Holiday baking

This year I made:

Sugar cookies, 1 batch, from BHG cookbook

Gingerbread, 1 batch, from

Date Pinwheels, 1 batch, from BHG cookbook

Fudge, regular  and coconut, going on 5 batches…

Cherry Chip Cookies, family recipe

I think I’m done.

Gave gingerbread and fudge to teachers.  Sending fudge, gingerbread and cherry chips to L & D and maybe K.


Holiday Hooplah at Dad’s

Hosted the Wendehl crew and its various branches and leaves this year at Dad’s house.  Josh and I made 4 soups and other assorted edibles.  And everyone brought their assigned “dish”…and other assorted edibles.

Menu in review:

Beer Cheese Soup (and, yes, it was a soup!) – Josh

Chicken Noodle Soup

Turkey Wraps


Beef Barley Stew


Cookies & Fudge

Cinnamon Rolls

Cranberry dessert

Meats & Cheeses

Pickle Dip

Bread, bread and more bread

Pumpkin Bars

Dill Dip x2



Pretzel Jello Salad

Puppy Chow

And probably more that I forgot…Man, oh man, it was a lot of food!