Monthly Archives: December 2010

Homemade Toffee

Chances are, you have plans for tomorrow or Saturday. Some kind of party you’re attending. Some kind of party you’re hosting. Even if it’s just a party of two, with plans to watch obscure British comedies, play video games, and go to bed early – those are still plans. Right? Whatever your plan is, it […]

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Peppermint White Chocolate Blondies

I feel like holiday baking is so much more demanding than baking other times of the year. The rest of the year, everyone’s happy with blondies, brownies, and chocolate chip cookies, but around the holidays, baked goods have to be festive. You make sugar cookies and spend hours decorating them. You build gingerbread houses. You […]

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Black Bean-Sweet Potato Soup

The holidays are busy times. Hopefully enjoyable times, full of light and warmth and love and family, of course, but stressful too. The planning. The shopping. The eight million people also shopping at the same time you are. The traffic. After battling the crowds at grocery stores, I might come home with a bunch of […]

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Brown Sugar Shortbread

Looking for something to add to your holiday baking menu? These brown sugar shortbread cookies come together fast, with a long bake in a low oven, leaving you plenty of time to deal with the fussier recipes on your list while they’re baking. The brown sugar in the shortbread lends it a lovely, almost caramely […]

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November

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