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Family Festivities

Christmas Parties are so much fun! Especially when family is involved. The holidays are a lot diffe...

Cranberry Tangerine Bread

 Tim Dineen A take on a basic Cranberry Orange bread. 4 cups all-purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 tea...

Cranberry Tangerine Bread

We’re off to a soirée this afternoon and besides a gift for the Italian Polyanna, we needed ...

Aunt Emma’s Apricot Cookies

This one is the star of the family favorites – Aunt Emma’s Apricot Cookie. Aunt Emma wa...

Chocolate Peppermint Biscotti

  Let the baking begin! Cookie baking is a long tradition in our home.  While I always made so...

Pre-Thanksgiving Cookery

It’s beginning to look a lot like Thanksgiving! This is without doubt, my most favorite hol...

Cranberry Pumpkin Cake

It’s still feed a cold, feed a fever time, and since I’m planning the Thanksgiving meal...

2012 Fruitcake

It’s never too early to bake a fruitcake.  The beauty of them is they get better as they a...

‘Tis The Season…

It’s still officially summer for another week and a half, but my mind has already started foc...

Mother’s Day and Birthdays

Mother’s Day is a bit different your mom’s no longer around.  It’s even more so ...

Easter 2012

  I love holidays.  I love getting together with everyone and I love the excessive amount of f...

Peeps

Peeps.  One of the most gawd-awful products ever created. I seriously don’t understand the a...

A Cross-Cultural St Paddy’s Day

Ah…  St Paddy’s Day…  A truly Irish-American holiday.  And my grandfather̵...

新年好 – Gung Hay Fat Choy – Happy New Year

  It is the Year of the Dragon.  An auspicious year, indeed, for those of us born in the year ...