Holiday Pork Posole — Preserving a Mexican Christmas Tradition

Pork Posole

This delicious tender pork posole recipe successfully passes the culinary litmus test of my extended Mexican family, and has become part of our annual Christmas tamale party menu. It takes quite a bit of work, but is so worth it! [Read more…]

Entertaining with slowcooker holiday libations

Slowcooker Mulled Wine

When we hosted a full Christmas dinner at our house last year for a bunch of friends, I went looking for hot winter drinks that I could prepare ahead of time and keep warm in our two slowcookers so that friends could help themselves to a hot cozy cocktail anytime they wanted. [Read more…]

Emeril’s Port-Glazed Cranberry Sauce — Sure Beats the Canned Stuff!

port glazed cranberries

Emeril Lagasse’s cranberry sauce with port wine is a great side dish for your Thanksgiving turkey or Christmas ham, or anything else you like cranberries with! 5 PointsPlus per half cup serving. [Read more…]