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Chocolate Candy Bar Baklava and Other Mind Blowing Dessert Bars

If you are looking for a dessert to bring to your family's festivities, we have found 5 recipes that make you the hit of the party. These mind blowing dessert bars include gooey caramel, sweet, silky chocolate, and a pile of other must have ingredients. They are truly amazing! 

Rainbow Latkes and Other Fried Foods for Hanukkah

Latkes along with other fried fritters served on Hanukkah signifies the miracle of the menorah oil burning for eight days and nights in the Jewish temple.

Kitchen Secrets Video: Artichoke Preperation

In this episode of Kitchen Secrets follow Branden, Culinary Director at Staple & Fancy in Seattle, as he shows you how prepare artichoke hearts. By preparing your artichoke this way you are basically guaranteed a delicious bite!

Puffy Pancakes: A Must-Try Easy Breakfast Recipe

It all started with my Grandma. Perhaps even her mother. But for as long as I can remember we have eaten puffy pancakes.

Holiday Pfeffernüsse: A Delicious German Spiced Cookie Recipe

Pfeffernüsse (also pfeffernuesse, peppernoder, or peppernuts in English) are little European spiced cookies that are traditionally served during yuletide celebrations.

Holiday Gift Idea: The Best-Ever Peppermint Chocolate Bark

One of the things we love about the holiday season is a decadent chocolate bark topped with a crumbling of festive peppermint chips.

Easy Holiday Entertaining: Butternut Squash Gratin

Mimi Thorisson is known for her homey French country cuisine and shares her favorite family recipes in her cookbook, A Kitchen in France.

How to Make Perfect Golden Brown Latkes for Hanukkah

Latkes, also known as potato pancakes, are a traditional Jewish food served on Hanukkah to commemorate the miracle of the menorah oil in the temple.  These delectable fried potato cakes are made from a combination of shredded potato, onion, eggs, and matzo meal.

5 More Edible Gifts for Food Lovers

  Marshmallow Fudge BarkRecipe from Jelly Toast

5 Must Try Holiday Cocktails

The perfect party includes cocktails! We have found 5 holiday themed drinks that are beautiful as well as tasty. Enjoy these fruity, festive boozy beverages, and celebrate the most wonderful time of the year. 

One Pot Cooking: Sausage with Sauerkraut and Apples

Something magical happens in a one pot meal like sausage with sauerkraut and apples.  The flavors build on one another and co-mingle to create a delicious dish.  The acidic sauerkraut paired with the sweet and buttery apples and the meaty sausage is the perfect balance of flavors.

S&M Bitters: something different. something brilliant

Are all bitters the same?  Nope, not at all.  And that bottle of Angostura lurking in your fridge?  It's time to give it a rest.  There are real flavors out there waiting to be discovered. 

Easy Holiday Dessert: No-Bake Peppermint Oreo Cheesecake

Chocolate and peppermint are a classic holiday flavor combination and a cheesecake is the perfect way to show them off.

Gifts in Jars

It's time to put on your apron and get through your foodie gift list with a few of these tasty treats. They make wonderful presents and come straight from the kitchen. Quick and easy, homemade gifts are always welcome by everyone and make the holidays special. 

Easy Holiday Entertaining: Pinwheels Served 2 Ways

Pinwheels are a elegant appetizer that only take minutes to prepare.  While you can always make the dough from scratch, it is much easier and faster to use the store bought variety.

Heartwarming Parmesan Soup from A Kitchen in France

Mimi Thorisson's new book, A Kitchen in France, chronicles the dishes she prepared for her family in their farmhouse.  Prior to living in Médoc, Thorisson enjoyed the comforts of Paris where bakeries and chocolate shops are on every street corner.

Fantastic Holiday Fudge

Fudge makes a sweet gift for holiday giving, made even more special with the addition of specialty flavors. We chose some beautiful recipes using nuts, fruits and other ingredients. Make a quick and easy gift that can be as unique as you want to make it. Check out some of these recipes! 

Glorious Gingerbread Houses

Gingerbread is the quintessential treat for the holiday season. It makes beautiful confections for display and nibbling. Enjoy this list of beautiful gingerbread houses with some more elaborate than others, but all tasty and so festive! 

Lavish Spritzer and Other Holiday Vodka Cocktail Recipes

'Tis the season for parties and a festive cocktails.  Whether you are throwing or attending a holiday party, a delicious drink is a must-have.  These vodka cocktail recipes range from light and fruity to rich and spicy, there is a little something for everyone.  

Easy Holiday Entertaining: Griddled Red Bartlett Pears Wrapped in Iberico Ham

Griddled red bartlett pears wrapped in Iberico ham is a simple and satisfying holiday appetizer.

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