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Rugelach for all of the Holidays

I’ve always loved the holiday season. I grew up in a household that celebrated Christmas and Hannukah, so the month of December was always fun! There was lots of good food and friends and family to ...

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Recalling a Few Cookie Memories of My Youth

I’ve touched on some of the fondest food memories of my youth in a number of my blogs.  Those memories for me, like a lot of us, begin with meals and desserts prepared by our mothers and ...

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Homemade Ice Cream… in a Vitamix?

We all know the Vitamix blender makes the best frozen cocktails, and it was one night, after a stellar round of Pina Coladas, I was inspired to make a pineapple sorbet with leftover frozen pineapple ...

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Cookies for Breakfast

I have a really bad habit of mismanaging my time before heading off to work or some other engagement. I will get into a productive mode that is hard to detach from, which then means a rush to get out ...

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Why Sharing Food is So Special: A Valentine's Day of Memories

  For our past three Valentine's Days together (in three different Chicago apartments; that's real estate for ya!) my boyfriend and I have each made each other a surprise dish to impress each other ...

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A Cure for your Winter Blues: Snacks and a Movie

Now that the holiday season is winding down, but the weather outside is still chilly, hibernation season is in progress. This is a time when we’re licking our financial wounds from spoiling our loved ...

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Chocolate De Abuelita

  It’s here! It’s here! It’s finally here! The event I’ve been waiting for all year! No, it’s not that holiday this weekend where we celebrate by buying stuff. It’s the time of year where everyone ...

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Homemade Snickers Bars

  I am a competitive person by nature. Not sure if it’s growing up with a twin sister and we competed against each other at times, but if there is ever a contest going on that I can remotely ...

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Fresh Picked Sweets From the Garden

  One of my favorite smells of summer is the sweet and pungent aroma of my herb garden on a hot afternoon, and one of my favorite challenges is finding ways to use every single clipping! If you're a ...

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Bringing Pinterest Recipes to Life

I love, love, LOVE Pinterest! If you’re anything like me, you probably spend several hours a week on the site looking up new recipes to try. You may be searching for a recipe for a quick and healthy ...

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