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.

Dec 092014
 

White grape juice may be substituted for champagne. 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup granulated sugar zest of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon chopped mint 2 cups mixed berries 2 cups champagne Combine sugar and water in a saucepan and bring to a boil. Add zest and mint. Turn off and let cool for a few minutes. […]

 December 9, 2014  Posted by at 1:00 pm Desserts Comments Off on Marinated Berries in Champagne
Feb 132014
 

4 oz. chocolate ice cream 1 oz. Baileys Irish Cream 0.5 oz. crème de cacao, dark 1 oz. chocolate syrup 1 oz. Kahlua 2 oz. milk 1 cup crushed ice whipped cream and chocolate shavings for garnish Combine all ingredients, except ice and garnish, in a blender. Blend until combined, add ice and blend until […]

 February 13, 2014  Posted by at 10:14 pm The Chocolate Bar Comments Off on Death By Chocolate
Feb 132014
 

Afrikaans: Ek het jou lief Albanian: Te dua Arabic: -Ana behibak (to male) -Ana behibek (to female) Armenian: Yes kez sirumem Bambara: M’bi fe Bengali: Ami tomake bhalobashi Belarusian: Ya tabe kahayu Bisaya: Nahigugma ako kanimo Bulgarian: Obicham te Cambodian: Soro lahn nhee ah Catalan: T’estimo Cherokee: Tsi ge yu i Cheyenne: Ne mohotatse Chichewa: […]

 February 13, 2014  Posted by at 12:00 am Articles Comments Off on How to say “I Love You” in Different Languages
Feb 122014
 

1 oz Bacardi rum 1/2 oz Dark Godiva Liqueur (or any dark chocolate liqueur) 1/2 oz sweetened condensed milk pinch of ground cinnamon for garnish grated chocolate for garnish Pour the ingredients, except cinnamon and grated chocolate into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with cinnamon and chocolate shavings on top.

 February 12, 2014  Posted by at 10:27 am The Chocolate Bar Comments Off on Dulce de Leche
Feb 122014
 

1 cup ice cubes 1 jigger chocolate vodka 1 jigger cherry vodka 1/2 ounce grenadine syrup 1 ounce creme de cacao 1 ounce half-and-half 1 dash chocolate syrup 1 maraschino cherry Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Pour in chocolate and cherry vodkas, grenadine, creme de cacao, half-and-half, and chocolate syrup. Cover and shake […]

 February 12, 2014  Posted by at 12:00 am The Chocolate Bar Comments Off on Chocolate Covered Cherry Martini
Feb 112014
 

1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic 2 green onions 1 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 cup fresh parsley 1 can plum tomatoes 1 cup white wine 1 pound scallops 1/2 pound angel hair pasta salt & pepper parmesan cheese, grated Cook pasta in pot of boiling water for about 4 minutes; drain. Meanwhile, heat oil […]

 February 11, 2014  Posted by at 1:00 pm Entrees Comments Off on Angel Hair with Tomatoes & Scallops
Feb 102014
 

8 ripe green or black figs 1 cup of mascarpone cheese, room temperature 1/4 cup honey Cut the figs in half or in quarters if large. Place 1/4 cup of the mascarpone on each four plates. Surround the mascarpone with the figs. Drizzle with honey. Serve immediately. serves 4

 February 10, 2014  Posted by at 1:07 pm Desserts Comments Off on Figs With Honey And Mascarpone
Feb 102014
 

pears 2 cups water 2 cups white wine 2 cups granulated sugar lemon peel orange peel 4 medium-size ripe sweet winter pears (Bosc or Anjou) ice cream, softened chocolate sauce caramel sauce Put water, wine, sugar, lemon and orange peel in a saucepan. Bring to a boil. Meanwhile core pears through the bottom, leaving the […]

 February 10, 2014  Posted by at 12:58 pm Desserts Comments Off on Poached Pears stuffed with Ice Cream
Feb 092014
 

by World Wide Recipes My lovely wife prepares this richly delicious dessert with love at many special dinners with friends and family and it always leaves you feeling satisfied and sexy! 1/2 lb. plus 4 tablespoons sweet unsalted butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar 1-1/2 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 eggs, room temperature 1-1/4 cup […]

 February 9, 2014  Posted by at 1:06 pm Desserts Comments Off on Vicki’s Raspberry Linzer Torte
Feb 082014
 

by World Wide Recipes Our very good friend Cheryl, whom we simply refer to as “Sunshine,” prepared this very tasty beet salad for us and we were impressed with the service simplicity and rich marriage of wonderful flavors. Creme fraiche is a naturally cultured cream and not as acidic as sour cream. It can be found […]

 February 8, 2014  Posted by at 1:06 pm Side Dishes Comments Off on Cheryl’s Cranberry Cabernet Beets with Creme Fraiche