Category: Dinner

Sweet and Tangy Cranberry Salad

Print Recipe Sweet and Tangy Cranberry Salad Source: Mama, cir. 1980’sCranberries are almost as important as the tradition of Turkey at the Thanksgiving table.  How did the “bitter berry” make it to the first Thanksgiving table in 1621?  The cranberry is native to North America, and therefor, it was imbued by the local tribes who …

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Family Thanksgiving and its history

We’re never to old to learn, so, let’s talk about my family Thanksgiving in 2018 and the history of Thanksgiving dating back to 1607. The old cliché holiday which boasts ‘so much to be thankful for’ was once again upon our doorstep.  It was already Thanksgiving season and I was not at all prepared.  In …

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Swiss Raclette Dinner

Raclette season begins usually when the temperatures in Switzerland begin to drop. The first frost, the first snow encourage the thought of a nice warm Raclette meal fills your head. Raclette is a most wonderful dish.  It originated in both the French region of Switzerland and in the high altitudes of the French Alps. This …

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