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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 ...

Christmas Stollen

I love walking into the house and finding Victor in the kitchen.  It always means we’re in f...

Aunt Dolores’ Rum Balls

One of my favorite Christmas memories are Aunt Dolores’ Rum Balls.  Auntie made them every y...