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Sunday, December 18, 2011

Microwaving and Metaphors


Adam and I spent a couple hours yesterday doing some holiday baking microwaving.

We started with some microwave fudge.  This has been a holiday favorite of mine for several years, and couldn’t be easier!  I use the microwave version of this recipe: 


Then, we moved on to the microwave caramels, and Adam broke out some creative figurative language.  He exclaimed that the Karo syrup looked just like a magnifying glass, and then a few minutes later, chanted, “We’re packing down a sand castle, we’re packing down a sand castle” while we measured the brown sugar.


Microwave Caramels--literally mix ingredients and stir...wow!  I will have to try this.
Last but not least, we made some almond bark pretzels.  Our pretzels were Christmas tree shaped, and I had to laugh when Adam told me that “The trees are so pretty with their ice cubes on them!”  Yes, Adam, the salt does look like mini ice cubes!

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When all the yummies were done, we had a Christmas celebration for my mom’s family.  It was a great night!

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Merry Microwaving and Happy Holidays!

7 comments:

  1. Thats the same fudge my family has been making my whole life. YUM! I've never tried the microwave. I'm going to have to!

    You look skinny fabulous.

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  2. Looks yummy! We've been dealing with a second round of illness in our house, so we've been avoiding all of the Christmas treats--no fun! Your oldest sounds a lot like mine!

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  3. Beautiful pictures! I need to get microwave recipes for all the Christmas goodies I make, that would make my life so much easier, lol.

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  4. Katie,

    Thanks for stopping by my blog! I look forward to catching up & following yours! Your boys are gorgeous!

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  5. So easy! I have to try those caramels. How did they taste?

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  6. I haven't stopped by in a while.
    I can't believe how big your baby is now!
    I hope you have a Merry Christmas!

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  7. LOVE all your pictures! Looks like everyone had a very Merry Christmas, and you have the makings of a great little helper in the kitchen. What an imaginative mind! His metaphors were awesome!

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