Must have Holiday recipes - share please

       The Horse Forum > Life Beyond Horses > General Off Topic Discussion

Must have Holiday recipes - share please

This is a discussion on Must have Holiday recipes - share please within the General Off Topic Discussion forums, part of the Life Beyond Horses category
  • Share please

Like Tree23Likes

LinkBack Thread Tools
    11-08-2012, 11:30 PM
Must have Holiday recipes - share please

I have the unenviable task of taking over the Thanksgiving dinner, I will be cooking for at least 10! Bummer

What's your fav recipe?
Sponsored Links
    11-08-2012, 11:38 PM
For treats..
I like a pretzal with a rolo on top and baked in the oven till it melts.. sweat & salty at the same time.

you can throw them in the freezer, to save for later.
Muppetgirl likes this.
    11-09-2012, 01:21 PM
Easiest cobbler ever. I made some for my boss at work to try and win brownie points because I want to switch companies. I put 2 bags of frozen peaches in a pan, cover it with a box of yellow cake mix, then pour two 7.5 oz cans of sierra mist over the top. 350 till the top is Brown. I usually open the oven about half way through and pour another can of sierra mist on the dry spots of the cake mix. Eat it warm.
Posted via Mobile Device
    11-09-2012, 01:25 PM
Pumpkin Crunch Cake. Sooo much better than plain old pumpkin pie!

Pumpkin Crunch Cake Recipe -
FlyGap likes this.
    11-09-2012, 01:41 PM
For the vegetables, I do roasted veggies.

Cut up any root veggie you like (carrot, potatoe, rutabaga are good. ) and even Brussels sprouts and Asparagus work well, beleive it or not.

Toss in olive oil , salt and spices of your choosing. Put in large flat pan so only one layer thick. Bake in very hot over (400 , 450 degrees F) 10 minutes, open door and stir them around, another 10 minutes.

Add English chestnuts chopped up before baking. The chestnuts are to die for!
FlyGap likes this.
    11-09-2012, 01:59 PM
Ugh, Thanksgiving dinner - the reason why I have to own cute "fat pants"

The one thing I am required to make for every family meal is deviled eggs but I don't measure anything so that one's tough to share. Waldorf salad is a must, brined turkey, roasted asparagus, and the million other things everyone brings lol.

I am not a fan of pumpkin so I've tried a ton of pie recipes and have one that I do like. It's easy and super good. Emeril's bourbon pumpkin chiffon, yummmmm!

Suzanne's Pumpkin Chiffon Pie Recipe : Emeril Lagasse : Recipes : Food Network
    11-09-2012, 03:12 PM
Green Broke
Take a look at They have recipes, videos, & the buzz-where you can ask all kinds of questions & they will help you through just about any kind of cooking problem. They already have all kinds of Thanksgiving related things ready just a click away!
    11-09-2012, 07:12 PM
Super Moderator
Honey Curried Carrots-
Steam or boil sliced carrots until they are cooked to your liking.
Toss them in a hot skillet with some butter and a drizzle of honey.
Stir and swirl around until honey and butter are melted and mixed well.
Add a pinch of curry powder. (Careful, curry can be strong.)
Stir to distribute, then put in a dish to serve.

No real measurements here as it is all up to how much you like each of the ingredients, but combined together gives the carrots a nice sweet savory, but decidedly different, taste.

Cheesy Potatoes-
Make regular mashed potatoes however you normally like them.
While hot, stir in shredded cheese and mix until melted.
(You may need to add some extra butter or cream if they become too thick.)
The type and amount of cheese is up to you. I personally believe one can never have too much cheesy goodness.
It looks nice if you put in into a casserole dish, sprinkle the top with a little extra cheese and parika, then brown the top in the oven.

I make an awesome spiced apple pie from scratch, but it is far too much for me to remember right now, so my favorite standby holiday dessert is-
Cherry Crunch
Cherry Crunch Recipe -

Cherry Crunch Recipe - - 25703

Both are pretty much the same, but the reviews have some great ideas on different fruit fillings.
This is super easy and I've made it with just about every fruit or fruit filling (canned or from scratch) that you can think of.
You can make an adult version with a spirited fruit filling, or a mild one for younger eaters with just fresh berries or sliced pears in a simple sauce.
FlyGap likes this.
    11-10-2012, 02:12 PM
Thanks for the ideas everyone, keep em coming.

Tiny, I love roasted veg too, but I've never been able to get them as good as my Mum does. It would appear from what you said that I do not have my oven hot enough.
    11-10-2012, 02:22 PM
Originally Posted by AlexS    
Thanks for the ideas everyone, keep em coming.

Tiny, I love roasted veg too, but I've never been able to get them as good as my Mum does. It would appear from what you said that I do not have my oven hot enough.

Yep. 450 is good. When they are done, I put some water in the bottom of the Corningware pan (the glass kind) , just a few tablespoons, scrape it around and get that yummy carmelized flavor off and poor it over the veggies. OR add it to the gravy to bring out complex and sweet flavors. But don't just wash that flavor down the sink.

Quick Reply
Please help keep the Horse Forum enjoyable by reporting rude posts.

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.

User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Any one wanna share there corn-dog recipes :D JamieLeighx General Off Topic Discussion 5 06-28-2011 10:18 PM
Please share your easy tasty recipes with me! RebeccaMI Hobbies 0 01-18-2011 06:37 PM
Holiday Treats and Recipes luvmyperch Horse Health 2 10-20-2009 08:40 PM
Share your Recipes! Jehanzeb General Off Topic Discussion 21 09-27-2009 10:26 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 01:51 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO 3.6.0