Chocolate : The Twelve Days of Holiday Food Gifts

Posted December 8, 2015

What’s your favorite part of the holiday season? Besides twinkling lights dotting frosted evergreens, spending cozy time with friends and family, and my annual viewing of White Christmas as fluffy flakes drift down, I’d have to admit it’s the abundance…

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Savory Baked Goods: The 12 Days of Holiday Food Gifts

Posted December 4, 2015

We’re all familiar with the holiday classics–cakes, pies, cookies–that fall into the admittedly oh-so-delicious “baked sweet things” category. But what about shaking it up and spending a moment dreaming about (and then promptly marching to your kitchen and making!) delicacies…

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Pickles: The 12 Days of Holiday Food Gifts

Posted December 3, 2015

This is a call out to home cooks who have spent humid, wallpaper-peeling-hot summer days slaving over a stove, plunging hundreds of jars of pickles into the bubbling cauldron of a water bath canner, because, well, that’s when cucumbers are…

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Jam: The 12 Days of Holiday Food Gifts

Posted December 2, 2015

Jam is the ultimate holiday gift. Let us count the many ways: Jam is beautiful, sweet, and therefore universally loved. Jam has made a place for itself at breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, aperitifs, and midnight snack. Jam can be made…

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