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Queso de Bola Cake

For the uninitiated: Edam cheese or queso de bola (yes “cheese ball”) is semi-hard, mild-tasting but salty cheese that is constantly present at Filipino Christmas Eve feasts. 540 more words


holiday breads.

In December, I decided to (finally) use a gift card I had for a cooking class at The Gourmandise School. Most all the classes that interested me were filled up, but, being as I had recently been experimenting with simple breads, the Holiday Breads class seemed to be an excellent choice. 111 more words


December eats

Of all the lovely things that the holiday season brings, one of my top contenders will always be the food. Whether it be a turkey dinner, a hot drink or just an everyday indulgence, something about the holiday air makes the food taste that much better.


Gluten Free Shortbread Cookies

When I saw the front cover of the recent Bon Appetit I was floored, and slightly jealous; those lavender wreaths were astonishing and beautiful. I had to have my fix of all the holiday fun, so I set out to make a gluten & dairy free shortbread that didn’t taste like sawdust. 428 more words

Gluten Free

shortbread cookies for every holiday

I have a few recipes that I can use throughout the year.  This is one of them.  It comes from Ina Garten.  With this recipe I am able to use any cookie cutter and a variety of sugars or decors to make the cookies look holiday specific. 214 more words


Homemade Marshmallow Snowflakes

Making marshmallows is extremely easy to make, although I had never made it before prior to today.  I am still in the holiday spirit and holiday baking mood so decided to give my son a sweet treat and make homemade marshmallows! 229 more words

Sweet Treats

cinnamon puff breakfast rolls

Here is another recipe that uses a refrigerated convenience dough.  This one uses refrigerated buttermilk biscuits.

The recipe comes from The Herbal Breads Cookbook by Donna Frawley.   145 more words