Tag Archives: thanksgiving

Egg Nog Cream Pie with Gingersnap Crust

Oooh, egg nog.  I’m ever smitten by its festive flavor and creamy decadence.  I wait all year for it to come back to me in the form of frozen yogurt, steaming lattes, and even cake.  I love the way it … Continue reading

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Cut-Out Turkeys: Hazelnut Brown Sugar Cookies

There’s something funny about decorating with turkeys for Thanksgiving, if you ask me.  For one, they’re generally not too cute; plus, their very carcasses are the center of the momentous meal.  But for some reason, I bought a turkey cookie … Continue reading

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Cranberry Clove Cookies

After each visit to see family for the holidays, my husband and I are ever grateful to head home with full bellies and a car packed with leftovers, from stuffing and gravy to containers of cranberry sauce. My soon-after-Thanksgiving tradition has become not one of shopping, nor … Continue reading

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