And now ALL THINGS COOKERY, KITCHEN & TABLE #35...our continuing series here at the blog for all you cooking enthusiasts out there---recipes, tips, local shopping, interesting links....we'll keep it light and joyful...when possible....click on the photos and links.
EVERYTHING CROTON'S ALL THINGS COOKERY, KITCHEN & TABLE #35: SIMPLE, STRESS-FREE, INFLATION FIGHTING DESSERTS
With government data showing the cost of living rose 6.2% over the last 12 months -- the highest rate in 30 years -- it's time to get creative with holiday desserts---and still make those tasty holiday memories:
For many families, "gussied-upped" instant pudding or jello served in the prettiest glasses is traditional dessert fare....but oh that deflated whipped cream---and yes homemade really is best---here's 4 STABILIZED WHIPPED CREAM RECIPES---these methods REALLY work! CHECK OUT THE VIDEO HERE.
AND HERE'S A GREAT RECIPE AND VIDEO FOR STABILIZIED CARAMEL WHIPPED CREAM! This goes great on pumpkin or apple pie.
And keeping things stress free---If you are not making your pies from scratch, we highly recommend MRS. SMITH FROZEN BAKE AND SERVE PIES---(shhhhhhhhh....no one needs to know)---their Dutch Apple Crumb and Pumpkin pies are amazing...find them at Croton Shoprite.
AND CHECK OUT 10 EASY HOLIDAY DESSERTS FOR PARENTS ON A BUDGET----but these are easy holiday desserts for anyone really---READ MORE AT BABY GAGA HERE.
Looking for no-bake dessert options? Here are TWO:
---12 no bake holiday treats that won't bust your budget; CLICK HERE
--AND FOR THOSE OF US WITH HAPPY MEMORIES OF WOOLWORTH'S CHEESECAKE(!): A RECIPE FOR THE CLASSIC WOOLWORTH'S COUNTER CHEESECAKE! CHECK OUT THIS NO-BAKED MEMORY MARVEL HERE.
AND ABOUT SOME BUDGET TABLE DECORATING IDEAS, HERE ARE A FEW OPTIONS THAT PACK A LOT OF PUNCH FOR PENNIES:
---DECORATING THE THANKSGIVING TABLE, HIGH-STYLE, LOW BUDGET https://www.thebudgetdecorator.com/high-style-low-budget-thanksgiving-tables/
---A HALF DOZEN FREE THANKSGIVING PRINT YOUR OWN PLACE CARDS https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/free-printable-thanksgiving-place-cards-1356368
SEE THE LAST EDITION OF THIS SERIES:
EVERYTHING CROTON'S ALL THINGS COOKERY, KITCHEN & TABLE #34: THE ANNUAL REQUEST---HOW TO COOK THE TURKEY---REDUCED FAT GRAVY RECIPE--& BUDGET SIDE DISHES https://everythingcroton.blogspot.com/2021/11/everything-crotons-all-things-cookery.html
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