ISSUE #7: Secret Recipe Revealed: A Christmas Story’s Forgotten Holiday Dish!

Saturday, March 23, 2024

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Savoring the Holidays: A Culinary Journey into the Past

As we continue our journey through the holiday season, let's dive into the heartwarming world of "A Christmas Story" in a way that tantalizes not just our hearts but our taste buds as well. This week, we're bringing the Parker family's Christmas dinner table to your home with a twist on a traditional dish that's sure to add a touch of nostalgia to your festive feast.

The Star of Our Table: Red Cabbage – A Homage to a Classic Tale

Inspired by the memorable meals shared by Ralphie and his family, our recipe spotlight shines on a delicious dish of Red Cabbage, a classic side that brings both color and flavor to any holiday table. Perfect for those looking for something uniquely festive, this dish promises to be a hit among fans and family members alike.

🍴 Recipe Spotlight: Red Cabbage à la Parker

​This red cabbage recipe isn't just a side dish; it's a bridge to the past, a nod to the hearty, comforting meals that would adorn the Parker family's table. Its sweet and tangy flavors are a testament to the simple yet profound joys of a family gathered together during the holidays.


  • ​1 medium red cabbage, finely sliced
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 apples, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • A pinch of ground cloves (optional)


  • Melt butter in a large pan over medium heat. Add the cabbage and apples, stirring until the cabbage starts to soften.
  • Sprinkle brown sugar over the cabbage and apples, then pour in the apple cider vinegar. Season with salt, pepper, and a pinch of ground cloves for that extra hint of holiday spirit.
  • Cover and let simmer for about 30 minutes, or until the cabbage is tender and flavorful.
  • Serve warm as a festive side dish that will bring a touch of "A Christmas Story" nostalgia to your holiday meal.

A Festive Feast for the Eyes

As you prepare this delectable dish, imagine the Parker family sitting down to a holiday meal, the house filled with laughter, the air with the aroma of delicious food, and the hearts with the warmth of togetherness. This red cabbage recipe is more than just food; it's a celebration of the moments that make "A Christmas Story" a cherished part of our holiday traditions.

Join Us at the Table

We invite you to bring "A Christmas Story" into your home this holiday season with this special recipe. As you gather around your table, may you create memories as vibrant and enduring as the film itself.

With love and laughter,

Yano Anaya (aka Grover Dill)
And the entire cast of “A Christmas Story”

As you enjoy your red cabbage and reflect on your favorite moments from the movie, we encourage you to share your "A Christmas Story" themed holiday meals with us. Post your creations on our Facebook group or Instagram and tag us! Let's spread the joy and warmth of the season together.

Written By:

Yano Anaya (Grover Dill)