Monday, December 29, 2008

Holly Jolly Christmas

Hope you are having a wonderful time and enjoying your holidays.
Sharing with you some traditional goodies that are part of the American culture for the Christmas Holidays -

1) Eggnog - Eggnog is a sweetened dairy-based beverage made with milk, cream, sugar, beaten eggs (which gives it a frothy texture), and flavoured with ground cinnamon and nutmeg; alcoholic versions also exist with the addition of various liquors, such as brandy, rum, and whiskey.

2) Cookies of all different kinds - do read the post on Monster Cookies posted here few months back.

3) Fruitcake - is a cake made with chopped candied fruit and/or dried fruit, nuts and spices, and optionally soaked in spirits.

4) Gingerbread - is a sweet that can take the form of a cake or a cookie in which the predominant flavors are ginger and raw sugar.

5) Puddings

* Plum Pudding - is the dessert traditionally served on Christmas day.
* Persimmon Pudding - is another traditional American dessert made with persimmons - known to the ancient Greeks as "the fruit of the gods" and is the edible fruit

6) Pies

* Apple Pie
* Mince Pie - contains minced meat with apple as a base.
* Pecan Pie
* Pumpkin Pie
* Sweet Potato Pie

7) Meats like Roast Turkey and Ham

8) Drinks include Hot Chocolate, Apple Cider, Wines, Champagne

Have fun and a happy new year to you all


  1. Some recepies would be great! Happy new year!

  2. i tried eggnog and pecan pie chocolates for xmas this time. Giradeli is the brand. you must try it, very nice flavours!

  3. belated Christmas and HNY

    as dew said... recipe man. :D


  4. looks like ya all are quite busy:). no updates?? no new receipe or food info:). we all need food to eat...come one folks??

    share some info here!!

  5. happy new year :p i know its a month late, but i just came here to ask you what happened to princess diaries and that i wanted to read it :P :P

  6. very nice blog :)
    but I have a simple request to u all, if u can, then plz turn vegetarian... plzz spare poor animals from painful killing :)

    I hope this might change ur mind..


  7. WOW! nicely written ..

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  8. I cant place where I read it(Self post it:track interestin links)..but it seems a particular software enables u to take a print out of ur fav choc or cheese..that u want to taste n see before u just clink on the link and the page has a think smear of what the product of interest tastes like...

  9. Yummy, my favorites are Ginger Bread and Apple pie.. Im gonna check them out how to make them..

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