Merry Christmas!

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Merry Christmas to all of you – thank you for a wonderful year full of food, fun, and new friends! While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped...

Cranberry Orange Bread

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  Cranberry Orange Bread – doesn’t that flavor combination just make you think of Christmas? I made this bread last weekend using the cranberries I had left after making the cranberry relish. (Side note: does anybody know how long cranberries will last in the fridge?) ...

Cranberry Tea

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In the spirit of Christmas, I’ve got two more cranberry recipes to share with you this week and I’m pretty excited about both of them. This first one, Cranberry Tea, isn’t actually tea at all. It’s more of a hot cranberry cider…but I don’t name the recipes,...

Cranberry Relish

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I have been so excited to share this cranberry relish recipe with you! It’s a family favorite. Actually, more than anything, this is one of my dad’s favorite recipes. My mom generally has this in the refrigerator (or freezer!) from Thanksgiving until New Year’s (usually...

White Chocolate Peppermint Bark

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Since the 12 days of Christmas Treats are officially over, I’m trying to get back into the routine of the Works for Me Wednesday posts. This week I have a quick and easy tip to share for the easiest Christmas candy you’ll ever make....

Zvi’s Cinnamon Swirl Bread (and a giveaway!)

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To be honest, I’m a little sad as I write this post. The 12 Days of Christmas Treats series is officially over. But I meant what I said in my last post – I’m already planning next year’s treats!  So, to overcome my melancholy...

Thick and Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

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Day 12 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! I can’t believe we’ve reached the end of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats. Trust me when I say I’ve been looking forward to this series all year, and that I’ve already started planning next...

Peppermint Fudge Cookies

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Day 11 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! This is a classic chocolate cookie recipe with a fun Christmas twist. I actually posted about the non-Christmas version of these cookies once before (click over if you want to see some terrible pictures. *Note to...

Cranberry Bliss Bars

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Day 10 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! Oh my. These are good. Very very good. This is another recipe I found last Christmas and have been waiting a whole year to make. When it came down to it, I almost lost interest...

Cookie Dough Truffles

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Day 9 of the 12 Days of Christmas Treats! Ok, let’s have a time of confession. How many of you out there eat raw cookie dough when baking cookies? I know, I know –  there’s been a lot of egg scares lately and it’s...