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Frosted Eggnog Cookies

December 13th, 2018

A cookie that tastes like Christmas

To me, the food that tastes most like and reminds me the most of Christmas is eggnog. Others may think of gingerbread, fruit cake, pork pie, or something else, but for me it’s this beverage. The funny thing is that I don’t even drink eggnog on its own anymore. Sure, I like to use some in my coffee, but I don’t sit down with a glass of eggnog. Regardless, eggnog is quintessential Christmas to me.<...

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Overnight Eggnog Bread Pudding

December 11th, 2018

Eggnog comfort food; need I say more?

Most often when I think of eggnog, it’s served ice cold or added to a cup of coffee. It’s not something that I think of as warm. However, ...

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Deconstructed Poached Pear

December 6th, 2018

The perfect beginning or ending to a meal

This recipe came to me due to a lack of fruit and a lack of patience. My initial plan was to purchase small pears, such as forelle. Sadly none of my local grocery stores had any in stock. Instead I purchased bosc pears and figured I’d just make a bigger version of the initial plan.

So, I cut the pears in half and removed their stems and cores. I ...

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Think Tasty

Welcome to Think Tasty. I am Michele Pesula Kuegler, the Founder and Chief Recipe Tester here. I launched this blog in June 2007. At that time I was an elementary level teacher who shared her passion for cooking and writing on the side.

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Wine Poached Pears with Honeyed Mascarpone

December 4th, 2018

Easy & elegant; a perfect dessert recipe

Nine years later, this recipe still is a favorite. What’s not to like in a recipe that combines sweete...

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Mini Pumpkin Whoopie Pies

November 29th, 2018

Handheld dessert happiness for all!

Living in New Hampshire, I’ve seen whoopie pies for ages. However, I’ve never made them. A good friend ga...

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Beet Cake

November 27th, 2018

Keep an open mind, and you’ll be delightfully surprised.

Ah, yes, this recipe comes from the small category of feed the kids via slight of hand. Se...

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New & Improved Creamy Carrot Soup

November 22nd, 2018

Who knew carrot soup could be so luxurious?

I am very much a fan of shortcuts when necessary or practical. I keep store-bought pickled beets in the fridg...

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