Gingerbread is fun to work with at any time of the year. It is especially popular at holiday times. Gingerbread can be cut into most any shape you can imagine. Some shapes that are commonly used are gingerbread people, Christmas shapes, hearts, and animal shapes.
There are so many delicious Christmas cookies and sweets to enjoy at Christmas time that it is hard to decide what we should make. You can make Christmas cookies, sugar cookies, breads, cakes, candies, bars, pies, tarts, and much more to share with family and friends throughout the holiday season. Christmas cookies are among the favorites during the holiday season, especially with the children. There is nothing like a frosted sugar cookie to bring a smile to everyone's face.
An olive that has the flesh split open either manually or by a machine with thin, sharp blades in order to allow a marinade of oils (such as olive oil) vinegars, herbs (such as herbes de Provence), and spices (basil, garlic, fennel, lemon, onion, or others), to penetrate the meat faster.
A form of wheat in which whole-wheat berries have been crushed or “cracked” into smaller pieces. Cracked wheat is used as an ingredient in cracked grain and multi-grain breads, pilafs, stuffings, and breakfast cereals, providing a crunchy texture with a nutty flavor.