from heart to hands to table

Category: Holidays and Celebrations

Swiss Tarts

Swiss Tarts

The title “Swiss Tarts” may be a bit of a misnomer. All I know is that years ago when I first tried to make these, I was attempting to re-create a tiny frosted treat I once had. It was a firm little tart filled with […]

The Perfect Pair: Macarons Two Ways

  T-minus a week until the most over-manufactured, high-expectation-low-return “holiday” of the year: Valentine’s Day. That’s seven days until florists are ravaged of anything “long stem” and drugstores are depleted of all their heart-shaped candy. Greeting cards will clog up the mail system next week […]

Cranberry Bars

Cranberry Bars

I hesitate to call this a ‘copy cat recipe’ but I suppose it is as they look and taste much like the original Cranberry Bliss Bars from Starbucks. Though I’d argue that they are better – the base is more gingerbread-y and you can dial […]

Food Blogger Cookie Swap 2014: Chai Tea Shortbread

Well, it’s that time of year again. The Holidays are upon us and that means the that food bloggers from all over are dutifully making donations, and baking and shipping secret packages of cookies to one another. This is my third year participating in The […]

Cranberry Sauce with Bourbon and Orange

We’re friends right? And friends would never lead each other astray, would they? In fact friends should look out for one another’s best interests. So in that vein, as your friend and food blogger, I want to steer you away from canned cranberry sauce. Like, […]

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