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December 25, 2009
Bernice Volkens

Christmas is here! I have been very busy getting ready for my family to come. Most of my family isn't real close so it means all we can hope for is good weather. On Christmas Eve dinner there will be 25 of us sitting down to eat and enjoy Christmas together. However, I'd like to take time to wish all of my readers of "THE COOKING CORNER" a Joyous Holiday Season with your family and friends, always remembering, "Let there be peace on Earth."

I'm not very good at writing poetry but here is my attempt that I wrote a few years ago.

I Love the Christmas

season

season

Just like I always did

Those many years ago

When I was still a

wide-eyed kid.

I enjoy the fun of

shopping

For that special

Christmas tree,

And when it's trimmed

and lighted

No one's happier than

me!

I love to watch the faces

Of my little girl and boys

As they open up their

presents

And see their Christmas

toys.

I like to send out

Christmas cards

And wrap each gift with

care-

Help plan the family

gathering

For all of us to share.

To me, each holiday

Is more joyful than the

last.

My one complaint is that

it seems

To hurry by too fast!

And I'm quite sure that

when

I'm very, very old and

gray

I will still believe that

Christmas

Is a very special day!

Here is a last minute recipe you may need.

BREAKFAST

CASSEROLE

1 lb. bacon (fried and drained) can use ham or sausage

9 eggs slightly beaten

3 cups milk

1 tsp. salt

1 1/2 tsp. dry mustard

3 slices fresh bread,

cubed

1 1/2 cups cheddar

cheese, grated

Mix all ingredients. Put in a greased 9 x 13 pan. Refrigerate overnight. Bake uncovered 1 hour at 350 degrees. Can be frozen either baked or unbaked. Serves 8.

 
 

 

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