Posted in December 2012

Parisian Hot Chocolate

Parisian Hot Chocolate

On the ninth day of Christmas my true love gave to me nine mugs of hot chocolate, eight quarts of limoncello, seven citrus thumbprint cookies, six Mexican wedding cookies, a review in the New York Times, four magic cookie bars, three shots of eggnog, two pieces of peppermint fudge, and cute little gingerbread bundt. It’s … Continue reading

Homemade Limoncello

Homemade Limoncello

On the eight day of Christmas my true love gave to me eight quarts of limoncello, seven citrus thumbprint cookies, six Mexican wedding cookies, a review in the New York Times, four magic cookie bars, three shots of eggnog, two pieces of peppermint fudge, and cute little gingerbread bundt. Ok, I sound like an alcoholic, … Continue reading

Citrus Thumbprint Cookies

Citrus Thumbprint Cookies

On the seventh day of Christmas my true love gave to me seven citrus thumbprint cookies,  six Mexican wedding cookies, a review in the New York Times, four magic cookie bars, three shots of eggnog, two pieces of peppermint fudge, and cute little gingerbread bundt.     We come to the last of the Christmas … Continue reading

Mexican Wedding Cookies

Mexican Wedding Cookies

On the sixth day of Christmas my true love gave to me six Mexican wedding cookies, a review in the New York Times, four magic cookie bars, three shots of eggnog, two pieces of peppermint fudge, and cute little gingerbread bundt. I’ve seen these cookies in magazines and cook books but had never made them … Continue reading

On the fifth day of Christmas

On the fifth day of Christmas my true love gave to me a review in the New York Times, four magic cookie bars, three shots of eggnog, two pieces of peppermint fudge, and cute little gingerbread bundt. Back in April I moved home to Connecticut from South Carolina.  The hot humid weather year round had … Continue reading

Magic Cookie Bars

Magic Cookie Bars

On the fourth day of Christmas my true love gave to me four magic cookie bars, three shots of eggnog, two pieces of peppermint fudge, and cute little gingerbread bundt. The Christmas cookie baking has officially started!  My mom and I spent all day today baking five batches of cookies!  Four batches are for a … Continue reading

Homemade Eggnog

On the third day of Christmas my true love gave to me three shots of eggnog, two pieces of peppermint fudge, and cute little gingerbread bundt. Well, they’re not real shots, there’s not enough alcohol in them, they’re more like small glasses of eggnog.  But if you’re like me you can sip them out of … Continue reading

Peppermint Fudge

Peppermint Fudge

On the second day of Christmas my true love gave to me two pieces of peppermint fudge and a cute little gingerbread bundt. This is one of the recipes I make at work and everyone loves it! They’re creamy, pepperminty, yumminess that resemble those little Andes mints but these are waaay better. I’m not sure … Continue reading

Gingerbread

Gingerbread

On the first Day of Christmas my true love gave to me, a cute little gingerbread bundt! I’m not a huge fan of ginger, so when my mom requested I make this recipe back in October I was pretty darn sure that I wouldn’t like it, but this dark, moist, spicy cake is nothing like … Continue reading