Yesterday was the day for Christmas sharing with my kids and me. I always look forward to this event. The meal planning, making sure there is a favorite of each of my three kids sitting on the table ready to eat.
Things can’t be as they usually are, when you are no longer in your own home, but I tried my best. My legs didn’t work well, which was a good thing as far as the meal went. Our menu was based around Stouffers, lasagna.
I had prepared ahead of time the seven layer salad, deviled eggs, butterscotch dessert and fudge. The recipes for these many year return foods are:
Seven layer salad
Fry up and break bacon. Layer chopped lettuce, bacon, frozen peas and shredded cheese. After final layer, spread a layer of mayonnaise over entire top. Cover and chill 24 hours. Stir and enjoy .
Butterscotch Pudding Dessert
Mix 1 cup flour , 1 stick butter and 1/2 cup of nuts. Mix and pat into 9 x 13 pan. Bake 15 minutes at 350 degrees. While cooling , mix 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 package cream cheese, 1 cup of cool whip. Use mixer. Pour this over crust and spread to edges.
Next, mix 2 regular size instant butterscotch or Chocolate sugar free or regular pudding mixes with only 3 cups of milk. Pour over cream cheese layer. Last, spread rest of regular size cool whip over entire dessert. Garnish with nuts. Eat and enjoy
The fudge recipe is on the back of the Milnot cans. 5 minute fudge. I had baked a berry pie and had Michigan cherries.
My daughter arrived late, which is very unusual . She was ill and had went to the doctor. She had a sinus and ear infection with no voice. I appreciated her coming, although she belonged under the covers. She brought her daughter . Her husband remained at his parents home, due to health issues with his father .
My daughter in law brought 2 of her three kids. It was an alright day. It could have been better , but it could have been worse . The afternoon ended and near supper I received an invitation to supper, so I accepted and we went to Pizza Hut.
When I arrived home I went straight to bed to rest my legs. I slept all night and am now getting ready to go visit my bestie for a few days. Sunday I go back home.
So how is your holiday weekend going?