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The 12 Days of Christmas Bake Along, Day 10: New England Holiday Dressing

Aromatic, flavorful, and unique, this holiday dressing highlights many of the best flavors possible in what is usually portrayed as an overtired, underappreciated side dish.  It’s a nice way to class up the traditional box mix, or you can go all the way and use your favorite dried bread as well.

The 12 Days of Christmas Bake Along, Day 8: New England Apple Cake

I’ve been late in the day posting my lovely recipes these past few days because of kids holiday and school activities. Last night, two of my children had to choose between two different singing gigs on opposite sides of the valley. They opted for Christmas caroling. The thing is that one of the people who […]

The 12 Days of Christmas Bake Along, Day 7: Ohhhhhhh Fffuuuuuuuuuuuudddgggge!

I’m talking about candy fudge. Not “the f-dash-dash-dash word.” Most people, at least here in the US, make fudge for Christmas. Usually chocolate, sometimes peanut butter, because you know how much Americans love peanut butter, and occasionally some other random flavor. I can’t tell you how many times I have been told, “My family uses […]

The 12 Days of Christmas Baking, Day 4: Spiced Pumpkin Cranberry Breakfast Cookies

Every autumn, as a personal rule, I greedily hoard fresh pumpkins of every size, and I carefully tuck away a few bags of fresh cranberries into my freezer. I find a guiltless satisfaction knowing I have such beautiful ingredients to add to any recipe on a whim. And who could blame me? In these cooler […]