Tag Archives: Christmas

Strufoli

Whether you celebrate Christmas religiously or with retail, I hope you’ll also take a moment to relax with friends and family and perhaps enjoy some special food. I have to admit, I don’t make strufoli every year, but during this … Continue reading

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An exhibition, not a contest, so…no wagering

I know some people treat cookie swaps as contests, but ours is more an excuse to get together, drink champagne, and laugh. Everyone lays out their contributions on the table–I find it easier to enter a party with a task, … Continue reading

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Cookie Swap

Half the fun of cookie swap (for me) is coming up with the invitation. This year I was inspired by the best. How’d I do? (I had help from my photoshop expert)   Wish you all could come!

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Merry Strufoli!

What is patriotism, but the love of the food one ate as a child. –Lin Yutang In that case I am ever faithful to the nation of northern New Jersey and the Italian expats from the Bronx who raised me … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out the Basement–The Merrie Christmas Cookbook

“Hallo! A great deal of steam! The pudding was out of the copper which smells like a washing-day. That was the cloth. A smell like an eating-house and a pastrycook’s next door to each other, with a laundress’s next door … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Granola

With cookbooks coming in over the transom, it’s sometimes hard to go back to a well-done recipe. But there is one that I make on a regular basis–Coconut Granola Crunch from Gifts Cooks Love. While Christmas offers its own special … Continue reading

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Cookie Swap 2012

I don’t care if you buy your cookies or bake them. I just think everyone should participate in this most fun work event of the year. Although, as much as we all love oreos, cookie swap deserves some effort—even if … Continue reading

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Have a Glossi Christmas

Check out my online Christmas magazine–Conde Nast, I’m coming for you! Click to view Appetite for Christmas on GLOSSI.COM

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

It’s Cookie Swap! As well as being “the beloved editor” (and who doesn’t love an editor?!) I am known at work as the founder of Cookie Swap. We’ve been at it for about six years and our shifting band of … Continue reading

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Cookie Swap

This is one holiday tradition I do like. We’ve been doing a swap at my office for a few years now, and every year it gets better. More bakers participate and more delicious cookies are shared. There’s lots of fussing … Continue reading

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