Baking and Cooking Traditions

Family traditions are important. Whether you’re cooking together, making family recipes, or gathering for the annual Christmas cookie-baking marathon with family the memories made are a good thing.

Favorite Family Recipes Everyone Will Love

There is no more important tradition than the sharing of family recipes. Passing down family recipes keeps a connection to our ancestors. Whether they are recipes acquired from neighbors that became family staples like Gigi’s Baked Beans or Grandma’s Banana Cake.

Cooking and Baking with Kids

Create lifelong skills when you get your kids or grandkids in the kitchen to cook or bake with you. Plus, think of the memories you’ll be creating when you make recipes like Corn Dogs, Marble Cookies, or Funfetti Pancakes.

Ellen’s Christmas Cookie Extravaganza

Through the years I’ve baked many different types of Christmas cookies. In 2023 I began publishing the 12 Days of Christmas Cookies, reviving something I started in 2016. Follow along for new recipes each year. Try Mint Chocolate Thumbprints or Christmas Cookie Bars.

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