Monthly Archives: December 2010

Ginger Chews

My grandfather was a phenomenal baker, and these ginger chews were one of his signature cookies. You could always find a container of these cookies on his kitchen table. They are the perfect blend of sweet and spicy, and the … Continue reading

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White Chocolate Raspberry Cheesecake

Wow. Words cannot describe how amazing this cheesecake is! I think it may be the best cheesecake that I’ve ever had. The buttery chocolate crust, sweet white chocolate filling and the tart raspberry sauce all come together to create a phenomenal cheesecake. I made … Continue reading

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No-Bake Cookies

It’s always hard to believe, but Christmas has come and gone again! Since I didn’t get a chance to post everything before Christmas, I’ll post some more cookies recipes this week. These cookies have been a Christmas tradition in my … Continue reading

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M&M Pretzel Treats

These pretzels are one of my favorite holiday treats – and they are so easy to make.  They taste just like chocolate covered pretzels, but are much less work! Plus, by using red and green M&M’s they can be festive … Continue reading

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Bow-tie Lasagna

I love lasagna, but I typically only make it on the weekends because it is a little time consuming to make. This recipe, however, lets you have all the deliciousness of lasagna in just 20 minutes! Therefore, it makes a … Continue reading

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Olive Garden Salad Dressing

I’ll be honest – I’m not a huge salad eater. I wish I was, but I just don’t enjoy eating them. However, Olive Garden is one place that I will eat salad, and I actually kind of enjoy it! For … Continue reading

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Chocolate Candy Cane Cookies

Chocolate and mint are one of my favorite flavor combinations, and even more so around Christmas time. These cookies are perfect for the holiday – the filling is light and minty which balances out to rich dark chocolate of the … Continue reading

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