Open XMAS presents or gifts?

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Re: Open XMAS presents or gifts?

Postby iHaunt » Fri Dec 02, 2011 8:23 am

Anyone recieve cheddar chesse sausage balls? Smoked ham, sausage, summer sausge? Everything like sausages and cheeses in a wrapped pack? I love them all! :D Ohh, how about fruit cakes? They're good! :)
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Re: Open XMAS presents or gifts?

Postby Murfreesboro » Fri Dec 02, 2011 11:37 am

I don't think I've personally received those packages of sausage and cheese, but I've been in homes where they were put out to share.

My grandmother made a dark fruit cake that she soaked in rum for weeks before Christmas. As a child I disliked it, but as a teen I learned to eat it when my mother made it. That's one custom I didn't continue, though. I no longer have Mama's recipe for fruit cake. At least, I don't think i do. Maybe it's in a box with a lot of her recipe stuff that I've never gone through!

Not really into cakes at my house, though I do love Trifle, which I make (when I make it) in the traditional English way. Sometimes I will make that for Christmas, especially if I'm invited to a pot luck and asked to bring dessert.

My mother's family was really into ordering citrus fruit from some place down in Texas--Pittman & Davis, I think. I stopped getting it when my own kids started selling fruit for school band, but someday I'm going to go back to it. I think TX citrus fruit is every bit as good as FL's.
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Re: Open XMAS presents or gifts?

Postby Pumpkin_Man » Fri Dec 02, 2011 4:13 pm

We would put out chese balls and crackers on Yew Years Eve back in 'the day.' We all would stay up til midnight, and at the strokd of the New Year, I would toss out a package of firecrackers.

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Re: Open XMAS presents or gifts?

Postby iHaunt » Fri Dec 02, 2011 9:18 pm

Sausage balls? I love them! :D Also, I do love fruit cakes! :D
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Re: Open XMAS presents or gifts?

Postby Pumpkin56 » Mon Dec 05, 2011 6:58 am

My mother's family was really into ordering citrus fruit from some place down in Texas--Pittman & Davis, I think. I stopped getting it when my own kids started selling fruit for school band, but someday I'm going to go back to it. I think TX citrus fruit is every bit as good as FL's.[/quote]

Yay, Texas 8)

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