New Years Eve Noshes

Friday, December 30, 2011

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Looking for some great small bites to serve for New Year’s Eve?  Well, look no further.  Here are some delicious ideas from the SGCC archives.  Whether you’re hosting a big bash or a more intimate gathering, these noshes are sure to impress.   read more >>

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Cookies for Santa

Wednesday, December 21, 201116 Comments

When Mini SGCC was a little girl, there was one Christmas Eve ritual that we never missed.  We would always bake one special kind of cookie for Santa Claus to enjoy as a snack when he stopped by our house during the night.   We had a special plate designated …

Gifts from the Kitchen

Sunday, December 11, 201121 Comments

Every year, long before the Thanksgiving dishes are even dried and put away, the Christmas rush is on. That’s when so many of us find ourselves racing around, spending money we don’t have on lots of things we don’t need. It’s crazy! One way that I’ve found to minimize …

Black Friday

Monday, December 5, 201146 Comments

For most people, Black Friday is that crazy day after Thanksgiving when hordes of otherwise reasonable people frantically swarm the malls looking to get something for practically nothing.    And unfortunately for me, from this year forward, Black Friday will always represent the agonizing day that I almost lost my …

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Hello and welcome to SGCC! I’m Susan, a professional writer, food columnist, recipe developer, wife, mother, daughter and sister, who used to be a lawyer in a previous life. My love of food comes from a long line of wonderful and creative Italian home cooks who didn’t always have a lot, but knew how to make a lot out of what they had. I hope that you enjoy yourself while you’re here, and visit often! read more >>

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