June 12th, 2013

Christmas

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Best Toffee Ever

Posted on Dec 11th, 2013

I have tried many, many toffee recipes over the years. Quite a few of them have been complete failures (and I have a funny feeling it wasn't the…

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Chocolate Covered Peppermint Sticks

Posted on Dec 1st, 2015

I love the idea of packaging up cute holiday treats and giving them away to neighbors, teachers and friends. And these Chocolate Covered Peppermint…

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Cranberry Almond Rice Pilaf

Posted on Nov 7th, 2015

Rice is such an economical side dish, and one that my boys all love, so I'm always looking for new ways to prepare it. This Cranberry Almond Rice…

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Cranberry Apple Red Hots Cider

Posted on Dec 21st, 2015

I love keeping a pot of warm cider simmering in the slow cooker on Christmas Eve. I've tried all kinds of different recipes over the years, and this…

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Cranberry Balsamic Glazed Pork Medallions

Posted on Nov 19th, 2015

I participated in the National Pork Board Porksgiving program as a member of One2One Network. I received compensation but all opinions are my…

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Cranberry Butter

Posted on Nov 14th, 2013

Over the summer, I tried a recipe for strawberry butter. I was pretty much in strawberry heaven. So when I came across a recipe for Cranberry Butter,…

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Cranberry Christmas Cake

Posted on Nov 30th, 2014

I'm not sure why, but I always feel like a cake is too "everyday" to serve as a Thanksgiving or Christmas dessert. But this Cranberry Christmas Cake…

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Bars

Posted on Dec 15th, 2014

This shop has been compensated by #Collective Bias, Inc. and Quaker. All opinions are mine alone. #QuakerUp #MyOatsCreation  So many of the…

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip

Posted on Nov 27th, 2011

I tried this fabulous Cranberry Cream Cheese Dip at Thanksgiving and it shot straight to the top of my list of favorite holiday appetizers.  I'll be…

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Cranberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake

Posted on Nov 28th, 2012

One of my favorite ingredients for holiday baking is the cranberry. And this Cranberry Cream Cheese Pound Cake is easily the best thing I've made…

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Cranberry Feta Pinwheels

Posted on Dec 5th, 2015

We have a tradition of serving a variety of appetizers and finger foods on Christmas Eve, and if you're looking for a holiday appetizer that's super…

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Cranberry Orange Cookies

Posted on Nov 15th, 2013

Every holiday season I try several new cookie recipes. Most of them are tasty, but only a select few go into the permanent recipe file with favorites…

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Cranberry Orange Crumb Cake

Posted on Dec 5th, 2016

If you're looking for something delicious to serve for Christmas morning breakfast, then this Cranberry Orange Crumb Cake is the recipe for you!I…

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Cranberry Swirl Bread

Posted on Dec 14th, 2013

Oh my heavens! This beautiful Cranberry Swirl Bread may be the best thing that ever happened to the humble cranberry. And I love all things…

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Dark Chocolate Peppermint Marshmallow Cookies

Posted on Nov 19th, 2013

I'm so excited about the new line of seasonal baking mixes from Pillsbury®! Just in time for the holidays, they've got fun and festive offerings…

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Donut Hole Snowmen

Posted on Dec 2nd, 2014

Now that my boys are older, I don't make a lot of "cute" food. But everyone once in a while I just can't resist. And these fun Donut Hole…

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Easy Rocky Road Peanut Clusters

Posted on Dec 16th, 2016

If you ask my kids what my favorite flavor of ice cream is, they will respond without hesitation, "Rocky Road." So it's no wonder I loved these Rocky…

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Eggnog Pancakes with Homemade Vanilla Syrup

Posted on Nov 28th, 2016

For years we've had a traditional Christmas morning breakfast of biscuits and gravy. But that tradition is about to change, thanks to these Eggnog…

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Eggnog Snickerdoodles

Posted on Dec 16th, 2010

My husband is an eggnog fanatic (something he's passed on to our children), so I knew these Eggnog Snickerdoodles were going to be a huge hit at my…

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Favorite Chocolate Fudge

Posted on Dec 16th, 2015

I've tried a lot of fudge recipes over the years, and if I'm being honest, most of them haven't been all that great. This really is my very Favorite…

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Favorite Dinner Rolls

Posted on Nov 21st, 2014

Just in time for your holiday dinner, I'm sharing my family's Favorite Dinner Rolls recipe (although we have been known to eat them for breakfast,…

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Four Spice Crackle Cookies

Posted on Nov 29th, 2011

Sugar and spice and everything nice, that's what these Four Spice Crackle Cookies are made of.  These cookies are one of our all-time…

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Frozen Cranberry Salad

Posted on Dec 20th, 2012

I love this Frozen Cranberry Salad!  I think my husband and kids love it even more than I do. It's one of the easiest dishes to prepare on my…

