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Mexi Chopped Salad With Honey Lime Dressing

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Lucky for us we live in a land where “seasonal” generally refers to holiday decorations as opposed to fresh produce. Salad ingredients are available year round or you can find packaged substitutes for certain ingredients at just about any grocery store. At a holiday party one year a guest had prepared this delightful salad as a side dish. It’s loaded …

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Baked Eggnog Cognac French Toast

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Do you love Egg Nog? If so, you’ll love this holiday recipe that features eggnog and cognac: it’s the perfect complement to a festive morning of opening Christmas gifts. Baked Eggnog Cognac French Toast   Ingredients: 1-2 loaves of Challah Bread or Brioche (sliced into 1-1 1⁄2 “ thick slices) 2 1⁄2 cups of Eggnog 2 tbsps sugar 8 eggs …

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How To Safely Thaw Turkey or Cook It Frozen

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Vegas Only Entertainment

(Publisher’s note: Due to draconian, unconstitutional and repressive lockdowns and mandates by certain state governors which are infringing on the rights of Americans who wish to celebrate a traditional Thanksgiving feast with friends and families this year, VOE is reposting this helpful guide to preparing the frozen turkey you most likely purchased and stashed in the freezer early in 2020 …

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Slow Cooker Creamy Sausage Stew

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

It’s the time of  year to break out the crock pot and get creative or just plain palate pleasing. A nice start for the fall is this satisfying and delicious creamy sausage stew. Don’t be afraid to experiment by adding your favorite spices: mine is the delightful Za’Atar: The Holy Hyssop Galilee Aromatic Blend  that I brought back with me …

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Pamper Your Pup: Homemade Pumpkin Treats

In Foodie Tips & Tidbits by Christine McKellar

Humans aren’t the only warm blooded mammals that look forward to delicious holiday pumpkin treats. Make your furbaby happy with these homemade pumpkin cookies. Pampered Pup Homemade Pumpkin Treats INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup of pureed organic pumpkin (canned or fresh) 2 tablespoons of coconut oil, softened 4 tablespoons of water 2 cups of whole wheat flour 1 teaspoon of cinnamon 1/4 …