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White Chocolate and Rosemary Truffles

  These rich and interesting truffles offer a delicate balance of white chocolate with aromatic rosemary. I find that the rosemary tempers the sweetness of the white chocolate so it doesn’t end up too sickly. See what you think. PREPARATION: 40 minutes COOKING: 5 minutes MAKES: about 30 Scant ½ cup heavy cream A large [...]

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5 Father’s Day Cookbook Recommendations

  Father’s Day is upon us and if you’re tired of getting Dad socks and ties, we’re here to help. We’ve created a list of cookbooks that are sure to have Dad’s eyes light up with inspiration on June 15th. 1. Beerology by Mirella Amato — Broken down into fun, easy-to-read chapters, Beerology starts with [...]

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8 Easter Desserts that Will Make You Hop with Joy

  Easter is just around the corner, so you’re going to want to stock up on sugar, eggs and flour… STAT! Especially after you finish scrolling through this post. There are lots of yummy dessert options to serve at your Easter feast, but we’ve also included options to have around the home for an occasional [...]

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Green Foods You Actually Want to Eat

  If you’re finding yourself in the Irish spirit this St. Patrick’s Day, but can’t stomach the idea of beer coloured with green food colouring. Or any other food artificially coloured green for that matter, why not try one of these recipes below with naturally green foods that you (and your family) will want to eat!   Risotto, [...]

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9 Easter Mains

  Easter is just around the corner and if you are looking for a new sort of main, something beyond regular ham or turkey, you have come to the right place! Try one of these great recipes and impress your friends and family! If you do a brunch for Easter, this ham and parsley strata [...]

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10 Great Chocolate Recipes for Valentine’s Day!

  Valentine’s Day is a great holiday for any number of reasons, but let’s be honest with ourselves. We love it for the chocolate. It is the best excuse to eat an obscene amount of chocolate in ever form since, well, Halloween. So if you are looking for get chocolate recipes to share with that [...]

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The Cascadian 86

  Spend the upcoming Valentine’s Day with your loved one and a great glass of sparkling champagne. The Cascadian 86 is not only delicious, but you’ll get bonus points for creating a homemade beverage. While enjoying sparkling wine “neat” is always a good option, cocktail recipes utilize bubbly more than any other type of wine. [...]

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New Year’s Eve Appetizers

  Is there a better time for fancy appetizers and champagne than New Year’s Eve parties? Let us help you make finger foods that will impress all your guests!   Smoked Salmon Bites with Dill Caper Cream These elegant bites look lovely as they are, but you can dress them up even more by topping [...]

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Melissa d’Arabian’s Classic Apple Tart

  From Melissa d’Arabian: Apple tart is my family’s favorite dessert. I love it because it makes the house smell amazing and the tart looks so polished and beautiful (taking a few extra minutes to fan out the apples makes it look like it came from a bakery!). This is a French-style apple tart, not [...]

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Cocktails for the Holidays

  The holidays are a great time of year to celebrate (responsibly) with a cocktail! So if you are looking for something new for Christmas, New Year’s Eve or any party in between we recommend trying one of this 7 cocktails for the holidays.   1. The Pear Sparkler 2. Sparkling Shiraz Punch 3.  Liquid [...]

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