The Weekend Dish

The Weekend Dish: 12/21/2013

Happy Saturday-before-Christmas! If I’m not mistaken, wasn’t it just the Saturday after Thanksgiving? I am definitely not a fan of this condensed time schedule between Thanksgiving and Christmas… I...

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Friday Things

Friday Things

1. This week, Einstein and Duke went for a much-needed trip to the groomer. They’re so fluffy and soft and smell so good, I can’t stop snugging them! 2....

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Eggnog Bundt Cake with Rum Icing

Eggnog Bundt Cake with Rum Icing

Since eggnog was never a holiday tradition in my family growing up, I’ve never developed an intense yearning to drink it come December. However, as an adult, I absolutely...

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Yule Log [Bûche de Noël] with Espresso Mascarpone Filling and Ganache Icing

Yule Log [Bûche de Noël] with Espresso Mascarpone Filling and Ganache Icing

I have long admired pretty yule logs that grace the covers of holiday cooking magazines. Beautiful rolled chocolate cakes with scrumptious fillings and decadent icings, adorned with meringue mushrooms...

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Decker Cake

Decker Cake

My grandma has been making this cake for as long as I can remember. It’s a staple at Christmastime, always displayed on a pretty platter next to the other...

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On the 12th Day of Christmas… An iPad Air Giveaway! (winner announced)

UPDATE: The winner of the iPad Air is: #3,633 – Stephanie: “Having mexican food on christmas eve to avoid the “traditional” christmas eve feast foods!” Congratulations, Stephanie! Be sure...

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10 Awesome Foodie Christmas Gift Ideas

10 Awesome Foodie Gift Ideas (2013)

This is the second installment of my gift guides for the holiday season. Last week I shared with you tons of bestselling cookbooks and kitchen toys, and this week I...

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