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    Embossed Gingerbread Cookies

    glazing embossed cookies

    My adorable embossed gingerbread cookies are made with carved rolling pins for a beautifully detailed look that’s practically effortless to achieve. Embossed cookies are the perfect easy Christmas cookie for busy holiday cooks.…

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    Hot Crab Dip

    Hot Crab Dip is the queen of hot cheesy appetizers, and so easy to make. Serve it with toasted bread, crackers, or chips, but don’t hold back because it always disappears…

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    Fudgy Brownie Cookies

    My brownie cookies have the rich chocolate flavor and fudgy texture of our favorite brownie ~ they’re the perfect chocolate cookie!…

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    7 Ways to Boost Your Vitamin D

    Are you getting enough vitamin D? This important nutrient is more vital than ever during this double flu season, so I’m exploring 7 ways to boost our vitamin D levels (with…

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    The Ultimate Drinking Chocolate

    A perfect cup of drinking chocolate makes frigid weather (almost) bearable. This hot chocolate recipe is thick, rich, and indulgent, made without cream or thickeners ~ bring it on, winter, we’re…

  • Peppermint Mocha Bark

    Peppermint mocha bark takes its cue from my standing order at Starbucks this month. It’s such an easy candy that makes everybody happy during the holidays, and is the perfect gift…

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    How to Make Perfect Latkes

    How to Make Perfect Latkes your bubbie would love! Tips and tricks to make classic crisp latkes, plus a spiced cardamom applesauce to go with them. These easy potato pancakes are…

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    Muffin recipes for cozy mornings

    My best muffin recipes ~ it’s how we’re feeding the hungry hoards during the busy holiday season and beyond. A batch of warm, fluffy muffins makes a grab and go breakfast,…

  • Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies

    Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies

    Soft Glazed Gingerbread Cookies ~ if you love baking holiday cookies I bet you’re always on the hunt for a new recipe, one that’s not too hard, but has that wow…

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    Cranberry Orange Cake

    My cranberry orange cake is a celebration of bright seasonal flavors that’s easy to make, moist, and so festive. It’s great for gifting, snacking, and holiday mornings.…

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    Wild Rice Recipes

    If you’re not cooking with wild rice this fall and winter, you’re missing out on an awesome ingredient. It has a unique flavor and texture you just can’t get from anything…

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    Thanksgiving Desserts for Pumpkin Haters

    Hey, I get it, some of you aren’t into pumpkin and that’s ok. Lots of my best fall desserts don’t have anything to do with the stuff, and I think you’ll…

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    The Frozen Turkey Cocktail

    The Frozen Turkey is a delicious dessert cocktail for Thanksgiving and beyond ~ this spiked ice cream milkshake made with Wild Turkey bourbon and amaretto is guaranteed to become a new…

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    Libby’s Pumpkin Pie Recipe

    There’s a new Libby’s pumpkin pie recipe on the can label, and it’s the first change to America’s favorite pie in 75 years! ~ today I made Libby’s ‘New Fashioned’ pumpkin…

  • Thin and Crispy Chocolate Chip Cookies

    If you love Tate’s thin and crispy chocolate chip cookies you’re absolutely going to flip for this recipe. The cookies bake up super crisp and buttery, it’s nearly impossible to eat…

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    How to Bake Brie

    Do you know how to bake Brie the right way? Baked brie is one of the most luxuriously easy appetizers ever invented, and I’m sharing all the secrets to getting that…

  • a slice of chocolate cake with cranberry buttercream

    Chocolate Cake with Cranberry Buttercream

    This Chocolate Cake with Cranberry Buttercream is a super quick moist chocolate layer cake recipe made right in a saucepan! And the cranberry frosting is just about the best thing ever,…

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    Acorn Meringue Cookies!

    Acorn meringue cookies are adorable cocoa-flavored meringue kisses dipped in chocolate and coated with ground walnuts. They look like acorns, but taste like the crispiest little treat you’ve ever had!…

  • Boston Market Style Cornbread, stacked on a bread board

    Boston Market Style Cornbread Recipe

    Boston Market Style Cornbread is crisp on the outside, but soft, moist, and sweet inside. It’s a cult favorite (and you won’t believe how it’s made!)…

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    Smoky Sweet Potato Soup

    Smoky sweet potato soup features a perfect blend of sweet and savory flavors ~ serve this delicious fall soup as a Thanksgiving starter or in a steamy mug for a cozy…

  • chocolate truffle tart topped with Maldon salt

    Dark Chocolate Truffle Tart

    My dark chocolate truffle tart recipe is an easy and elegant indulgence ~ a chocolate-lover’s dessert for any occasion, any time of year. It’s decadent and rich, but simple to make,…

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    Sweet and Savory Cranberry Recipes

    My best sweet and savory cranberry recipes ~ from simple cranberry sauce and cookies to exotic treats, healthy smoothies, and main course dishes. Cranberries add incredible flair to every meal of…

  • Cranberry Apple Crisp

    A cranberry apple crisp has all the hallmarks of an extra special fall dessert with juicy apples, tart cranberries, and a cinnamon-y oatmeal pecan crisp topping. This bright combination upstages a…

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    Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake

    Glazed Gingerbread Bundt Cake is a spectacular gingerbread cake iced with a thin sugar glaze ~ this delicious coffeecake is guaranteed to get you into the holiday spirit.…

  • spaghetti and meatball soup in a bowl next to the pot

    Spaghetti and Meatball Soup

    Spaghetti and Meatball Soup is a 30 minute meal the whole family can get behind. This comforting slurp-able soup is delicious and such fun to eat!…

  • apple crisp muffins, on a cooling rack

    Apple Crisp Muffins

    Apple crisp muffins are warm from the oven, full of tiny chunks of juicy apple and topped with a buttery brown sugar streusel. The kitchen smells amazing. The coffee’s brewing. Life…

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    Maple Cranberry Butter in 15 minutes!

    Silky doesn’t even begin to describe this sweet tart cranberry butter, you’ll want to scoop it, spread it, slather it, dollop it, and definitely, definitely, lick the spoon. It’s a luscious…