Whats For Dinner Next Week New Years Eve Buffet

What a wonderful Christmas we shared with family and friends and we are still enjoying some family that have come to visit for the holidays. We are planning an informal Midnight New Years Eve Buffet for a few friends and family.  After the busy time to prepare for Christmas we are just going to be lazy this week and enjoy the season and I sure hope you can to. Your visits have been so important to us this past year and we look forward to spending time with you in 2012, so lets take a look at how we will welcome 2012!

Slow Cooker
Baked Potato Soup
Tossed Green Salad
Cottage Bread
Left Over Christmas Sweets

From Miz Helen's Kitchen Table Cookbook
Baked Sandwich
Homemade Tomato Basil Soup
From The Freezer

Pomegranate  Spaghetti

Cran-Pomegranate Spaghetti
Miz Helen's Kitchen
4 servings of Dry Spaghetti
4 cups of Broccoli Florets Steamed
1 pound Italian Sausage browned
1 teaspoon Oregano
2 teaspoons dried Sweet Basil
1/2 teaspoon Thyme
2 teaspoons salt
1 teaspoon black ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1/2 cup toasted pine nuts
Seeds from 1 Pomegranate
24 ounces Cran-Pomegranate Juice
  • Steam the Broccoli and set aside. 
  • Brown the Sausage and add the Broccoli, Pomegranate Seeds and all the seasons. Mix well keep on simmer.
  • Cook the Spaghetti for 5 minutes in boiling salted water. Drain the Spaghetti
  • Pour the Cran-Pomegranate Juice into a large skillet. Bring the juice to a boil then add the drained Spaghetti.
  • Cook the Spaghetti in the juice for 5 minutes and drain the liquid into the simmering Sausage and Broccoli mixture.
  • Add the toasted pine nuts to the Sausage and Broccoli mixture and toss well.
  • Plate the Spaghetti and pour the Sausage and Broccoli over the Spaghetti. 
  • To serve shave Parmesan cheese over the top.
Tossed Green Salad
Garlic Bread
Left Over Cobbler

Slow Cooker
Chicken Delight
Tossed Green Salad
Cottage Bread

Full Plate Thursday
Breakfast Souffle and Stuffed French Toast  at Pat's Pink Apron
Morning Snack
Jerusalem Bagels  at That's Some Good Cookin
Cranberry Banana Smoothie at Gluten Free Pantry
King Ranch Casserole at Debbi Does Dinner
Winter Fruit Salad at Easy Natural Food
White Chocolate and Macadamia Cookies  at Domesblissty
Afternoon Snack
Shortbread Wedge and Peppermint Hot Cocoa at Our Nourishing Roots

New Years Eve Buffet
Buttermilk Pie (Link)

From Our Cottage to Yours
Wishing You and Your Family
A Blessed and Abundant 2012

Peace and Joy
Miz Helen
Miz Helen

Cookbook Author, Recipe Developer, Organic Gardner.


  1. Wow, yummy menu. Hope you had a lovely Christmas. Wishing a very Happy New Year to you too :)

  2. I enjoyed your Christmas post, Miz Helen! I'm also enjoying seeing what you're fixing this week. The Cran-Pomegranate Spaghetti looks so festive! I like your New Year's Eve menu, too!! Happy after-Christmas week!! Hugs sent your way.

  3. Hope you had a nice Christmas! The menu looks good!

  4. Mmm, sounds yummy!I think I may have to add Buttermilk Pie to our menu plan. Thanks! Happy New Year!

  5. Love to get that Good Luck Black eyed Peas recipe from you. Thank you for sharing. Happy New Year! Pat

  6. Hi Pat,
    Just click on the link right above the photo and the recipe is on that post. Thanks for stopping by and hope you enjoy the Good Luck Black Eyed Peas.
    Happy New Year
    Miz Helen

  7. These all sound delicious! Thank you for sharing your buffet with the Hearth and Soul Hop. wishing you joy in 2012!


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