Posts Tagged Christmas:

Dec
28

Peppermint Bark

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I won’t lie – one of my favorite parts of the holiday season is the endless supply of treats. Whether it is the homemade cookies from friends or the addicting caramel corn from my aunt, I can rest easy knowing something will be always be around to satisfy my sweet tooth. However, with family in […]

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Dec
18

SacFoodies Take K Street

By: Sara Ortega and Brittany Gillmor ‘Tis the season for holiday gatherings, and as you would imagine, the annual SacFoodies holiday celebration isn’t just your average potluck. We like to spice things up a notch (often literally), and this year was no different. Last week, the SacFoodies crew paraded down K Street with our Local […]

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Dec
17

Nana’s Eggnog

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I was feeling a little festive last week, finally getting into the swing of the season, and decided to tackle an eggnog recipe in advance of the SacFoodies holiday party. I stumbled upon Nana’s Eggnog recipe, courtesy of Nugget Markets, which seemed fabulously festive and easy on the prep and cook time. First things first, […]

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Dec
17

Millie Armato’s Christmas Eve-and-After Steak Soup

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When I was in high school, as the Christmas break was winding down and just before we had to get back to our normal schedules, the last act of the season was the removal of the Christmas tree. This always involved my friend Mike coming over to help me take it out. Mom would give […]

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Dec
15

Wishing You A Merry, Cherry Christmas

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My sweet tooth and I just love this time of year. One of our family’s favorite treats is homemade chocolate-covered cherries. Like the jolly old elf himself, they show up just once a year – making them extra sweet and special. Here’s a tip…they are tasty the day they are dipped, but the longer they […]

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Dec
14

Foodie-Inspired Stocking Stuffers

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Looking for stocking stuffers/hostess gifts for that foodie friend in your life? Check out this short list of ideas. All of these have been tested, approved and highly recommended. Joseph Joseph Garlic Rocker  Admittedly, I originally bought this because it looks cool. BUT THEN I discovered it’s by far the easiest to use, easiest to […]

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Dec
09

Challah French Toast with Caramel Sauce and Crème Fraiche

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For the ultimate in “special” breakfasts perfect for the holiday season, I give you my recipe for Challah French Toast with Caramel Sauce and Crème Fraiche. Sounds fancy and tastes delicious, but is surprisingly simple to throw together. This recipe became a fast favorite after a visit to see my best friend in Seattle for […]

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Dec
08

Spoonful of Chutney – The Christmas of My Childhood

By: Shreya Suresh Although my family doesn’t celebrate Christmas traditionally, I went to a school in Bangalore, India that takes celebrations very seriously. As a result, I grew up to be an adult who gets irrationally excited on the last day of November. On a more national scale, Christmas is one of the most awaited […]

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Dec
07

Jingle Bells and Holiday Bites

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This is me at my Kindergarten Christmas concert. As you can tell, I’m a bit of a ham. I’ve always loved the Christmas show at my elementary school and this year may be the most special because it’s my first as a Kindergarten parent. In just a week, I’ll be front-and-center as my son starts […]

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Dec
15

Soft Amish Sugar Cookies

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I love baking any time of the year, but there is something about baking around the holidays that is extra special. My 4-year-old has been begging to make Christmas cookies for weeks, so I wanted to find a recipe that would be simple enough for him to really help. I found this recipe on the […]

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