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This Old Shoe (42)

You come to me in a dream and hand me an old shoe. I raise an eyebrow. You grin at me. What does this mean? Why have you brought me an old shoe? 212 more words

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Celebrate Dutch Traditions and Douwe Egberts Coffee

If you lived in Holland, you would be putting your shoes near the chimney this week so that Sinterklaas might leave treats for you, assuming you were good that is. 273 more words

Coffee Is All Around!

Biscoff Cookie Butter Cheesecake

Cookie butter has been floating around in the baking world for quite a while, and recently, recipes for all sorts of cookie butters have been popping up. 622 more words


Bulgarian Ribnik for St. Nicholas Day

When I think winter holiday foods, my mind turns immediately to the sweets – I can’t help it – who wouldn’t love spice cookies or a… 115 more words


December 6, 2016--St. Nicholas Day

Happy St. Nicholas Day!  Did you remember to put your boot out so the Tall Guy could fill them with chocolate and fruit?  Hey, I’m not sharing… 485 more words


Today is the feast of St. Nicholas and we are celebrating with Speculaas cookies, a spiced shortcrust cookie traditional to the Netherlands. Speculaas are usually cut using intricate wooden cookie molds with images of animals, plants, people, windmills and the bishop of Myra, St. 265 more words