A typical Christmas for Jews is Chinese food and the movies. Not by choice but because they are the only places that are open on Christmas. This year my sister had her husband’s family in town and decided to have a get together. It was quite a smorgasbord of food. I was just happy not to be eating Chinese food.
Clam Dip – made specially by me. (Recipe to follow)
Platter of cheeses
Warm Onion Cheese Dip
Baked Chicken Wings
Greek Shish Kabobs
Now that I have started this blog, I’m obsessed with taking pictures of food. I took about 250 pictures yesterday and I think 150 were just of food alone. I had to take the perfect picture to post.
My brother in law’s family either thought it was odd or enthusiastic and wanted to share recipes. Another asked me, well how do you make money from this? Well, umm, I don’t. Another asked, well why are you doing this? I didn’t really have answer. I know there is one but I haven’t figured it out yet. I’m OK with that for now. I’m having fun and haven’t quit yet. It’s quite an accomplishment for me.
Clam Dip - baked by me and will follow up with a recipe. This is my favorite appetizer to serve and make
Warm Onion Parmesan Dip
Candied Salami- Marinate with a sweet glaze for 24 hours.
Potatoes - Cooked with Lipton Soup – they were mighty tasty as you can see someone was already trying to steal a bite
Baked Ziti - this was my favorite, mostly because I love pasta and tasted like Lasagna.
Greek Sheesh Kabobs – my sister did a great job putting these together. They look like a work of art.
Steak -I try not too each too much red meat but I had to taste this. I really wanted more it was amazing. Bravo to my brother in law
Chicken wings - these were cooked 2 ways. Rubbed with spices and barbecue sauce. (My brother in law’s mother made these) I’ll have to write up a post next time I make them. They are really a hit. Perfect for when you have people over watching the game.
My plate - I must of had big eyes because I could barely touch the food. Lesson learned – don’t fill up on appetizers.
Now – I hope everyone enjoyed this post as it took me forever to select the photos, resize, upload them and the fact that I uploaded the group shot of everyone eating. Classic!. I will probably get yelled at for uploading that one