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Oatmeal Muffins with Cardamom and Walnuts

It may be the Year of the Rabbit soon, but, in my kitchen, it’s also the Year of the Muffin. I feel that this baked good is under appreciated, so for 2011 I’m making a different muffin each month! …

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Our Flu Season Remedy: Homemade Soups

Homemade Garlic Veggie SoupDelicious ‘n’ nutritious Garlic Veggie Soup.

Last weekend, I woke up feeling the telltale signs of the flu. My throat was sore, my entire body felt weak and achy, and I had a killer headache. I was totally miserable, and …

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Pump Up the Yam: Sweet Potato Bruschetta

If you’re one who prefers (sweet potato) “fries with that,” then you’ll love this sweet take on bruschetta. This was my third time making this tasty lil’ treat, and I just can’t get enough! I was first introduced to this …

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Dress Up Your Drinks with Tiny Gingerbread Mug Toppers

Adorable and oh-so-tasty, these gingerbread house mug toppers are just what you need to cap off your holiday beverages.

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Candy Bar Wrappers from Creature Comforts

Whether you’re searching for those last stocking stuffers, holiday party favors, or thrifty-but-thoughtful treats for your coworkers, blogger Ez of Creature Comforts has got you covered with her easy, adorable DIY candy wrappers.

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Nuts for Gift Giving

For a secretly simple, yet fancy-looking gift or a super stocking stuffer, try the handmade, heartfelt approach by cooking up and giving out some spiced or sweetened nuts.

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Pancake Mix from Big Girls, Small Kitchen

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For our latest DIY guest post, we asked the lovely ladies behind the blog Big Girls, Small Kitchen to share the story and instructions to their pancake mix gift bag!…

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Homemade Marshmallows by Vanilla & Lace

Guest blogger Abi of Vanilla & Lace makes to-die-for homemade marshmallows will convince you to never go store-bought again. We asked Abi to show us how she makes these sweet treats, just in time for holiday gifting and warm beverage sipping.

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Making ‘Spirits’ Bright II: Holiday Drinks from the ModCloth Kitchen

Who’s ready for a second round of holiday drinks? They’re on us! If you delighted in our first holiday drinks video series installment, Making ‘Spirits’ Bright, then our second set will really get your parties started. You don’t need …

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Making ‘Spirits’ Bright: Holiday Drinks from the ModCloth Kitchen

Celebrate the holiday season by hosting an intimate get-together with new and old friends filled to the brim with ‘cheers!’ If you delight in dishing up the unusual, then feast your lips on our picks for holiday cocktails — made, …

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Holiday Dishes To Go!

PACK IT UP! — At the top, Oatmeal Fig Cookies, and at the bottom left, Roasted Corn, Carrots, and Squash next to Homemade Pumpkin Hummus

You’ve just arranged the hot mini-quiches on your grandmother’s silver tray and carefully draped …

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Twice as N-ice Orange-Chocolate Chip Cookies

It was one of those ideas that came down in a funneling flood of light and entered my head to a chorus of angelic voices: Silicon ice trays. Silicon muffin pans. Wait a minute—I bet I can bake things in …

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Now You’re Bakin’ With Bacon!

It’s time to take full advantage of the fall harvest, so when life gives you bananas, make Coconut Bacon Banana Bread! Why settle for the same ol’ bread recipe that you’ve made year after year when you can present …

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Mod Chef: Just Desserts

It took us a few episodes to get hooked to the drama and desserts replete in Top Chef: Just Desserts, but now that we’re avid watchers every Wednesday night, we can’t get pastry chef Johnny Iuzzini and his gang …

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