White Chocolate Eggnog Cheesecake

White Chocolate Eggnog Cheesecake

With Cranberry Whiskey Sauce

I’m not sure there’s anything that screams Christmas more than eggnog and cranberries. And when combined in a creamy cheesecake with a little zip of whiskey, I say let the festive season begin!

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Fireball Cider Rice Pudding

Fireball Cider Rice Pudding

I was long overdue.

Every year for the longest time, I fixed an Indian feast for a small group of friends. We gorged on Tandoori chicken, baba ganoush, chicken in a spicy coconut milk sauce with raisins and cashews, a turmeric spinach and potato dish, curried veggies, [...]

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Sugared Cranberries? Yes We Cran!

Sugared Cranberries? Yes We Cran!

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

Well dang, I had fully intended to make a new zippy tip video this week, but a case of the crud has left me without a voice. Phooey. Good thing it’s Christmas time and I have the perfect archive video for the season. Sugared cranberries [...]

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The Zest is Yet to Come

The Zest is Yet to Come

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

How many times have you needed some lemon zest for a recipe and discovered that you don’t have any fresh lemons on hand? In this Zippy Tip archive video, I show how easy it is to always have lemon zest available when you need it.

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Apple Butternut Pie

Apple Butternut Pie

OK, so whoever is planning on making pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, raise your hand!

OK, you can put your hand down.

Now, those of you who would like to make something similar but uniquely different and yet just as easy to prepare, raise your hand!

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Apple A-Peel

Apple A-Peel

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

Every Tuesday on Facebook, I hold a party that features the same ingredient that I have used for my Zippy Tip video of the week. All of my blogging friends share their recipes that include that particular ingredient. It’s a cool thing for everyone, because all [...]

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Fall Harvest Cheesecake Blondies

Fall Harvest Cheesecake Blondies

There are so many things that I like about fall.

I like that I can continue to walk the pups or work out in the yard and no longer have sweat running down every crevice.

I like that we don’t have to run either [...]

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Melon Lassi Coffee Cake

Melon Lassi Coffee Cake

Last weekend was our church’s 3-day rummage sale. My friend Jon, who has been dubbed everything from “Rummage Czar” to “Reverend Rummage” is in charge of the event that takes place both in the spring and fall each year. It is a tremendous undertaking that starts with collecting everyone’s [...]

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An Apple a Day…

An Apple a Day...

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

My friend Sandy and I used to go to an apple orchard up in Michigan every fall to pick apples. A gruff old guy owned the place. And when you pulled in, he grunted out the usual rundown of all the different types of apples he had, [...]

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Prevent Fruit from Sinking in Cakes

Prevent Fruit from Sinking in Cake

It’s Zippy Tip Tuesday!

Have you ever attempted to add fruit or chocolate chips to cake or muffin batter, only to have them sink to the bottom of the pan while baking?

Well, the technique in this video will help thwart off any such future baking [...]

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