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Favorite Holiday Recipe – Watergate Salad!

Watergate Salad.  Do you know why it’s called Watergate Salad?  It’s because the King of Watergate, back in 1762 discovered that Cool Whip and pineapple were a delightful combination.  He had it served to all his visiting dignitaries and after that, he always got exactly what he wanted. Okay, so I made that story up.  Read more


Favorite Holiday Recipes – Cheesy Hashbrowns!

I’ve heard this dish called many things: Party Potatoes, Funeral Potatoes, Hashbrown Casserole.  In my family, we call it Cheesy Hashbrowns, although Party Potatoes sounds pretty fun too! Some people use shredded hashbrowns, but my favorite has always been the southern style (the little square ones).  Some people like putting a layer of cornflakes on Read more

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Green Bean Casserole. Let’s be honest, it’s not a fancy side dish, but it’s a staple. At least, it is at my Thanksgiving and Christmas dinner table. Some families are loyal to canned cut green beans. Some families are loyal to the French style green beans. Some families are loyal to frozen or fresh green Read more