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Gingersnap Sandwich Cookies with Coconut Orange Filling

Posted on Dec 1st, 2016

I have a soft gingersnap cookie recipe that I've been making at the holidays for over 20 years. It's pretty much a family tradition. I don't think…

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Green Onion Cheese Ball

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2009

I always make this Green Onion Cheese Ball at Christmas time, and it's one of the reasons I look forward to the holidays! I've found that the…

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Homemade Peppermint Patties

Posted on Dec 22nd, 2015

My whole family loves Peppermint Patties! I always buy them for our Christmas stockings, along with a few extra bags to stash away in the freezer.…

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Honey Glazed Ham (Slow Cooker)

Posted on Dec 27th, 2009

If you love honey glazed ham, you're going to love this slow cooker version. This is hands-down my absolute favorite way to prepare ham.It's so…

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Marbled Red Velvet Fudge

Posted on Dec 13th, 2016

When it comes to favorite family recipes, my grandma's fudge is legendary. Her recipe has been shared in family recipe books, and made at family…

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Mini Black Forest Cheesecakes

Posted on Jan 18th, 2016

I know you're probably just getting started with those New Years resolutions, but hopefully there's still room for a bit of indulgence in your life,…

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Mini Salted Caramel Cups

Posted on Dec 9th, 2016

When it comes to sweet treats, chocolate definitely tops my list, with caramel being a close second. So I was pretty much in heaven after I made…

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No-Bake 15 Minute Thin Mints

Posted on Nov 30th, 2013

Okay, these fabulous chocolate mint wafer cookies might take you 20 minutes to make. Especially if you stop to eat all the unused cookie cream…

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No-Bake Salted Caramel Eggnog Cheesecakes

Posted on Dec 3rd, 2015

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #HolidaySweetTreats #CollectiveBias My…

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Pecan Sandies Shortbread Cookies

Posted on Dec 12th, 2016

I am a huge fan of pecan studded shortbread cookies. And also Russian tea cakes, Mexican wedding cookies, and snowball cookies. I love them all! And…

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Peppermint Brownie Truffles

Posted on Dec 20th, 2016

One of my favorite holiday flavor combinations is chocolate and peppermint. So it's no wonder that I found these rich, chewy Peppermint Brownie…

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Peppermint Meringues

Posted on Dec 4th, 2012

These Peppermint Meringues are one of the handful of holiday treats that my boys request every single year. Thank goodness these melt-in-your-mouth…

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Quick Cranberry Glazed Meatballs

Posted on Nov 1st, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #20MinutesToTasty #CollectiveBias The…

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Quinoa Pomegranate Salad with Candied Pecans

Posted on Nov 22nd, 2016

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EverydayBrilliance #CollectiveBias When…

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Rugelach Bars

Posted on Dec 5th, 2014

  I love traditional rugelach. I've always shied away from making it myself, because it seems so labor intensive. So when I came across the idea…

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Snickers Candy Bar Fudge

Posted on Nov 26th, 2016

I confess, I'm not a huge fudge person. But I am here to tell you, if you make one fudge or candy recipe this holiday season, make this Snickers…

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Spiced Candied Almonds

Posted on Nov 19th, 2014

Dear readers, I'm so sorry about this recipe. Because you're not going to be able stop eating these Spiced Candied Almonds. Don't say I didn't…

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Ten Minute Microwave Caramels

Posted on Dec 23rd, 2012

Believe me, I was very skeptical about making caramels in the microwave.  So skeptical that I tested this recipe for Ten Minute Microwave…

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Thirty Plus Festive Christmas Cookie Recipes

Posted on Nov 17th, 2015

I love Christmas cookie baking season. Every year I make a few of our traditional favorites, and I always try several new holiday cookie recipes…

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Three Ingredient Mock Butterfinger Bars

Posted on Dec 21st, 2010

Yes, this recipe has a short and somewhat strange ingredient list, but trust me, you're in for a treat!  Our friends recently brought us a plate of…

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Turtle Thumbprint Cookies

Posted on Dec 16th, 2014

I've seen these Turtle Thumbprint Cookies here and there around the Internet, but for some crazy reason, I never got around to trying them until…

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Twenty Plus Favorite Holiday Recipes

Posted on Nov 21st, 2016

I love this time of year! From Thanksgiving through the end of the year, there's nothing I'd rather do than gather my family around for good food,…

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White Chocolate Cranberry Macadamia Bars

Posted on Dec 7th, 2015

Cranberries. White Chocolate. Macadamia nuts. Three things I love in one delicious bar cookie, and let me tell you, these White Chocolate Cranberry…

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White Chocolate Mousse Cherry Pie

Posted on Nov 10th, 2012

Wow! This White Chocolate Mousse Cherry Pie was incredible!  There are no words, really, to describe how fabulous it was.And despite all the…

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