From our house to yours, we wish you a lovely holiday season!
I’ll be back with new posts, new dishes and new adventures in 2017.
Cheers to a Happy, Healthy, Peaceful and Prosperous New Year!
Jingle…jingle…jingle. I hear those sleigh bells jing-a-ling, ring-ting ting-a-ling, too! Christmas is almost here and you know what that means, right? You’ll be needing some cookies for Santa and his reindeer on Christmas Eve this Thursday. Here are some ideas for last minute Christmas cookies that are sure to please even the pickiest elf or reindeer.
Waiting for Santa…
Need more holiday entertaining or food and beverage gift inspiration? Check out this previous post: Gifts, Goodies and Greatest Hits
To all of those who celebrate, I wish you a joyful and Merry Christmas!
See you in 2016!
I have some new recipes, really I do! And some travels and adventures to share as well. And I have pictures, too. But as I am still in high gear work mode right now with some deadlines looming before the Christmas holiday, I think I’ll first take this opportunity to share these “greatest hits” of the season with you. May these favorites of mine inspire some holiday food and gift ideas for you to try until I can get back to the regularly scheduled programming.
I hope you all have enjoyed the holiday season so far, and may your days be merry and bright…and filled with good food, friends and family.
Cookies! For the cookie monster in us all.
Who doesn’t love cookies any time of year, but during the holidays they are a mandatory make and give. Starting from the top with these biscotti…this is the one thing I will try to get made before Christmas!
Chocolate Hazelnut and Ginger Biscotti are perhaps the most addictive cookies ever known to man or woman. These truly decadent biscotti have the perfect dry texture combined with savory hazelnuts, spicy candied ginger and melty semi-sweet chocolate surprises in every bite. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again…if I don’t make these for my husband every Christmas, I might as well find another place to live. I kid you not!
Old Fashioned Drop Sugar Cookies are a recipe that my mom used to make every year. They are the best I’ve ever had and fun to make by yourself, or with some little elves helping you to decorate! They have the added advantage of keeping well for a week or more in an airtight container.
Chocolate Espresso Crinkle Cookies. I knew I had to try them the moment I saw Eva’s original recipe, and then Sawsan’s adaptation of Eva’s recipe that added some warm spices. They did not disappoint! Continue reading
Wishing you joyful hearts and happy times during this festive holiday season.
May 2014 be a gentle and peaceful time for you and your loved ones,
a year filled with good health, creativity and abundance.
Merry Christmas! Season’s Greetings! Happy New Year!
More posts coming soon. Cheers!