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Christmas Dinner 2015 and Grace’s Favorite Cookie

Yes, the annual Christmas dinner debate is over.  The only discussions were minor because I announced I was going “back to basics”:  Continue reading

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Christmas Is Calling…With Cranberry Oat Bars!

It is a shame you can’t buy fresh cranberries year-round.  My BFF Grace likes to buy extra bags around Thanksgiving and freeze them to make coffee cake.  Me, Continue reading

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Twas the Night Before Christmas…

I’m in Christmas overdrive, baby!  I lined up my goodies and made my cookie boxes and trays for Kurt and Ken to deliver, as well as take-home boxes for the family after tomorrow’s meal.  Continue reading

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No-Baking-Required Boozy Bourbon Balls

Yeah.  Boozy bourbon balls.  They’re another old-fashioned Christmas cookie that I promise your little kids will ignore, should they happen to take a taste after you’ve warned them they won’t enjoy these “adults-only” treats.  The bourbon flavor is intense, Continue reading

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December 22, 2012 · 9:51 am

Anise Puffs

My mother used to make these delicious anise-flavored cookies every Christmas when I was very little.  The cookies were shaped like tiny mushrooms with a crunchy puffy cap that sat atop a cookie base.  Continue reading

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Holiday Baking Day 2 – Peanut Butter Blossoms and Turtle Cookies

It’s not pretty in and around the nation’s capital.  Misty and sunless, it was a good day to be indoors…and bake.  Continue reading

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