Sparkling Blueberry Lime Tequila Punch is a festive cocktail to serve at any holiday party. With only 5 ingredients, mix up a big batch and enjoy the party! The holiday season is my favorite time of the year. I love Christmas and everything that goes along with it… except for being crazy busy. If you’re
8 Best Gifts for Travelers
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13 Best Gifts for Cooks and Food Lovers
13 Best Gifts for Cooks and Food Lovers — My favorite tools, equipment and gift ideas for any cook, baker or food lover on your list.
Czech Gingerbread Kolache
Sometimes I’m amazed at the taste memories that stick with me long after I travel. Some of them are expected: fish and chips in London, Peking duck in Beijing, tapas in Barcelona. Other times, I’m caught by surprise when I’m still thinking about certain foods months or years after tasting them. These Czech gingerbread kolache are
Lebkuchen – German Gingerbread Cookies
A few years ago, my boyfriend Graham and I spent the week of Valentine’s Day in Munich, Germany. As soon as we landed, the city started experiencing heavy snowfall, wicked winds, and bitterly cold temperatures that ended up lasting the duration of our trip. Within a few hours, we relented and made our way to a
Baked Ham and Swiss Christmas Sandwiches
We don’t have a tradition for breakfast on Christmas. Some years we have a make ahead casserole, others we have some pastries and fruit, and last year I made biscuits and gravy. While our breakfast always changes, our lunch does not. As soon as we’re done opening presents, these baked ham and swiss sandwiches
Holiday Gift Guide: Cookbooks
Cookbooks are my go-to gift and you can’t go wrong giving books for the holidays. Before giving one away, I love to personalize it and write a little note in the front cover with the date. 2014 was an incredible year for new cookbooks and I’ve made a list of my favorites that are sure to make great
Holiday Gift Guide: Bread Baking
It’s surprisingly easy to bake great bread at home, you just need to have the right tools. I like using Jim Lehey’s no-work, no-knead technique which only requires about 5 minutes of time before letting the slow-rise fermentation do the rest of the work. Mix together the ingredients, let the dough rise overnight, then bake in