Category Archive: Holiday

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

Peanut Butter Blossom Cookies

These are a family favorite holiday cookie. My mom use to make these for us when I was a kid. I made them for my children and we think they are the best combination of peanut butter and chocolate. You can make them with Hershey chocolate kisses but we prefer the Brach’s chocolate stars. Peanut …

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Roasted Chestnuts

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Years ago my mom and I traveled to England together for a girls vacation and while there among other things, we discovered roasted chestnuts. These delicious little gems sold by street vendors were roasted right there on the street and served up in little paper cones. They were hot, slightly sweet and nutty. Unlike anything I had …

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Gourmet Caramel Nut & Chocolate Dipped Apples

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  These are so easy to make. Buy enough ingredients to make a double batch – you won’t want to give them all away. Seriously your family will be begging you to let them eat one! Don’t be in a hurry you will need about 2 hours to make these. You need to let the …

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Honey Lacquered Almonds with Rosemary & Black Pepper

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This is a winning combination of sweet honey with the deliciousness of savory rosemary and black pepper with just enough Kosher salt to make them addictive! Let them cool completely before bagging up for gift giving. Snip a little fresh rosemary to include in the container.   Honey Lacquered Almonds With Rosemary & Black Pepper …

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Apricot Glaze

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This Apricot glaze just happens to be my all time favorite glaze for pork or chicken. It’s comprised of simple ingredients but they are pure perfection! Mix this up and give a jar of it along with the recipe for the amazing Apricot Glazed Pork Roast. I made the roast again on Friday and when …

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