Gentle Friends, so I've been super busy this year, with almost 10 days less to get things done it seems that I've been running around like a chicken with its head off!! I had some plans in place ( or in my mind) a month ago so it's managed madness!! As in years past, I like to make treats for family and friends near and far and this year is no different... I chose to whip up a few things...
.. some delicious Mexican Wedding Cookies, I switched out the more traditional pecans for walnuts... because I am also making...
... pralines and I didn't want to replicate the same nut. This is one of my favourite candies and it's a recipe I've tweaked from about six different places to come up with what I think is a super candy treat!!
Of course, I have been thinking about Christmas dinner for a while and in years past I've made prime rib, Beef Wellington, standing rib roast and so on.... so this year I thought I'd look to Rico's family for inspiration. I've landed on making tamales with carnitas... so we'll be giving a nod to his heritage this year and having friends over to enjoy !!
Last night on the way home we hit a store in the Mission to pick up the supplies. I'm glad we did, as I was hit with almost empty shelves. Tamales are very traditional for Christmas in Latino homes and I am really glad we stopped.... if I had waited any longer it might have been impossible to get what I needed!! I've narrowed the list for the Christmas cake but haven't yet nailed it down... I'll keep you posted!
That's about it for today sports fans, thanks for stopping by do stop again!!
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