Tag Archives: Christmas

Mini Cheese Balls & Homemade Parmesan Crackers

My latest post for Martin’s Supermarkets is Mini Cheese Balls & Homemade Parmesan Crackers.  The red & green cheese balls would look wonderful on your holiday table. The homemade crackers are thick and sturdy enough to hold up to the … Continue reading

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Gingerbread House Showdown!, Take Two: Kit v. Graham Crackers

Every month, we choose a food topic that intrigues us and hold a showdown with our families. Last December, we chose to have a gingerbread house showdown, featuring a homemade gingerbread house competing with a gingerbread house from a kit. … Continue reading

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Two Easy Takes on Christmas Treats: Buckeyes & Peanut Butter Balls

I grew up in Ohio, and some of you may know that my home state is known as The Buckeye State. Not only will you find buckeyes on the ground in the fall, but you’ll also find them on dessert … Continue reading

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Two Quick Ideas for Christmas: Shortbread Bites and Fudge

I like day-long projects every once in a while, but let’s face it – the holidays is not one of those times! Sometimes you just want something that doesn’t take that long to throw together and still gives a polished … Continue reading

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Mini Peanut Butter Cups (only 5 ingredients!)

Do you love peanut butter cups? Me, too. And now you can have them anytime, using five common ingredients that you probably already have on hand. So when a late-night craving strikes, you don’t have to change out of your … Continue reading

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Mint Thins

Katie’s post for Martin’s Supermarkets’ 12 Days of Christmas is Mint Thins. These are the chocolate cookies of your dreams: crisp wafer centers, liberally coated in melted chocolate.  Check out the blog here.

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Pecan Tarts

Pecan tarts are one of the many staple holiday bakes that we share at Christmastime. Each year we tweak which varieties of cookies and treats we will continue to make and stock in our freezers. While some offerings have come … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Glaze

Foods that are only made once a year have the magical power of transporting us to great family memories and strong emotions of warmth, love, and welcome. Usually just the smell of them is enough to bring a smile to … Continue reading

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Double-Dipped Chocolate-Mint Cookies

Chocolate and mint: one of our favorite flavor combinations, right up there with chocolate and peanut butter. These cookies are fantastic: crisp chocolate-mint cookies coated with both mint-flavored candy coating and melted chocolate. I’m not going to lie to you: … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Showdown: Homemade v. Kit

At Christmastime, we love to decorate our houses with festive touches and bake up dozens and dozens of cookies and treats to feed our families. One of our newer traditions is building and decorating a gingerbread house. In the past, … Continue reading

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