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Christmas Crack (Also Known As Cracker Candy or Toffee Bark)

I have the best girl friends for a lot of reasons. Many of them live across the country, but we are soul mates. We can pick up a conversation days, weeks, or months after it began without missing a beat. That’s a real friend, you know? Anyway, one of my dearest friends, Carol, left a comment here a couple of weeks ago about Christmas Crack. That made you raise your eyebrows, didn’t it? I have to think that this name, Christmas Crack, came from our other dear friend, Sara. I can’t think of anyone else who would come up with … Read more

Chestnut Stuffing – Easy Thanksgiving Recipes

How to make the best easy chestnut stuffing - This delicious simple recipe is perfect for Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners. Bread dressing is the perfect addition to the table at the holidays!

There’s something missing from my easy Thanksgiving menu, and nobody noticed it but Joe. I hadn’t planned on any stuffing. Stuffing? Dressing? Is there a difference? According to Alton Brown, there is. Stuffing is what’s put inside the bird, and dressing is what’s cooked separately. Soaking up raw meat juices with bread really creeps me out, so we have always cooked it separately. In years past, my father-in-law always made his beloved chestnut dressing, and he brought it to our house. The dressing had a nice flavor, and everyone liked it. I preferred to eat around the chestnuts, but Joe … Read more