The "treat yo'self" concept actually has some real credibility and is more necessary than you'd think!Here are our favorite easy ways to give your mind, body, and soul a little TLC whenever, wherever.
Related: What to Drink on Christmas: Holiday Punch Recipes and Other Festive Cocktails to get in the Spirit Fresh roasted chestnuts at a holiday market in London.According to the LiveScience article, the first appearance of roasted chestnuts are a mystery, though they were thought to signify chastity for Christians.
Kitchenwise: Apricot Almond Coffee Cake is a special treat for holidays - Entertainment & Life - The Columbus
Doing so will allow you to throw together a knockout coffee cake for breakfast, a special treat that features a cream biscuit dough packed with intensely flavored dried apricots, layered with almond paste and glazed with apricot jam.Likewise, be sure you're using almond paste and not marzipan.
Hot chocolate, spiced cider, mulled wine — chances are you've probably had one of these to warm up around the holidays.And one of the things that we do is we have pitchers that have ice chambers that keep the coquito cold.
One year, I remember deciding to make green bean casserole for my family’s Christmas dinner.My most requested food has probably been cream cheese brownies or my sugar cookies with homemade cream cheese frosting.
Photograph: Courtesy Petee's Pie Company
If heaven had a scent, it would probably smell a lot like Petee's Pies on the Lower East Side—buttery, cinnamon-y, carb-y.And co-owner and chef Petra Paredez incorporates the old with the new in her pastries as well.
Chocolate-dipped Ukrainian pizelles
PLAINFIELD, NJ — Ukrainians do not tend to follow recipes exactly, preferring to uniquely customize recipes based on personal taste, preference and mood.Here is Christine Morgan's “interpretation” of Ukrainian pizzelles:
1½ cups flour
½ lb fresh mushrooms (50 cent size)
1 Tbsp butter or olive oil4 Tbsp minced onion (very fine)3 Tbsp seasoned bread crumbs3 Tbsp light sour creamWash mushrooms well.Nutrition content: serving size 1 mushroom: Calories 26, fat 1 g, total carbohydrates 2 g, Sodium 29 mg, protein 0.
My mother-in-law, Mary Dickinson of Loda, makes an amazing crustless cranberry pie for the holidays, and our household finally tried the recipe.Truly, it's not really a pie — more of a delightfully crunchy cake/cobbler.
The dark chocolate chili-dipped Rice Krispies treat recipe is listed with the article and was created by the author.In 1997, Michigan State University broke the record for making the world’s largest Rice Krispies treat.
Christmas was always a busy time at Shealy’s Bakery.Wilsonians who were loyal to their hometown bakery depended on the Shealy family from 1939 to 1992 to help them with their holiday entertaining.
You've read 3 of 10 free articles this month.Get unlimited access to SonomaNews.
Grease and flour two 8 1/2 x 4 1/2 x 2 1/2 inch loaf pans.Combine 1/4 cup orange juice, the buttermilk, and the vanilla in a another bowl.
The book is divided into 7 chapters: Bar Cookies, Cake Mix Cookies, Fruits and Nuts, Sugar and Spice, Chocolate, Old-Fashioned and Holiday.Bar Cookies include Apple Pie Bars, Trillionaire Dessert Bars and Raspberry Oatmeal Cookie Bars.
Q: ’Tis the season for baking cookies.Maile Carpenter: I feel about baking cookies the same way I do about drinking rosé, that you should do it year-round, unapologetically.
A while back, the group made 120 pounds of latkes, and Katz had to process twice as many onions, he said.“You’ll smell the latkes coming up the driveway; it’s really quite impressive,” Katz said.
To keep things simple and easy, I buy mixed nuts from Costco, but you can go to your local grocery store and buy whichever nuts you like from the bulk bins.In a large bowl, combine mixed nuts with the maple syrup, brown sugar, orange juice, cayenne powder and rosemary.
Love the Starbucks Cranberry Bliss Bar?A lavish cream cheese icing is tickled with citrus and finished with a decadent white chocolate drizzle.
Finding a way to get a meat and potatoes kind of meal lead to the creation of the pasty.And in the Mining City, there is a shop that's been making pasties the same way for 70 years.
If you're expecting overnight guests during the holiday season, you might want to stock up on the ingredients for this recipe.Doing so will allow you to throw together a knockout coffee cake for breakfast, a special treat that features a cream biscuit dough packed with intensely flavored dried apricots, layered with almond paste and glazed with apricot jam.