The Recipe Box

Welcome To The Recipe Box. Selena Freeland Shares Her Collection Of Recipes.

VALENTINE’S COOKIES!!

First a little history about Valentine’s Day…. Did you know that Valentine’s Day has been around since the year 496! Well it has.  One  saying goes that Emperor Claudius II banned marriage because he thought married men were bad soldiers.  Priest Valentine felt this was unfair, so he broke the rules and arranged marriages in…

Cookie Season

  It’s December and to me it’s always been the mark of my annual Christmas Cookie and Candy Extravaganza! From decorated, cutouts, bars, Spritz, thumbprints, peanut butter blossoms, chocolate covered nuts, peanut butter fudge…and on and on. It all started December 1st!  Baking cookies is probably my very favorite Christmas tradition. I always loved baking,…

Thanksgiving, 2020 Edition

I’ve been thinking a lot about Thanksgiving this year.  As they say, “in these unprecedented times” Thanksgiving day/dinner will be like none other for many of us. Whether you gathered with our own family, your Tanglewood family, dined out, or whatever it was, it’s probably going to be different for sure. Don’t feel obligated to…

Chocolate Mousse

If you supported the recent lasagna dinner fundraiser you most likely got to enjoy this delicious Chocolate Mousse firsthand!  Paula Novak made this and is sharing the recipe because it’s too wonderful to not! Chocolate Mousse 1 cup Oreo cookie crumbs 2 tsp. melted butter 10 oz. semisweet chocolate, chopped or use chips (I used…

Delicious Pumpkin Cookies

Fall is right around the corner!  While I love being here in Tanglewood and sunny Florida, I have to admit I am going to miss fall in Ohio and watching the colors change.  I’ll also admit I don’t like what follows fall up north so that’s why I am here. A few things about these…

Just a Pound or Two

There are so many meals you can create out of a pound or two of ground beef.  The options seem endless.  I prefer a quick and easy meal most days but sometimes I feel like putting in the effort for a pan of lasagna or cabbage rolls. Since most recipes serve 4, I usually get 2, and sometimes…