The holiday season is winding down, but don’t worry, there is still time to make a Peppermint Bark Milkshake. And I know it is a little cold for ice cream, but put on your coat, hat, and gloves if you have to. This shake is so worth it!
All you need is vanilla ice cream, peppermint bark, milk, and whipped cream. This shake is so simple to make! Hopefully, you have extra peppermint bark lying around. If not, you can buy some at the store or whip up a batch.
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If you’re looking for an easy, elegant and impressive appetizer (and who isn’t?!), you may appreciate this delicious, baked camembert with spiced plum jam. Served alongside baguette slices or crostini, this warm first course is perfect this time of year.
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It’s that time of year again, where sweets are a plenty! If I indulge in sweets, I want to make it worth it, homemade is the only way to go! These caramels have real vanilla beans straight from the pod, and are finished off with some fleur de sel sea salt. If you love the salt and sweet combination, this may be your perfect treat to eat and give this holiday season!
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I adore pumpkin this and pumpkin that and certainly don’t hold this delicious ingredient to just Thanksgiving. Pumpkin is wonderful throughout the remainder of the holiday season and even through early Spring (if you’re a fan like I am). Today, I’d like to share with you a festive spiced cake that will take brighten any holiday dessert buffet thanks to a silky, white chocolate glaze and bright green pepitas. True to form, this cake boasts a slight peppery taste thanks to the addition of quatres épices (I told you I’d be making a lot with this delicious, French spice blend!). This Spiced Pumpkin Cake with a White Chocolate and Toasted Pepita Glaze is a moist, semi-dense cake (my favorite) and is best served with a cup of hot, herbal tea.
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How many of you will be googling, “easy appetizer” over the course of the next month? I’m sure there will be many! Well, here is my favorite easy appetizer–an artisan cheese plate dotted with texture, color and great cheese. The first step to creating a well-executed cheese plate is choosing a cheese that most people will enjoy. My favorite crowd-pleasers are:
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Happy Thanksgiving! I hope you are having an amazing day shared with the ones you love!
I thought I’d share with you a fun “Turkey Snack” that the kids will love regardless if it is Thanksgiving day or not. My children are constantly asking me for snacks all day. So one day I decided to surprise them with a fun snack shaped as a turkey, they thought it was so cool, and “gobbled” it right up!
With a little imagination and effort, it isn’t too hard to make a fun snack for the kids.
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Our bookshelves and coffee tables are overflowing with all kinds of cookbooks. I have quite the collection. I love buying cookbooks for myself, but I also love giving them as gifts. Christmas is just around the corner and if you aren’t sure what to buy for that special someone on your list, give a cookbook! Here are ten cookbooks that would make perfect gifts this holiday season.
1. The Picky Palate Cookbook
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Can you believe Halloween is in a few short days? I have a quick and easy snack you can throw together in no time to bring to your Halloween party!
When there are so many sweet things available, sometimes it is good to have a salty option as well!
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There are few better combinations than salty and sweet! They are so easy to make, and are perfect for when you need a quick and easy holiday treat! With only three ingredients, they are a perfect treat to bring when you are in a last minute pinch!
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Last weekend I attended a cookie-decorating party at a friend’s home out in the country…such a great idea for a party, right? I can’t tell you how fun it was to participate in something as simple as cookie decorating. Seriously, when is the last time you did that during the holidays? With so many more pressing tasks always at hand, it’s certainly not anywhere close to the top of our priority lists, and that is precisely why it was so much fun to do.
If you’re looking for a delicious sugar cookie that’s a step up from your basic sugar cookie, you’ll likely appreciate these Meyer Lemon Sugar Cookies I brought to share…they hit the spot for me!
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