Archive for December, 2012

Pumpkin Pie

Thursday, December 27th, 2012
Pumpkin Pie

Pumpkin Pie

Thursday Throwback

Pumpkin Pie

The classic holiday seasonal pie . . .
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Happy Holidays

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

 

Who is Harry Nimbus?
Who is Harry Nimbus?

 

 

 

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Rogue Creamery Smokey Blue Cheese

Thursday, December 20th, 2012
Smokey Blue Cheese

Smokey Blue Cheese

Cheese of the Month

Rogue Creamery Smokey Blue Cheese

Like most cheeses I try, I came upon Rogue’s Smokey Blue by chance. I was hoping to get Point Reyes Blue Cheese, but could not find it at our usual store. I saw Smokey Blue and became intrigued. I was specifically going for a blue cheese to put on leftover turkey sandwiches after Thanksgiving.
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Finnish Pulla

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012
Finnish Pulla

Finnish Pulla

TWD – Tuesdays with Dorie‚Ä®

Finnish Pulla

A sweet, braided bread has been on my holiday baking list for years, but I never get around to making one. The Tuesdays with Dorie baking group is an excellent motivator for finally making braided bread for the holidays. Braided breads just look so festive!
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Lemon Thumbprint Cookies

Friday, December 14th, 2012
Zesty Lemon Thumbprint Cookies with Blueberry Jam

Zesty Lemon Thumbprint Cookies with Blueberry Jam

Zesty Lemon Thumbprint Cookies with Sweet Berry Jam

Thumbprint cookies were always a Christmas cookie must in our house when I was growing up. The lemon zest is a nice flavor spark and pairs best with berry jams. I like filling the cookies with jam before baking to get a bit of gooey, chewy goodness.
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