Web Holidays

Creator of Web-Holidays.com. I love holidays - all kinds. Traditions and customs from around the world are a great way to create strong family bonds, and it's a great way to get to know our neighbors.

Jul 012015

makes about 8 servings 5 cups cubed seeded watermelon 1 cup cold sparkling water 3/4 cup white rum, optional 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint 6 oz. can frozen limeade concentrate, undiluted mint sprigs for garnish Arrange watermelon in a single layer on a baking sheet. Freeze until frozen. Combine frozen watermelon, water, rum, mint, and limeade in a […]

 July 1, 2015  Posted by at 12:00 am Beverages Comments Off on Watermelon Mojitos
Jun 152013

This hot dog popular in Seattle, Washington is topped with cream cheese! for each 1 ounce cream cheese, softened 1 Polish sausage (or hot dog) 1 hot dog bun cooked onions* brown mustard sauerkraut, optional Grill or boil hot dogs until done. Warm buns on the grill or in the oven. The assembly: Spread cream […]

 June 15, 2013  Posted by at 5:03 pm Entrees Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Seattle Dog
Jun 142013

Also known as a Coney Island Dog. for each 1 all-beef hot dog 1 hot dog bun mustard 1/4 cup all meat chili, no beans 1 to 4 tablespoons diced white onion Grill or boil hot dogs until done. Warm buns on the grill or in the oven. Heat chili. The assembly: Place a hot […]

 June 14, 2013  Posted by at 4:50 pm Entrees Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Detroit Dog
Jun 132013
Chicago Dog

for each 1 all-beef hot dog 1 poppy seed hot dog bun* 1 tablespoon yellow mustard 1 tablespoon sweet green pickle relish 1 tablespoon chopped onion 2 tomato wedges 1 dill pickle spear 2 port pepper or a peperoncino 1 dash celery salt Grill or boil hot dogs until done. Warm buns on the grill […]

 June 13, 2013  Posted by at 4:33 pm Entrees Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Chicago Dog
Jun 122013

makes 8 servings 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 eggs 1 cup milk 3 cups thin dill pickle slices, drained vegetable oil for deep frying ranch dressing for dipping In a shallow bowl, combine flour, salt, and pepper. In another shallow bowl, whisk eggs with milk. Blot pickles with paper […]

 June 12, 2013  Posted by at 4:19 pm Appetizers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Fried Pickles
Jun 112013

makes 24 12 large hard-boiled eggs 1/4 cup mayonnaise 1/3 cup finely chopped smoked pork 1 tablespoon yellow mustard salt & pepper to taste smoked paprika chopped pulled pork for garnish Peel eggs, then cut in half lengthwise. Remove yolks. Set white aside. Mash yolks with mayonnaise and mustard. Stir in the pork and season […]

 June 11, 2013  Posted by at 4:08 pm Appetizers Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Pulled Pork Deviled Eggs
Jun 102013

severs about 6 2 cups fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise (about 10 ounces) 2 cups small red potatoes, quartered (about 10 ounces) 2 cups small blue potatoes, halved lengthwise (about 10 ounces) olive oil, 1/4 to 1/2 cup salt 1/4 cup finely chopped red onion 3 green onions, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley 1 tablespoon […]

 June 10, 2013  Posted by at 3:48 pm Side Dishes Tagged with: ,  Comments Off on Red, White, and Blue Potato Salad
Jun 092013
Caprese Skewers

This is a fun take on the refreshing Italian Caprese Salad. makes 10 10 wooden skewers or  long toothpicks 20 cherry or grapes tomatoes 20 bocconcini (small balls of fresh mozzarella) fresh basil leaves, tear in half if leaves are large salt & pepper extra-virgin olive oil balsamic vinegar Take on skewer and put on a tomato, […]

 June 9, 2013  Posted by at 3:45 pm Appetizers Tagged with:  Comments Off on Caprese Skewers
Mar 262012
Uncle Sam

Uncle Sam, we’ve all heard of him but who is he. The prevailing theory suggests that Uncle Sam was named after Samuel Wilson. During the War of 1812, Samuel Wilson provided large quantities of meat to the US Army. The shipments were stamped “U.S.” It is thought someone referred to the stamp as “Uncle Sam […]

 March 26, 2012  Posted by at 5:28 pm Articles Tagged with:  Comments Off on Uncle Sam
Mar 262012

Coca-Cola John Pemberton, a pharmacist in Atlanta, Georgia made tonics and elixirs. While creating a remedy to cure headaches, relieve exhaustion and calm nerves he mixed coca leaves and cola nuts. This made a tasty syrup. When carbonated water was added accidentally (rather than regular water) Pemberton decided to market his creation as a fountain […]

 March 26, 2012  Posted by at 5:26 pm Articles Tagged with:  Comments Off on Heartland Trivia: All-American Goods!