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Orange Hazelnut Martini

Snow is optional. Orange Hazelnut Martini 1 part vodka 2 parts fresh squeezed orange juice 1/2 part triple sec 1/2 part hazelnut liqueur Shake all ingredients in a shaker with ice. Strain into a martini glass. If feeling really ambitious … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Hazelnut Shooters

Even without the toasted hazelnuts ringing the glass, this drink would be fantastic. Add the garnish and you’ve got yourself a party. Despite the name, we encourage sipping not shooting. Toasted Hazelnut Garnish 1/4 cup hazelnuts 1 tbsp powdered sugar … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Sugar Plums

Despite the title, these little treats are quite dense and spicy, but not overly sweet. Feel free to alter the fruit mix. A number of recipes only used dates and apricots. Most recipes we saw called for using a food … Continue reading

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Twelve Days of Christmas: Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire

For the next 12 days we’ll bring you recipes that are perfect for Christmas and holiday celebrations. We’ll feature more drinks and sugar than normal, because let’s face it holiday celebrations often involve family or coworkers, sometimes both. Alcohol and … Continue reading

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Cranberry Brie Bites

This is a great way to repurpose that cranberry sauce. If you don’t have phyllo dough, wonton wrappers will also do the trick. (Sunday Suppers will return next week.) Cranberry Brie Bites 5 pieces phyllo dough 12 pecans 2-3 ounces … Continue reading

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A Waldorf Remix

By Katherine Growing up, I loved Waldorf salad, which means at some point in my life, mayo didn’t bug me. My hatred of mayo now runs far deeper than any childhood memory of apple trees and mom’s cooking. Making the … Continue reading

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Chocolate-Pecan Bread Pudding with Bourbon

By Katherine A bread pudding in the middle of summer, what are we crazy? Well, yes. But here’s the back story. I had a girls’ night and a friend brought two bags of baguette slices. At the end of the … Continue reading

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Pecan Crusted Chicken on Wilted Spinach with Honey-Mustard Buttermilk Dressing

By Katherine First things first: This isn’t a salad. Yes, it might look suspiciously like one, but I know my husband and would never serve him and his hearty appetite a salad for dinner. Also, he gets the big piece … Continue reading

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Fried rice with broccoli and cashews

This is a great weeknight side dish that comes together quickly. Pre-cooked meat can be added to turn it into a main course. Fried Rice with broccoli and cashews half a medium onion, diced  1 1/2 cups broccoli, cut small … Continue reading

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Sorghum and Pecan Pancakes

These hearty pancakes will get your morning off to a great start. (Yep, that was cheesy, but you’ll like these we swear.) Sorghum and Pecan Pancakes 1/2 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 tsp baking powder 1/4 … Continue reading

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