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Christmas Fruit Salad Wreath

December 21, 2023
Flat lay photo of Christmas Fruit Salad Wreath on wood slice with bowl of fruit dip in center of wreath.

This Christmas Fruit Salad Wreath is a light and healthy addition to the holiday table made with kiwi, pineapple, clementines, blueberries, and pomegranate. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. It’s officially winter and the Christmas holiday is just days away.  But unfortunately, it’s also cold and flu season.  I’ve been refilling my hand sanitizer, taking my elderberry, and nourishing my body to try and protect myself from unwanted…

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Tomato Prosciutto Puff Pastry Candy Canes

December 19, 2023
Flat lay photo of Tomato Prosciutto Puff Pastry Candy Canes on serving dish. Pine cones and fresh rosemary sit around the plate.

This Tomato Prosciutto Puff Pastry Candy Canes recipe turns puff pastry into a delicious holiday appetizer filled with sundried tomato pesto, mozzarella, and prosciutto. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Puff pastry has totally had a moment this year!  We’ve seen it go viral in upside down recipes and so many other tasty creations.  So I’m wrapping up the year with one last puff pastry recipe that’s perfect…

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Rhubarb and Cranberry Gin and Tonic

December 5, 2023
Rhubarb and Cranberry Gin and Tonic in holly berry glasses garnished with fresh rosemary sprigs. Glasses sit on wood slice. Bottle of Warner's Rhubarb Gin sits in background.

This Rhubarb and Cranberry Gin and Tonic is a simple holiday cocktail made with the world’s first rhubarb gin from Warner’s Distillery, cranberry juice, and tonic water. Thank you to Warner’s Gin for sending me a bottle of Rhubarb Gin in exchange for this post.  This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. When I’m at a wedding or occasion where there’s a bar present, I tend to find myself…

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Panettone French Toast

November 30, 2023
Panettone French Toast on a white serving dish with powdered sugar, cranberries, and whipped cream on top. Bowl of cranberries, brass deer, panettone loaf, and sugar shaker in background.

Panettone French Toast is a delicious way to transform Italian Christmas bread into a festive holiday morning breakfast topped with powdered sugar, cranberries, and whipped cream. This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. The first arrival of panettone in the grocery store had me thinking, “This would make excellent French toast!”  So I bought a box.  If you’re unfamiliar with this Italian Christmas treat, it’s a sweet bread made…

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Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cake

November 7, 2023
Close up of Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cake slice in front of cake on wooden board.

This Pumpkin Spice Ricotta Cake is moist and delicious with just the right amount of pumpkin spice flavor. It’s an easy dessert worthy of holiday celebrations! This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. Since the fall started, it’s become a Saturday ritual to put a simmer pot on the stove and spend my morning baking.  So recently when I found myself with leftover ricotta cheese and pumpkin puree, I…

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Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Bites

October 31, 2023
Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Bites on serving dish on top of wooden board. Bowl of Garlic OMG! Pretzels on the side.

The combination of salty-sweet ingredients makes these Cranberry Walnut Goat Cheese Bites a flavorful addition to the holiday table.   This post may contain affiliate links.  Making a purchase through one of these links helps support this blog. It’s hard to believe that we’re already thinking about the holiday season, but here we are!  It’s Halloween and as soon as the calendar changes, we’ll be starting to plan holiday celebrations.  My mom and I have been discussing menu plans for Thanksgiving…

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