What foods do you (and your family) make together for the holidays? Are there any particular foods that it just isn't holiday season without? I'd especially love to hear from various cultures food traditions
Food is important in our family and is the basis of our holidays, here's our typical traditions:
Posole (pork and hominy soup in a chile broth) starts in October and is made once a month or so usually until February.
Tamales are made about 3-4 days before Christmas, and will last until around New Years.
Abuelita's (stove top cinnamon hot chocolate) will be made at least a dozen or so times throughout the season and is a must for Christmas morning.
Christmas cookies will be made the 23rd and include Mexican wedding, raspberry thumbprints, shortbread kisses, decoratable sugar cookies for the kids to get creative with, and chocolate chip.
Christmas dinner will be prime rib and all the works.
December 26th is when guilt kicks in, and the 27th will bring on the calorie counting and cleansing!