Sunday Ham Dinner and Leftovers

Are you cooking a ham today? It is a tradition in many households, and one that usually leaves a lot of leftovers. While having nice slices for sandwiches for a few days is nice, I usually want something else before we can finish it off. See my post on Ham Dinner and Ham Casserole to …

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Ham Apple Salad Wraps

I had leftover ham from baking a large one recently. I wanted to do something different with the bits and pieces too small for slicing for sandwiches. Generally, I don't care for chicken or tuna salad sandwiches as they usually have nuts or celery, both things I cannot stand. But on a trip last summer, …

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Fresh Tastes for Spring

Warmer days bring a yearning for fresh foods on the lighter side. With Easter this coming weekend, ham might be on your menu as well as mine. I enjoy creating new recipes, and a few fit this season nicely. My Summer Chilled Corn Crab Soup makes a wonderful first course for a holiday meal, or …

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Snacking Foods for an Appetizer Meal

Time again to break out the appetizers for a heavy hors d'oeuvre menu! The Super Bowl comes at dinner time this year, a perfect time for finger foods. Even if you aren't going to watch the game from Tampa, you still might enjoy a finger food meal for the Puppy Bowl, or perhaps a Sunday …

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Ham and White Bean Soup with Variations

For many of us, Easter holiday usually means a ham dinner.  Even though we cannot be with family right now, maintaining tradition is important.  It helps us to feel like things are still somewhat normal.  After the ham has served for sandwiches and leftover meals for a few days, making a thick and hearty soup …

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Spring Holiday Celebrations

Ham is the traditional Easter meal in many households and today I want to share some ideas for ham again for my newer readers.  Then, I'll share a new recipe for lovely spring asparagus to go with it. Last year I think I found the absolute most perfect way to serve a Slow Cooked Holiday …

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Christmas Dinner

This weekend is the time to shop for those holiday foods for Christmas dinner.  This is a fun time, planning the meal, deciding what would be festive and special.  For many years now, we have done a Standing Rib Roast.  Yes, a bit expensive, but it is Christmas and that is only once a year.  …

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Ham Dinner and a Ham Casserole

I would imagine that many of us are serving a baked ham today, moist and delicious!!  I bake mine a bit differently using my slow cooker sometimes or a parchment cover in the oven, slow cooking for 30 minutes per pound at 250 degrees.  I used to use paper bags from the grocery store, but …

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