Making the Christmas Candy

This is my commandment, that you love one another, as I have loved you.                      John 15:12 ESV Every year as we approach Thanksgiving my wife begins preparing to make her Christmas candy. Of course preparing doesn’t begin with cooking it means buying almonds, chocolate, butter…

Dreaming of a Sweet Christmas

And going into the house, they saw the child with Mary his mother, and they fell down and worshiped him. Then, opening their treasures, they offered him gifts, gold and frankincense and myrrh. Matthew 2:11 ESV Yes Mary and Joseph faced immediate persecution and exile not long after the birth of Jesus, but God saw to it that for at…

Caligiuri Family Cookbook

My wife’s six year labor of love is finally in a finished form and available on Amazon today. Our kids, in-laws and grandkids have been anxiously awaiting this life time collection of special recipes. The aromas wafting from her kitchen from the last 40 plus years are now available and saved for a new generation…

Christmas Traditions

For so many Christmases that we have lost count, my wife begins the Christmas fudge and Almond Butter Crunch making, just as the left-over Thanksgiving Turkey is stored in the fridge. With 3 brothers, 2 sisters, 1 sister-in-law, 4 nieces and nephews, two sons, four grandsons and many friends on her list the job gets…