It was the year 1980. That’s when it began. In that year I was introduced to this recipe by a dear friend – and the rest is history. I made this cake to celebrate my mom’s Christmas-time birthday that year. . . and it has become the only cake request she has had since. It [Continue Reading …]
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It wouldn’t be the holiday season here without this ‘Nectar of the Gods’. This eggnog is the request we receive most from our friends and neighbors. Every year, we make up huge batches of this deliciousness. We fill crates with bottles of this holiday cheer – and my husband begins his annual deliveries. This beverage [Continue Reading …]
I will admit – I am the crazy woman outside the grocery store – waiting impatiently for it to open – when fresh cranberries have arrived. There – I’ve said it! I think admission is a big part of my addiction recovery. These gorgeous, tart, healthy little gems, have my heart. As soon as they [Continue Reading …]
There is something to be said for family traditions. Most of them – in my family anyway, have to do with food! It has been fifty Christmases since Chocolate Mint Sticks were introduced into my life. . . . That’s a lot of Christmases. These soft, sweet, chocolate/peppermint masterpieces have been part of my Christmases [Continue Reading …]
Chocolate, peppermint, brownies. . . . what more can I say?
This recipe works very well with a gluten free flour swap out. Just substitute your favorite gluten free flour blend for the all-purpose flour.