Tag Archives: holiday

Cranberry Gin Fizz
Cranberry Gin Fizz

I’m not sure where this originally came from (if you know, comment and I’ll update with the source!) but a friend sent this to me as a great holiday cocktail idea. I love the idea of cranberries and gin, and the color is so festive! Ingredients 1/2 c Fresh Cranberries 1/4 c Granulated Sugar 2 […]

Sweet n Spicy Meatballs with Cranberries
Sweet n Spicy Meatballs with Cranberries

*** Sweet n Spicy Meatballs with Cranberries *** Here’s a Delicious, Juicy and Totally Festive recipe, that’s ready under 20mins. The meatballs are succulent and can be frozen for later use. This recipe can be served as appetizer or entree both.

Chocolate Dipped Orange Cookies
Chocolate Dipped Orange Cookies

Looking for a delicious cookie to go with sunshine and family time? Chocolate dipped orange cookies are even better then they sound. Become addicted! Get the instructions here… Don’t they look delish? Chocolate Dipped Orange Cookies   

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Pomegranate Cranberry Punch

Pomegranate Cranberry Champagne Punch made with a fresh cranberry reduction, pomegranate juice and of course champagne! The perfect holiday drink! Get the Recipe: Pomegranate Cranberry Punch

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Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito

Holiday Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito made with fresh mint, cranberry reduction, pomegranate juice and fresh lime. Get the Recipe: Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito

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Ultra Thick and Chewy Ginger Sugar Cookies

Ultra Thick and Chewy Ginger Sugar Cookies. The perfect combination of a sugar cookie and a ginger cookie all in one! Get the Recipe: Ultra Thick and Chewy Ginger Sugar Cookies

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Red Wine Sangria

Simply and Fruity Red Wine Sangria. Made with fresh fruit, red wine, brandy and pomegranate juice. Perfect Fall or Winter cocktail. Get the Recipe: Red Wine Sangria

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Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

Ultra thick Double Chocolate Chip Cookies. Made with dark chocolate chips and cocoa powder. These cookies take only 20 minutes to make! Get the Recipe: Double Chocolate Chip Cookies

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Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

Quick and Easy Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies. These cookies are super thick, melt in your mouth and can be made in 20 minutes or less! Get the Recipe: Chewy Peanut Butter Cookies

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Baked Potato Pancakes

Crispy Baked Potato Pancakes stuffed with shredded potatoes, Parmesan cheese, onion, and garlic. Get the Recipe: Baked Potato Pancakes

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Spiced Almond Cookies

Smart cookies are strategic about holiday baking. These Spiced Almond Cookies are a classic holiday favorites and are great for gifting, it’s quick to make and turn out delicious and distinctive cookies, all sure to hit the sweet spot with family and friends. Their generous size makes them especially festive but they can be made […]

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Traditional Christmas Fruit & Rum Cake

I can’t believe it’s almost end of the year and finally I am baking the most awaited cake of the year, the traditional Christmas Cake, which is one of my favorite cakes from my childhood days but I baked this for the first time and it is simply decadent. Ingredients: Candied Fruits to be soaked […]

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Gluten Free Smores Cookie Bars

These cookie bars by @theurbanbaker would be perfect for summer. I love S’mores but they are a pain to make. These would give you that S’more taste anytime you wanted it! From the original site: Failure can sometimes be okay. With my most recent experience with failure, a failed batch of gluten free graham crackers […]

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Top 5 christmas vegan dishes

Christmas is when you spend a lot of time with your family, give a lot of presents and cook a lot of food. Even if you have a vegan or vegetarian family member or friend there’s virtually million of dishes you can treat them with. I chose my 5 favorite Christmas vegan dishes for the […]

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Drunken Prawns & Jackie Chan’s Drunken Fist

Watch these prawns dancing in the liquor; they too, are practising their kung fu in the container, enjoying the alcohol till they get drunk. The tonic will have the sweetness of the prawns & the aromatic scent of the alcohol!

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Baked Brie

After I got married, I wanted to come up with a dish I could bring to holidays with either my family or his, something that would be my signature thing. But I had no ideas. My brother’s wife is a vegetarian, so their wedding reception (just six weeks after mine!) was meat-free. Where our cocktail […]

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Niki’s Homemade Corned Beef and Cabbage

Last year, Niki posted her entire process for making homemade corned beef – corning it herself rather than buying that pink stuff in the store.  So if you’re up for doing it for this St. Paddy’s day, it’s time to start thinking about it! Here are the three posts from last year, with all the […]

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12 Days of Cookies

Just Jenn is doing a 12 Days of Cookies special for Xmas – check it out! Today’s cookie is Carrot Cake Cookies! More holiday cookie ideas are here.

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Nanny’s Sour Cream Poundcake

As a kid, one of my favorite Christmas traditions (well, besides Santa & presents, and all that!) was that we could eat whatever we wanted to for breakfast Christmas morning.  I would have a slice of my grandmother’s sour cream poundcake.  It’s perfect just as is, and needs no icing or adornments.  I haven’t made […]

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Holiday Treat: Sugared Cranberries

We’ve been asking for Holiday Recipes, and reader Jill sends us this great recipe from Bon Appegeek (love the name!) — a lovely holiday food idea: Sugared Cranberries! More good info from Jill: They are really, really good. And addictive. I found that recipe last year, and i make a lot of them during the […]

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How to Make Eggnog

With the Holiday season approaching, I figured this was a good time to pull out my tutorial on making homemade eggnog. It’s really not that hard to do, and it’s so much better than just buying some of that dairy stuff.   It’s great to serve at a holiday party.  In case you’re hesitant, here’s a […]

Sweet Potato Casserole with Maple Cashew Topping
Sweet Potato Casserole

…perfect for Thanksgiving!  I don’t know if sweet potatoes are on your typical Holiday menu, but they always are on mine.  This is an easy and quite tasty dish, that is very kid friendly too.  My 5 year old loves it. I actually made 2 different versions of this dish this weekend… once for dinner […]