Christmas Corner

Christmas waves a magic wand over this world, and behold, everything is softer and more beautiful.
- Norman Vincent Peale



One of the most glorious messes in the world is the mess created in the living room on Christmas day. Don't clean it up too quickly.
- Andy Rooney



It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.
- William Turner Ellis



Christmas is not as much about opening our presents as opening our hearts.
- Janice Maeditere



Antipasto Recipe

Dressing:
2/3 cup vegetable oil
2/3 cup white vinegar
1/4 cup minced onions (McCormick)
2 1/2 tsp. Italian seasoning
2 tsp. salt
2 tsp. seasoned salt
2 tsp. onion salt
2 tsp. garlic salt
2 tsp. accent
2 tsp. sugar
1 tsp. lemon pepper

Vegetables to Marinate:
2 - 3 jars Artichoke Hearts, drained
2 - 3 jars Whole Mushrooms, drained
Red, Green, Yellow Bell Peppers, cut into bite-size pieces
Celery, cut into bite-size pieces
Black Olives
Stuffed Olives
Shrimp (either medium canned shrimp or fresh medium shrimp boiled, seasoned, and deveined)

Directions:

Step 1:
Marinate vegetables in dressing for at least 6 - 8 hours before serving.

Note: Any vegetables of your choosing can be added or deleted from list.