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Twelve Days of Christmas: More Biscotti for Santa

  This biscotti was inspired by our very yummy figgy pudding. You’ll want to start these the night before you bake them to give the fruit time to soak up the liquor. We had quite a bit of dried fruit … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Biscotti for Santa

Because Santa really likes biscotti and we hear he’s a sucker for chocolate too. A special thanks to Bits And Breadcrumbs for putting us in the chocolate biscotti mode with this recipe that includes ginger and chocolate.   Almond Biscotti … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Coquito

This is a Christmas tradition in Puerto Rico and Cuba and we think it will be in our rotation for years to come too. This is better than your standard eggnog and we happen to really love eggnog. (At least … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Sugared Cranberries and Christmas Cranberry and Vodka Tonics

These little jewels are tasty on their own, but also a great garnish for drinks and a wonderful addition to scones. To make them even prettier, roll them in superfine not regular sugar. (We’re still working on a 25-pound bag … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Espresso Bark

This is a great addition to any holiday dessert bar and it’s super easy to make. Feel free to swap out the topping with crushed peppermint, candied nuts or whatever else strikes your fancy. While this is simple to make, … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: The Bishop

This drink was super popular back when Dickens was dreaming up Scrooge. We’re not sure why it fell out of favor. Maybe Ebenezer stole all the oranges and hid all the cloves. Anyway not only is this drink delicious, it … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: How To Make Tamales

This year Katherine wanted authentic tamales for her birthday meal. Well almost authentic due to her dislike of both the pigs head and lard which were substituted with pork shoulder and crisco. Tamales are a traditional Mexican meal served over … Continue reading

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