Category Archives: holidays

Sparkling Ginger Chewies- Happy Holidays!

I’ve been thinking about these sparking, chewy ginger cookies since I made them last week, and I knew I couldn’t let this week pass by without posting them. It seems that cookies have been on my mind a lot. Since … Continue reading

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Chocolate, Almond and Hazelnut Toffee: Holiday Treats!

When it comes to making candy, I’m typically a disaster. Case in point: my most recent attempt to make homemade marshmallows. I read and read about how delightfully easy they are to make, and how incomparable they are to store-bought, … Continue reading

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Poached Pear and Brown Butter Tart

Most people make pies for Thanksgiving, but not I. No, I make tarts. Tarts or cakes, but preferably tarts. I used to make tarts in pie pans, but the situation simply wasn’t ideal. So when I finally acquired a tart … Continue reading

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Bon Appetit’s Holiday Bakeoff and a Little Request

Hi, friends. I am really excited to be a part of Bon Appetit’s Holiday Bakeoff (really really excited, if I’m being honest!). Seeing my Chocolate Oatmeal Walnut Cookies amongst some delectable desserts from some of my favorite bloggers is pretty … Continue reading

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Foodie Friends

Those of us with foodie friends know that you can never have too many cooking utensils, spices, oils, gadgets and gizmos. To me, these things are like shoes. I like items that look pretty and can sometimes sit on my … Continue reading

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Holiday Baking Inspiration

Need some baking inspiration this holiday season? I’ve collected some of my favorite recipes from the archives for all of your holiday baking/dessert needs. Happy holidays! Lemon Ricotta Pancakes with Wild Blueberry Preserves: not really dessert, but a great way … Continue reading

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