Since the holidays are upon us, I thought it fitting to focus on that "joyful" time of year. It is joyful isn't it? While most people may have visions of sugar plums dancing ham joint james martin their heads, step-families are probably more concerned about who will be where and what they will do once they get there. There's nothing like the holidays to give step-families a headache.
Making a Christmas ham, which has been basted with pineapple juice, is quite tasty and easy to bake. It is the flavored juice that helps gave the Christmas ham a different flavor. To make this one on go ahead and grab a can of pineapple juice, and the slice off some of the fat from your ham, and put these two ingredients in a pan on the top of the stove and let them cook gently. You will use this pineapple juice and fat mixture to baste your ham in a crock pot.
Historic Garden Week in Virginia - April 16 - 23, 2011 - The largest open house and garden exhibit in the state returns for the 78th year. It is sponsored by the Garden Club of Virginia. Explore antiques, interior design, architecture and horticulture in more than 250 homes and gardens across the state, including the boyhood home of Thomas Jefferson at Tuckahoe Plantation. Several James River plantations will also be holding special events. Many historic and beautiful neighborhoods in Richmond are included in the event, Monument Avenue, Windsor Farms and cooking ham Gardens/Cary Street Road. For a complete listing of the Richmond locations, please click here.
Many people around the world dine on roast suckling pig, with either an apple or a four-leaf clover in its mouth for good luck. Pork and sauerkraut are a tradition in German families and in Canada; tourtier, a pork pie, is a must, while those of Polish decent dine on kielbasa, fresh or smoked. In the United States southerners dine on ham hocks, while Northerners prefer a cooking ham. The custom of serving pork on New Years Day comes from the pig's habit of rooting forward, and was once believed to be a sign of good luck. The ancient Celtics considered pork to be a food of the gods.
It wasn't until we'd gotten into the car and were down the road that she told me that the church was supposed to be haunted by Florence Nightingale and that this was her whole reasoning for choosing to go there today. Everything inside me groaned. At first I was frustrated that my wife forgot to say something sooner and that the literature in the church said nothing about the haunting. But when I thought about it a bit I realised it was my fault. If I'd listened to my intuition I would've had my ghost christmas ham detecting tools with me. Then, even if I didn't detect anything, the presence of the tools would've jogged my wife's memory.
One serving of Perfect Blend Best One Yet Deluxe Shells And Cheese has 325 calories in it. 120 of those calories are from fat. It has 12 grams of total fat, 3 grams of saturated fat, 2 grams of trans fat, 8 mg's of cholesterol, 748 mg's of sodium, 50 grams of total carbs, 3 grams of fiber, 4 grams of sugars and 12 grams of protein. This dish also has vitamin A, iron and calcium in it. This product does contain wheat, soy and milk ingredients.
Hosting is a part of the season, too. For a big to-do you'll want some wholesale Christmas dishes and napkins, readily found on the net. If it is a really major crowd, then a very hassle-free selection would be Christmas pizza - green and red peppers will give you the symbols of the season and be easy to serve!