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Caprese Skewers — A Quick-No Bake-Easy Assembly Holiday Appetizer

It doesn’t get any easier than this. With just a few store-bought ingredients, you can make a delicious and beautiful appetizer in way less time than it takes to assemble a Barbie Dream House. And let’s face it–who has time to make anything complicated this time of year.  INGREDIENTS FOR CAPRESE SKEWERS Grape tomatoes Small mozzarella balls Buitoni pesto–or you can make your own  Fresh basil leaves Festive toothpicks  It really is […]

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A Festive Holiday Buffet

The holidays! They’re either the most wonderful time of the year–or the most stressful–especially if you’re hosting a holiday party. I’ve learned that having a fabulous buffet is the easiest way to celebrate and still enjoy your own party. All the work is pretty much done in advance and you can actually spend time with your guests. This buffet is great for a White Elephant Cocktail Party or even a […]

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It’s Holiday Cookie Time!

I love these molasses gems and guess what–I’m not alone! I just heard from a very reliable source that they’re also one of Santa’s favorites. So this year I’m going to leave him a few extra on Christmas Eve. Maybe he’ll leave a little something extra in my stocking. Are you reading this, Santa? I hope so!    Wait…this just in…Hanukkah Harry likes them, too! In fact, sometimes he shows […]

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