If you are getting ready to do some baking, and not sure where to find “winner” recipes, Suburbangrandma will help y0u out by providing you with links and pictures of her favorite recipes.
Today I will share few pictures of the beautiful Christmas decorations in my church; St. Nicholas Ukrainian Catholic Church in Wilmington, Delaware. It is an Eastern Rite church, with rich Ukrainian culture and beautifully sang liturgy.
We follow the Julian calendar, hence Christmas Day is celebrated on December 25th. However, Christmas Eve is very special in Ukrainian culture, as well as in Polish culture, as at the sight of the first star the Christmas celebration begins with a 12 course meatless supper, followed by a midnight Liturgy to celebrate the birth of Christ.
My sisters-in-law are experts on making these Miniature Nut Cups, also known as Tea Tassies. These present themselves exceptionally well on a holiday cookie tray, and practically melt in your mouth.
While most children are anxiously awaiting the arrival of the big, jolly fellow in a red suit, who sneaks into their houses through the chimney with presents for everyone, or at least this is how the legend has it, Ukrainian children get their small gifts on December 6th, from Saint Nicholas.
Your Thanksgiving dinner was a winner. Everyone enjoyed the company and the delicious food.
However, now you have loads of leftovers to use up within the next 3-4 days.