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Mudslide Cocktail Recipe – Baileys Irish Cream Mudslide

A Mudslide Cocktail Recipe is a decadent mixture of vodka, coffee flavored Kahlua and Bailey’s Irish Cream. This delicious Baileys Irish cream mudslide recipe is both a drink and a dessert. It is one of my favorite cocktail recipes for St. Patrick’s Day or any special holiday. Making Baileys drinks will guarantee one thing for …

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Gingerbread House Tips – 15 Tricks for Making Gingerbread Houses

These Gingerbread House tips will make sure that your next project will be a stunner. From using muffin tins for supplies to choosing the right icing, these steps will make the task of making gingerbread houses quick and easy. The taste of gingerbread desserts just seem to go along with Christmas in my mind. Check …

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Cherry Cordial Recipe – Making Homemade Chocolate Covered Cherries

My all time favorite Christmas treat is a chocolate covered cherry cordial. Each year, this is something that my husband buys me for my stocking, and he knows that I’ll be thanking “Santa” for these bonbons. January 3 is celebrated each year as National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day. Let’s find out how to make them …

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Microwave Peanut Brittle – Homemade Nut Brittle with a Delicious Crunch

This microwave peanut brittle is simple to make but looks like you made a trip to the candy shop. It comes together in just minutes and tastes amazing. Homemade nut brittle is one of our favorite Christmas recipes. Peanut brittle is not just for the holidays. Keep that tastes coming in January, too, by celebrating …

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Lemon Snowball Cookies – Snowball Cookie Recipe

These lemon snowball cookies are snowball shaped bites of melt in your mouth sweet deliciousness. This snowball cookie recipe is perfect for a cookie swap and will be a cookie recipe that you will love to make each Christmas. Oh the weather outside is frightful and the time is just delightful – or something like …

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Scottish Shortbread Cookie – Making Shortbread Cookies

No holiday season would be complete without the buttery and crisp taste of a Scottish Shortbread cookie.  Biting into crunchy shortbread cookies gives you a light as air texture and taste that just can’t be beat. My husband is from England and every Christmas, I find him a box of Walker’s Shortbread cookies.  During the …

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Irish Cream Fudge – Bailey’s Fudge Recipe with Coffee Flavor

This delicious Bailey’s fudge recipe has a surprise addition of coffee for a great flavor. It is creamy and sweet and has a lovely consistency. This year, make some Irish Cream Fudge as a part of your Christmas traditions! Who doesn’t love the taste of a glass of Bailey’s Irish cream during the holidays? It …

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Cranberry Pecan Crostini Appetizers

These lovely Cranberry Pecan Crostini Appetizers are the perfect appetizers to start any special gathering of friends. Cranberries are one of those foods that always seem to find their way onto the holiday table.   They are wonderful as a bite with drinks before dinner, and also make a lovely starter to a meal when served …

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Eggnog Muffins – A Holiday Favorite

These eggnog muffins will be sure to become one of our holiday favorite brunch additions in years to come. Christmas morning is always special at our house. We open our Christmas gifts throughout the day, not just in one mad rush. We also stop mid morning for a nice Christmas breakfast or brunch.  I LOVE …

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Funfetti Peppermint Chocolate Truffles – New Christmas Sweet Treat

These Funfetti peppermint chocolate truffles are my latest addition to a growing batch of truffle recipes. Truffles are as much a part of my holiday traditions as decorating a tree is.  I love to make all kinds of these bite sized Christmas treats.  They are fun to make, and look so great on a holiday …

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My Mum’s Butterscotch pie with a Torched Meringue Topping

One of my fondest holiday memories, for both Thanksgiving and Christmas, is my mum’s butterscotch pie.  The pie is rich and creamy, sweet and mum use to make batches of them every year.  (She had to make extras, or there would be none left after my brother got started on them.) Celebrate the Holidays with …

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Holiday Kitchen Gift Guide – 9 Super Kitchen Gift Ideas

Kitchen Gift Guide. Anyone who cooks normally also loves kitchen products and food gadgets, so I have created a Gardening Cook 2014 Kitchen Gift Guide.  If you are looking for something special to treat someone that you love who spends a lot of time in the kitchen, this gift guide should give you lots of …

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23 Favorite Holiday Fudge Recipes to Celebrate in Style

This round up features 23 of my Favorite Holiday Fudge Recipes. Some are my own recipes and others have been submitted by blogger friends of mine. The holidays are the one time of the year when I love making fudge and have it on hand all the time. I love it all year round, but my …

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