December 17, 2005

Holiday Carnival Time!

Welcome to the 70th edition of the Carnival of the Recipes. Lots of wonderful holiday recipes for us all to share!

First up, a serving of history and some delicious hot beverages:
Wassail history and recipes from George Stratton of In the Interest of Me

Yummy treats for a Holiday Brunch or Christmas Morning:
Orange Slices in Wine and Lime from Punctilious of Blog O'Ram
Easy Monkey Bread from Deputy Headmistress of The Common Room
Cinnamon Apple Pockets from ALa of Blonde Sagacity

Warm and delicious soups and stews, perfect for cold winter nights:
Southwest Chowder from Joan of Oasis of Sanity
Hot and Sour Soup from Kevin of Technogypsy
Unexpected Beef Stew from Judith of Kesher Talk

Sides and Main Dishes for all those Holiday Feasts:
Baked Garlic Jalapeno Cheese Grits from Trouble in Shangri La of Dubious Wonder
Holiday Green Beans from Marsha of A Weight Lifted
Crater Gravy from triticale
Pepper Steak from Peaches of The Peach Pit

Holiday Sweets and Treats:
Swedish Butter Crescent Cookies from Aeryk of Geek Can Cook
Greek Wedding Cookies from Taleena of Sun Comprehending Glass
Afghan Biscuits, a family tradition from Keewee of Keewee's Corner
Pnina Shichor's Sufganiyot from Amanda of CustomerServant
Chocolate Mice from Shawn of Everything and Nothing

And my personal favorite, a perfect fit for Christmas parties, my own Birthday Red Velvet Cake

Ith has a wonderful collection of all sorts of holiday recipes. Just click over and keep scrolling down!
And finally for some holiday laughs try one of these:
Jose Cuervo Christmas Cookies from Elisson of Blog d'Ellison or
Rita's Christmas cake from Riannan of In the Headlights, and be sure to scroll down for the "real" recipe.

That's the lot. Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Blessed Solstice, and Happy Holidays to each and every one of you!

Posted by caltechgirl at December 17, 2005 07:01 PM | TrackBack

Thank you for hosting the 70th edition of Carnival of recipes. Happy Christmas to you and yours.

Posted by: keewee at December 17, 2005 07:40 PM

Super Job. I can't wait to try these!

Posted by: Punctilious at December 17, 2005 08:50 PM

I'm glad you hosted this. It's making me hungry =)

Posted by: Cardinal Martini at December 17, 2005 11:40 PM

Great Job! I forgot. Sigh.

Posted by: vw bug at December 18, 2005 03:37 PM