Tag: christmas

Vegetable Christmas Tree

There are a ton of crafty recipes that come out around the holidays. Vegetables, fruits and cheeses are usually the dishes that get turned into something fun for the holidays; like a turkey made from a cheese ball or fruit arranged on a tray to make the shape of a […]

Improv Challenge: Slow Cooker Wassail

A local winery has tasting every Sunday afternoon and last year two friends and I went a few times to try out their different wines. During one of the visits, we tasted wassail which was explained to us as a spiced red wine. The second we tasted it, everyone said […]

Vanilla Peppermint Fudge

One of my favorite things about the holiday season is all things peppermint. I absolutely love the flavor and could very likely subsist on candy canes and other peppermint treats for the duration of the holidays. How can you go wrong with peppermint + fudge + chocolate? You really can’t.  Vanilla Peppermint […]

Rosemary Roasted Nuts

Starting on October 31st and sailing right on through to the last day of the year, we tend to change the way we eat and not necessarily for the better. It starts off with a piece or two of leftover Halloween candy from your kids or the trick or treaters […]

#handcraftededibles: Iced Gingerbread Biscotti

Gingerbread and biscotti were two things I never really had growing up. The more common cookies, like chocolate chip, sugar and oatmeal raisin replaced the option for gingerbread and soft, round cookies took over for the hard, elongated ovals of biscotti. (Also, my parents didn’t really drink coffee or tea, […]

#handcraftededibles: Peanut Butter M&M Bark

Can you believe this is the 10th week of #handcraftededibles? That means Christmas is almost here! I’m not ready! Well, in the sense of gifts, I actually am. I finished up all of my Christmas shopping over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend and now I’m just waiting on everything to arrive […]

SRC Holiday Treats: Chocolate Rum Cake

It’s time for a special Secret Recipe Club event! This month the event is Holiday Treats! Now that Thanksgiving is out of the way and you likely don’t want to see another turkey for the next 11 months, we can move onto December, Christmas and the holiday season. For this […]

#handcraftededibles: Slow Cooker Cinnamon Almonds

One of the easiest appetizers you can put out for the holidays are nuts. Cashews, pecans, almonds, walnuts, peanuts…any type of nut will do. And, according to Ina Garten, you don’t even need to make them yourself. A tin of nuts from the store is more than acceptable to put […]

Vanilla Bourbon Pumpkin Pie

When I saw this recipe in Food Network Magazine I knew I needed to make it right away. Bourbon has been very high on my cooking with list recently and adding the sweetness of vanilla to it could only make it better. At first I couldn’t even imagine what this […]