Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Food: Open Faced Baguette Sandwiches

...... because decorating, entertaining, shopping for presents, helping out at school, nursing sick children, getting out Christmas cards, baking treats, and all the rest can leave a momma downright exhausted this month..... I'm pulling out the quick and easy recipes.  This is what we'll be having for dinner tonight.....


The kids will enjoy a simpler version with pizza sauce and cheese and I'll throw in a mixed green salad and fruit..... with the promise of hot cocoa and a Christmas show afterwards.... I don't think anyone will be the wiser that I didn't spend an hour in the kitchen preparing dinner (there's time to resolve to become a gourmet chef in the new year, after all!)

Do you have a secret to keeping your holiday cheer this season?

10 comments:

  1. Yum - I think your favorite sounds the best. Can't resist anything with fig jelly!

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  2. Ok... what are cornichons? Think we'll give this a try this weekend. Thanks!

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  3. This is perfect Crissy! I just did this the other day for an event I was hosting. You are right :) so easy and everyone likes it!

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  4. Sounds so good and love the fact that it is easy!

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  5. i'm drooling! I LOVE ARUGULA! have you ever had it fresh?! have you ever grown it!? if you have any outside space even a box flower bed plant some arugula seeds! They grow so fast and take no tending!!

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    1. I love it too... They use it a lot here in Geneva... I especially like it atop my pizza! I'll have to try and grow some.

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  6. yum...and pretty. Great idea! Have never grown aruglua....but based on the above comment, it sounds like another great idea.

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  7. I'm dying!!!!! This looks amazing!!

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Thanks for sharing!