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christmas morning (cranberry orange) muffins

December 23, 2014

Golden and aromatic, these Christmas morning muffins create cranberry-orange sugar clouds that waft through the house. Fragrant with cinnamon and nutmeg, the scent may be enough to lure your family from their warm beds to the breakfast table, or at least to gather sleepily around ...

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cranberry orange snickerdoodles

December 18, 2014

Snickerdoodles are one cookie I find myself making every year; the pillowy puffs of cinnamon-sugar with slightly crisp edges and soft centers are my idea of cookie heaven. For a seasonal twist, I perfumed the batter with fresh orange zest and folded in plump dried ...

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cranberry, pistachio & white chocolate oatmeal cookies

December 4, 2014

For a seasonal spin on the classic oatmeal cookie, I stuffed buttery brown sugar dough with dried cranberries, pistachios and white chocolate chips. I love dimension in a cookie and these have plenty of it – sweet and salty, tart and chewy. It’s the kind ...

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cranberry-orange twists

December 1, 2014

When you think of Christmas, what comes to mind? A bedecked tree, a crackling fire, a fresh snowfall? For me, Christmas is anything cranberry-orange and these twists are just like Christmas dreams. I’m especially excited about this recipe because the idea came to me a ...

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brown butter-cranberry ice cream with candied pecans

November 20, 2014

Though I’d hardly be one to tell you to break with tradition on Thanksgiving, I might suggest you add one more dessert to your line up: ice cream! Inspired by the flavors of my cranberry pecan crumb bars (brandy, brown butter, cranberry, maple, pecan) I ...

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cranberry pecan crumb bars

November 6, 2014

For a sophisticated twist on the humble crumb bar, you must try these cranberry pecan crumb bars. Maple syrup and a splash of brandy soften the edge of the cranberries, resulting in a balanced, jammy filling. Brown butter elevates the crust and crumbs to dessert ...

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cranberry-orange biscotti

December 8, 2013

Biscotti are one of my go-to homemade gifts and when you start with a solid base recipe, the flavor variations are endless. Whether you crave double chocolate, classic almond, orange-pecan, or cranberry-orange, a jar filled with biscotti is always appreciated. The light and crunchy cookies ...

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apple, cranberry & pistachio bread

December 5, 2013

I can’t think of a more festive holiday loaf than this quick bread. With apples, cranberries, and pistachios (and an apple-cinnamon glaze), this bread is the epitome of Christmas in both presentation and taste. Nearly fall-apart tender, the bread keeps well and the flavors only ...

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