December 11, 2017
rum balls

Dear Friends, these are truly the "It" confection to take to your next holiday party....

December 10, 2017
Classic Pfeffernüsse Spiced Cookies

I’d be remiss to not include Pfeffernüsse, a classic German spiced cookie, in our “12...

December 9, 2017
Mini Peppermint Chocolate Cupcakes with Minty Marshmallow Buttercream Frosting

Oh, these little cupcakes are pure evil. They’re the kind that seduce you into eating more (...

December 8, 2017
Classic Raspberry Linzer Cookies

What's more lovely on a holiday cookie platter than beautiful Linzer cookies? These little...

December 7, 2017
Cranberry Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

On day 4 of "The 12 Days of Christmas Cookies” I told you that Italian Biscotti, those...

December 6, 2017
Easy Candy Cane Snowballs

It’s Day 5 of the "12 Days of Christmas Cookies" and today is all about kid-...

December 5, 2017
Authentic Italian Biscotti for Christmas

It’s Day 4 of “THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES” and today I’m featuring...

December 3, 2017
Christmas tree french macarons

Wondering what to do on a lazy Sunday? Make Christmas macarons! It’s day 3 of “THE 12...

December 2, 2017
Coconut Chocolate Bark

It’s day 2 of “THE 12 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES” (see yesterday’s Speculoos...

December 1, 2017
Speculoos: Traditional Belgian Spiced Cookies

Happy December! Today is the first day of "The 12 Days of Christmas Cookies" and I'm...

December 27, 2016

We have so many talented cooks and bakers in our Foodista community.  It is important to me...

December 19, 2016

Reindeer chow is the perfect Christmas snack food.  Kids and adults alike will love the...

December 15, 2016

Chocolate reindeer pops from Hungry Happenings are the cutest, most adorable holiday treat....

December 8, 2016

I have fond memories of decorating gingerbread men cookies with family during the holiday season....

December 1, 2016
Spiced Oatmeal Cookies with Dried Cherries and Almonds

'Tis the season for baking! Oh, how I love the aromas of cookies baking in the oven; the...

November 22, 2016
Caramel Apple Tartlets

If you love baking, you'll love the recently published TWENTY-FIVE: Profiles and Recipes from...

December 23, 2015

This holiday season, California Walnuts and award-winning pastry chef Christina Toss, founder and...

December 22, 2015

Baking cookies are a sure fire way to add some Christmas cheer to the kitchen.  It is a...

December 17, 2015

The perfect decoration for the holiday season, is a gingerbread house. Although my talents are in...

December 16, 2015

Decorating gingerbread men on Christmas Eve has been a favorite family holiday tradition since I...

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