Tag Archives: holiday

Roasted Caramelized Spiced Nuts

You know those stands that sell caramelized nuts? The ones whose delicious, sugary, cinnamon-y smells make resisting nearly impossible? Well, now you can make those delicious roasted spiced nuts at home! I know, right?! You’re welcome. ~Katie What you need: … Continue reading

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American Flag Cookie Pizza

You may recall this dessert: And if you don’t, I’m glad we decided to revisit it for a festive American flag cookie pizza. If you haven’t tried this, you really should! I love this dessert. It’s celebration food at its … Continue reading

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Blueberry Cheesecake Swirl Bars

Cheesecake is one of those foods that makes any occasion feel special. And I’m a big fan – but it’s so rich, that if you have any leftovers, it can be kind of daunting, trying to finish it off. So … Continue reading

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Homemade Baklava

My first experience with baklava was at a Greek Festival when I was in college. There was Greek music, dancing, delicious Greek salads, spanakopita, pastries…and baklava sundaes. Yes, you read that right: they served vanilla ice cream drizzled with fudge … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Mint Milkshakes

I have always loved Shamrock Shakes. Once I had kids, I was really excited to introduce them to one of my favorite seasonal treats. But I will frequently drive past McDonalds in December or June and longingly think of the … Continue reading

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Mini Cherry Heart Pies

I wanted to make treats for Valentine’s Day that my kids would get excited about. We’ve done heart-shaped cookies in the past, and those are fun. But I was looking for something a bit different this year. I wanted heart-shaped, … Continue reading

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Spinach-Artichoke Dip

Spinach-Artichoke Dip is one of those dishes that makes me think of parties. It’s not a dish you’d make for a weeknight dinner (or else you’d eat the whole pan, amiright?). It’s rich, creamy, cheesy, and yummy. And let’s not … Continue reading

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