A Merry Christmas Recap

Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays and Happy New Year! The last few days have been busy, busy, busy. So needless to say I am tired and have come down with some sort of cold. Booooo! So instead of going recipe recap posting crazy, check out my photo montage below of the last few days!


Roaster Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Balsamic Onions

Baked Brie

Started with a sunny, yet cold, drive from VA to OH
After 6 hours in the car, I was ready for some xmas decorations
So many stockings..& check out the Bo Obama xmas card on the far right

Jamison resting in the tree..
A sneak peek of my mom's remodeled kitchen

And on to the food.....Christmas Eve
Bacon Wrapped Dates with Almonds
The start of Baked Brie
Sage and Ricotta Meatballs
Roasted Pork Tenderloin Sliders with Balsamic Onions
Mmmm mini desserts

And for Christmas dinner....

My plate....

Garlic Oregano Knots
Sauteed Broccoli Rabe 
Braised Carrots and Parsnips
Apricot Hoisin Marinated Duck
The motherload: Horseradish and Herb Crusted Beef Rib Roast
White Chocolate Tiramisu Trifle with Spiced Pears
Somebody missed the memo that you're supposed to have a WHITE Christmas on the actual holiday, not the day after the fact.
Argh snow.......


  1. i never get an invite! daggers!

    1. lol! i figured you had more fun family plans for the holiday!