Monthly Archives: December 2010

Time to put up the 2011 calendar

Time to replace that Snap-On Tools calendar with this baby: Find it here. Read about it here. Happy 2011!

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Holiday Cookie Collection

From around the web: Gastronomer’s Guide: Honey Gingerbread, a German-style lebkuchen, soft gingerbread. A Spicy Perspective’s Almond Sammich Cookies and Very Merry Shortbread One Ordinary Day’s Sour Cream Cut-out Cookies Big Red Kitchen’s Spice Cookies Annie’s Eats Eggnog Cupcakes Smitten … Continue reading

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Indian-spiced Sweet Potato Soup

I like potato chowders, but a lot of the time I feel like I’m drinking a bowl of warm milk trying to get it down. Then if go in a lighter direction, like your pumpkin or winter squash soups, you … Continue reading

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Orange + Fennel + Watercress Salad mit Citrus Vinaigrette

This to me seems more like a summer salad, except that oranges are best in the winter months. Summer, winter, whatever … it’s a good change of pace for this time of the year. Ingredients 2 large oranges 3 Tbs … Continue reading

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Christmas songs that aren’t on a Christmas album

Here Come the Geese, Barenaked Ladies Snacktime! 25th December Everything But The Girl Amplified Heart A Long December, Counting Crows Across A Wire: Live In New York (Disc 2) Flowers In December, Mazzy Star Among My Swan Winter, Tori Amos … Continue reading

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