Christmas recipes

With the big meal coming up, I would like to share some side dishes that we eat every year with our turkey. We are not the traditional stuffing and cranberry sauce kind of family, as you’ll see! Warning : These recipes come from the cookbook : “Mom’s version of food...

Christmas traditions

Once upon a time When I was a small child, in Germany, we lived in a house where the living room had a locking door. We wouldn’t put up a tree. We would simply listen to our parents and Santa (at least, that’s what I thought) through the door, on December 23rd,...

Christmas Sweets

So, we all feel extra not guilty since we served all kinds of veggies to our kids with our traditional recipes. We can now get on with Desserts!!!! Can you guess that I have a sweet tooth? These are some of recipes that come from my husband side, and all I have to say...
Saint-Nicholas is around the corner!

Saint-Nicholas is around the corner!

One tradition that we have kept alive is St-Nicholas Day. This one is not so much known around here, in fact, we were pretty much the only ones celebrating it as kids. How our friends thought we were lucky! In the evening of December 5, all the children would put out...
Advent is here!

Advent is here!

Advent is here! Every year, around this time, I get ready to fill in the kids’ Advent calendar. It has been like this in our home since forever it seems. When I was little, I would wake up on December 1st, very excited to see Santa had come and put up these nice...