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Cinnamon Ornaments

December 3, 2011

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Cinnamon Ornaments

Many years back I found, made theses ornaments; I even decorated then onto a homemade wreath. In his defense, my the ornaments did resemble cookies. He loved the wreath but tried to eat one off the wreath. Almost broke his tooth. That was my dad!

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Valentine Dinner at Home

February 13, 2009

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Valentine Dinner at Home

This Valentine’s Day why not dazzle your sweetheart with a yummy home cooked meal? From wine to the chocolate cake, its all right here. The only thing missing are the flowers and some bling-bling.

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Champagne Holiday Punch

December 21, 2008

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Champagne Holiday Punch

This holiday punch is full of spirits! If you want to adjust for the wee folks replace the Grand Marnier, Brandy and Chambard with cranberry raspberry juice and the Champagne with ginger ale. Kids will love to make the ice cubes with raspberries.
Happy Holidays!

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Any quick, easy, yummy dishes that would be good for those neighborhood Christmas parties?

December 10, 2008

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Quick, easy, yummy… hmmmm. Well, if you want to bring something sweet the shortbread squares recipe here on my site is very easy and everyone loves shortbread… lots of pecans, orange zest. Or you want spicy… try my salsa recipe served with flour tortillas. But here’s a really quick and yummy recipe if you like […]

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Pomanders

December 7, 2008

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Pomanders

Pomanders date back to Victorian Times and is a very easy to make and an aromatic holiday treat. Select 3 firm blemish free oranges 2 – 3 jars whole cloves [1oz per jar] ground cinnamon, nutmeg, ginger ground orris root [herbal shop] Mix spices and orris root together at a ratio of 3:1; this will […]

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Nutmeg Christmas Cookies

September 25, 2008

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Recipe makes 30 cookies 1/2 Cup butter, softened 6 Tbsp granulated sugar 1 tsp vanilla 1-1/4 Cups all-purpose flour 2 beaten eggs 1 tsp nutmeg Slivered almonds Preheat oven to 350F. Blend together butter, 4 Tbsp sugar, vanilla, and salt in a bowl with a fork until combined well. Sift flour into butter mixture and […]

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