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    Fruitcake Shortbread Cookies

    Fruitcake Shortbread Cookies are buttery slice and bake cookies that take their cue from the holiday treat everybody loves to hate, only this time fruitcake will be the star attraction of…

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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…

  • Christmas Popcorn Snack Mix

    Our Christmas Popcorn Snack Mix is sweet, salty, crunchy, and super fun to eat. This easy chocolate covered party mix is ready to fuel you through your next Netflix binge or holiday…

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    George Washington’s Eggnog Recipe

    George Washington’s Eggnog Recipe is purported to be from our first president himself, and speaks to the longevity of this merry holiday cocktail. I researched and tested the historic recipe, and…

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    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies

    Complete Holiday Guide to Freezing Cookies ~ Learn how to freeze all your favorite Christmas cookies so you can relax and enjoy more of your holidays inside and outside of the…

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    Fresh Cranberry Muffins

    Fresh Cranberry Muffins are loaded with tangy pops of cranberry ~ they’re a delicious way to celebrate the unique color and flavor of my favorite winter fruit. This easy one bowl…

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    Bûche de Noël Layer Cake

    A bûche de Noël layer cake is a spectacular but do-able holiday dessert.  This woodsy toasted hazelnut cake with chocolate hazelnut frosting tastes divine, and actually gets applause from the table…

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    How to Make Meringue Mushrooms

    I’ll show you how to make meringue mushrooms ~ these easy meringue cookies look just like cute little woodland funghi. You can use them as a decorative element on cakes and…

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    Scandinavian Rice Pudding with Cranberries

    Scandinavian Rice Pudding with Cranberries is the very definition of comfort food, no matter what corner of the earth you currently call home.  If you’ve got a stove, a saucepan, some pantry staples, and…

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    Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies

    Cranberry Orange Shortbread Cookies might just be the perfect little slice and bake cookies for the holidays, I’ll be making them right through to when I snag that last bag of…

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    Favorite Chewy Ginger Cookies

    Chewy Ginger Cookies are our family’s official holiday cookie. They’re crisp on the outside, nice and chewy inside, and full of warm spices and molasses. We’ve never met anyone who doesn’t love them.…

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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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    Cranberry Cleanse Smoothie

    My simple Cranberry Cleanse Smoothie will wake you up, and slap you back into shape after all manner of foodie indiscretions…did I mention it also happens to be insanely delicious?…

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    The Best Maple Cornbread

    Maple Cornbread is subtly sweet with layers of warm maple flavor.  It makes your holiday menu complete, it’s an anytime snack, and it turns a pot of chili into a feast.…

  • Roasted Beet and Brie Salad on a red and white platter

    Roasted Beet and Brie Salad

    Roasted Beet and Brie Salad combines sweet roasted beets with crunchy toasted walnuts, crisp gem lettuce, and creamy Brie cheese, all popped with a balsamic allspice dressing to make it an…

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    Wild Mushroom Stuffing

    Wild Mushroom Stuffing with Hazelnuts and Sage is a hearty side dish made with crusty artisan bread and loads of earthy mushrooms and crunchy hazelnuts. This is one stuffing recipe that…

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    Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Browned Butter

    Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Browned Butter is like a bowl of sunshine on your winter table. Definitely don’t wait for a holiday to enjoy this golden mash, it’s unbelievably silky (I…

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    How to Roast a Turkey Breast (and make gravy)

    I’ll show you how to roast a turkey breast for those times when a whole turkey is just more than you need. A turkey breast yields plenty of juicy meat, enough…

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    Cranberry Crumble Tart with Cranberry Whipped Cream

    Cranberry Crumble Tart with Cranberry Whipped Cream is a fabulous buttery shortbread crust filled with a tart cranberry filling. It goes from breakfast and brunch to holiday dessert with ease ~…

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    Cranberry Whipped Cream

    Cranberry Whipped Cream is a lovely sweet tart dessert topping made with fresh cranberries and sweet cream ~ it’s thick, stable, pipe-able, pretty in pink, and just delicious!  …

  • Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Sage

    Roasted Sweet Potatoes with Honey and Sage is the super easy side dish your Thanksgiving table needs this year. It’s pared down, but still gives holiday-worthy pizzazz. It’s all about balance this…

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    Hot Buttered Apple Cider

    Hot Buttered Apple Cider is hot buttered rum meets fresh apple cider (you can make it boozy or not.) It’s perfect for winter celebrations, or just curling up, solo, by the fire. …

  • moist gingerbread loaf cake with cream cheese frosting on a plate with fork

    Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

    Gingerbread Loaf Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting is an easy little baking project to get you in the holiday spirit ~ it’ll make your winter mornings (and afternoons and evenings!) a…

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    Thanksgiving Dessert Recipes that Go off Script

    Maybe you never liked pumpkin pie, and the thought of a super sweet pecan pie makes your teeth hurt. This might be the year to break with tradition and make exactly…

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    Cranberry Gingersnap Pie

    This Cranberry Pie with its spicy gingersnap crumb crust and silky cranberry curd filling is guaranteed to bring a little va-va-voom to your holiday dessert table this year; the recipe is easy…

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    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake

    The Ultimate Maple Cheesecake is supremely creamy and so delicious it will outshine any pie on your Thanksgiving dessert table!…

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    Cheesy Baked Mushroom Dip

    My cheesy baked mushroom dip recipe is a holiday game changer ~ the flavor is bold, and the texture is sumptuous in the way that only hot cheesy dips can be. Whether your…

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    How to Make an Epic Winter Cheese Board

    How to Make an Epic Winter Cheese Board ~ grazing tables are all the rage, and this blockbuster appetizer is ideal for winter holidays, game days, or any time hungry friends…