Microwave Hot Cocoa for One

Microwave Hot Cocoa for One

Do you buy those hot cocoa packets from the grocery store? Did you know you can make your own hot cocoa almost as quickly without paying for additives and packaging. You probably have the ingredients on hand right now – nothing new to buy. All you need is milk, sugar, and cocoa. And, while I… 

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Cabernet Cranberry Sauce

Cabernet Cranberry Sauce

If you’ve been reading my blog for more than one holiday season, you know that that from before Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, I have a little bit of a cranberry obsession. Every year, I make some version of this cranberry sauce. I’ve made it with just various combinations of wine, liquor, and different juices for the… 

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Lemon Glazed Gingerbread Pound Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Filling

Lemon Glazed Gingerbread Pound Cake with Lemon Cream Cheese Filling

I think gingerbread is one of those fall/winter flavors that sometimes gets neglected. I have to say it was never really a love of mine until I briefly went to college in Winston-Salem. In Old Salem there is a restaurant called the Tavern, which, at least way back when I was there, served gingerbread with… 

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Sweet Potato Cranberry Biscuits

Sweet Potato Cranberry Biscuits

Do you remember the sweet potatoes I was telling you about a while back? Well, in addition to the sweet potato fries and lots of baked sweet potatoes, I made these Sweet Potato Cranberry Biscuits. Oh-my-goodness-YUM! These biscuits are light and fluffy with just a touch of sweetness. They are not sweet like a doughnut… 

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