When you start with something really good, it doesn’t take much to make it better. And that’s the story of of Dorie Greenspan’s Christmas Spice Cookie. Dorie started with her Do-Almost-Anything Vanilla Cookie Dough, and then added the spices that evoke Christmas: cinnamon, ginger, cloves and allspice. The result is a cookie that’s perfect with coffee or tea, mulled cider, mulled wine or a late-night cognac.
Pumpkin Gingerbread Trifle
My mother-in-law, aka the Sherpa, gave this recipe to me. It was the start of my real bonding with the man who was to become my husband. We were on very polite, early dating behavior when we both offered to help clear the table after this insane dessert had been served. Within 30 seconds, the […]
Sausage Cinnamon Rolls
I have a primal weakness for the combination of sweet and salty flavors. I still remember the first time I combined some of my granddad’s spicy breakfast sausage with pancakes and Karo syrup on my fork and took them down in one bite. I was a very young child, but I became a devout believer […]
Make Slow Cooker Apple Butter for the Holidays
Butter is a misnomer, here. This is really a thick, warm-spiced apple sauce. While it’s cooking away in the slow cooker, the house will smell like autumn; we love that. Our region has so many wonderful pick-your-own apple farms. Grab some local honey while you’re there to pick a bushel (or two) of apples.
Grilled Peaches with Butter Rum Sauce
Peaches and rum are like an “a-ha!” moment, so perfectly do their flavors go together. Brush peach halves with a basting sauce of sweetened, cinnamon-flecked, rum-spiked butter, and they grill to perfection—sticky and caramelized on the outside, juicy and sweet throughout. Excerpted from The Total Grilling Manual: 264 Essentials for Cooking with Fire. Edited by […]
Sugar-Glazed Cinnamon Rolls
Imagine a life where you could never again wake up to the incredible scent of baking cinnamon rolls. I firmly believe that this should never happen, so I came up with this sticky, sweet, and chewy gluten-free version made with tapioca flour, flaxseed meal, and walnuts. You will love these cinnamon rolls! From Quick-Fix Gluten […]