Cranberry sauce isn’t just for thanksgiving. This sweet and simple sauce combines fresh orange zest, cinnamon sticks and fresh cranberries. Read More »
Each year for Christmas, my kids make homemade ornaments to give to loved ones as gifts., One year we made salt dough, cut it into shapes and painted them. Last year, we made fridge magnets with Perler Beads (plastic beads that fit onto a pegboard, then get ironed so the pieces melt together).
This year, my daugfhter painted pinecones and we tied them with Christmas ribbon. And we made nutmeg ornaments! Read More »
Linzer cookies have long been my favorite European cookies. The have their origin in the Austrian Linzer Torte, which is traditionally made with flour ground nuts and spices into a tore filled with currant jam and topped with a lattice. I’ve always loved the American-style linzer cookie variation, using a similar pastry, often cut into heart shapes, filled with raspberry jam. I spent some time in Prague over the summer, and this is certainly similar to some of the pastries Read More »