Monthly Archives: December 2012

From Homemade Chicken (or Turkey) Stock to Comforting Chicken Soup

  Only ┬áthree more sleeps . . . until Christmas Eve, that is. The big day for us. Being German, we celebrate that evening. A very special time. When we were children, the tree would just have gone up Christmas … Continue reading

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Decadent Little Truffles – Smooth and Creamy (gluten-free and dairy-free, too)

Every holiday needs a little indulgence, and a little time to relax. These little truffles will give you both. They are smooth and rich and decadent enough to feel like a rich indulgence and so quick to make that you … Continue reading

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Chai Tea Syrup – for Gift Giving or Relaxing Indulgence

Yes, the holiday fever has hit, and sometimes I feel in panic mode when I think of all the things to do before Christmas. I so love this time of year and all the wonderful holiday warmth and traditions. And … Continue reading

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Poppyseed, Pomegranate and Pear Salad – Festive and Ready for the Holidays

Wow, it’s the beginning of December already! I’m not sure how that happened, but everywhere I look, red and green are the colours of the season. Christmas trees are stacked in the tree lots, red bows trim lamp posts, and … Continue reading

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