Tag Archive: holidays

Maple Nut Coffee Ring

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Red Star Yeast.  As always, all opinions expressed are entirely my own. I already confessed to the fact that I have started doing some holiday baking… And, I’m back again today with another great holiday recipe from Red Star Yeast. When it comes to planning…

White Chocolate Cranberry Brownies

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This blog post was supposed to be a recipe for a fabulous pumpkin cheesecake with a luscious apple topping. I had it all planned out and spent my precious free time one evening baking the cheesecake. I was careful not to over-mix the filling and I let it cool in the oven for two hours…

Challenge: Holiday Recipes (Kitchen Bootcamp November/December)

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I cannot believe that October is over already. Between waiting for our little baby to arrive and then adjusting to life with a newborn in the house (and, we’re still working on that part!), October just breezed right on by. November is here, and it’s time for a new Kitchen Bootcamp challenge! In the last week or…

Peppermint Marshmallows (WFMW)

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Still looking for a last minute homemade gift idea? I’ve got you covered! Ever since I tried making these chocolate marshmallow bunnies from A Farmgirl’s Dabbles for Easter, I’ve wanted to make them again. If you’re tried making homemade marshmallows before, you know what I’m talking about.  And, if you haven’t made homemade marshmallows, take…

Eggnog French Toast

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I have always found it funny that everyone in central Pennsylvania runs to the grocery store to stockpile bread, milk, and eggs before a snow storm. It’s somewhat ridiculous, because it’s very rare that we get snowed in for more than a day or two… I’m pretty sure a gallon of milk and one carton of eggs…

Friday Favorites – Episode 117

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Have you finished all of your Christmas shopping yet? I think I may actually be done… I have a gift card or two to pick up at the store next week, but that doesn’t really count, right? It’s a good thing that I have my shopping done, because now I have lots of baking to…

Decorating with Italian Buttercream (WFMW)

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Something about the holidays always gets me in a decorating mood. I love it all, from decorating the Christmas tree and the house to decorating cookies and cakes… But, as you might have guessed, I especially love the cookies and cakes! A few weeks ago, I shared my simple method and recipe for royal icing,…

Nut-Filled Butterhorns

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This week, I’m focusing on recipes to help you along with your holiday baking… Baking really is the best part of the holidays, isn’t it? Yesterday I shared a favorite new cookie recipe with you.  Today, I thought we’d talk about another sweet treat as a part of my baking series with Red Star Yeast……

Molasses Crinkles – Food Blogger Cookie Swap

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The holidays just aren’t complete without some cookies. Don’t you agree? Anyone who reads my blog regularly knows that I love to bake… And, I especially love cookies. So, when I saw some tweets about the Great Food Blogger Cookie Swap hosted by Julie from The Little Kitchen and Lindsay from Love and Olive Oil,…

Friday Favorites – Episode 116

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I’ve spent the week talking about ideas for holiday entertaining. So, I thought I’d continue the theme for this week’s Friday Favorites! Whether you are hosting a big holiday party or a small dinner for a few friends, I think these recipes are sure to be a big success…