Daily Archives: December 26, 2010

New Year, luck, fortune, and food

So what traditions will you observe in the coming New Year? Prosperity is definitely on everyone’s minds as we strive towards economic recovery despite unemployment and underemployment. Many people are having a hard time, struggling to survive and cutting back on expenses. Even those of us who are barely getting by can afford to have a cheap meal one night a week and donate that little bit we saved on our own food budget towards a food bank or other charity of choice, helping the less fortunate towards regaining their independence. Continue reading

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Steamed puddings, plum pudding, and an easy winter dessert

I’ll admit it, I make plum pudding each year for Christmas.  I have a lot of recipes for plum pudding, and it isn’t the same each year.  It’s always different.  Some years, it has no candied fruit and is made … Continue reading

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