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Full Plate Thursday,461

Welcome to Full Plate Thursday and December, the month with all the special recipes for parties, family gatherings and so much more. Today we are featuring the Top Ten from Thanksgiving Week, that you have picked with your page views. Be sure and stop by to check out these talented bloggers. We sure are looking forward to the recipes, table decor and food related post that you will be sharing with us today. We are so busy here at the cottage, decorating, planning menus, and putting the final touches on party planning. We are hoping on getting some awesome ideas from you! Thanks for coming today and hope to see you at the party!


Retro Green Bean Casserole

I remember when my Mother would proudly set this classic retro recipe for Green Bean Casserole on the table for a Sunday meal or some other special occasion. It was the very latest recipe for green beans and everyone just loved it. The Green Bean Casserole would show up at Church covered dish dinners and at family functions and I still see this recipe at some of the same functions. Today I am making this retro dish from my Mothers recipe. To the best of my knowledge it has not been altered through the years that our family has made the recipe. We don't make the recipe so much anymore, but every now and then we make it and the memories come flooding back. As I record so many family recipes here to share with my family and all of you, I knew we had to have this special old Retro Green Bean Casserole, so that all of our Granddaughters can enjoy it one day.


Slow Cooker Spiral Ham With Pineapple

Slow Cooker Ham is a recipe for any occasion, this ham can go to a cover dish event, a holiday meal, or a special family gathering. The recipe has a special sauce plus part of the ham is put aside for your next pot of ham and beans. Our Slow Cooker Ham recipe is very easy to put together and is ready to eat in a few short hours. If you have limited oven space for holiday cooking, then the slow cooker is the way to go freeing up precious oven space. The flavors in this recipe make this ham very special and one that you will want to make over and over.


Holiday Cookie Exchange Link Party

Welcome To The 2nd Annual Holiday Cookie Exchange Link Party Cookies and Christmas just go together and what more fun at Christmas and Hanukkah than a great Cookie Exchange Party with your friends.  I am looking forward to the awesome collection of cookies that we will have here. At the end of the party I hope we have some fabulous cookie recipes to take home that we can enjoy for years to come! Thanks so much for bringing your cookie recipes to share with us, we will cherish the love that has gone into everyone of your recipes!


Whats For Dinner Next Week, 12-1-19

We had a wonderful thanksgiving and sure hope you did to.Here it is time to make another meal plan. There are so many wonderful recipes to cook this time of the year and seems like not nearly enough days to get it done. Making meal plans this time of the year allows me not only to make great meals plans but to use some of my left overs which will sure strecth the food budget. Extra money is always nice to have especially this time of the year!


Full Plate Thursday,460

I am so happy to welcome you to our Thanksgiving Edition of Full Plate Thursday. Come on in and join us for our Top Ten Views from last week, which we have each month on the last party of the month. We have some very talented bloggers that are featured and you chose them with all of your page views. Our cottage is all a buzz with the prep work for a Thanksgiving feast, we feel so grateful and very blessed! Thanks so much for being a part of this community and sharing your awesome talent with us each weeks, we are all blessed with your presence.


Baked Turkey and Ham Sandwich Roll

Our Baked Turkey and Ham Sandwich Roll is a great baked sandwich roll that can be made with left overs and can be served in a very short cooking time.  A delicious recipe that can be made ahead of time and reheated just before serving. The combination of this sandwich has a great flavor that will keep you coming back for seconds. The recipe can be served as an appetizer, a nice lunch or lite dinner.


Whats For Dinner Next Week, 11-24-19

Meal Plan's become very important for holiday plans and this week we will be working on the Thanksgiving meal plan. I will be planning to do as much prep work on the meal as is possible and that will be key to having a relaxed day to spend with friends and family. I love thanksgiving and all the traditional recipes that we use on our meal plan. This year we will have 1 empty place at our table, to represent one of our family members that is currently deployed out of country. One year in the early 90's we had 3 empty places at our table for family members who were deployed out of country. As our loved ones gather round the table we will be remembering all those who have passed down our way of life and kept the freedoms of this life sacared, we shall be forever grateful! 


Full Plate Thursday,459

Welcome to Full Plate Thursday,459 I am so happy to see you here today. We have some cider on the stove, lots of delicious food on the table and a warm fire, come on in and enjoy the fellowship and all the wonderful blog post that we will have this week. Be sure and stop by the very talented bloggers who are featured this week with great post.  Notice Thanksgiving is next week, already! Our Full Plate Thursday, 460 will post early next week on Tuesday, November 26th Hopeing this will allow you  to spend more time with your friends and family.


13 Pumpkin Dessert Recipes

We have some traditional desserts that we always put on the meal plan for a holiday meal and these are some of our favorite Pumpkin desserts. From time to time we raise pumpkin in our garden and there is nothing like fresh roasted pumpkin or a fresh pumpkin pie. We make Roasted Southwest Pumpkin Stew,
and Roasted Pumpkin Enchiladas with Pumpkin Sauce both a family favorite, but the very best is a Pumpkin dessert and I am giving you a great collection of Pumpkin Dessert Recipes to choose from today.


12 Holiday Brunch Recipes

When the holidays come our family and friends will be gathering and sharing meals together. One of the favortie meal times we share is Brunch and I love to make a brunch casserole that can serve a lot of people and allow me to enjoy spending less time in the kitchen. This is a collection of  Brunch Cassroles that our family and friends really enjoy and I hope that you will enjoy them to.


Whats For Dinner Next Week,11-17-19

Meal plans are so important especially this time of the year when our families are so busy with special events. It has been unusually cold here in our area so it is nice to keep some homemade potpourri simmering on the back burner, it helps the house smell good and puts moisture back in the house.  Potpourri Ideas 6 cups water 2 or 3 cinnamon sticks orange peal from 1 orange lemon peal from 1 lemon 1 tablespoon cloves Simmer In An Open Sauce Pan
Max is curled up by my side, I have gathered my recipes and checked the inventory, all set to go, glad you are here to help me!


Full Plate Thursday,458

I am so excited to see you today at Full Plate Thursday! Come in and find your place at the table we are sharing some fabulous fall recipes today and will be enjoying great table decor and information from talented bloggers. We have one of the best linky communities on the web and are grateful you are a part of it! Be sure and visit the awesome features today and we can't wait to see what you will be sharing today.


Baked Pepper Jelly Brussels Sprouts

Often times when I am developing a recipe, it just comes together, from what I have on hand. The day I put this recipe together, I had a basket of Brussels Sprouts from the farmers market, some bacon, and green onions. I always keep a well stocked pantry for my meal plans, so I had several items that would give great flavor. This is the recipe that I came up with and it is just delicious! I have made it several times since that day and it has been a big hit with friends and family.