Dean Martin

Dean Martin (born Dino Paul Crocetti; June 7, 1917 – December 25, 1995) was an American singer, actor and comedian.One of the most popular and enduring American entertainers of the mid-20th century, Martin was nicknamed "The King of Cool.Martin gained his career breakthrough together with comedian Jerry Lewis, billed as Martin and Lewis, in 1946. They performed in nightclubs and later had numerous appearances on radio, television and in films.Following […]

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Apple Pecan Cake

Apple Pecan Cake 3 cups of flour3 large eggs2 tsp cinnamon2 tsp vanilla1 tsp baking soda3 cups cubed & pared apples1/2 cups butter - melted1 1/2 cups pecan halves1 cup golden raisins2 cups packed brown sugar1/2 tsp salt1 cup oil Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Butter and flour a 10" tube pan.Sift flour, cinnamon, baking soda and salt together. Beat oil, butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla in large bowl.Stir in […]

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Christmas Bread

Christmas Bread Makes 3 loaves Preparation time: 30 minutes Rising time: 1 1/2 hours altogetherBaking time: about 40 minutesOven temperature: 400 °F Note: This bread is suitable for freezing4 cups (1 l) buttermilk2 oz. (50 g) yeast3/4 cup (2 dl) dark syrup2 tablespoons grated orange peel1/2 tablespoon roughly ground caraway seeds1 tablespoon saltabout 3 cups (8 dl) rye flour1 1/2 cups (4 dl) graham flourabout 4 cups (1 l) white […]

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Christmas Divinity

Christmas Divinity 2 cups sugar1/2 cup water1/2 cup white corn syrup1 egg white stiffly beaten1 teaspoon vanilla1/2 cup broken nut meats (optional)Pinch of saltFood coloring (optional) Beat the egg white in a large bowl and set aside. In a saucepan, boil the sugar, water and syrup while stirring gently.The mixture is done at 235 degrees or if it forms a soft ball when a tablespoon full is dropped into cold […]

todayJanuary 26, 2023 15


Christmas Morning

Christmas Morning 1/2 loaf of French bread, cut diagonally in 1 inch slices4 eggs1 cup milk3/4 cup half-and-half cream1/4 cup and 2 tablespoons butter2/3 cup brown sugar1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon1 teaspoon vanilla extract1 tablespoon and 1-1/2 teaspoons light corn syrup (or golden syrup)Butter a 9x13 inch baking dish, and then arrange the slices of bread in the bottom. In a large bowl, beat together the eggs, milk, cream, vanilla and […]

todayJanuary 26, 2023 17


Christmas Soup

Christmas Soup 1 large can V-8 juice (46 fl. oz.)1 can beef consommé (11 oz)2 bay leaves4 clovesDash of Worcestershire sauceDash of Tabasco sauceSimmer all ingredients for 1 hour. Serve hot in demitasse cups.Serves 8 This recipe makes a soup that has become part of our family Christmas Holiday tradition.It is served when everyone has arrived back home and gathered together in our family room. Print

todayJanuary 26, 2023 15


Cinnamon Rolls

Cinnamon Rolls 1 loaf frozen bread dough, thawed2/3 cups brown sugar4 tablespoons melted butter1 teaspoon ground cinnamon1/3 cup heavy cream2/3 cup sifted powdered sugar1 tablespoon milk½ teaspoon vanilla extract½ cup chopped walnuts or pecans Roll the dough into a rectangle shape and brush with the melted butter.In a large bowl, combine sugar, cinnamon and chopped nuts, then layer over the dough. Starting with the long end, roll the dough up […]

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