Christmas

Cauliflower Rice Gratin with Kale and Leeks

Cauliflower Rice Gratin with Kale and Leeks - the perfect easy, vegetarian Thanksgiving side | PDXfoodlove

This cheeeeeeeeeesy (but VEGGIE-PACKED!) side belongs on you holiday table!

Cooked up on November 1, 2017

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The Cocktail Diaries: Pomegranate Mule

A fun twist on the Moscow Mule that’s easy enough for the most festive occasion.

Cooked up on December 22, 2016

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Chocolate Bourbon Swirl Meringues for #CalmandBrightCookieNight

Bourbon Chocolate Swirl Meringues | PDXfoodlove

I wasn’t always a meringue fan, but I sure am now. Chocolate and bourbon will do that!

Cooked up on December 11, 2016

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Easy Bark Two Ways: Traditional Peppermint and Chocolate-Orange

Easy? Common, even? Yes and yes. But well done, it’s delicious. And sometimes you can make it with a twist: Like chocolate-orange? Or traditional peppermint: This Christmas treat is one of the staples, if you ask me.  A fun, sweet treat that is ready  in minutes and usually also gone in minutes.

Cooked up on December 20, 2011

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Martha’s Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

The original recipe is titled “Cocoa Shortbread Diamonds,” but I am fairly certain my cookies below do not qualify as diamonds.   They are pretty darn cute, though.

Cooked up on December 13, 2011

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