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Ginger Peppernuts: Crunchy Cookie Wonder Recipe

Ever had a cookie made with black pepper before? Would you believe they can be addictively delicious? I was a little reluctant when I first came across the recipe for these ginger peppernuts (also known as “pfeffernusse,” which is just fun to say), but the rest of it sounded pretty good, and I am so… Continue reading Ginger Peppernuts: Crunchy Cookie Wonder Recipe

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Winter Perfection: Mulled Wine/Glühwein Recipe

Is there anything finer than curling up with a warm drink on a cold winter’s night? I argue that there certainly isn’t much! My first time enjoying glühwein (the German word for mulled wine, typically enjoyed around the holidays) was at a street market on the square in Lausanne, Switzerland. It was perfect: a heavy… Continue reading Winter Perfection: Mulled Wine/Glühwein Recipe

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MOPS Holiday Market in Photos

I’m keeping things short this week– it’s been busy around here, and I have family in to visit– so the following is a quick photo run-down of what I had at my booth at the recent Holiday Market!! This year I had Apple Cider Caramels (delicious!! Though I tweaked mine, the original recipe can be… Continue reading MOPS Holiday Market in Photos

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Muddy Road Ice Cream

What is it with me sharing out-of-season recipes? I did the same thing with my sorbet recipe in January and ice cream recipe in October last year. But, whatevs– yumminess ahead!! I decided to call this delectable treat Muddy Road Ice Cream, as it’s Rocky Road with the addition of a ribbon of homemade caramel, and it makes… Continue reading Muddy Road Ice Cream

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Cream Cheese Mints & Orange-Ginger Sassies

Have you ever heard of or participated in a Cooking Club? If you haven’t, you should. Just get a group of friends willing to give it a go, set up a rotation, and once a month a club member gets to choose a set of recipes and assign them to group members, then everyone brings… Continue reading Cream Cheese Mints & Orange-Ginger Sassies

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Tex Mess: A Think-Free Dinner!

Sometimes, when dinnertime rolls around, you want a quick dinner you don’t have to think about. You want to make dinner cheap and easy. Other than pasta (again) or pizza (let’s keep that down to one night a week, shall we?), what’s on the menu that you can whip up in a jiffy? Well, have… Continue reading Tex Mess: A Think-Free Dinner!

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More Magnificent Macarons

Last week was a huge success– both from the tasty cookie perspective and from the blog post success standpoint (Facebook says my post regarding it was seen by over 650 people, which for me is huge– usually I’m somewhere around 150). So, that’s fun! I did a little troubleshooting and figured out why my macaron tops… Continue reading More Magnificent Macarons