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A Cookie a Day: Maple Walnut Biscotti

These toasty twice-baked cookies have the flavors of the season and a mellow, earthy sweetness from maple syrup. They're excellent with a cup of tea (or a tiny espresso or not-so-tiny snifter of brandy.)

The Historic Problem With Hoppin' John

For a long time, if offered a plate of collards and Hoppin' John on New Years, I would have been inclined to say, "keep the change," for I never understood why anyone made a fuss over a mushy mound of rice and black-eyed peas. The problem: none of the ingredients used to make taste like they did when the dish was first invented.

Make Your Morning Festive With This Dairy-Free Coquito Smoothie

Inspired by coquito, the Puerto Rican holiday punch, this rich dairy- and egg-free smoothie is a great way to start a winter morning.

Super Simple Last Minute Christmas Recipes

If you are thinking of making any terrific things from the kitchen for Christmas, they are going to have to be quick and easy because time is running out. We found quite a few tasty treats that are going to make impressive gifts, but are surprisingly simple to make. 

5 Absolutely Stunning Christmas Recipes

Holiday in the kitchen is finding the most delicious foods and serving friends and family with your loving skill. Some recipes take this to a whole new level and they are the most beautiful ones we have seen in a long time. Take a moment to look at these works of art.

Brown Sugar and Coconut Cinnamon Bun Bread

An easy to make brunch dish is perfect for entertaining any time of year, whether you’re enjoying a lazy Sunday morning on a warm summer day or cozying up to the fire place on a chilly winter morning. One dish that I particularly enjoy is this Brown Sugar and Coconut Cinnamon Bun Bread, which captures...

One Cookie Dough, Three Christmas Cookies

It’s always a lot of fun to eat Christmas cookies, where you might have several different types of cookies on the same plate to choose from. Making Christmas cookies is a lot of fun, too, but there are times when you simply don’t have time to make batch after batch of cookies because you’re entertaining...

How to Make Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum is one of those drinks that you only hear about in old fashioned stories and Christmas carols. I have yet to attend a holiday party where it has been served, and most people don’t even seem to know what hot buttered rum is. So, what is hot buttered rum? It is a...

Candy Cane Christmas Cookies and Other Must Have Holiday Recipes

The holiday season is the perfect time of year to enjoy baking. You make lots of yummy things, and have the opportunity to gift them to friends and family.

Last Minute Gluten-Free Ginger Tangerine Tart

  Ginger Tangerine TartCourtesy of Mary's Gone Crackers Ingredients:

Easy Overnight Eggnog French Toast

Overnight French toast is an easy way to enjoy a decadent breakfast the next day without stress or effort.  This recipe especially comes in handy during the holidays when you are the busiest.

Enter to Win a Thermapen, KettlePizza, Le Creuset Dutch Oven, and More!

This year, you aced your holiday shopping. You found exactly the camping gear your brother-in-law's been wishing for, exactly the cookbook your mother will love, and just the right toys for your niece and nephew. But now that that's all set, we want to make sure you get everything you want.

fairytale of new york

Fairytale of New York Adapted from Dave Mitton of The Harbord Room in Toronto, via Imbibe Magazine This is essentially a winter spiced old-fashioned, a really wonderful variation on it for this time of year. The mulled simple syrup will make you home smell heavenly. I fudged the ingredients a little, using a whole apple […]

The Secrets to Making Philadelphia's Best Panettone

A matrix of lightly tart, yeasty bread cradles butter, hazelnut, and chocolate in this stellar panettone. Here's how it's made.

Cranberry Orange Scones

Bursting with cranberries and bright orange flavor, these sweet buttery little scones are my new favorite winter treat. They are easy to put together and perfect to share with friends and family.(...)Continue reading Cranberry Orange Scones © Pinch My Salt, 2014. | Permalink: | Feed enhanced by Better Feed from Ozh

Nearly Christmas...

Loire Valley wines, dressed for Christmas Mince pie tarts, mincemeat recipe below I'm doing a wine pairing with a couple of Christmas dishes. First up is one of my favourites, home made mince pies, paired with Bougrier Rosé d'Anjou, 2013. The wine is a gorgeous pink colour and bursting with red berry and fruit flavours. It complements the fruity flavours of the mince pie

27 Holiday Salads We Love

Making a great, crowd-pleasing salad shouldn't be hard. From a winter citrus salad with jewel-toned oranges and clementines to a medley of winter greens, we've got 27 salad recipes that'll keep you coming back for more. And more. And...yeah...some more.

Must-Make 3D Snowmen Cookies

Hungry Happenings is a baking blog known for making fun and creative treats like these awesome 3D snowmen sugar cookies.  Two homemade snowmen sugar cookies are sandwiched together using royal icing.

Meatless Monday: Tofu Pot Pie

Pot pie is always a crowd pleasing meal and this meatless version is guaranteed to satisfy even the headstrong carnivores.  A medley of vegetables is mixed with extra firm tofu in a creamy sauce.

5 Ingredient Snickerdoodles for Santa

Leaving a plate of cookies for Santa is an annual tradition in our house.  Some families offer him chocolate chip cookies, store bought sandwich cookies (like Oreos), but we have always baked a fresh batch of snickerdoodles.

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