Just Christmas Stuff!!!

With only 6 days til Christmas,the grand kids are getting excited and the grownups are planning Christmas dinner..and we all decided to break away this year from our traditional ham dinner,and try some other recipes this year,so I’ve been seeking out Pinterest,(oh,how I love Pinterest) and finding some really good ideas…we are still having a small ham ,in case all other fails,but I hope these recipes turn out great,they look delicious and I hope the owners of these does not mind me sharing,so,these are not my recipes,I will put credit to each underneath….


via Ditch The Wheat

Roasted Cornish Hen


Serving Size: 1-2


  • 1 Cornish hen
  • ½ lemon
  • Salt & pepper
  • Paprika
  • Rosemary
  • 5 garlic cloves


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Rub Cornish hen with lemon. Sprinkle generous amounts of salt & pepper all over the skin. My number one mistake when I was younger was not seasoning my meat enough with salt and pepper. Sprinkle every square inch of the Cornish hen with salt and pepper. Then sprinkle generous amounts of paprika all over the Cornish hen followed by a little bit of rosemary.
  3. Place the lemon in the cavity of the Cornish hen with the cloves of garlic. Roast the Cornish hen in a roasting pan.
  4. Roast in oven for 25 minutes.
  5. Reduce the oven temperature to 350 degrees F. Baste the meat often with the juices from the pan. Continue roasting about 25 minutes longer. The Cornish hen is done when a meat thermometer shows the internal temperature has reached a safe point for poultry.
  6. Let the Cornish hen rest for 10 minutes before cutting and serving.



or I may do this one,I must be hungry right now,I just can’t decide….


Oven Roasted Chicken with Lemon Garlic Butter | foodiecrush.com

Oven Roasted Chicken with Lemon Rosemary Garlic Butter

oh,these look so yummy..definitely going to try these for Christmas….

 now,I got this from A Not Too Shabby LifeHowever,her credit says 

image & recipe via My Soul Is the Sky

no-bake peanut butter cookies

2 cups sugar
1/4 cup butter
1/2 cup milk
1 cup peanut butter
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 cups rolled oats (old-fashioned)In large saucepan, mix sugar, butter, and milk; bring to a full, roiling boil over med heat. Boil for one minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in peanut butter and vanilla, stirring until peanut butter is melted; stir in oats.
Working quickly, drop by spoonfuls onto waxed paper (I use aluminum foil sprayed lightly with cooking spray.). Put in the refrigerator to set (I keep mine there). Enjoy!


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