Monthly Archives: December 2010

Caramel macadamia nut cheesecake

If anyone is looking for a great dessert recipe to make and bring to a holiday gathering in the next couple days this could be exactly what you are looking for. I made this cake for my dear hubby’s 37th … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday December 27th: Preparing for your food planning related New Year’s resolutions

We have been super busy at our house this holiday season and it seems like the end of 2010 just flew by. I have been able to take a few minutes to think about everything that happened this year and … Continue reading

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Cranberry cream cheese French toast

Sometimes it is nice to make a big breakfast especially when you have guests. It can be difficult however to find a breakfast main dish that is ready all at the same time. Pancakes, waffles, French toast and omelets are … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday December 20th: Christmas Eve dinner traditions

Our family tradition for Christmas Eve Dinner is to make all sorts of appetizers and serve them buffet style. I’m not exactly sure who started the tradition or why but everyone I know that does it really cherishes the tradition … Continue reading

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Mocha Macadamia Shortbread Star Cookies

I promise, this will be the last cookie post of the season, but I did save the best for last. The reason I made this recipe is because I was having a difficult time finding one that already existed that … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday December 13, 2010: How to properly assemble a cookie tray

I have seen several posts on other blogs about packaging a shipping food but I haven’t seen very many that explain the best way to assemble a cookie tray. I consider myself to be somewhat of a perfectionist in this … Continue reading

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Cranberry orange pinwheel cookies

I think it’s important when making your cookie selections for the holidays to make sure you have a mix of different flavors and colors. I also like to make sure that there is a balance of sweet and tart which … Continue reading

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