Posts Tagged ‘Christmas’

Happy Holidays

Tuesday, December 25th, 2012
Happy Holidays

Happy Holidays

 

Who is Harry Nimbus?
Who is Harry Nimbus?

 

 

 

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Chocolate Rum Spheres

Friday, December 7th, 2012

Chocolate Rum Spheres

These little rum balls a super sweet, with a balance of adult flavors from the rum and espresso. An excellent make ahead treat for guests or gifts for the holidays.

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Chewy Gingerbread Men

Saturday, December 10th, 2011
Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Chewy Gingerbread Cookies

Chewy Gingerbread Men

Adapted from Cook’s Illustrated

Soft, chewy gingerbread cookies are one of my favorite holiday cookies.  The warm spices and molasses pair extremely well with coffee, milk, and hot cocoa.  Gingerbread cookies also have a wonderful holiday smell with the ginger, cinnamon, and cloves.  Be careful not to over bake this cookie; you want it nice and soft.  Store cookies in airtight containers at room temperature.  Place sheets of parchment in between the cookies to prevent the icing from sticking to the other cookies.
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Pecan Pie

Saturday, November 5th, 2011
Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

Pecan Pie

Adapted from Silver Palate Cookbook

I’ve been making pecan pies for a number of years now, but usually only for Thanksgiving.  I highly recommend making your own, so you can ensure it is full of pecans, rather than just corn syrup goo.  It’s super easy to make.  Rolling out the pie dough is the most time consuming part.
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Christmas Tree Competition

Saturday, December 18th, 2010
Our Tree, Alejandro

Our Tree, Alejandro

This year at work we had a Christmas tree decorating competition.  Our department decided to do a Chipotle/Mexican food themed tree, complete with  (more…)

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