Winter

Apple and Green Chile Scandi Heart Empanadas to Celebrate Lucia Day and Guadalupe Day.

Apple and Green Chile Empanadas

"Apple and Green Chile Empanadas" to celebrate both the feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe (Dec. 12th) and Lucia Day (Dec. 13th)!

I am not from Mexico nor Catholic, and there is no Scandinavian blood in my recent ancestry, but I always celebrate December 12th and 13th - and quite often by blending the two cultural traditions that have so completely influenced my art, craft, heart and Winter Holiday celebrations.

Advent Calendars! Christmas Countdown Begins!!

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Happy first day of Advent Season!

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Holiday Cookie Baking 101: Use a Food Scale! I Am Showing You Why.

Why it is so important to use a food scale when baking cookies!

The one cookie baking tool that should not be missing from your kitchen - a scale to weigh your flour!! I got away without one for years - but once I started weighing my flour it made a big difference in my cookies and I am going to show you why! It is my hope that by so doing, I will convince you - especially new to baking cooks - to acquire - and use - a kitchen scale!

Mini Tips and Tuts: Cranberry Apple Pie - Perfect for Winter Celebrations

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Try adding fresh cranberries to your next apple pie! You are in for a delicious treat if you do!

I started adding cranberries to my apple pies last fall when I found that I could no longer get the scrumptious cranberry apple pastries that I had come to adore this time of year - delicious cranberry and apple filling baked in a very flakey free form rustic tart.

Winter Wonderland Trees Made From Fresh Corn Husks

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Finally! My "frightful" trees have made the transition from Halloween table toppers to sparkly, snow covered winter holiday trees.

A couple layers of spray snow, a few weeks of obsessing and finally a liberal application of fine, snowy glitter transformed what began as fresh corn husks - into a winter wonderland of holiday prettiness.

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