December 2012

Kir Royale Champagne Cocktail

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Happy New Year- almost!! This is probably my favorite champagne cocktail.  I was introduced to the Kir Royale a delectable sweet, bubbly concoction by my dear, sweet friend Peggy Joseph years ago and I still fall back on it when we go out and I just want that sweet black cherry fizzy on my tongue. […]

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Pumpkin French Toast with Berry Compote

Pumpkin French Toast with Berry Compote

New Years day is a day of rebirth.  It also is the day that most of us use as a recovery from our celebration of singing, fireworks and champagne toasts.   We also need to all  take a deep breath and enjoy a breakfast with our family before we all get back to our busy schedules […]

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Blackberry Champagne Cocktail

Blackberry Champagne Cocktail

Its almost Christmas!  I know that Champagne is for New Years, but I love champagne with my Christmas breakfast and this cocktail would be delicious with french toast or heck with a kiss from your loved one on New Years.  I hope you will give this little lovely a try and that your holidays are […]

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Pork Shoulder with Fig Sauce

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Did you know pork is served at New Year’s celebrations all over the world. Some cultures believe pigs symbolize prosperity and abundance because of their plump bodies and high fat content, while others say pigs symbolize progress because they push themselves forward as they root around in the dirt for food.  This dish would be […]

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Peppermint Martini

Peppermint Martini

Okay I had to do a Christmas drink to follow up my week long Christmas Cookie marathon. I fiddled with doing a Christmas cookie cocktail, an eggnog shot, a milky way galaxy (that might show up here soon), but I picked the peppermint martini, why? Because those freakin’chocolate peppermint cookies that I made are to […]

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Drei Augen a German Shortbread Cookie + BAKERS GIVEAWAY

Drei Augen Cookies

Today is my last Christmas Cookie post, but tomorrow will be a Christmas Cookie Cocktail post, don’t miss it.  Drei Augen is a German Shortbread Sandwich Cookie.  The name Drei Augen means 3 eye, which is how the cookie got the name, with three holes that you punch through so you can see the jelly. […]

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