Christmas

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Peppermint Snowcap Meringues

9 comments December 16, 2014

Every year the kids’ school does several fundraisers (of course) – I have 3 favorites: the Fall Festival, with games, music, and a silent auction for amazing gift baskets. The […]

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{Make-Ahead} Amaretto Brioche Bake Casserole

40 comments December 7, 2014

Oh my goodness, you guys. I can’t stop crying. We put the tree up. I cried. We put the stockings up. I cried. Haley told me she loved me…unsolicited. I […]

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Cumin Seared Pork Tenderloin with Raisin Pine Nut Relish

28 comments December 4, 2014

I love this dinner so much, I made it twice in one week. That was back in October, and I’ve since made it two more times! Unprecedented in the food […]

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Chocolate Peppermint Roll Cake

15 comments November 25, 2014

I was going to share this cake with you 340 days ago. I’m nothing, if not a procrastinator. But really. I think it was in the 11th hour last year […]

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French Quarter Cheese Spread

6 comments November 20, 2014

Well, I guess anything named after the French Quarter is bound to be naughty, right? And this spread really is. But you don’t need to draw your blinds to enjoy […]

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Cranberry Cinnamon Cake

15 comments November 22, 2013

“A party without cake is just a meeting.” – Julia Child Love that. “The amount of cinnamon called for in a recipe, should be doubled.” – Amy (^^^ that’s me.) […]

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Strawberry Limeade Cooler (with 7-Up or Rum)

12 comments December 20, 2012

Oh Baby, it’s coooold outside! Yes, I know. Then what the heck am I doing posting something made for the summer months? Because it’s really good! And we have to […]

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Eggnog Muffins with Streusel Topping

5 comments December 18, 2012

Eggnog. So bad. And so so good. When I was in college, I highly anticipated the holiday season and the first appearance of it on the shelves. I would buy […]

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Christmas Caramel Popcorn

12 comments December 10, 2012

I make popcorn almost every night. Usually 30 minutes after the kids are in bed, being certain they are asleep so we don’t have to share. Yes, we’re mean that […]

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(Christmas) Italian Sugar Cookies

21 comments December 7, 2012

There has been a big ‘ol debate a brewin’ over here the past few weeks 8 years. Fake tree or real tree. Oh yes. Conversations have been had. Nasty words have […]

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Video: Support of Cookies For Kids’ Cancer (Raspberry Pistachio Thumbprints)

89 comments December 3, 2012

It’s that time again – December. And holiday cookies! Let the deluge begin, I say! I’m kicking things off with one of my favorites, the Thumbprint. They will forever remind […]

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A Day In The Life – Christmas 2011

6 comments December 25, 2011

Time: 9:01 am Weather outside: 38 degrees and sunny On my desk: holiday cards, tissue paper, 4 pairs of scissors, and a Barbie doll On the counter top: um, you […]

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Audio: T’was The Night Before A Very Culinary Christmas 2011

13 comments December 22, 2011

Did you listen to Paul’s rendition of this classic poem from last year? Well, he’s baaack. Here he is recapping our 2011. Click on the audio link and enjoy. (Or […]