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Holiday baking ideas

Let the Holiday Baking Begin

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 6th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes





It's cooking baking time! Whether you're making cookies to share with your colleagues, give as gifts to friends and family, or just to eat at home, I have six of my favorite recipes to share





Sugar

Soft Sugar Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 4th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Cookies + frosting = happiness






Soft Sugar Cookies



Cookies + Frosting = Happiness!



  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • Frosting
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 2-3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  • food coloring

Chewy Spiced Sugar Cookies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler December 2nd, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Chewy and full of baking spices. Basically, yum!






Spiced Sugar Cookies



Chewy and full of baking spices. Basically, yum!



  • <strong>Cookie dough</strong>
  • 1/2 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup plain yogurt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1-1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon

Homemade Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 27th, 2019| Recipes, Spreads & Sauces




Homemade Whole Berry Cranberry Sauce



The easiest side dish for a holiday dinner



  • 1 cup water or cranberry juice
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 12 ounce package fresh cranberries


  1. Combine juice or water and sugar in a medium saucepan over high heat.
  2. Stir continuously until sugar is dissolved.
  3. Add cranberries; stir occasionally, until it returns

The Best Keto Bars In Town Can Help You Lose Weight

by Editorial Team November 26th, 2019| Cooking Basics





I know that many of our readers are health conscious i



Some people like to “wing it.” These people are most likely to go on irresponsible adventures, believe in the whole YOLO (You Only Live Once) mantra, and

Cheesy Cranberry Sauce Puffs

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 25th, 2019| Appetizers, Recipes, Vegetarian

Cranberry sauce- key to a simple snack!






Cheesy Cranberry Sauce Puffs



Cranberry sauce- key to a simple snack!



  • 2 sheets puff pastry (defrosted)
  • 6 ounces goat cheese
  • 2 teaspoons sugar
  • 3/4 cup cranberry sauce


  1. Preheat the oven to 400.
  2. Line a baking sheet with a

Authentic and Easy Spanish Tapas Recipes to Try

by Editorial Team November 21st, 2019| Cooking Basics





Whether you have just started a small Spanish restaurant or are a lover of Latin American food, you can always try simple tapas recipes at any time. It is easy to collect some online, or you can learn about others from

Brûléed Butternut Squash

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 21st, 2019| Recipes, Side Dishes




Brûléed Butternut Squash



Who knew squash could be so elegant?



  • Cooked butternut squash (Recipe link in article)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar


  1. After cooking butternut squash per directions, set squash on counter to cool for 15 minutes.
  2. Remove seeds and discard.
  3. Scoop out squash flesh and transfer to a large

Rosemary Roasted Squash with Feta

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 19th, 2019| Recipes, Side Dishes, Vegetarian

Butternut & Feta- who knew they'd pair so well?






Rosemary Roasted Squash with Feta



Butternut & feta- who knew they'd pair so well?



  • 3 cups cubed butternut squash (peeled)
  • 1 cup thinly sliced red onion
  • 1-1/2 tablespoons minced rosemary (fresh)
  • 1 tablespoon olive

Apple Parfait

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 14th, 2019| Desserts, Healthy Cooking, Recipes

A moderately healthy dessert that lets the apples shine






Apple Parfait



A moderately healthy dessert that lets the apples shine



  • 2 apples (peeled, cored, & diced*)
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 cups vanilla Greek yogurt


  1. Heat a nonstick skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add apples, and saute for 1 minute.
  3. Add

Cinnamon Apple Whoopie Pies

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 12th, 2019| Desserts, Recipes

Move over, apple pie. This is the new Thanksgiving dessert!






Cinnamon Apple Whoopie Pies



Move over, apple pie. This is the new Thanksgiving dessert!



  • Cakes
  • ½ cup butter (melted & cooled)
  • 1 cup light brown sugar (packed)
  • 1 egg
  • 1-1/3 cups unsweetened applesauce
  • 1 teaspoon

Apple Coconut Curry Bisque

by Michele Pesula Kuegler November 7th, 2019| Recipes, Soups & Stews, Vegetarian

Who ever thought apples and curry would pair so well?






Apple Coconut Curry Bisque



Who ever thought apples and curry would pair so well?



  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 cup diced sweet onion
  • 1 cup diced celery
  • 4 cloves garlic (diced)
  • 2 teaspoons curry