I was honored to be invited to join the holiday line-up over at 38 Caliber Reviews this year with this little piece I wrote about trying to cook the perfect Christmas dinner.
I “met” AJ on the KDP forums and then discovered her blog. Her post brings to mind all the past holiday meals where the power failed, the pie refused to be a pie, and when my mom and I decided that we didn’t need the good dishes, silver, and linen tablecloth; we just needed to be together.
Christmas mocks me. Well, not the whole holiday. Just the dinner.
I screw up my family’s Christmas dinner every year.
It’s not that I’m a bad cook. I’m actually a pretty good cook the other 364 days of the year. I’m not ever going to win any awards for it, but I’ve managed to keep my kids pretty well-fed for eighteen years, and even my ex-husband has been known to call on occasion for one of my recipes.
To be fair, I call him for recipes, too, but only because he got…
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