Do you want to take a second to talk about the fact that it’s almost Christmas? You probably know this, but I’ve been working hard trying to remember.
I’ve made a playlist comprised of Mariah Carey, Tchaikovsky (what? my childhood dream was to star in the Nutcracker. I was a ballet nerd.) and Bing Crosby. I’ve baked my first batch of red sprinkle-encrusted cheer and I’ve even made a couple of paper snowflakes in a rare crafty moment.
And yet, I have barely begun my shopping and am crossing my fingers that my holiday cards make it to the States in time. It’s time for me to get a move-on.
Here’s a noodle salad you can make ahead so you can grab a bowlful between wrapping presents, addressing cards and baking glorious holiday treats. It’s good for someone like me, whose blood sugar level needs to be kept in check if I am going to accomplish anything. The spicy garlic dressing is a nice reprieve from all the candy canes too.