Tag "Holidays"

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Chef Notes: An Easy Holiday Entree of Duck Breast

Nothing says the holidays to me quite like duck.  There’s just something warm and comforting about it. I love duck confit, which is a bit heavy for summer fare, and

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What’s So Great About Ginger (Bread Men)?

Hush now, it’s the holidays. We’ve actually done a post on ginger in the past but I thought it was worth mentioning again because that’s just how much I care

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Chewy Molasses Cookies

I think this may be the last year Santa comes for Esme. No, no, we’re not going to stop putting “love Santa” tags on her gifts, don’t worry! I’m sure

Winter

Spiced Christmas Tree Cookies

This post was originally run on December 13, 2012. A few weeks ago I fessed up to having an addiction to Anna Olson and her Food Network show Bake with

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Lisa’s Letters Home: Beach Lunches

Oh, I Do Like to Eat Beside the Seaside! We’re on the Isle of Wight enjoying lots of sightseeing, food, beaches, food, parks, and a bit more food. We always

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Lisa’s Letters Home: Gingerbread House

Oh, Pinterest. Sometimes you have some amazing ideas that work really, really well. Other times, you have ideas that really, really don’t work well – like the Graham cracker gingerbread house.

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Chef Amanda On How to Throw a Dinner Party

Throwing a real grown up dinner party is overwhelming for the accomplished host/hostess.  To those with little experience it can be terrifying.  We recently hosted Al’s family’s Thanksgiving Dinner and have

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Chef Notes: Preparing the best Turkey

It’s that time of year, the annual pursuit of the perfect Thanksgiving menu, which includes the perfect turkey.  Everyone and their mother (literally) believes they have the perfect recipe but

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Roundup: Brunch Ideas

Do you have family visiting for the holidays? Are you going to visit family? Who is making breakfast? If it’s you then this is your life jacket. Each of these recipes are

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