Holiday Foods we look forward to…

Holiday Foods we look forward to...Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanza or a combination of these holidays, you know food is a BIG part of every celebration. Here at, we have lots of employees who love to cook and we always have great potluck luncheons. Now that December is here, there are always wonderful goodies and recipes being shared. We asked our colleagues what foods they look forward to during the Holidays:

  • The desserts
  • I make my Grandmother’s Italian Christmas Cookies
  • Cannolis, Strufoli and Sfogliatelle on Christmas Eve
  • My daughter and I make peppermint bark and cookies for Santa
  • Tres Leches
  • Eggnog, Tollhouse cookies and Rice Krispie balls rolled in colored sugar
  • Gingerbread cookies
  • M & M Cookies
  • Peppermint Bark
  • Pumpkin Bread
  • Peppermint Hot Chocolate
  • “Reindeer Chow”
  • Green Bean Casserole
  • Latkes and Rugelach
  • Tiropita
  • Pumpkin soup, sweet potato casserole with marshmallows, corn soufflé
  • Homemade Eggnog with brandy
  • Wassail
  • Christmas Sangria
  • Feast of the 7 fishes on Christmas Eve – Shrimp Marinara is my favorite
  • Hot Chocolate, Turron, Panettone and Eggnog
  • Cuban slow roasted pork, rice and beans, fried sweet plantains and yucca with garlic sauce and flan for dessert
  • Cookies, cookies, cookies!!
  • Black eyed peas on New Year’s Day for luck in the coming year
  • Prime Rib for dinner on Christmas
  • See’s Chocolates (we can only buy them in Florida in December)
  • Christmas dinner is Italian “Sunday gravy” with meatballs, sausage, chicken and spareribs in the sauce

Our favorites are surely varied. What are the foods you look forward to during the Holidays?

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