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Christmas Morning Pumpkin Bread

Christmas Morning Pumpkin Bread

| December 25, 2011 | 0 Comments

A festive, secretly good-for-you pumpkin bread recipe, perfect for warming up your holiday morning.

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On Holiday Traditions and Cocktails

On Holiday Traditions and Cocktails

| December 24, 2011 | 0 Comments

Megan Gordon talks about holiday traditions, and includes a warming whiskey-based cocktail called the Stone Fence.

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Hungarian Poppy Seed and Walnut Beigli (Veganized)

Hungarian Poppy Seed and Walnut Beigli (Veganized)

| December 23, 2011 | 4 Comments

At Christmastime in Hungary, THE holiday dessert that’s made in every household is Beigli, a rolled pastry, filled with either poppy seed or walnut filling. Here is a vegan version that’s tastes just as delicious as it’s non-vegan counterpart!

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DIY Christmas: Homemade Candy Canes

DIY Christmas: Homemade Candy Canes

| December 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Factory drone candy canes are uniform, neatly wrapped, shapely, laden with high fructose corn syrup, and positively soulless. Making candy canes is a lot of fun, and the sweat equity can’t be beat.

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Holiday Cookie Recipe: Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

Holiday Cookie Recipe: Peppermint Sandwich Cookies

| December 6, 2011 | 2 Comments

Megan Gordon shares her seasonal recipe for Homemade Peppermint Sandwich Cookies.

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Holiday Cocktails for a Crowd

Holiday Cocktails for a Crowd

| December 4, 2011 | 1 Comment

Dust off the punch bowl! Jazz up the crock-pot! Holiday cocktails to bring warmth and cheer to the whole party.

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Rejoice: Arizmendi Bakery’s Remarkable Fruitcake

Rejoice: Arizmendi Bakery’s Remarkable Fruitcake

| December 2, 2011 | 1 Comment

Megan Gordon demystifies fruitcake at San Francisco’s Arizmendi Bakery.

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Black Tart

Black Tart

Now’s the time for Black Tart, a warming dessert from the winter pantry, succulent with dried fruits, citrus, nuts, and spices.

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Memories of an Italian Christmas

Memories of an Italian Christmas

| December 25, 2010 | 0 Comments

Buon Natale!

There are a lot of reasons that we love Italy here in San Francisco. The heritage of our city, caught in the hiss of a thousand espresso machines every morning and the beckoning scent of chopped garlic sizzling in olive oil at night, is a melting pot, to be sure, but a fine portion of the pot can be traced back to Genoa and Liguria, Venice and Rome, Sicily and Sardinia.

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Ovaltine Ice Cream: Christmas without The Fluff

Ovaltine Ice Cream: Christmas without The Fluff

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

The way I felt about my Ovaltine ice cream was precisely the way I feel about Christmas– what was initially a simple, delightful, and comforting idea had transformed into something complicated, annoying, and stress-inducing. This little exercise in making a malted ice cream became, in it’s own way, an unexpected gift– I realized that it wasn’t Christmas (or my ice cream, for that matter) that I had grown to loathe, it was all the the other stuff– the irritating marshmallowy fluff– that gets in the way.

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Trouble-Free Christmas Breakfast Strata

Trouble-Free Christmas Breakfast Strata

| December 23, 2010 | 0 Comments

Holiday egg strata is my standard stress-free meal for a decadently delicious holiday breakfast. After trying this out a few years ago, I’ve never looked back. I love that I can make this dish the night before, so the only thing I have to do on Christmas morning is stick it in the oven.

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Constructing A Gluten-Free Christmas Dinner

Constructing A Gluten-Free Christmas Dinner

| December 21, 2010 | 16 Comments

A gluten-free Christmas dinner is easy to prepare when you’ve got a list of trusty recipes to guide you.

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Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

| December 17, 2010 | 12 Comments

These gluten-free gingerbread stars and ninjabread men are the cutest, tastiest gluten-free cookies you’ll see all year.

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Roasted Brussels Sprout Chips with Lemon and Parmigiano

Roasted Brussels Sprout Chips with Lemon and Parmigiano

| December 14, 2010 | 0 Comments

Crispy Brussels Sprout Chips, inspired by Marlowe’s signature dish. Salty, crispy, flavorful, and best of all, a healthy dose of vegetables during this cookie-laden season.

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