Posts Tagged Christmas:

Dec
18

8th Day of Christmas – New Family Traditions

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I was a bachelor for the past decade and my cooking efforts were basically limited to TV dinners, microwave popcorn and making coffee (scratch that last one, I pretty much always went to Starbucks.) But happily, my diet took a healthier turn for the better when I got married last spring and moved in with […]

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Dec
17

9th Day of Christmas: Why not deck your cookies with bows of holly?

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One of my favorite Christmas traditions is our cookie decorating party. A few weeks before Christmas a group of family and friends get together to decorate cut-out cookies that are baked the night before. It’s mainly an activity for the kids who have as much fun decorating as they do eating their creations. But when […]

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Dec
16

10th Day of Christmas: My Day-After Christmas Dinner Disaster

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As many of you know, Christmas and the holidays are a time for friends, family and food. My group of five friends and I have a close relationship: we’ve been friends for more than 10 years and have become as close as brothers. For that reason, two years ago, we decided to make our own […]

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Dec
15

11th Day of Christmas: ‘Tis the Season for New Traditions

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In our family, tradition rules. And I don’t mean that in a valley-girl-takes-liberty-with-the-English-language sort of way. Doesn’t it seem we’re destined to perform in the same way each holiday? Crank out the Christmas cards by the 15th. Brave the traffic and the crowds. Trim the tree. Bake batch after batch of the same confections we […]

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Dec
14

12 Days of Christmas

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Introduction to the “12 Days” Blog Series In addition to trees, lights, gifts, family and friends, the holidays revolve around food. A unique breed of “holiday foodies” emerge this time of year and take a special interest in what food traditions will be kept, lost and/or created. In honor of the holidays, the SacFoodies invited […]

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