Happy Boxing day! Living with a Brit has taught me about this event. I don't think we have ever had a proper celebration but at least I am aware of it. :-) It's really quiet in the house and I am watching the snow fall. It's very peaceful and beautiful. Until I have to go out and shovel it that is. I am going to make crawfish Monica for dinner so that will be a treat. I so love NOLA food, it's spicy! It's basically pasta in a creamy sauce with lots of green onions and Cajun seasoning and of course crawfish. Read lots of calories. The recipe is at the bottom of this post.
So did those celebrating Christmas have a joyous day? I was grateful to slow down and relax. Always like the chance to catch up on events and just sit. Christmas Eve is spent with my family and a huge feast that is always delicious. The kids head down to the basement and play while the adults mix and mingle getting dinner preparations ready. There is more food than 18 of us could ever eat. I think my Mom and Dad try to have something for everyone. My DD does not eat red meat (like her Mama) so they prepared a turkey for her. It was brined and cooked on the grill. I did not eat any because not a huge meat eater but dove into the veggies and bread. They also fixed prime rib and had southern salted ham. I think Simon was in red meat heaven.
Today sets a new challenge at Sentimental Sundays for cards with the theme, "Baby." I used the Bundle of Joy sentiment and image. I think this baby is just the cutest with his curly cue.
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I used Card Patterns sketch #96.
I have a winner of the huge priority mail box give away as promised! The random number selected was.... #5
Creativedawn with this comment:
You make such fabulously beautiful art! I would love some papers and such...maybe I'll spend some time with paper, eh...lol! Count me in! Thanks for the chance.
Thanks Pam! Please send me an email with your mailing address so I get that box out to you. :-) Thanks to everyone who commented. I will have another give away this week for the Crafty Creations 100th blog celebration so please check back on Wednesday for details!
1 1/2 lbs. rotelle pasta cooked al dente
8 oz. butter
1 1/2 quarts of heavy cream
3 tbs. of Cajun seasoning
1 cup chopped green onions
1 1/2 lbs. crawfish tails (can use shrimp also)
Heat butter in skillet until bubbly hot. Add seasoning and sitr. Add heavy cream and cook until reduced by half. Add green onions, pasta, and crawfish. Heat through.